After kid-friendly itineraries for active families? Look no further! From water parks to mountain biking, kid-friendly cafes and BMX tracks – make the most of Waimakariri with your family, no matter the season!

Autumn + Winter

A Kaiapoi Art Adventure

Art-loving families rejoice! Walk both sides of the Kaiapoi river and enjoy the hunt for obelisks created by local artists, stop off for a hearty lunchtime feast and finish with a trip to the gallery.

Cool Family Fun in Kaiapoi

Gather the family and bikes and start your day fuelling up at a French inspired café, bike Kaiapoi island, then relax in the family-friendly restaurant.

Ride On Rangiora

Kids will love this fun-filled day spent in Rangiora, starting with a ride on the BMX track and then a visit to a skate park and refuelling at a large family-friendly bakery in between.

Splash, Paint and Relax in Rangiora

Start your day with a splash and cruise the lazy river or relax in the spa, then replenish with a lunchtime stop and get creative at a pottery café before ending the day cosied up in a boutique cinema with plenty of popcorn.

The Magic of Cust and Oxford

Discover the magic that Cust and Oxford have to offer with this itinerary as you start with a wonderous visit to a fairy store, then embark a family walk and finish up indulging in a gourmet pizza and a well-deserved wine for the adults.

Spring + Summer

Active Family Adventure in Kaiapoi

Looking for the ultimate active family day out in Waimakariri? Then grab your bikes and togs and check out this itinerary!

BMX to Beach Fun

Kids will love this action-packed itinerary filled with plenty of time spent in the fresh air! Why not check it out.

Family Walk Splash and Dine in Oxford

This afternoon itinerary starts with a cold drink in a country town, followed by a trip to the iconic Ashley Gorge, stopping for a pizza on the way home!

Paddleboard, Picnic and Paris for the Weekend

Get out and about on the river, picnic and forage as a family in the Kaiapoi Food Forest and treat yourselves to chocolates from a french cafe with this itinerary!