Holidays

Tūhura Science Centre, Otago Museum

Make sure Otago Museum is in the plan on your next trip to Dunedin! The biggest science centre in New Zealand is at Otago Museum. There is a Tropical Forest with hundreds of exotic butterflies, an indoor waterfall, and many other rainforest creatures. Kept to the humidity and warmth of a …

Visit the albatross

A firm favourite with families, the Royal Albatross Centre on the Otago Peninsula is the only mainland breeding colony of the Northern Royal Albatross in the world. The Royal Albatross Centre is a twitcher’s paradise, and perhaps surprisingly to some, it has been a firm …

Dunedin Sci-fest

What do the moon, running with dinosaurs, and explosive science have in common? They’re all part of this year’s New Zealand International Science Festival!  The festival is thrilled to be launching its largest and most dynamic festival to date. Usually a biennial event, participants are …

Destination Aotearoa

Christchurch Tram Hop on board the Christchurch Tram to explore what the central city has to offer! Kids go free on the heritage tramcars with a paying adult.  There are plenty of family-friendly spots along the route – including Tūranga and Margaret Mahy Playground – …

Holiday here

Enjoy a fabulous family retreat on New Zealand shores with Wyndham Hotels and Resorts. Holidaying within Aotearoa just got a lot sweeter with Wyndham Hotel & Resorts Holiday Here special for Wyndham Rewards members. For a limited time, save up to 25%* on the best …

Explore Ōtautahi

Explore Ōtautahi: an exciting, innovative and vibrant city centre, a place of urban regeneration. Here you will discover the THC Group’s newest jewel, the Christchurch City Hotel.  Nestled amongst the many new iconic bars, restaurants and retail laneways, Christchurch City Hotel is only a short …

Terrific two days

Rotorua can create the perfect winter family getaway destination. Here are some great ideas for a fun two-day escape. DAY ONE Check into your accommodation (we suggest booking the family studio unit at Aura Accommodation, conveniently located along the edge of town, or All Seasons …

The acid test

Do you know that you can make your own acidity test from cabbage?! This is one of our favourite experiments to do at Tūhura Science Centre at Otago Museum. Here is how you can do it at home! WHAT YOU NEED Red cabbage Water Vinegar …