Best Things To Do with Kids in Wellington


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Wellington Zoo

Best Things To Do with Kids in Wellington

Wellington Zoo offers visitors a sense of fun and wonder. It's also a place to learn and appreciate the need to build a sustainable co-existence between people and wildlife. Situated on 13 hectares and close to the city centre, the Zoo houses more than 500 animals and well over 100 species. Kids will enjoy the 'close encounters' which offers the chance to get close to many of the animals includin... More info

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Best Things To Do with Kids in Wellington

Wellington's most iconic and celebrated institution, Te Papa Tongarewa (Maori for 'container of treasures') is New Zealand's national museum. With the prestigious appointment as the cultural figurehead of New Zealand, Te Papa strives to be, and succeeds as, a world-class tourist attraction. Te Papa's collections span five areas: History, Art, Maori, Pacific and Natural Environment. Each exhibit... More info

Zealandia - The Karori Sanctuary Experience

Best Things To Do with Kids in Wellington

Nestled beside a beautiful, tranquil reservoir, Zealandia Karori Sanctuary occupies a stunning eco-world of its own, just ten minutes from the centre of Wellington. This unique restoration project is dedicated to conserving some of the rarest and most spectacular wildlife in New Zealand, by both maintaining and sustaining a natural habitat, and by educating visitors as to the importance of pres... More info

Carter Observatory

Best Things To Do with Kids in Wellington

Located in Wellington's beautiful Botanic Gardens, Space Place takes visitors on a voyage to the stars.  Discover the southern skies through multimedia exhibits, interactive galleries, the historic Thomas Cooke telescope and the digital, full-dome planetarium.  The Planetarium The state of the art planetarium screens a range of space related movies, from adorable ali... More info

Adrenalin Forest

Best Things To Do with Kids in Wellington

Get down and dirty at New Zealand's largest Adrenalin Forest adventure park with testing aerial and land-based challenges for all the family. At Adrenalin Forest in Porirua, Wellington, there are 125 challenges waiting to test your mettle. There are seven different pathways, from easy ('Discovery'/'Adventure'), to medium ('Excitement'/'Excitement+'/'Thrill') to jaw-droppingly scary ('Adrenalin'... More info