Kids Play Centre Invercargill


      Get unlimited access to Chipmunks indoor play centre Invercargill! We’ve got everything available to keep kids aged 0-11 years old entertained for hours with a state of the art playground and exciting activities for active play, exploration and social interaction. With an on-site cafe serving delicious food, drinks and great coffee we also offer birthday party packages and private venue hire including the option to customise a package so you can host an event the way you want. Contact Chipmunks Playland and Cafe Invercargill for more information or special requests Read More...

      We’re the number one choice for children’s entertainment in Invercargill.  Chipmunks kids play centre Invercargill lets your child learn, develop and grow through exploration and active play. We also specialise in themed birthday parties and events with a variety of all inclusive themed party packages or private venue hire options. Making it simple and stress free to organise your next celebration or group gathering.

      Chipmunks kids play centre Invercargill is located conveniently for residents of Invercargill as well as these surrounding neighbourhoods:

      • Longbush
      • Woodlands
      • Dacre
      • Lorneville
      • Wallacetown
      • Otatara
      • Bluff


      Indoor Playground & Cafe

      Come and join the fun at Chipmunks kids play centre Invercargill. Our amazing playground facilities and on site cafe mean you’ll have everything you need for a fun family day out. Let your kids run wild and burn extra energy while you chill out or catch up with friends in the cafe offering an extensive range of delicious meals, drinks and barista made coffee. Read more...

      Chipmunks kids play centre Invercargill has been designed with your child’s safety in mind so we’ve created dedicated age zones including baby zone, toddler zone and main zone so children can play safely and interact with others in the same age range. The entire area is fully air-conditioned, with plenty of comfortable seating, wheelchair access and baby change facilities  and our full service cafe offers a wide range of delicious food and drink including healthy, gluten free and other options for dietary restrictions. Your kids can come and play any day of the week, for as long they want with our ‘unlimited play’ entrance fee.

      Chipmunks kids play centre Invercargill is the number one choice in kids entertainment and active learning in Invercargill.

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

      • General Admission
        1 – 2 Years $8.90
        3 – 11 Years $10.90
        Includes weekends, school holidays, public holidays & teacher only days.
      • Monday Special 
        1 – 11 Years $6.00
      • After School Special
        Pop in for an after school play after 3pm Monday to Friday, during term time and entry is only $6.00 per child!


      Children’s Birthday Parties

      Host an unforgettable birthday party at Chipmunks indoor play centre Invercargill! Our all inclusive birthday party packages make planning your next birthday bash simple and stress free. Packages include cool character themes, meals for the kids and planning help from our friendly staff. Choose the package and the theme and we’ll take care of the rest! View Packages and Pricing...

      Your child deserves a great birthday! Let them choose from one of our cool character themed party packages or chat to us about something more unique and customised. All our packages include partyware, decorations and delicious meals for kids with lots of optional extras available such as a cake, adult platters or a special visit from Charlie Chipmunk. We want it to be a day all about your child to celebrate their milestone as well as a stress free and enjoyable event for you too.

      Birthday Party Themes Include:

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

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

      🎉 School Day Special
      Economical Option
      Minimum 8 Children
      (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
      Most popular option
      Minimum 8 Children
      (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
      Ultimate party package
      Minimum 8 Children
      (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
      Premium gift for the birthday child
      Party gift for each party guest
      Visit from Charlie Chipmunk


      Private Venue Hire

      Have Chipmunks kids play centre Invercargill all to yourself with our private venue hire! With exclusive access to the indoor playground and facilities your group can run wild and enjoy a fun and unique party. Whether its an end of year function, school group or fundraiser our staff are on hand to help you plan an event that will have your guests talking even after the party’s over. View Packages and Pricing...

      Chipmunks kids play centre Invercargill offers a full range of all inclusive party package options to suit any event and budget. Options include full use of the playground, sound system and expert Chipmunks party planner and dedicated party host to make sure your event runs smoothly so you can enjoy it just as much as your guests. Choose from one of our themed party package options including cool character themed partyware, decorations and full catering options for kids and adults. Let us know if there’s something specific you require and we’ll be happy to discuss customised options.

