Let the show begin for the entertainment of
kids from four to ninety four.
New Zealand has a top selection of theme and leisure parks for
your enjoyment. Aucklands Rainbows End stands out for
its variety of attractions, including the dreaded Fear Fall,
Pirate Ship, Cam Am Cars, Log Flume ride. Also the old
favourites, Bumper Boats, Dodgems and the Roller Coaster.
Other parks emphasising the exciting adventure theme are
Rotoruas Agrodome Park, Christchurchs Antarctic
Centre, Waimarinos Adventure Park, Bay of Plentys
Longridge Park and Hastings Fantasyland, along with the
aerial gondola rides at Rotorua, Christchurch and Queenstown.
Nature parks include Aucklands Kelly Tarltons
Underwater World, Christchurchs Orana Wildlife Park and
Rotoruas Rainbow Springs. Aquatic parks and thermal resorts
can be found in places such as Parakai, Morewa, Ngawha, Rotorua,
Tokaanu and Hanmer Springs.
Historic parks displaying early colonial buildings and pioneering
memorabilia are very popular. Notable examples are
Aucklands Motat, West Coasts Shantytown,
Christchurchs Ferrymead Park, and Coromandels Driving
Creek Railway. Cultural centres include Rotorua, Whakarewarewa,
Ohinemutu and Tamaki Maori villages, which feature regular
performances of traditional Maori song and dance.
Whether the theme is pure entertainment, adventure, flora and
fauna, history or culture, you can gain a special insight into
the character of this nation and its people by visiting these
Theme parks are a microcosm of the best of everything a country
has to offer - Enjoy!