V.I.K – Very Important Kids become VIPs

Treat your kids to an exciting hotel stay these July school holidays and let them experience what it’s like to be a VIP in Queenstown when staying with Holiday Inn Queenstown Remarkables Park – your home for exploration in New Zealand’s ultimate family holiday destination. 

Who says only adults can be VIPs? At Holiday Inn Queenstown Remarkables Park, kids have been upgraded to Very Important Kids (V.I.K.) thanks to the hotel’s exclusive free kids programme, designed to make young guests feel special, entertained, all while saving parents money with great discounts at five family-friendly partner attractions.  

The new V.I.K. programme at Holiday Inn Queenstown Remarkables Park is free and available all year round. Simply collect your free kid’s pack and V.I.K. wristband on arrival at check-in and off you go to explore Queenstown and create lasting family memories at the hotel’s partner attractions. The green VIK wristband must be presented at the attraction’s reception to unlock the discounts.  


Action-packed activities including SITE Trampoline, Game Over indoor karting, lazer tag and arcade, and the kid-friendly Clip ‘N’ Climb challenges at Basecamp Adventures all include a variety of V.I.K. discounts* (see below). Even better, these family attractions are open come rain or shine and are an easy 5-minute walk from the Holiday Inn, located within Frankton’s busy Remarkables Park lifestyle precinct. 

Queenstown’s one-stop venue for adrenaline-fuelled activities, ThrillZone offers virtual reality gaming, escape rooms, paintball, minigolf, simulators, and NZ’s only Bazooka Ball arena. With V.I.K., kids get up to 25% extra time on most activities at ThrillZone, situated an easy 15-minute drive from Holiday Inn Queenstown Remarkables Park. 

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Giants Restaurant

Back at the hotel, kids aged 12 years and under stay and eat FREE in Giants Restaurant & Bar every day of the week, including school holidays. Holiday Inn’s friendly and attentive team are ready to take orders from the whole family – and won’t bat an eyelid at second breakfast or dessert! Nourish hungry tummies and satisfy the most giant of appetites with our Kid Friendly menu.

After a day of adventure in Queenstown, families are invited to make themselves at home at Holiday Inn Queenstown Remarkables Park and retreat to spacious, cleverly designed double rooms, many with mountain views. Inter-connecting rooms for larger families and baby cots are available on request. Rooms offer all the comforts, including comfy beds, bright bathrooms, coffee machines, smart TVs with chromecast streaming and unlimited WIFI so kids can watch their favourite channels from home 

The hotel’s lobby is an inviting, comfortable, gathering place for families to eat, drink, relax, and connect. Parents can relax and relive the highlights of the day with a local Gibbston Valley wine or craft beer by the fireplace, while the kids settle into the evening with a board game in cosy seating areas. 

Great Value

Mathew Simister, General Manager of Holiday Inn Queenstown Remarkables Park, says “We put families at the heart of what we do at Holiday Inn, and are always looking for new ways we can enhance their experience with us – which is why we designed the Very Important Kids programme to add even more value for our valued family guests. With five family-friendly partner attractions, we are proud to offer one of the best hotel discount programmes in Queenstown for families.” 

To celebrate the launch of the V.I.K. programme, Holiday Inn Queenstown Remarkables Park has introduced a new ‘Family Getaway’ package which includes:

  • Overnight accommodation for 2 adults and up to 2 children
  • savings and perks from the V.I.K. Very Important Kids Programme
  • Kids stay and eat free
  • late 12pm check-out, and free car parking
  • Valid all year-round including school holidays and long weekends

Priced from $161 per night

Make your kids feel extra special these school holidays with the V.I.K. treatment at Holiday Inn Queenstown Remarkables Park – the perfect base for a family holiday. Located a convenient 5-minute drive from Queenstown Airport, Holiday Inn is the first full-service, family friendly hotel in Remarkables Park that offers affordable accommodation combined with easy access to fun, local family attractions, The Remarkables ski area, Arrowtown and the Greater Central Otago region.  


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