Kids Play Centre Tauranga


      Come and join the fun at Chipmunks kids play centre Tauranga! Whether you have a special event, birthday party to celebrate or just a free afternoon – bring the kids and spend it at Chipmunks Tauranga. Our indoor playground is suitable for kids aged 0-11 years old and with our unlimited ‘pay for play’ pass kids will be kept entertained for hours while adults can take a break in our full service on-site cafe offering delicious food, drinks and great coffee! Contact Chipmunks Playland and Cafe Tauranga for more information or special requests… Read More...

      Designed to provide your kids with unlimited play and maximum fun in a safe environment. Kids will be entertained through active learning, interaction and exploration in our state of the art playground. Our themed birthday party packages or private venue hire mean we are set up to celebrate any occasion and give you exclusive access to the playground and facilities. Our expert party planners are on hand to help with all the planning, decorations and extra details so you can relax and enjoy the party just as much as your guests! Contact us for more information

      Join us if you live in Tauranga or any of these nearby neighbourhoods:

      • Mt Maunganui
      • Papamoa
      • Te Puna
      • Matakana
      • Ohauiti
      • Pyes Pa
      • Te Puke


      Indoor Playground & Cafe

      Keep children busy for hours at Chipmunks kids play centre Tauranga! Kids will enjoy the freedom to play through interactive activities and our specially designed play structures while you’ve got the piece of mind knowing their safe within dedicated age zones created specially for each child’s age range. Our full service on site cafe means adults can watch kids having fun while enjoying something from our extensive food and drinks menu. Read more...

      New Zealand weather can change in and instant but at Chipmunks indoor play centre Taurunga it doesn’t matter if you need to escape the heat or hide from the rain. The playground is fully equipped with plenty of comfortable seating, wheelchair access and baby change facilities so you’ve got everything required for a day out with your family. Our specially designed age zones including baby zone, toddler zone and main zone have been carefully thought out and fitted with specialised equipment and activities to keep children aged 0-11 years old active and learning. Each entrance fee lets children play for unlimited time throughout the day and you can relax in the onsite cafe enjoying something from the extensive menu of meals, snacks drinks and coffee.

      Chipmunks indoor playground. Unlimited play all day! Adults & under 1’s entry is always FREE!

      • General Admission*
        1 – 2 Years $9.90
        3 – 11 Years $12.90
      • School Day*
        1 – 11 Years $9.90
      • School Day Special*
        $5.00 entry after 3:00pm

      *Excludes weekends, school holidays, public holidays & teacher only days.


      Children’s Birthday Parties

      A birthday at Chipmunks is one your child won’t ever forget! Choose from one of our three birthday party packages which include cool character theme options, catering, party ware and help from our expert party planners to help you organise the big day. With our help your event will be stress free, no fuss and just as importantly – we’ll take care of the clean up! View Packages and Pricing...

      Available for groups of various sizes our birthday party packages give you a range of all inclusive options depending on what your after. Packages include everything from party ware, catering and a party host to help make sure the day runs smoothly. Let us  know if your after something specific and we’ll be happy to customise a package with any additional extras such as a cake, adult platters or a special visit from Charlie Chipmunk.

      Birthday Party Themes Include:

      • Superhero
      • Fairy Princess
      • Jungle
      • Pirate
      • Charlie the Chipmunk
      • Outer Space
      • Mermaid

      OR Inquire with Chipmunks Tauranga to customise a kids party theme.

      School Day Special
      Our economical option
      (Per Child)
      Use of party room for up to 1 hour
      Chipmunks party meal and drink for each child
      Chipmunks lollies
      Themed party gear including invitations, hats, blowers and plates
      Unlimited stay & play on party day
      Reserved space in cafe for guests (for up to 8 guests)
      Birthday child receives a birthday certificate with bonus free return entry
      Birthday Bash
      Our most popular option
      (Per Child)
      Use of party room for up to 1 hour
      Chipmunks party meal and drink for each child Chipmunks lollies
      Themed party gear including invitations, hats, blowers and plates
      Unlimited stay & play on party day
      Reserved space in cafe for guests (for up to 8 guests)
      Chipmunks party host to ensure a fun and relaxed party for all
      Birthday child receives a birthday certificate with bonus free return entry
      Birthday Bonanza
      Premium Option
      (Per Child)
      Includes everything in the Birthday Bash Plus...
      Premium gift for the birthday child
      Party gift for each party guest
      Visit from Charlie Chipmunk


      Private Venue Hire

      We like to party year-round, birthday or not! Whether your planning a group event, fundraiser or end of year function Chipmunks indoor kids play centre is just the venue to bring your group and party! Our team of party planners will help you arrange the finer details and a dedicated party host will make sure everything goes to plan on the day. Let us help to make your special event stress free and fun for everyone! View Packages and Pricing...