      Flexible Hire Package

      $395.00 for up to 2 hours | Available Monday to Sunday from 6:00pm. Our flexible service can include:

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

      • Use of toddler & main playground, mega inflatable slide & cafe seating
      • Team members to assist with set up & clean up
      • Customised solutions to suit your budget & requirements

      Please note; we are not a licensed venue.




      Before/After School Care

      Need a few extra moments after kids finish school? At Chipmunks Invercargill we provide a great after school care option that your kids will love while keeping busy, active and learning well after the last school bell rings. Read more...

      Our dedicated and friendly staff run a school holiday program like no other! School pick up is available and with access to the playground, homework assistance and afternoon tea we’ve got everything you need to keep kids entertained after school. We offer casual or permanent care outside school hours so you have a little extra time to run errands, work or grab a coffee with friends.Contact the team for pricing or enrollment information…

        • Before School Care

          Our dedicated Before School Care team provides breakfast, assists with homework and keeps your children safe and entertained with a variety of activities.

          The program is located at Chipmunks Playland & Café on 103 Spey Street, Invercargill.

          What we do:

          • Provide breakfast + milo, milk or juice
          • Ensure teeth are brushed. Toothbrushes are supplied
          • Help with any last minute homework
          • Entertain with games, all in a safe and friendly environment
          • Drop children to school at 8:30am in our dedicated Chipmunks vehicles
          • We have two to three staff each morning with a minimum ratio of 1 adult to every 10 children.

          Programme Hours:

          • We open at 7:00am and drop children to school after 8:30 am. We ensure your Children are not late to class.


          • All our vehicles are registered and warranted and our staff carry a full NZ Drivers Licence. We pride ourselves on being safe and alert drivers. Our sign written vans are equipped with full seat belt harnesses for added safety.


          • Minimum charge of $9.50 per morning*.

          *Charged from 7:00am onwards. Includes breakfast and school drop-offs. In most circumstances, Work and Income’s OSCAR subsidy* covers most of this charge. (See below for more on this subsidy).

          After/Before School Care


          • After School – $7.00 per hour (minimum 2 hours per day)
          • Before School $9.50 – $10.00 per hour

          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.


      Drop Off Service

      Chipmunks kids indoor play centre Invercargill provides a drop off service for school aged children aged between 5 – 11 years. Drop & shop has never been this easy! Let our friendly staff supervise and entertain your children and give you have a few extra moments to finish shopping. Read more...

      Chipmunks Invercargill provides a Drop Off Service for school aged children aged between 5 – 11 years.

      Casual drop offs give you the freedom to complete errands, do some shopping or catch up with friends.


      • 1 hour – $12.90 
      • Additional hours – $5.00

      To find out more contact us via email or phone (03) 214 6109.



      School Holiday Program

      There’s no need for kids to be bored during the school holidays with our Chipmunks school holiday program. Full of activities and access to the playground it’s no wonder kids keep asking to come back time and time again! Read more...

      Book kids into our Chipmunks school holiday program and let them run wild, burn extra energy and interact with other kids while having fun and exploring our indoor playground. Our trained and friendly staff will look after the kids by supervising and guiding them through a great list of exciting holiday activities to keep them active and learning during term break. There’ll be no excuse for holiday boredom anymore! For more information please contact our team.

      Join the Fun!

      Our popular school holiday programmes are for school aged children aged between 5-11 years old.

      Pricing per child, per day | 8:00am-6:00pm

      • Part Day: $45.00
      • Full Day: $50.00 (includes morning & afternoon tea)
      • On the day enrolment $60.00 (subject to availability)
      • An activity fee may apply. Check in store for details.

      OSCAR and WINZ subsidies available

      Contact our friendly team today for more information.

      View our Holiday Program Timetable here.

      Download our enrolment form here. Once you’ve completed the form, drop it to us in store to secure your place.

    • 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 credit card over the phone) 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!