Outdoor Kid | paperback | 184 pages | 2023
Discover more than 250 of the best kid-friendly adventures the Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Central North Island offers. Take a dip in bush-clad thermal pools, walk on ancient lava flows or head underground into twinkly glow-worm caves – it’s all in here!
This essential family guidebook has playgrounds, walks, and bike rides for everyone, from five minutes to a few hours.
Best Spots and Top Tips
- Coastal Adventures – From black sands to secluded walking-only beaches and coastal wildlife refuges.
- Ancient Rocks and Art – Discover mysterious rock walls in beech forests and unearthed Māori rock art.
- Bike adventures – Ride the Ohakune Old Coach Road, pedal beneath towering redwoods or discover accessible learn-to-ride parks.
Educational Discovery Sheets – learn about native trees, birds, marine animals, fungi, wetlands, shorebirds and volcanoes.
Bikes, buggies, wheelchairs & dogs – Adventures for everyone in the family – all ages, all abilities. Every walk includes clear descriptions and accessibility icons.
Te Reo Māori language guide – Learn te reo Māori during your adventures in nature.