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Family Fun Around Auckland Airport

30th November 2018

Your holiday starts the second you lock the front door, not once you get to your destination. If you’re staying near the airport before your flight leaves, start enjoying that relaxed feeling and check out some of these fantastic local family-friendly attractions.

1# Butterfly Creek

This unmissable family activity is only minutes’ drive from both Auckland Airport and Holiday Inn Auckland Airport. With everything from a butterfly house, reptiles, a farm and even a dinosaur kingdom, the kids are sure to be entertained for hours. The wide variety of experiences means that Butterfly Creek is perfect for children of any age and you can spend as much or as little time as like there. Make sure to visit their website and check out any special encounters that may be happening.


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2# Rainbow's End

If you have a whole day to spend in Auckland, your family will love a trip to New Zealand’s most popular theme park. Experience thrills and spills on famous rides such as the Enchanted Forest Log Flume, Stratosfear and Power Surge. Rainbow’s End provides great family fun that is guaranteed to get your holiday off to the perfect start.

3# Rocket Ropes

Start your high flying adventure at Rocket Ropes. Although you’ll be a lot closer to the ground than you would in a plane, it still takes guts to get through the challenging obstacles. With tons of aerial activities, your family will love doing something a little different and blowing off some steam before you head off on the next big adventure.

4# Treasure Island Mini Golf

Mini Golf seems like the perfect holiday activity for both parents and kids. Putt your way around this fun themed mini golf featuring obstacles such as pirate ships and shark infested water at Auckland's very own Treasure Island Mini Golf. This activity is great for when you’re short on time but still feel like exploring the local area a little.

Don't forget about our Very Important Kids (VIK) Programme!
This exclusive Holiday Inn kids programme offers families the chance to unlock more adventure, fun an thrill with some awesome wallet-saving discounts. And the best part? It’s free ! So next time you stay at Holiday Inn Auckland Airport, make sure you collect your free kids’ wristband and prepare to unlock great savings at some of Auckland Airport's top family-friendly attractions. Find out more