Whether you’re visiting from out of town or are a local looking for ideas for kids activities, there are lots of things to do with kids in Te Awamutu. Here is a compilation of kids activities in Te Awamutu and surrounding areas.
Feeling like getting outside? There are lots of options within a few kms of Te Awamutu to explore the ideas.
Lake Ngaroto Walk – 90 mins round trip – FREE
Yarndleys Bush Walk – 20 mins round trip – FREE
Maungatautari Sanctuary Mountain – FREE (Norther Enclosure at Hicks Road) and Ticketed Options (FAMILY Pass for 2 Adults & up to 3 Children is $57.00). The ticketed area of the sanctuary is accessible to most (suitable for pushchairs) and there are plenty of seats along the way.
Pioneer Park at the Te Awamutu Events Centre. Has a great pump track for smaller kids bikes, a gated playground for toddlers and a few larger obstacles including a flying fox for older children. Plus Sabor Café is right next door if you fancy a café stop as well. Pioneer Walk Selwyn Lane, Te Awamutu 3800
Albert Park - 20 Albert Park Drive, Te Awamutu
Alphra Lavender Farm – Learn about how they grow lavender, the oil distillation process, and how they make a range of products. Tours cost $10 per person
Visit a berry farm like Berryfresh to pick your own berries and/or have a real fruit icecream (seasonal hours)
Enjoy a day trip to Raglan, Waitomo, Pirongia or Kawhia