Branch out from your usual activities and try an unexpected combination of experiences found only in the heart of the city. Whether it's taking a tour of movie sets, trying exotic street food, or stumbling upon a quirky photo booth, the city centre offers an array of unique experiences for families to enjoy. Fun for the whole whānau, these unexpected experiences make for the wackiest of core memories, creating stories that will be retold for years to come. Try some of these fun combinations on your next family day out!

Cruffins, karaoke and selfies in Chancery

Take the kids to try a delectable 'cruffin' - crossiant x muffin creation before some karaoke and photobooth fun. Find more ways to do something unexpected now.

Try an interesting cruffin flavour at Luna Bakehouse

What is a cruffin you ask? A croissant mixed with a muffin! Try one for yourself at one of Luna Bakehouse's city centre locations on Chancery Street or on Elliott Street. Flavours include Biscoff, matcha, oreo and more.

Discover a coin singing booth karaoke venue | Coin Singing Booth

Bet you didn't know there were coin singing booths in Chancery Square! Jump in one of the cosy booths and choose from a large selection of songs to belt out. 

Jump in a photo booth at 4Cuts of Life

Grab a prop and pull a silly face at this fun selfie studio in Chancery Square!

Luna Bakehouse
Coin singing booth

Cook, watch, fly

Play chef at this hot pot restaurant

Choose your broth and transport to China via this dining experience where you cook your own simmering pot of soup.

Head to the movies for just $5

A $5 movie ticket? Humpday plans just got easy and affordable!

Take flight with a Giapo icecream

Because normal icecream is boring!

Embark on a journey full of unexpected flavours!

Devour this mac-n-cheese hotdog

Try this marriage of two well-loved comfort food classics - mac and cheese and American hotdogs!

Go green with a matcha parfait

Join the matcha love affair with a visit to Tsujiri for epic dessert content you won't find anywhere else.

Try a brown sugar boba snowflake ice!

Imagine your favorite bubble tea flavour - now imagine it in shaved ice form... perfection!

Try these street food grilled octopus balls

Japanese street food at its best, these freshly-made grilled octopus balls are crispy on the outside and soft inside.

Sink your teeth into a cheese or hot chicken donut

Switch things up and enter the tantalising realm of savoury donuts. 

Do what you always do. Or don't...

Slide down the outside of the Sky Tower

This thrilling encounter will see you sliding down the outside of the Sky Tower - virtual reality at its best!

Discover an epic neon light museum

Ascend to a neon heaven at Real Groovy & explore over 70 bright coloured signs of Auckland's past.

Become an All Black for the day

Learn the story and experience the All Blacks story up close. Plus get a chance to meet one in person!

Get served by robots

The future is here and robot waiters, Bella and Buzz are at your service!

Be the star of the show in an actual movie poster

Capture magical moments in Wētā Workshop's photo booth with a twist!

Try a volcano hot chocolate

The hot chocolate you need to try, made with smoked organic 70% dark chocolate, cognac marshmallows and orange zest.