Family holidays are what some of the fondest memories made of for Kiwis – get your kids in the car and give them a proper New Zealand family holiday! With its dramatic scenery, famous adventure activities, cultural attractions and easy transport options, it’s an ideal destination for your next family adventure. When you’re packing up the whole gang, however, an extra level of organisation is required. We’ve done the homework on four great family destinations in the land of the long cloud, so the entire family can jump straight into holiday mode from the get-go.

Rotorua, North Island

More than just a lakeside town, Rotorua is a natural wonderland that offers you the chance to play in its geothermal springs, magical lakes and verdant forests. And don’t forget about the plethora of adventure parks. There’s no room for boredom here! Whether you want to camp or luxe out in a resort, there’s plenty of hotel accommodation options too.