Calling all thrill seekers. The North Island has some great theme and adventure parks to satisfy those seeking that adrenaline rush.
Rainbow’s End is New Zealand’s Premier Theme Park, with over 20 rides and attractions – there’s something for everyone – young or old.
Race, swoop, crash and splash. The Log Flume, Gold Rush, Scorpion Karts and Dodgems will provide plenty of excitement, fun and the chance for that competitive edge to come out. There is plenty of fun to be had in Sideshow Alley and Kidz Kingdom is playtime paradise for the Under 8’s. Discount Coupon Available.
Nearby is Vector Wero Whitewater Park, where you can take the whole family white water rafting, kayaking and paddle boarding. Try the Pump Waterfall – the highest artificial crafted waterfall in the world!!
If you are coming to Auckland to experience these with the family, then the Holiday Inn at Auckland Airport is close by and has affordable family accommodation.
In the vicinity is NZ’s favourite family eatery, Cobb and Co (discount coupon available) where you can refuel after a hard day’s adventuring.
On the North Shore, Auckland Adventure Park attracts people from all walks of life. From the adrenaline pumping adventure rides right through to the kids play area, there is something for everyone (discount coupon available).
Virtually next door is the indoor wonderland of Snowplanet, the only indoor snow theme park in the Southern Hemisphere. Ski, toboggan, take a lesson or just play in the snow. Gear can be hired, and this is an experience not to be missed. (Discount coupon available).
Leaving Auckland and heading into the heart of the North Island, Waimarino in Tauranga offers canoeing, kayaking, water slides, swimming and all sorts of water fun.
Velocity Valley in Rotorua is sure to give you that feeling of intense excitement with its selection of white knuckle experiences. This is Extreme New Zealand all in one location. The older kids will love it! Launch to 100 km/hr in the blink of an eye on Agrojet or pull the cord and dive head first into the action on the Swoop Super Swing. Take the plunge from 43m high on Rotorua’s only bungy jump or travel to 50 km/hr in suspended aerodynamic racing pods on the Schweeb. (Discount coupon available).