Family Fun in Oakura BeachWhen holidaying at Oakura Beach Holiday Park there is so much to enjoy for the whole family. It would take just about forever to list everything, but you can find just a few options below. Of course, we are always happy to help you with a few suggestions, just contact our friendly Oakura Beach team.
Skate Park and Playground
At a five minute walk from our Holiday Park, you’ll find a great playground and skate park for the kids. There are slides, swings, a shaky bridge, things to climb on, and a huge grassed area to kick a ball around. There is plenty of seating provided for parents to keep an eye out. The little ones will love it! The skate park has half pipes, ramps and jumps to cater for all ages and experience levels.
Pukekura Park & Brooklands Zoo
Brooklands Zoo is home to farmyard animals, an endangered red panda, otters and monkeys, as well as a selection of colourful birds inside a free-flight aviary. Situated next to Brooklands Bowl within Pukekura Park, the zoo is designed to let children of all ages get close to a variety of animals within their unique environments. The entrance to Brooklands Zoo is off Brooklands Drive, New Plymouth. It is within easy distance from Oakura Beach Holiday Park and a great spot for a family day out.
Fun Ho Toy Museum
For over 70 years Fun Ho! has been a household name in New Zealand, suggesting robust, quality toys. Still found in sandpits and toy collections around the world, the original Fun Ho! toys are a highly sought after collectable. The Fun Ho! Not to be missed while staying with us it the National Toy Museum, 25 Rata Street, Inglewood. This is s an awesome place to visit with the family, true ‘Kiwiana’, to be found within a 30 minute leisurely drive from Oakura Beach.
New Plymouth Aquatic Centre
There is something for everyone at this great Aquatic Centre. This is an indoor/outdoor swimming complex, centrally located in New Plymouth. Great for the whole family - warm, safe and fun! There is a wave pool, tots pool, sauna, spa, fitness centre, café and other facilities to enjoy all year round. The main pool has seven lanes and the spa pool temperature is 37°C. Just lovely!
There are some great tennis courts 5 minutes away from the park. Get everyone together and enjoy a fun game and test your skills on the courts.
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A number of images on this site, taken by Josh Woskett, are provided by Venture Taranaki Many thanks