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INSIDE: Everything you need to know about Time Out Arcade Auckland for kids.

Time Out Game Zone has a GIANT CLAW MACHINE!

The kids will spot it first.

The Giant Claw Game at Time Out Game Zone Arcade can’t be missed.

Try your luck to win a life-size doll or toy.

If you are looking for fun activities in Auckland, come prepared.

This game may just empty your pockets.

But there’s plenty more to choose from too.

Take a look at our guide to Time Out Game Zone Auckland below. 

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Guide to Fun Activities in Auckland for Kids at Time Out Arcade Auckland

Auckland’s best Indoor Games Arcade can be found at SkyWorld Entertainment Complex on Queen Street.

Time Out Game Zone is a bright, colourful, ode to neon and beeping noises.

This multi-storey indoor games arcade is a sardine can full of the best arcade games around today, with all your old favourites too.

It’s one of the most fun activities in Auckland for the teens and tweens.

  • Dance your heart out on Dance Dance Revolution
  • showcase all your best moves and slay at Guitar Hero, or
  • step back in time with a game of PacMan or Space Invaders.

RELATED: Monster List of Things to Do in Auckland with kids! 

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Time Out Auckland Arcade Games to Try

Time Out Play Zone at SkyWorld Entertainment Centre has the BIGGEST selection of classic arcade games, sports games, shooting games, claw games, and driving games we’ve ever seen in one place.

There’s Disney games, AND Purikura photo booths too.


  • Dragon Punch
  • Daytona USA
  • Super Bikes
  • Table Soccer
  • Street Fighter
  • Tekken
  • Pinball Machines
  • Super Pro Race
  • Slam Dunk
  • King of the Hammer
  • Gone Fishing
  • Down the Clown
  • Lane Master Bowling
  • Horse Racing

Add this place to your list of fun activities in Auckland to try.

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Pacman at Time Out Game Zone Auckland

PacMan is surely the World’s Most Loved Game?

Which is why we adored the super cute PacMan stools to sit on when playing Air Hockey.

(Confession: I spent more than a minute figuring out the best way to sneak them out under my arm.)

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The Skyworld Entertainment Centre Food Court

Stop for a snack at the SkyWorld food court. 

There’s lots of menu choices at the Food Court on Level 1

Take a look at the options on offer here.

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THE INSIDE SCOOP:  Time Out Auckland Indoor Activities

Correct at time of publication on Roam the Gnome. Please check with venue for updates. We apologise in advance if there have been any changes we are unaware of. All prices in NZ dollars, unless otherwise stated

Address: TimeOut GameZone Arcade is located in the Upper Basement Level of SkyWorld at 291-297 Queen Street, Auckland CBD, New Zealand
Telephone: 09 846 4040
Website: Click here
Opening Hours:

  • Monday to Sunday: 11am – Midnight
  • Saturday: 10.30am to Midnight


  • Free entry.
  • Fee to play. See the front desk to purchase a Time Out card and load it with cash. Play to win prizes on many games.

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How to get to Sky World Entertainment Centre (Time Out Zone)

By Bus:  SkyBus to the Auckland CBD from the Airport. Bus stop is across the road on Queen St. Local buses, exit on Queen St at SkyWorld.

By Car: SKYWORLD entertainment centre is located in the heart of Auckland CBD and edge of iconic Aotea Square.

SkyWorld Parking

Civic car park is the closest car park to Aotea Square and SkyWorld.

Facilities at Skyworld Auckland Timeout Game Zone

Toilets: Yes, public toilets with baby change table can be found in SkyWorld Entertainment Complex.
Disability access: Yes, but internal stairs.
Closest ATM: Inside SkyWorld

MORE Time Out Arcade Locations

No.1: Time Out Arcade Manukau

Level 1, Westfield Mall Amersham Way, Manukau, Mall 2104, New Zealand

No.2: Time Out Arcade Westcity

Level 4, Westfield WestCity Edsel Street, Henderson, Auckland 0612, New Zealand

No.3: Time Out Arcade Albany

219 Don McKinnon Drive, Albany, Auckland 0632, New Zealand

Click here for other TimeOut arcade locations in New Zealand

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If you love arcade games, this should top your list of fun things to do in Auckland with kids.

If arcade games are not your thing, it’s still a fun place to hang out on a rainy day in Auckland.

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