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Family trip to Auckland with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Auckland waterfront.NZ Auckland will appeal to both young intellectuals and fans of active leisure. There are many places that will not leave any child indifferent here. Who doesn't like the idea of climbing a real volcano in the city center? The child will have the opportunity to do this in Auckland. The crater Mount Eden overgrown with grass is located here. A magnificent view of the capital of New Zealand and the bay opens here. There are eight volcanoes near the city. Therefore, large differences in altitude are a normal thing here. You should take this into account when planning a route for walking around the city with your child. Trips to the hill will quickly tire children.
You should not be surprised if a local resident mentions the word "kiwi" in a conversation when it is not about birds, fruit or the payment system. Many locals call themselves that here, … Open
Sea Life Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium will appeal to both children and adults. This is one of the world's first tunnel museums. Visitors are "on the seafloor". They can admire a variety of exhibits that reflect the diversity of the local underwater world. Young naturalists should definitely visit the Auckland Zoo. The child will be able to see a lot of mammals, reptiles, birds, and insects here. Lions that do not hide from visitors but are happy to chase a special ball around the spacious enclosure, happy monkeys, and many rare birds, most of which live only in New Zealand, will appeal to a child of any age.
New Zealand Maritime Museum will especially appeal to boys. However, many girls will also like it. The museum is dedicated to the history of maritime colonization of the country. You can see many models of ships from different eras, various artifacts related to navigation and even a recreated interior of the cabin of a ship from the era of great geographical discoveries here. However, any child can find a museum that he likes in Auckland. If your child is interested in art, including modern art, you can visit the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki together. The exhibition is specific but the visit is free. Teenagers will like it, for example. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
There are numerous cultural centers that are interesting to visit, as well as other attractions in Auckland. Many of the excursion objects presented here are unique. Auckland Art Gallery is … Open
You should definitely visit the Museum of Transport and Technology with your child. It is located near the zoo. This is better to come here on a sunny day. Almost all of the local exhibits are located on a special open-air platform. Planes, cars, and buses can be viewed from the outside and from the inside. Of course, you can take a picture of them for memory. It is unlikely that the child will leave this place quickly.
You should visit the Auckland War Memorial Museum with your child. There are many exhibits that tell about the history of the country since the moment when Maori settled this territory here. The museum is located in the park. So after you visit the exhibition, you can lie down on the grass and discuss what you saw or have a small picnic.
A variety of entertainment venues is also rather impressive in Auckland. The modern metropolis is perfectly suitable for a family holiday. Not far from the central business district of the … Open
You can also take a walk with your child in the classic English Albert Park. Every child will be able to feel himself at least the heir to the aristocratic family here. Cornwall Park will appeal to young naturalists. Beautiful wild cherries bloom here. Sheep, completely indifferent to visitors, graze right on the lawns. If the child is not afraid of heights, then go together to the Sky Tower observation deck. The view is unforgettable here.
Auckland marina You should definitely visit Butterfly Creek with your child. There is a lot of entertainment here. So you will spend a whole day in this place. This is a petting zoo where a child can feed a variety of animals under the supervision of instructors. Attractions, lectures about the nature and wildlife of New Zealand, Dino Park, animation programs – it's difficult to list all the entertainment. If the child speaks at least a little English, you can go to Rialto Cinemas. You can watch world blockbusters, popular science films, and cartoons for the whole family here. It may be interesting for the child to see the Auckland library.
A holiday on the gorgeous beaches of Auckland can easily impress everyone. Due to warm climate, sunbathing and beachside recreation are possible literally all year round. In hot weather, it … Open
A child can ski or snowboard at any time of the year in Snowplanet. Surely peers who are ready to shoot snowballs will also have fun here. You can ride a roller coaster or visit the fear room at the Rainbow's End amusement park. The child will be able to improve his skills or just have fun going through the rope routes in Tree Adventures. If you want you can go to the city beach. There are all opportunities for snorkeling, diving, yachting, and water skiing here.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Auckland and surroundings

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Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Auckland
♥   Amusement park 'Crystal Mountain' Henderson Valley, 15.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Rainbow’s End' Manukau, 17.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Auckland
♥   Water park 'Waiwera Hot Pools' Auckland, 36.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquatic Park Parakai Springs' Auckland, 37.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Waterworld' Hamilton, 109 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all oceanariums
Aquariums in Auckland and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Kelly Tarlton’s Sea Life Aquarium' , 5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all zoos
Zoos and gardens in/near Auckland
♥   Zoo 'Auckland Zoo' Auckland, 4.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Franklin Zoo' Tuakau, 47.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Hamilton Zoo' Hamilton, 108.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Kingdom of Zion' Whangarei, 139.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Things to visit with your kids in New Zealand

If your children prefer city based entertainments, consider visiting Auckland or Rotorua. These two cities have the highest concentration of parks, attractions, and various entertainment centers. For example, Rainbow’s End is one of the most famous parks in Auckland. The colorful park invites people of all ages. It has attractions in different categories. There are even amusements for kids below two years old – special soft complexes with slides and trampolines. For children below eight, there are always many submarines, boats, and other amusements. Fans of extreme will genuinely like the free fall tower, rollercoasters, and “Stratosphere”. If your child likes air-based entertainments above anything else, don’t forget to visit the aqua park open in Hastings. … Open
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Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Auckland - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Auckland, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Auckland for families with children.
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