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Handpicked by a Queenstown Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Best Things To Do with Kids in Queenstown'.

Our team of experts has picked out some of the best activities for kids to enjoy during a trip to Queenstown.  

Thrill Zone

Best Things To Do with Kids in Queenstown

Step into Thrillzone, Queenstown’s fun and high-energy activity destination! Located right in the heart of Queenstown, come and play with us - indoor and outdoor! We offer an awesome range of exciting and adrenaline-fuelled attractions to choose from perfect for all ages. Enter our Escape Adventure and immerse yourself into a scavenger hunt around beautiful Queenstown.  Find the ... More info

Thrillzone 360° Battleground

Best Things To Do with Kids in Queenstown

360° Battleground - Lasertag – Heroblast – Reball Forget everything you previously knew about traditional Lasertag and Paintball! Enjoy the most exhilarating indoor shooting activities with your very own referees for action packed fun! Reball is the newest way to play Paintball without the mess but still packs that paintball punch when you hit! Lasertag and Heroblast offers the most int... More info

Kiwi Birdlife Park

Best Things To Do with Kids in Queenstown

The Kiwi is a national icon, and the Kiwi Birdlife Park in Queenstown offers the chance to get up close and personal with these native birds. As well as Brown Kiwi, the park is home to many other breeds of native New Zealand birds including the cheeky Kea mountain parrot, the Weka and brightly coloured parakeets.  Visitors can also see the tuatara, a reptile thought to be as old as dinosau... More info

Dark Ride

Best Things To Do with Kids in Queenstown

Dark Ride is New Zealand's only fully immersive motion ride experience. No matter what the weather, the interactive ride is ready to deliver a multi-sensory rush. Visitors strap into state of the art motion seats and enter virtual 3D movies equipped with the fastest electric targeting guns. Competing against fellow riders, the motion seats get up to 400 movements per second taking in 2G's ... More info

Strike Bowl

Best Things To Do with Kids in Queenstown

Queenstown's only full-size 7-lane bowling alley. Big screen TVs, bar, food, video game area, games room, great for rainy days. Free shuttle to and from downtown Queenstown. Strike Bowl is located inside the Coronet Peak Hotel in Arthur's Point, just 7km north of Queenstown. Here, you'll find a whole 7 lanes of full-length bowling, with illuminated lanes adding that extra buzz. There's a fully lic... More info


Best Things To Do with Kids in Queenstown

Join world river boarding pioneers to surf the historic Kawarau River. Experience fast flowing rapids, sheer drop cliffs and magnificent scenery as you navigate the aquamarine waters through a rocky gorge, with beautiful craggy bush-laden cliffs on either side of it. Riverboarding started in Queenstown 25 years ago and today, offers three levels of adrenaline adventure, in small personalized gr... More info

Basecamp Adventures

Best Things To Do with Kids in Queenstown

Basecamp Adventures provide exceptional guided rock climbing & alpine trips in the Southern Lakes region, along with indoor climbing & bouldering in Wanaka and Queenstown. Choose from a range of activities including: Rock Climbing - suitable for both beginners and more advanced climbers, Basecamp Adventure's rock climbing trips cover some of the area's most stunning scenery.  Trips are led... More info

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