For the kids

  1. Bowlarama New Plymouth
    Awesome fun for the whole family, consists of tenpin bowling, glow in the dark mini putt, pool tables, air hockey, daytona cars and even a licensed bar for the adults.
    Adults: $12.00 each and children $10.00 each.Open 7 days a week:Monday: 1pm – 9.30pmTuesday and Wednesday: 10am – 9.30pmThursday: 10am – 10pmFriday and Saturday: 10am – 10.30pmSunday: 10am – 9pm188 Devon Strret West, New Plymouth
  2. Todd Energy Aquatic Center
    Dive into New Plymouth’s aquatic complex, complete with a wave pool, sauna, spa and hydroslide and even a cafe and gym for the less waterproof. Less than 5 minute walk from Belt Road Seaside Holiday Park
Swimming Price
Adult $5.50
Adult – happy hour * $4.50
Child (at school) $3.50
Senior (over 60) $3.50
Child / senior – happy hour * $2.50
SuperGold card holder $2.80
Spectator $1.50
Parents/caregivers with children under 8 years or disabled person $3.50
Preschoolers (e.g. adult with one preschooler $3.50,
adult with two preschoolers $3.50).
No charge


  • Brooklands Zoo
    Brooklands Zoo is a free,  family focused zoo which is a home to many farmyard animals. Also a home to meerkats, monkeys, otters as well as a selection of colourful birds housed inside a walk-through aviary. There is a newly renevated playground suitable for all ages. Open 9am – 5pm seven days a week (except Christmas Day). 30 Brooklands Park Drive, New Plymouth.
  • Pouakai Zoo
    From lions to llamas, you’ll encounter an extensive range of exotic wildlife at this family friendly zoo. 1306 Carrington Road, New Plymouth.Monday :CLOSEDTuesday – Sunday: 10am – 4.30pm
  • Pukekura Park
    With a diverse range of landscapes, the park features bush walks, formal gardens, a lake with row boats for hire, childrens pay areas, a sports area and even a Tea House. The park is open to the public 24/7. Fillis Street, New Plymouth
  • Puke Ariki
    Experience what the first settlers faced and trace back the history of the Maori people in the region.The lower floor is dedicated to children and is full of all sorts of activities which will keep the kids entertained for hours.Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday – 9am – 6pm


Wednesday – 9am – 9pm
Saturday and Sunday – 9am – 5pm
1 Ariki Street, New Plymouth
  • Fun Ho! Toy Museum
    The Fun Ho! Nationaal Toy Museum displays all kinds of models that were produced between 1935 – 1982. There is a slot car track, sand pit, machinery and many other interactive displays.Open 10am – 4pm daily.25 Rata Street, Inglewood