INSIDE: The ULTIMATE List of Napier Attractions for Families and Kids. Visiting Napier on holiday, and looking for the Ultimate List of Napier Attractions for Kids and Families? We have the goods. This is our awesome collection of fun things to do in Napier AND Hastings, and surrounds. We started with a list of our […]
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INSIDE: Head up to this Napier Lookout for a great view! The Bluff Hill Domain Lookout is at the top of a windy maze of suburban streets. There’s little signage, so be prepared to go round and round a few times, like we did! But persevere. The view of Port of Napier on a sunny […]
INSIDE: Napier Playground. 2018. Even on a grey, wet and rainy day, we end up at a playground. The kids are immune to wet weather – a sprinkle of rain, and a deluge are equally as fun. So stopping the car for an adventure at the Napier Playground on Marine Parade was a no-brainer. The […]
INSIDE: The Ultimate Guide to MOTAT NZ. No matter how hard he tried, Ned could not work out how to spin the dial correctly on the old telephone. His most successful try was with an upside down thumb! Watching him struggle brought my mum and I to tears of laughter. It’s not that long ago […]
INSIDE: The Ultimate Guide to MOTAT Aviation Hall. Be wowed by the giant planes inside the MOTAT Aviation Hall – the MONSTER SIZED SHORT SUNDERLAND aircraft is the biggest one of all. It’s a sight to be seen! It’s one of four left in the world, and the only complete example in New Zealand. The […]
INSIDE: Motat Cafe – Araroa Tearooms. MOTAT, the Museum of Transport and Technology, is a full day out in Auckland with kids. You’ll need to refuel at least once. Visit the MOTAT Cafe to enjoy lunch or traditional kiwi fare in delightful heritage building surrounds. MOTAT Cafe in Auckland The Araroa Tearooms at MOTAT Auckland […]
INSIDE: Check out the hands-on Kids Activities at Auckland Maritime Museum If there’s a Maritime Museum in town, we don’t miss it. It wasn’t always this way. We used to avoid them. Maritime Museums sound boring, BUT they are not. If you are looking for things to do in Auckland with kids, put the Auckland […]
INSIDE: The Ultimate Hobbiton Gift Shop. Hobbiton in New Zealand brews it own range of ales, cider and ginger beer! Taste test one of them on your Hobbiton Movie Set Tour for FREE! The best news is that you can now take them home. Stock your fridge with the full range for your next Lord […]