Kelly Tarlton’s incredible Experiences allow guests to take their visit to the next level. These immersive and behind-the-scenes encounters ensure visitors never forget their time at Auckland’s leading visitor attraction.
Shark Dive Xtreme and Shark Cage take you into the main oceanarium with our sharks, while Penguin Discovery sees you head out onto the ice to meet our King and Gentoo Penguins. MORE
Auckland Zoo is home to the largest collection of native and exotic animals in New Zealand, set in 17 hectares of lush parkland and just minutes from central Auckland.
There is lots to see and do all year, including events, animal encounters, behind-the-scenes experiences and more!
Discover New Zealand’s natural treasures all in one place – at Auckland Zoo’s Te Wao Nui. MORE
Follow the bottle trail through the hands on exhibits experiencing the life and development of Katikati District, the only planned Irish settlement in the world. Group Bookings and Guided Tours available with Café and dining facilities, Souvenir Shop and Nine Hole MiniPutt. MORE
TOAD Hall in Motueka. With a great cafe, a nice earthy playground and a veggie shop to restock supplies it is a great place to stop and recharge if you are passing through or just to visit for afternoon tea. MORE
Situated on the Ruby Coast in the heart of the Tasman region, Jester House café is the perfect lunch stop while exploring Mapua, Moutere, Motueka or Abel Tasman. The extensive playful organic garden gives room for the kids to roam.
Perfect on a summer’s day for a cold local beer after a swim at Kina Beach or golf at the Tasman Golf Club. MORE
Excellent cafe with a separate room full of toys for the kids to play in so you enjoy a moment or two with your yummy food. MORE
Flat Hills Cafe is a country cafe with great food at great prices. There is free wifi and a gift shop with souvenirs, essentials, second-hand books and a large candy corner with a variety of lollies.
The Bird Gardens are on the outskirts of katikati and were created in 1976 when local visionary Chris Parker set to work landscaping a little over ten acres of land running down to the harbours edge.
With his English background, botanical knowledge and the sites natural attributes of fresh water springs, ponds and wetlands he transformed this once bare land into a beautiful and special garden.
Sealed paths meander through spectacular golden Swamp Cypress, water trickles its way to the sea through an elaborate series of ponds.
Décor Gardenworld is Tauranga’s favourite Garden Stop and here at Décor our aim is to provide you with a convenient, easy shopping experience which is fun, friendly, and provides you with creative and successful lifestyle solutions. Décor Gardenworld is Tauranga and the Bay of Plenty’s number one choice for great garden ideas, gift solutions and garden design.
They have nice cafe with a great play area for kids with swings, outdoor chess set and a trampoline. Pretty great for a quiet lunch with friends and family. MORE