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"Imagine, build, play with K’NEX” AT sky tower

“imagine, build, play with K’NEX”AT sky tower

From September 29 to October 12 the Sky Tower will launch its September school holiday experience in association with K’Nex, the world’s most innovative and creative construction toy brand.

Throughout the holidays, the Sky Tower will display impressive large scale K’Nex models including a 2 metre T’Rex dinosaur and a fully working carnival, complete with a moving ferris wheel and rollercoaster.

Inspired by the giant models, families will be invited to meet Scotty Sky Tower, and join his builder friends in the Sky Lounge to ‘Build a Show’. 182 metres above Auckland, children led by builder characters, will be able to create their very own story using the Auckland skyline as a reference point. The show is a group activity that runs every hour between 10.30am until 3.30pm.

The Sky Deck, the highest viewing deck in New Zealand at 220m, will also provide a creative outlet for children as they help to build an entire city out of K’Nex. This project will grow over the school holidays culminating in a large-scale installation piece on October 12.

All kids will receive a K’Nex “Builders Certificate” for their contribution to building the cityscape and the first 1,500 kids to participate will receive a free K’Nex mini model for children aged 5 & over.

Children can also get creative by entering the ‘Build Your Own Sky Tower’ Competition from September 29 to October 12. Kids can build their very own Sky Tower models out of any material, and the entries will be judged by mascot Scotty Sky Tower himself. The winner of each age group will receive an exciting K’Nex prize pack worth $500.

Admission Prices

• For Total Tower Experience, including access to Main Observation Deck and Sky Deck: Under 5 free, Child (5-14 years) $11.00, Adult $28.00
• Main Observation Deck: Under 5 free, Child (5-14 years) $8, Adult $25.00

Sky Tower Opening Hours

• Sunday to Thursday 8.30am to 10.30pm
• Friday and Saturday 8.30am to 11.30pm


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