Certainly, a birthday party is a vital way to mark your turning of age, whether you want to get older or not. Perhaps, you’ve got a birthday coming up and no idea how to celebrate? And, whether you’re a casual person or an OTT person, we’ve got you covered with 13 epic adult birthday ideas in Auckland.
1. Visit Wild On Waiheke
This boutique vineyard on Waiheke Island combines an array of activities with great wine, beer and food. Think archery and laser claybird shooting, competitive team building, giant chess boards to play on and more for the perfect adventure. Certainly, a different birthday idea for a group of big kids.
📍82 Onetangi Road, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
2. Have a yacht party
Host your birthday on a luxurious yacht or party boat for something different. Perfect for a 21st or 30th, there’s an array of party boat providers in Auckland. For example, Ocean Groove, based in Westhaven Marina, offers show-stopping party cruises for up to 50 guests. Depending on your budget, add onboard entertainment extras such as karaoke, a dance floor, catering and more.
3. Play in a house of fun
Funlab’s Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq boast a range of cool birthday packages from $50 per person. From battling it out with arcade games and bumper cars to scoring all the balls in bowling, alongside sipping the funkiest cocktails from the quirky cocktail bar…it’s the ultimate party for you and your friends!
📍309 Broadway, Newmarket, Auckland 1023, New Zealand
4. Go quad biking
The adventurists among us will adore 4 Track Adventures Quad Biking Safari Tours. Choose between a range of options such as the Coastal Views Safari. This particular tour covers up to 35km of forest track including Muriwai Beach. Plus, no previous experience is required for those who don’t have their license.
5. Host a casino party
Pretend your in Vegas by hiring an authentic casino experience. Think famous casino games like blackjack, poker, roulette and plenty more. Likewise, you can hire a photo booth that offers impressive selfie opportunities. Check out Corporate Casino for options.
6. Play crazy golf & sing your heart out
Play quirky golf and sing your heart out at karaoke at this epic venue. Wonderfully, they offer private booths that can fit up to 15 people, with a unique bar and caddy service included. From Abba, Whitney Houston, Spice Girls and more…you’ll be well entertained while your sip the coolest cocktails. Book tickets via the Holey Moley website.
📍204 Quay Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
7. Go on a wine tour
Why not organise a group wine tour to Waiheke Island with friends? Indulge in fresh wine, vines and fantastic sunset views, to name a few. There are a variety of options to suit all budgets via Waiheke Island Wine Tours. Certainly, the perfect adult birthday idea for any age group.
📍Waiheke Island, Auckland
8. Book a staycation
Create a magnificent birthday on wheels by renting a luxurious party bus or limo. For example, Party Bus offers BYO experiences, which includes personal hosts, drinks, lights, music, a dance pole and more. Licensed party buses begin at $1000 for 41 people.
10. Escape a room
How about trying to bust out of an escape room with your birthday crew? Team up or be enemies while indulging in a variety of games at Escapade for an hour or two. Indeed, an activity for everyone to laugh about.
📍 level 1/23 Victoria Street East, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
11. Have a Mexican extravaganza
Mexican food lovers will adore the quirky Mama Loco on the North Shore. Share tacos, nachos and more at this Mexican feast with a group of close friends and family. Additionally, the frozen margaritas are a refreshing add-on.
📍219 Don McKinnon Drive, Albany, Auckland 0632, New Zealand
12. Play bubble soccer
Kick off your adult birthday party in Auckland with a game of Bumper Ball. People get together in teams to play a game of soccer – but wearing hilarious inflatable bubbles. The thrilling experience is guaranteed to provide laughter. Wonderfully, you choose the location for your event.
13. Host a themed-party
Whether you hire a venue or host a party at your house, kick things up a notch by turning it into a theme. Think The Great Gatsby, a Masquerade Ball, Euphoria and more. A shared platter order would go perfectly at this adult birthday party in Auckland.