Entertain the kids this holiday break

From wildlife encounters to interactive museums and lego creations for days, this school holidays head out with the kids and discover what the Wellington Region has to offer.

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Lego Club

Main St, Ōtaki

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Calling all Lego fans! We supply the Lego pieces, you supply the ideas. Come along to this informal group to get creative and share skills.

Paraparaumu Library     3.30-4.30pm    First Thursday of each month

Waikanae Library            3.30-4.30pm    Second Thursday of each month

Ōtaki  Library                 3.30-4.30pm    Third Thursday of each month   

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Kākāriki Nature Play July Holiday Programme

74 Ngā Manu Reserve Road, Waikanae

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We are excited to be back for 6 days of healthy outdoor fun. For children aged 4 - 10. Cook lunch over the fire, build huts and shelters, climb trees and play, explore the forest, stories, songs, games, harakeke, whittling and more. Discounts for siblings or multiple days. Book early as limited numbers.

Contact Anna 021 02430430 [email protected]

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Kiwi Night Encounter

74 Ngā Manu Reserve Road, Waikanae

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Watch our birds as they emerge from their daytime slumber and engage in the nocturnal exploration of their outdoor enclosure. Every evening presents a new episode in the lives of our birds!

Each Encounter starts with a kiwi presentation in our Visitor Centre. Your guide will then escort you to our outdoor kiwi enclosure where you will take your seat in our covered observation area. For the following 30 to 40 minutes we promise you will be captivated by the birds behaviour.

This experience is not recommended for children under 7 years. 

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Alpaca Farm Walk

105 Waterfall Rd, Paraparaumu

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Cantharis Alpacas is one of the larger alpaca farms in the Wellington region.

We will be open again from Saturday 30 May 2020 for pre-booked and guided farm tours over our property in the hills above the Kāpiti Coast for you and the alpacas to be entertained.

You will have the opportunity to walk with an alpaca to the top of our property where the other alpacas will be waiting for a cuddle, and from where you will be able to enjoy the views over the majestic Kāpiti Coast and beyond. Please check our website for opening hours, price and what to bring.

https://www.nzalpaca.co.nz

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Nerf Wars Weekend

El Rancho, 58 Weggery Drive, Waikanae

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Are you ready? Kāpiti Castles is bringing the Nerf Wars Weekend to Kāpiti with two adrenaline-filled days of action!

Our Nerf Wars Weekend is a unique opportunity for children to have fantastic fun and burn off some energy and gives adults a chance to act like children. What is not to love? Get Ready, because it is time to battle your way around our indoor arena dodging over and under obstacles and experiencing the adrenaline rush that is the Kāpiti Castles Nerf Wars Weekend.

There are limited tickets available to our Nerf Wars Weekend, so get in quick to avoid disappointment. 

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Steam Incorporated Open Weekend

Paekakariki Railway Station

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Join the team at Steam Incorporated for a fun-filled weekend with the family, on the 11th and the 12th of July (School Holidays) from 10am to 3pm both days at our depot just off SH1 at Paekakariki.

  • Jigger Rides - $2
  • Turn a Locomotive - $2
  • Workshop Tours - $5
  • Steam Loco Cab Rides - $10
  • Steam Loco Driver Experience - $20

Stay tuned for more updates on this planned event.

https://www.facebook.com/events/185585022775169/?event_time_id=185585026108502

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Inflatable Kingdom

El Rancho, 58 Weggery Drive, Waikanae

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It is time to PARTY, so come and join the FUN and Inflatable Kingdom!

We have a wide range of equipment set out for 2 AMAZING days of Inflatable Fun! This will be a time to enjoy as you explore our variety of different attractions to create a fabulous family day out suitable for 0 to 12 years old.

Climb up our giant slide and experience the thrill as your make your way speedily down or navigate your way around our many different bouncy castles and enjoy all the other amazing activities on offer over 2 days of ultimate fun! We have a dedicated toddler zone for children under 3 with their own bouncy castle and great activities.

We are hosting the event at El Rancho (58 Weggery Drive, Waikanae) because it is one of the largest indoor venues on the Kapiti Coast, and this means that we can host more activities which means more fun.

Limited tickets available, buy now to avoid disappointment. Door sales available. 

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