Built in 1888, the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki is the largest art institution in New Zealand, housing a collection of more than 15,000 works.
View the Gallery’s collection including New Zealand historic, modern and contemporary art, and outstanding works by Māori and Pacific Island artists, as well as international painting, sculpture and print collections ranging in date from 1376 to today.
Corner Kitchener and Wellesley Streets ,
Broken down to 8 habitat areas, there's plenty to see at the Auckland Zoo. Catch site of the giraffes in the Pridelands, the Hippo's in Hippo River or the lemurs in the Just Juice Primate Trail. Join in our Zoo Encounters presented by our Zoo keepers bringing you eye to eye with some of our animals.
Butterfly Creek are proud to host NZ’s only giant saltwater crocodiles - the world’s apex predators. Complimenting these reptiles is our magnificent tropical butterfly house, cotton-top tamarins and other reptiles such as the bearded dragon and alligators. We also host NZ’s giant wetapunga - one of the world’s largest insects and an aquaria and bugs exhibit including tarantulas. Beside the café, courtyard and playground, there is a train! Take a ride around the new Dinosaur Kingdom that opened in Jan 2014 - see the dinosaurs come to life! Last but not least is Buttermilk
farm where you can get up close and personal with the cute and cuddly animals.
Butterfly Creek hosts fantastic all-inclusive children’s parties and we run a behind the scenes Junior Keeper programme for those animal lovers.
Animal encounters occur daily and we are open every day except Xmas & Boxing
day and we are 50% undercover so don't let the rain put you off!
We are situated 2 minutes from the Airport and provide a free shuttle service to and from the airport.
10 Tom Pearce Drive,
Extreme Indoor Karts features the world famous in NZ ramp, tighter more technical corners and long fast sweeping straights. Definately the best go karting experience you'll have in Auckland!
THE NEW KELLY TARLTON’S SEA LIFE AQUARIUM - Discover your inner explorer with 8 new themed zones including the world’s largest penguin colony display, the world’s biggest species of stingray and New Zealand’s largest collection of sharks. Journey through a unique Southern Ocean experience and marvel at our amazing NEW jellyfish display. In the magical Seahorse Kingdom you’ll find the world’s only display of Spiny Sea Dragons.
For a real Kiwi adventure join one of our Shark Adventures; snorkel with sharks from the safety of a submerged cage; or for the true adrenaline junkie, try a cage-free shark dive.
Bookings are essential for Shark Adventures – online and phone bookings accepted
23 Tamaki Drive,
Now under new management, the North Shore Lollipop's Playland indoor play centre has the largest three wave slide in Auckland. Perfect for a party or just to keep the kids happy. Cafe on site serving hot & cold food. Loyalty card.
LATEST: OSCAR approved and WINZ subsidised School Holiday Programme now available.
Recently relocated from Takapuna to Albany, Paint The Earth is a family friendly Auckland ceramic painting studio open to all ages.
William Pickering Drive,
Rainbow's End Theme Park is New Zealand's premier amusement park offering a stable of world-class rides and friendly staff.
Cnr Great South and Wiri Station Roads,
Rocket Ropes has opened at Butterfly Creek near Auckland Airport. Offering a unique mix of adrenaline pumping aerial challenges.
Two separate courses comprising four levels of intense and demanding high ropes activities - each with their own climbing tower and together with New Zealand’s only powerfan long drop, a 12m giant sky swing and two ripper zip lines.
Stage 2 will be offering climbing and abseiling walls, a range of tower based climbing activities (to 14m high) and a toddlers course for the “vertically challenged”.
12 Tom Pearce Drive,
Activities at Sheepworld, Auckland, include:
> Live action sheepdog displays
> Bottle-feeding lambs
> NZ farmyard
Learn about New Zealand sheep farming and wool industry.
Teambuilding activities upon request.
Informative and fun, whatever your age, whatever the weather!
324 State Highway 1,
SNOWPLANET is New Zealand’s first and only all-year indoor snow resort where snow guests can experience the thrill of snowsports and the atmosphere of a snow village only 20 minutes North of Auckland.
At Snowplanet you can ski, snowboard, tube, toboggan, and dine at our world class facility. Our slope is 200m long and includes a Terrain Park with jumps & rails plus a ski line and beginner’s area.
We offer a number of additional services; rental equipment and clothing, instruction, coaching, and the Snowplanet Restaurant & Bar.
91 Small Road,
Spookers in Karaka, Auckland, is the place to go to scare yourself silly. Spookers is a totally unique attraction designed to scare the hell out of you.
833 Kingseat Road,
Tree Adventures has 65 fun activities, with 8 increasingly difficult courses spread over 7 acres, with 8 flying foxes, one of which is 150m long.
This unique forest adventure park is accessible to all abilities. Challenge your balance and confidence whilst enjoying our awesome activities.