There’s nothing better than packing up bags, piling the kids in the car and hitting the highway for a good old-fashioned family road trip. While holidays are all about ditching the rules, we've put together some tips to make your trip more fun when you have little ones in the car.
We’ve put together a few things to do in the rain to keep the kids entertained these school holidays. Because it’s almost that time again!
1. Rotorua Canopy Tours zipline tour
Rotorua Canopy Tours is fantastic for the whole family. Minimum age is six so the whole family can join in. It is fun and educational, and can lead to some awesome conservation project you can do at home afterwards. Canopy Tours will give you all the gear to keep you warm and dry, so it is a great activity for those rainy day especially if the kids have been stuck inside for a few days already!
Driving from Rotorua to Wellington, is a very popular drive and can be made even better when you know about the awesome things to do and places to see in-between!
Driving from Auckland to Rotorua is a very common North Island itinerary for visitors exploring by car. This is a drive that you can make a day out of by stopping off at some spectacular places along the way and checking out what New Zealand small towns have to offer. Below are our favourite stop-offs on your drive from Auckland through to Rotorua:
Rotorua’s ancient forests, geothermal energy and raft of outdoor adventures makes it a top-notch place to visit for a family holiday. It’s a wonderland for both kids and adults, with things to do in Rotorua like zip lining, hiking and lugeing only a short distance away from each other. Being locals ourselves, we’ve put together a 5-day, family-friendly Rotorua itinerary to inspire you to book a holiday here with your family. We promise it will be one for the photo albums!