New Zealand theme parks and leisure parks are great entertainment for those young at heart. Amusement parks are great for summer getaways and a popular family attraction, offering fun, food and entertainment for all age groups. When in New Zealand get your adrenalin pumping and feel the goosebumps as you get on a roller coaster ride.
Rainbow’s End is the most quintessential theme park and the largest one of its kind in New Zealand. The theme park is a family-oriented establishment, stacked with over 20 rides.
Spookers is one of the top rated and unique theme parks located in South Auckland. It is a must do. It is said to be one of the most haunted places in New Zealand with a history of the site being of a former psychiatric hospital.
Agrodome is located on a working 350-acre farm. It’s an educational and entertaining experience for the whole family. Tour and view the complete operation of a farm and the 19 different species of sheep in New Zealand. Volunteer to milk a cow and feed a baby lamb. Enjoy close encounters with animals like alpaca, deer, llamas, ostrich and pigs.
Velocity Valley is a popular attraction where adrenaline junkies test their skills, stamina and courage in a range of exciting and exhilarating experiences. The rides and attractions are inventive and unique and rare chances to be found anywhere else in the world. It is a fun place to be if you have the energy to match with the numerous activities
Skyline Queenstown is almost one big theme park itself, given how many attractions it has to boast. It offers some great rides including the Gandola which is New Zealand’s version of a cable car ride.
International Antarctic Centre With the motive to bring Antarctica “the frozen continent” experience closer, the center offers visitors the opportunity to experience the all-terrain amphibious Hagglund ride, feel the force of an Antarctica storm and participate in a simulated ice voyage. Encounter penguins in their own naturally themed environment as well as husky dogs.
Hastings- North Island
Splash Planet is a highly rated water theme park boasting 12 wet and 7 dry rides offering never ending fun and summer entertainment for the whole family. It was originally opened as ‘Fantasy Land’ in 1967 as a traditional theme park before reinventing itself as ‘Splash Planet’ in 1998.