The Greenwood Guide to New Zealand
New Zealand

To browse our Kids recommendations click on one of the following areas:

Auckland (Auckland & islands, West Auckland coast) :: Bay of Plenty (Rotorua, White Island) :: Canterbury (Christchurch, Kaikoura) :: Coromandel (Coromandel Town, Whitianga) :: Hawke's Bay (Napier, Hastings) :: Marlborough (Picton, Blenheim) :: Nelson (Nelson, Abel Tasman Nat Pk) :: Northland (Bay of Islands, Whangarei) :: Otago (Queenstown, Dunedin, Wanaka) :: Southland (Fiordland Nat Pk, Stewart Island) :: Taranaki (New Plymouth, Mt Taranaki) :: Waikato and King Country (Waitomo, Raglan) :: Wairarapa (Martinborough) :: Wanganui and Manawatu (Taihape, Palmerston North) :: Wellington (Wellington, Kapiti Coast) :: West Coast (Fox & Franz Josef glaciers, Greymouth)


As you can see from the entries, children are pretty well catered for in the guide, although the establishments chosen are not necessarily solely set up to entertain children. Instead, we have tried to include only activities that will appeal to both parents and their offspring.


New Zealand is the only country that contains every type of climate in the world.

Things To Do
Places To Eat

Or select Kids by area by clicking on the list below.

Travel Information

Here's some more specific information about travelling in New Zealand: when to go, getting around (car hire, inter-island ferries, train journeys) and distances.

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