Kiwi Balloon Company
A hot-air ballon flight is a lovely (and surprisingly un-scary) option for gazing down on the lush Waikato countryside. The whole...
Wiseway Canoe Adventures
Wiseway Canoe Adventures offers guided trips through the city along the river, or offers freedom hire if you'd rather take things at...
Waterworld has indoor and outdoor pools, water slides, a gym, spa and crèche.
For live theatre and concerts (anything from Bee Gees tributes to the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra), try Founders Theatre.
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Lonely Planet review
This airy hangar near the Frankton train station contains an array of hypercoloured climbing walls, 14m of which is overhanging. There's a dedicated kids' climbing zone, and free safety lessons for vert virgins.