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Things To Do In North Auckland

The North Eastern area of Auckland features New Zealand's first marine reserve, Goat Island, established in 1975 which is teeming with fish and other sea life and is fantastic for snorkelling and Diving. There are two regional parks in the area, stunning walkways and many beautiful beaches. The town of Warkworth acts as a gateway to the beach and w... Show More

Tourist Information About North Auckland

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Matakana Art & Wine Escape

Matakana Art & Wi...

Explore Auckland’s countryside, where art meets winemaking. This day trip i ......

Hologate

Hologate

Immerse yourself in the fully-realised future of entertainment with Hologate VR, ......

Race Car Simulator

Race Car Simulator

Our DX Race Simulator will transport you right into the drama and white-knuckle ......

Omni VR

Omni VR

You’ll actually walk or run through your virtual world on the Omni Treadmill. ......

Glass bottom boat Tour

Activity LocationNorth Auckland, Auckland

EXPERIENCE GOAT ISLAND WITH OUR GLASS BOTTOM BOAT TOUR Located in Leigh, north of Auckland, our Glass Bottom Boat ope ...

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Escape Rooms Takapuna Auckland

Activity LocationNorth Auckland, Auckland

Escape rooms are real-life games whereby you and your team will be placed in a themed room of your choice. In order to � ...

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Sculptureum Experience - Escape to a world of creative wonder

Activity LocationNorth Auckland, Auckland

Be inspired with a day trip to the acclaimed Sculptureum; a unique art destination that is commonly reviewed as being of ...

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VR Escape

Activity LocationNorth Auckland, Auckland

Introducing Virtual Reality Escape Rooms. You'll be fully immersed in a mind-blowing, virtual reality world where you’ ...

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A FUN Family Segway Experience in Devonport Auckland

Activity LocationNorth Auckland, Auckland

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Escape Adventure

Activity LocationNorth Auckland, Auckland

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Tourist Information About North Auckland

The North Eastern area of Auckland features New Zealand's first marine reserve, Goat Island, established in 1975 which is teeming with fish and other sea life and is fantastic for snorkelling and Diving. There are two regional parks in the area, stunning walkways and many beautiful beaches. The town of Warkworth acts as a gateway to the beach and wine areas to the east. The picturesque Matakana region is a foodie's heaven known for its weekend farmers market, boutique food shops and spectacular vineyards. The area is well known for its wineries and is interspersed with artists, studios, country cafés and markets.


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VR Escape

1. VR Escape

You don't even have to take a single step, and you can still enjoy the excitement. You can see your buddies dressed up as different characters in Virtual Reality as you work together to beat the time! We've adapted world-class games into VR experiences like escaping the Prince of Persia's lair, entering the terrifying Medusa's lair, or finding your way out of a forgotten Pyramid. In addition, there are a variety of game modes ideal for players of all ages, ranging from Jungle Adventures with wild animals to Scary Occult practice. So what are you waiting for, what are you waiting for? Bring your team in and prepare to take on the mission?

 
Sculptureum Experience

2. Sculptureum Experience

Take a day trip to the famous Sculptureum, a one-of-a-kind art attraction that is widely regarded as being of world-class quality.

Sculptureum is a creative playground encompassing 1.5 kilometers of sculptural gardens in lovely Matakana. In addition, the best collection of world glass art in the Southern Hemisphere is housed in six indoor art galleries.

This world-class sculpture attraction is meant to open the imagination, feed creativity, and spark the mind, with 650 works on show.

Make a day of it by dining at Rothko or Freddies and pairing your meal with a glass of Sculptureum wine. If visiting on weekends with children, we encourage you to book an Animal Encounter.

 
Matakana Art & Wine Escape

3. Matakana Art & Wine Escape

Explore the countryside of Auckland, where art and winemaking collide. The Sculptureum has two outdoor sculpture gardens and six interior art galleries, which are included in this day trip from Auckland. There will be a chocolate tasting. - Wine tasting at two boutique vineyards OR 5 beer tastings and a brewery tour are both options. And the Matakana Farmers Market.

 
Omni VR

4. Omni VR

Omni VR is a cutting-edge multiplayer virtual gaming experience that completely immerses you in various realms.

You are living in your own world one moment and lost in ours the next. You know you're simply passing through, but your mind tells you otherwise! Omni VR is the only Virtual Reality game that allows you to physically RUN across the virtual dimensions while playing! A single-player or multiplayer gaming journey unlike any other! Omni VR is the perfect place for kids to unleash and unwind!

 
Race Car Simulator

5. Race Car Simulator

The DX Race Simulator is now available at Thrillzone! The most exciting activity to do on any day!

Have you ever longed to feel the rush of driving a race car? Now is the time to act! The Simulator will immerse you in the excitement and drama of real-world racing! Keep your eyes peeled for one of the many varied tracks and experience the thrills of accurate and lifelike unexpected traction loss, triple strip effect, oversteer, rise and rolls, shunts, bumps, and more. The G29 steering wheels have a powerful dual-motor force-feedback system and helical gearing to deliver a seamless simulation, weight shift, and drifting to help you feel every bend in the road. Come and experience this thrill like no other!

 
Escape Adventure

6. Escape Adventure

Enter the Escape Adventure and immerse yourself in a rigorous next-level treasure hunt, escape room, and augmented reality experience in and around Takapuna! Without the limits of a physical space, you can play included puzzles and code-cracking aspects while enjoying intriguing AR features and geolocation technologies in this outdoor game.

Collaborate as a group to solve the mystery before the time runs out. Along the way, you'll face challenges and tasks. This thrilling adventure, enhanced by our augmented reality technology, will bring magic to life.

 
Segway Experience

7. Segway Experience

The adventure begins when you ride around the training ground's cones, putting your Segway talents to the test. You'll have learned the skill of riding the Segway in no time, zooming around the grounds like an expert.

Then you'll be taken on a guided segway tour of the Devonport waterfront and the Waitemata Harbour's gorgeous shoreline. The views of Auckland city, the sky tower, Maungawhau / Mt Eden, and the beautiful harbor bridge will be breathtaking. Take your family on any sunny day and have a great time!

 
Hologate

8. Hologate

See, move, and feel the VR dimensions in a truly immersive and realistic manner, with your body acting as the controller and your mind believing it to be real! Hologate VR allows you to participate in the experience! You can find yourself in the center of a gigantic snowball fight, competing in a difficult rhythm and beat duel, or surviving a zombie onslaught alongside your companions.

 
Rangitoto Island

9. Rangitoto Island

Rangitoto, with its characteristic symmetrical cone and excellent placement right off the shore, is Auckland's most iconic island. The island, which is only a short picturesque ferry journey across the harbor from downtown Auckland, is a popular hiking and day-trip destination.

Emerging from the sea just 600 years ago, pest-free Rangitoto Island is the youngest volcano in New Zealand.

 
Ride on the Pink Cycle Trail

10. Ride on the Pink Cycle Trail

The Pink Cycle Trail is a must-see in Auckland. This bright pink bike route serves as an art installation as well as a functional roadway. The view from this fluro trail is breathtaking at any time of day, but for the complete experience and sensation, we recommend going late at night when the sun begins to set.

We encourage checking out this track whether you ride a regular bike (or e-bike) or walk it!

 

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