Party FAQ


Frequently Asked Questions (with answers!)

Is a deposit required when booking a party?
At Xtreme Botany or Wairau a $50 deposit is required when booking your party; the final balance is required to be paid be paid 7 days prior to the party date. Ths deposit is non-refundable to cover administration costs.

Is there a minimum number of guests for a birthday party booking?
Yes at At Xtreme Botany or Wairau there's a 6 person minimum to enjoy the full experience of a birthday party with Xtreme Entertainment including your own dedicated party host.

Can I bring my own birthday cake?
You are welcome to bring your own birthday cake.

Can I / we bring my own food?
No external food or beverage is permitted, unless in relation to a food allergy which the centre has been made aware of.

Where do we eat?
Your group will either be eating in the centre's party room [selected centres], or on the dedicated lanes - depending on which centre you've booked at, subject to availability.

Can Xtreme Entertainment organise party invitations?
Party invitations are available online

Will Xtreme Entertainment supply socks for bowling?
Please remind your guests to bring a pair of socks.

Do we need to arrive earlier than our booking time?
We request that you and your guests arrive 15-30mins prior to your party start time to organise shoes, food, etc. This is to ensure that your party experience begins on time and that none of your guests miss out on any of the fun! Your party will commence on the hour.

How long is a birthday party at Xtreme Entertainment?
Depending on the party package you have chosen:

At Xtreme Wairau they take approximately 2 - 2 ½ hours to complete

The party tables will be available for up to 45 minutes. Please note that even though every endeavour is made to guarantee tables are available for adults, during busier periods this may not always be possible.

Does the birthday booking need to be confirmed?
Please call us on the Wednesday before your party to confirm the following:

Final number of guests attending - this number is to ensure adequate staff and catering on the day;
Any special dietary requirements i.e. vegetarian or food intolerances;
If you would like to order any additional platters, for the kids or parents attending or a cake; and
If you require any additional lanes booked for older siblings or adults attending please ask us as soon as you're able to see what we can do.
We recommend that Xtreme Entertainment parties are for kids aged 5 and above to deliver the best experience for the children.

What if I want to change the food I ordered for the party?
Platters cannot be cancelled within 72 hours of the party.

We recommend that Xtreme Entertainment parties are for kids aged 5 and above to deliver the best experience for the children.

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