Rainbows End could be described as the ‘thrill capital’ of Auckland for families and young people. New Zealand’s largest theme park has something for everyone from the adrenaline activities such as Power Surge through to the fun rides such as Bumper boats. Plus there is a Kidz Kingdom for the little's.
With so many animals and attractions on offer you can spend a day at Butterfly Creek and not be bored. From the amazing tropical butterfly house, Dinosaur kingdom plus NZ only salt water crocodiles, Scar & Goldie this is only a fraction of what can be seen. Plus there is a cafe, train and playground to explore.
Treasure Island Adventure Golf is located at Auckland Airport and has two 18-hole courses - Blackbeard's and Captain's. Putt through caves, past waterfalls, through tombstones and around shark infested waters.
Visit the Auckland tasting room and cellar door shop at Villa Maria, Mangere. Join a guided tasting to learn more about the wines or a guided tour around the vineyard. Once finished, enjoy a fabulous A La Carte menu and platters which hero the wines then purchase your favourite wine in the shop.
If speedway racing ‘squeals your wheels’, make sure you visit the popular Waikaraka Park. This isn’t just car racing — it’s all-out war as the cars race their way around a dirt track.
Auckland War Memorial Museum contains pre-eminent Maori and Pacific collections, natural history resources and social and military history collections. It also has decorative arts and pictorial collections. They regularly hold special exhibitions and one-off events.