Top 7 Family Attractions to Visit in Auckland

If you are planning your next trip with your family to Auckland, you will not be disappointed with the ample of attractions which best compliments the families. There is enough entertainment for you and your kids for a week-long plan. Here are the top 10 family attractions for family trips that you can enjoy.

Auckland Zoo

Auckland zoo consists of 135 different species and over 1400 animals. The zoo offers several activities including safari nights, junior keeper holiday experience, behind-the-scenes experience, and keeper talks which can provide enough entertainment for the whole family. The Auckland Zoo is spread over 17 hectares of parkland which offers an entire days entertainment.


Snowplanet is an indoor skiing stadium where you can enjoy the snow even during the summer. You will need warm jackets for this experience. Snowplanet offers families to enjoy skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing in a closed environment. Later, you can also try out some delicious food at their own restaurant.

SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium

Visit the underwater world of SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium and get a closer look at the fascinating sea creatures. Explore the number of species you can find along with sharks, sea turtles, stingrays, octopuses and more. Check out the largest sub-Antarctic penguin colony display, world’s biggest stingrays, and NZ’s Turtle Rescue Facility.There is a lot to explore in this underground aquarium for you and your kids.

Rocket Ropes

Rocket Ropes is an adventurous rope course meant for kids and adults. There is also a separate rocketeer course for kids below 6 years to experience rock climbing. It offers a complete adventure with a pirate ship, tunnels, spring steps, and more for kids to have a fun day.

Rainbow’s End

A fun water park with over 20 rides and other attractions. There are rides for all age groups. The famous Thrill Rides include Stratosfear, Fearful, Invader, Power Surge, and the Corkscrew Roller Coaster are meant for those who want to be more adventurous. There are also fun rides for kids, including Dodgems, Log Flume, and Family Karts, which offer a relaxing and cheerful experience for the entire family.

VR Voom

Recently added as one of the attractions, VR Voom has become really popular among the families. It offers an amazing family-friendly amusement adventure. There are plenty of multiplayer games which can accommodate up to 4 players. 4D cinema, survival games, motorbike racing, and other shooting games offer enough entertainment for kids as well as grown-ups.

Glenbrook Vintage Railway

Experience a countryside journey of 15 kilometres through the historic town of Waiuku in an antique steam engine train. The journey offers a classic vintage ambience and a nostalgic feel as you travel with Glenbrook Vintage Railway, near Waiuku, south-west of Auckland.

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