      Whether your planning a group event, fundraiser or end of year function you can have exclusive access to Chipmunks Tauranga with our private venue hire so your group will have access to the entire playground and facilities. We’ve got a party package to suit all your needs and will happily customise a package should you need something extra. All our themed party packages include catering for up to 25 children, partyware, full use of our sound system with the option for additional extras such as adult food platters or a special visit from Charlie Chipmunk. Our hire-only option means you have full control over the finer details and can self cater and decorate the venue. We’re here to help you make the event special and memorable.

      Flexible Hire Package

      $699.00 | Available Monday to Sunday from 6.00pm, for a minimum of 2.5 hours.

      Ideal for school discos, fundraisers, end of year breakups or large parties

      • Use of toddler and main playground, mega inflatable slide and cafe seating
      • Sound system and microphone to entertain your guests
      • Team members to assist with set up and clean up
      • The option of self-catering or staffed cafe facilities
      • Customised solutions to suit your budget and requirements

      Let us take care of everything!

      Please note; we are not a licensed venue.




      After School Care

      Need a few extra moments to work, finish shopping or catch up with friends. Chipmunks kids play centre Tauranga provides a fun and safe environment for kids to spend time after school. They’ll be having a great time keeping busy, active and interacting with other kids. Read more...

      Our after school care provides supervision, entertainment, homework assistance and afternoon tea by our friendly and dedicated team. A popular choice for casual or permanent care outside school hours so you have a little extra time to run errands, work or catch up with friends and our school pick up service makes getting children to the playground even easier.

      Chipmunks Tauranga After School Care service delivers a fun and relaxed environment for children aged 5 – 11 years (Year 8).

      We have a dedicated team that can provide afternoon tea, assist with homework & keep the children entertained with a variety of daily activities; Chipmunks Tauranga is a popular choice for casual or permanent care outside school hours.

      OSCAR subsidies* are available to approved customers.

      For more information please contact us via email or phone (07) 579 4840.


      • Booked – $20.00 per day
      • Casual – $25.00 per day


      • 2.30pm – 5:30pm

      Download our brochure or email our friendly team for more information.

      *What is an OSCAR subsidy?

      Out of School Care and Recreation Subsidy (OSCAR) is provided by Work and Income (formerly Work and Income New Zealand or WINZ) to eligible parents or caregivers of young children to help access child care services

      You can learn more about the subsidy and eligibility here.


      • School Holiday Program


      Holiday boredom no more! With our specialised school holiday program your kids will be actively learning, exploring and having unlimited fun throughout their school break. At Chipmunks kids indoor play center Tauranga our staff have planned a range of activities to keep kids busy and are on hand to supervise your children playing in the playground and ensure they are safe and having a great time with other kids. Read more...

      We are the number one choice in Tauranga for kids entertainment and fun during school holidays. With a program full of planned activities and games your kids will learn and have fun while interacting with kids from other schools. Your children will learn new skills and have the freedom to play while being supervised in our state of the art playground. Our enthusiastic and friendly staff will keep an eye on kids and guide them through our holiday timetable so you can relax knowing they are being well looked after and having a great time during term break.  For more information please contact our team.

      Price per child, per day

      • $40.00 Full day
      • $50.00 Excursion day
      • $210.00 Full week

      *OSCAR and WINZ subsidies available

      Download our brochure and Enrollment form or email our friendly team for more information.



    • Ready To Book?

      Use the form below to book your birthday party!


    • Book My Birthday Party

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    • Once we have received your booking:

      1. A staff member will contact you to confirm your details and time.
      2. If your time is not available, we will contact you to offer an alternative to suit.
      3. Your host will go over the Party Booking Conditions (see bottom of the Birthday Parties main page) and talk you through the party day procedure.
      4. If you are happy to go ahead with the booking our staff will ask you to pay a $50 non-refundable deposit to secure your party booking.
      5. Once you have paid your deposit (either in person or via internet banking*) your booking is confirmed.
      6. You may then collect your party invitations in-store, or they can be sent to you on request.

      *For more details about paying by internet banking, please speak to your local Chipmunks.

      Got a question for our staff? Why not drop us an email

      We’ll get back to you as soon as possible!