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Top 10 things to do with kids at Westfield Manukau

Looking for something to do with your kids? Discover our guide below to the top kid-approved activities here at Westfield Manukau. From enchanting play areas to delicious treats, we’ve curated a list to make your next visit a memorable adventure for little ones.

1. Attend an upcoming kids’ event

We have lots of events for kids at Westfield Manukau, all year round. To stay in the loop with all upcoming events, sign up to become a Westfield member here and check our ‘What’s happening’ page here.

2. Explore our kid's toy and stationery shops

Spend time browsing our toy stores, kids will marvel at the latest toys and immerse themselves in having a try of them. Parent hack: Take photos of the ones your kids like and save them in a folder on your phone for birthday and Christmas ideas. Head to Farmers, Smiggle or EB Games for the latest in kids gadgets.

3. Watch the latest kids’ movie at Event Cinemas

Create a core memory for your little ones with a side of popcorn or ice-cream and watch a movie on the big screen. Check out the latest movie releases here.

4. Keep it easy with a Kiddie Kruzzer

Looking for the ultimate in kid transportation? Kiddie Kruzzers are available for hire from the Customer Service Desk near Farmers. Available in single and double seating a Kiddie Kruzzer is the coolest way to get around.

An hourly charge applies - $5 per single, $8 per double - photo ID is required.

5. Head along to Monty Mornings with LEGO® DUPLO® bricks

Perfect for parents with preschoolers! Grab a free coffee* and catch up with your parent friends, while Monty the Monkey entertains your under-fives with colouring, crafts, and more. It's the best way to have coffee group without the mess!

Plus, we’ve teamed up with LEGO® DUPLO® so your kids can play with thousands of bricks each time, creating and connecting anything their imagination can think of.

Check out our full Monty Morning monthly activity schedule here>

6. Play games at PLAY arcade

We have so many activities all in the one place – simulation games, whack-a-mole, ice hockey, car racing and more. They’ll love running around with their siblings, friends (and you!) while collecting points to win a prize at the end of the play.

7. Pamper day out

Enjoy a bit of pampering in centre at one of our nail salons StarNail or ProfessioNail – kids can try a new bright colour on their nails and mums will love a moment to sit still and relax in the massage chair.

8. Catch up with your mum friends at a cafe

There are many pram and baby friendly cafes in centre. Pick up a babycino and a coffee for yourself while you swap stories about your little one to your friends who can relate to the parenthood stage you are in. Head to The Coffee Club, Esquires, Muffin Break or Starbucks for your next catch up.

9. Check out the latest games to take home

If you’re after the latest games or consoles, we have a range of stores to check out for spur of the moment purchases or great gift ideas. Browse the gaming sections in EB Games and JB Hi-Fi and pick out the next game to hit your shelf at home.

10. Visit our free play area

Find our kids play area conveniently located next to Muffin Break o you can grab a coffee and sit back and relax while watching the kids play. All children are welcome, entry is free, children must be always supervised.

Find some more handy tips for visiting with kids here.

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