Beautiful South Aukland has long been a favourite place for families.South Aukland is one place they’ll never tire of all year long no matter the weather outside. Bring your things out of Storage South Aukland and hit the road.
Auckland War Memorial Museum
Explore regional history at this magnificent museum. Take your walking shoes from Storage South Aukland and get ready to enjoy a space where and the kids can learn with ease. Start on the bottom floor where you can learn about Maori culture. This is a great place to discover the pacific peoples who made this area their home base. There’s a full scale carved meeting house so everyone can fit inside. Look around here to see how the people back then got around. The large canoes made from vast tree trunks show off the skills these travelers use for transport from one island the next.
Auckland War Memorial Museum | © Siyamalan/Flickr
Another place worthy of exploration in this area is Butterfly Creek. This is the place to be if you and your children adore nature. Make it your own with a visit somewhere that offers plenty of opportunity to see regional wildlife. The creek has many butterflies that children can interact with in person. In addition, you’ll also find lots of other kinds of animals in the area that show off the island’s many native species. Buttermilk Farm is right next door. Come here and pet a rabbit, milk a cow and admire the coat of an alpaca.
Kelly Tarlton’s Sea Life Aquarium
For those who like to learn about life offshore as well as on the land, this is a great place to make your own with the kinds. Take your waterproof shoes from Storage South Aukland and see regional sea life in person. You’ll walk through a maze of tunnels that show them off over your head and let you see creatures like sting rays and sharks in action in their native habitat. Come here on weekday. It’s less crowded so you’ll have more time to appreciate the attraction from every angle.
Waitakere Ranges Regional Park
This is one place to see the native forests as they looked thousands of years ago. Canopies of green bring you deep into places that have mostly remained untouched for a long time. Bring along your rain boots and gear so you’ll be able to take the trails whenever they lead you. The Bush Walks are walks that offer lots of family friendly terrain. You’ll have plenty of time to sit back and give the little ones a rest. Show them the world around them as they watch amazing native birds fly.
The zoo is a major place to explore for kids and parents. With many ever changing exhibits, it makes a day trip that you can discover again and again all year long. Native flora and fauna are showcased at every turn along with the animals. Take the kids and learn about the whole world with them in person.