Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch
Teachers, tots and students of all ages will be enthralled when they explore our inspired interactive learning environment in the heart of the city's Cultural Precinct. There's always something new to discover among the museum's impressive two million collections and special exhibitions. We make curriculum-based learning fun and offer pre and post-lesson support. The museum, first opened in 1870, is world-renowned for its natural and human history collections. Also, check out our cool school holiday programmes and events just for kids.
Phone: 03 366 5000 or Education 03 366 9429
Huka Prawn Park
Huka Falls Road - Taupo
Only $8 per child, Book today!
New Zealand's only prawn farm and the only geothermally heated prawn farm in the world!
The perfect mix of education and fun.
Take a guided tour where you'll learn about the science behind farming a tropical prawn in a sub-tropical environment. You'll also get to hand-feed baby prawns and we'll show you how to catch them.
Then enjoy our park full of fun, interactive features. This includes pedal boats, water bikes, water weights, trout feeding, geothermal footbaths and much more.
And of course, fish for your own prawns! Anything you catch you keep, you can even cook them and eat them on site!
Phone: 07 374 8474
Orana Wildlife Park
Orana Wildlife Park provides students the opportunity to get up close and personal with amazing animals. Hand feed a majestic giraffe; eye-ball the magnificent white rhino; meet New Zealand's national icon, the kiwi. Zoo School's qualified teachers provide custom written, interactive learning experiences for students ranging from Year 1 to Year 13. Our teachers work with your students out in the Park, facilitating their learning as they observe and interact with the animals.
Phone: 03 359 7109 ext 828
The Butterfly Garden
Thames New Zealand
Within Dickson Holiday Park
Victoria Street, Tararu, Thames
For your class visit we will provide a curriculum based programme suitable for biology, natural history, ecology and the environment that includes the life-cycle of the butterfly. Rain or shine the butterfly house makes an ideal class-trip so call us and ask for the school pack of worksheets to suit your students’ age-group. With an onsite cafe, we can provide a group menu plus help you organise your birthday, orientation party or end of term break-up.
Summer hours 1st September to 31st May,
OPEN 7 Days, 9.30am to 4.30pm. (Closed Christmas Day).
Winter hours 1st June to 31st August,
OPEN weekends only or by prior arrangement during the hours of 10am to 4pm.
Phone: 07 868 8080