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Playland and Café Franchise Starting from $450,000
Franchise Price
Price Range: $350,000+
Food & Beverage Industry Franchise
Industry: Food & Beverage, Retail
Number of Franchise Opportunities
No. Of Opportunities: 10+
Franchise Locations
Locations: NZ, AUS

The Lollipop’s Story

The Lollipop’s franchise story began in New Plymouth, New Zealand in 1993 when Alan and Rose Grant opened the very first Lollipop’s Playland and Café. The Lollipop’s idea hatched when the pair noticed that children weren’t visiting fast food restaurants for the food – but for the playground instead. With this in mind they set off to create a children’s playground concept that would provide a unique and exciting place for children to play.

Lollipop’s is now a multi-national franchise network with play centres and cafes throughout New Zealand, Australia and Asia. A Lollipop’s is known for bright, colourful environments and their ‘Superplay’ features that aren’t found anywhere else. The goal is to create a space where children can play safely in a creative environment and parents can relax with peace of mind.

Lollipop’s businesses are owned and operated by passionate franchisees who love providing an engaging space for play and entertainment. The Lollipop’s team are on the search for more superstar franchisees to join the team – would you like to center your business around fun and laughter? Contact us to find out more about franchise opportunities near you.

Am I a Good Fit for Lollipop’s?

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The Industry

You will be a natural with children and enjoy providing a safe and joyful experience for both the youngsters and their caregivers. Experience in hospitality, retail or customer service will definitely come in handy at Lollipop’s, but a real passion for working with people is what counts.


To be a Lollipop’s franchisee, you will be a people-person who’s young at heart. You will be a great team leader and display patience and understanding with your customers. Being business minded is key here, so any business experience will set you up for future success.



Owning a Lollipop’s is a one of a kind opportunity. This is your chance to be your own boss, while being supported by an experienced franchise group. As a franchise owner, you’ll be expected to oversee the management of your business and ensure that it is operating at a high level. In return, by following the Lollipop’s business mode, you will be rewarded with a successful and profitable business.


A Lollipop’s franchise opportunity is a great choice for individuals, partners or families who are looking to own and operate a business of their own. You will be supported throughout your franchise journey, giving you the ability to create an enjoyable working environment. 

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Financial Requirements

Establishment costs start from $450,000. Costs depend on the location, size and functionality of your Lollipop’s franchise.

Key Benefits

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A fun & inspiring industry

A Lollipop’s franchise is all about fun and creativity. Work in an industry that supports active play, teamwork and developing young minds.

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Brand awareness

Lollipop’s is a national brand name in both Australia and New Zealand. Take advantage of the brand awareness and trust that Lollipop’s has built by joining and established and well recognised playland and café franchise.

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Training & support

New to franchising or operating a playland business? No problem! Lollipops will take you through a full training program at the Melbourne head office. When you are ready to open your Lollipops franchise, you will be supported by experienced Lollipops employees during your first few weeks of operation.


Are you interested in finding out more? Great! Fill out your details below and we will send you a Lollipop’s franchise information pack. 

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