Whoa Studios
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
About
Whoa Studios is the most exciting new family destination in Auckland. Featuring state of the art studio and theatre facilities, experience the live Custards World shows, our Urban Playground & family eatery 'The Grounds', run by celebrity chef Ben Bayly. Check out our website for ticket information, show times & more.
Duration: More than 3 hours
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Alistair G
1 contribution
Sep. 2023 • Family
I took our two kids and their friend, they all had a great time. The highlight of the event was the DJ, who played spooky tunes that got everyone dancing. There were other activities such as face painting, shadow puppets, pumpkin toss, and a costume contest. The kids had a great time participating in these activities and showing off their costumes.

The staff was friendly and helpful, which made the experience even better. I would definitely recommend this event to other families looking for a fun way to celebrate Halloween with their kids.
Written 29 October 2023
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NancyBoltonRawles
Yachats, OR31 contributions
Nov. 2022
On our first day in Auckland, my husband and I came upon this interesting-looking restaurant so stopped in. What a wonderful family-friendly place. Not only that but the food was delicious. It was a great stop for brunch and we left early enough to miss the birthday and other celebrating crowds of kids! LOL
Written 19 November 2022
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Melissa R
1 contribution
Oct. 2022 • Family
Amazing venue! We had my sons 4th birthday here. The facilities are top notch, the kids loves the show, and the service was fantastic. Can’t recommend enough.
Written 4 October 2022
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Safoora K
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa1 contribution
Oct. 2022 • Family
I am an Aucklander who took my kids to a show, play time and a meal. Awesome 👏. Hopefully we can host our kids birthday party at this venue
Written 3 October 2022
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Tstar78
Auckland, New Zealand5 contributions
Aug. 2022
I feel like a few changes at Whoa would make it somewhere I would go regularly. I have kids and work and live nearby but have only visited it a few times over the years. I really don't' like the having to pay for the playground. It's good, but not THAT good, particularly off putting if you have more than one kid. I'd prefer if you eat their food (even with a minimum spend) then you get a band. They could also do with some decent cafe cabinet food. It's weird as I'd spend heaps more if they had some options like sandwiches and muffins etc instead of just chips coffee and expensive handmade icecreams (yum though). I've eaten at the restaurant and it is very nice food, but again they really didn't have anything good for kids the times I've been there. I'd love to come and be able to have a few drinks or coffees with lunch or dinner while my kids play but it just doesn't work for me.
Written 13 August 2022
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TrishGrey
Auckland, New Zealand9 contributions
Jul. 2022 • Family
Fabulous wee show. Very interactive for the little ones. My only disappointment was it started 15 minutes late and that’s hard to explain to a two year old! And the other thing was they handed out a lovely little box with a cake in it to the children. Bit of a shame they weren’t all the same, meaning some were cake pops and some cupcakes. Because you know what kids are like!!
But overall a lot of fun and very keen to go to another show.
Written 23 July 2022
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Joyita S
2 contributions
Jul. 2022 • Family
What an amazing time, we all had. All our kids enjoyed every minute of the shows and playground, we had a toddler, 6yrs, 7yrs and 2 x 10yrs, they all had a blast, full of laughter and fun! I believe Whoa is absolutely FABULOUS for all ages including adults. There was something for everyone to do. Also the restaurant “The Grounds” the food and service, delicious with a capital D, well worth going and the staff were warm and welcoming! Thank you, we are grateful for the experience.
Written 21 July 2022
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Gary Pearce
Auckland, New Zealand8 contributions
Jul. 2022 • Family
A super venue for intimate theatre for adults and kids alike!
Great sound quality and a clear view of the stage + comfy seating = an enjoyable experience.
Excellent food next door a big bonus!
Written 13 July 2022
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ejwinstanley
4 contributions
Feb. 2022
We had our daughter's birthday party here and can highly recommend it - super easy, staff were really helpful, food was great.
Written 20 February 2022
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Acineto
Auckland Central, New Zealand20,125 contributions
Jan. 2022
It is a bit far from the city center but is a worthwhile trip for kids. There is a parking lot in front of the area but when it fills up you are able to park on the road.
The ticket for the playground can be purchased at the souvenir store where the kids can get a wristband.
They have a large play area outdoors where the kids can run around in. It is a nice place to run around whether it is on the slides or on the giant net.
The grounds eatery is nearby and is a nice place to stop by for food.
It is a nice place for kids to run around in, before or after eating. The tuck shop is also a nice place to grab some ice cream.
Written 11 January 2022
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Whoa Studios is open:
  • Mon - Tue 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Wed - Wed 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Thu - Sun 9:00 am - 8:00 pm


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