Chipmunks Playland & Café

Frequently Asked Questions

Question on your mind? We might just have the answer below!

We want to ensure that anyone interested in exploring a Chipmunks franchise is well informed.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question on your mind? We might just have the answer below!

We want to ensure that anyone interested in exploring a Chipmunks franchise is well informed.

Common Questions

Below is a short list of some of the most common questions we get asked on a regular basis. If you require more information feel free to contact us directly.

Yes, excluding any costs incurred during the due diligence period.

A typical store will start from $600k upwards and costs can vary depending on works carried out by the landlord.

Approximately $20k is a sufficient amount.

You can expect to see profits of 20-25% of the annual turnover.

Bulky retail areas, shopping centres and design built areas.

We support and find an appropriate space plus negotiate all leases and terms on your behalf. This ensures your investment is viable.

We provide full operational training which is required at a set fee which varies depending on the store location. We also provide ongoing support and regular store visits from our operational staff.

We will come back to you within 24 to 48 hours.

No, but it is an advantage. All that is required is a positive, hard working owner operator that follows the systems we have put in place.

We provide marketing support, national suppliers deals, operational support, new product development, merchandising, menu upgrades and development and new play equipment options to name but a few.

The term fits in with lease terms 5 to 10 years and right of renewal.

Yes, many franchisees own additional stores in close proximity to each other.

Yes, we require you to work in your store as an owner operator 30 hours per week minimum.

24 years, with the first franchised store in Dunedin, New Zealand.

Yes, all prospective franchisees must attend our Discovery Day. Contact us to learn more about our process.

This is dependent on when your lease is secured. Once the lease has been signed, you could be open within 6 months or less.

From our internationally recognised brand to our state of the art playground designs and innovative business systems, we are a market leader in indoor children’s playground entertainment. We are invested in sharing our experience and expertise with our franchisees to ensure a successful business journey.