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Free or nearly free

There's nothing like having fun and being thrifty.

Dowse Art Museum
The Dowse Art Museum
Avalon Park
Avalon Park

Ever changing galleries to feed the mind

Head on down to your local gallery or art museum to check out their latest exhibitions. The Dowse Art Museum is known internationally for its free contemporary programmes that are guaranteed to delight the senses.  

Ride a train then play in the park

On a fine Sunday head down to Avalon Park or Lions Park to ride on a miniature train! Bring Dad and Grandad along too - they will no doubt be fascinated by the steam, electric and diesel engines.

Disc golf Harcourt Park
Harcourt Park
Petone Beach driftwood fort
Petone beach

Aim for the elusive hole in one!

Grab a frisbee and take it with you to Hikoikoi Park or Harcourt Park. Have a round of disc golf in Petone then wander along the foreshore or head to one of our mini golf courses for 18 holes of challenges and laughs.

Inhale the fresh sea air

Head down to Petone Settlers Museum and borrow a bucket. Start off building sandcastles and then build a driftwood fort to enjoy some locally made goodies under.