For the kids


Bowlarama Tenpin Bowling Centre

188 Devon Street West, 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, Children $10.00 each.

Open 7 days a week: Monday: 1 pm – 9.30 pm, Tuesday and Wednesday: 10 am – 9.30 pm, Thursday: 10 am – 10 pm, Friday and Saturday: 10 am – 10.30 pm, Sunday: 10 am – 9 pm



Brooklandsn Zoo

Brooklands Zoo

30 Brooklands Park Drive, New Plymouth.

Brooklands Zoo is a FREE, family focused zoo which is home to a diverse variety of species including farmyard animals, reptiles and amphibians, oriental small-clawed otters, meerkats, a brolga, Bolivian Squirrel Monkeys, Capuchins and Cotton-top Tamarins as well as a selection of colourful birds housed inside a walk-through free-flight aviary.

Open 9 am – 5 pm seven days a week (except Christmas Day).





Pukekura Park

Often described as the jewel in New Plymouth’s crown, Pukekura Park covers 52ha (128 acres) right in the heart of the city and is one of New Zealand’s premier botanical gardens.

The park has an international Green Flag award and is a Garden of National Significance.

The park includes the Fernery and Display Houses as well as the adjacent garden estate area of Brooklands, home to the acclaimed TSB Bowl of Brooklands and Brooklands Zoo.





Puke Ariki

1 Ariki Street, New Plymouth

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 – 9 am – 6 pm, Wednesday 9 am – 9 pm, Saturday and Sunday 9 am – 5 pm





Fun Ho! Toy Museum

25 Rata Street, Inglewood

The Fun Ho! National 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 10 am – 4 pm daily.





Todd Energy Aquatic Center

Dive into New Plymouth’s aquatic complex, complete with a wave pool, sauna, spa and hydro-slide 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