Auckland Holidays with Kids
There are plenty of activities in Auckland to keep the kids amused with a variety of holiday theme parks, wildlife encounters and kart tracks to visit. All the best lodgings have rooms and apartments to cater for families of all shapes and sizes. Hotels that cater for families are Quay West Suites Auckland, City Life Auckland and Crowne Plaza Auckland with self contained apartments available at the Oaks properties and at the Bankside Waldorf Apartments. Ask our experienced travel agents for a quote on any of these properties or ask for any holiday specials or packages that might be current. Auckland is extremely family orientated and Auckland dining options centre around much more than just a kid’s menu. There are good selections of restaurants in Auckland that provide a menu which will appeal to the whole family. Many of these restaurants also have entertainment and specialized seating for children as well. When it comes to things to do you really are spoilt for choice. The obvious attractions include Auckland Zoo, Kelly Tarlton’s and The Museum of Transport and Technology. If you look a little further you will find little gems like the Kiwi Valley Farm Park and Butterfly Creek, home to 700 butterflies flying free and a farm animal park. For those families looking for a bit more action head to Rainbow’s End theme park for thrills a plenty on a variety of rides and a 180 degree movie theatre. Kart enthusiasts will love Extreme Indoor Karts with their purpose built indoor track with its sweeping curves and undulating straights.
BIGUPS is one of Auckland’s most popular theme parks comprising an inflatable playground for Sumo Wrestling, Climbing wall, Human fly and many other amazing activities. If climbing is your passion, take the family to Clip ‘n Climb for your choice of 36 walls to ascend. Snowplanet offers all year round skiing for families in an undercover ski field scene that has to be seen to be believed. If you still have energy left at the end of the day head to the Stardome Observatory for an informative view of Auckland’s view of the stars. Getting out on the water with kids is easy with a multitude of scenic cruises to outlying islands, fishing charters and ferry trips to Auckland’s favourite hot spots. There are also a great selection of beaches and parks for a quiet picnic. Some of the biking paths in Auckland’s outlying suburbs provide the perfect place for a day down by the beach. Auckland Motor homes hire through Maui, Britz, Apollo and Kea will give you the freedom to discover your own corner of Auckland with either a 4 or 6 berth Motor home providing the comfort required for an Auckland holiday with the whole family.