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Waikato - Reasons to Stay Longer

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  • Hamilton

    Classics Museum is a Classic Car and Vintage Collectables Museum with a 1950's Themed Diner on location. We have over 100 veteran, vintage and special interest vehicles on display along with an extensive collection of petrol memorabilia more...
    Telling the story of gardens through themed garden collections, Hamilton Gardens explores different civilisations, and recreates historically important garden styles from the farthest reaches of the world more...
    Home to over 600 native and exotic animals and set amidst lush and tranquil surroundings, Hamilton Zoo is the ideal destination for a memorable day out more...
    No flat boring paddocks on our treks! You are in charge of steering your own horse as we ride up to the top of the hill with awesome views across the Waikato. We go through native bush, beside streams and across rolling hill country more...
    Proudly owned and operated in Hamilton and Greater Waikato Region, New Zealand. Come fly with us for a once in a lifetime experience! more...
    The St Andrews course is one of New Zealand's premier golfing venues and welcomes visitors to a round of golf on its challenging 72 par layout more...
    The Waikato Farmers Markets endeavour to offer their customers good , honest , farm fresh products plus value added produce and food culminating in a good old fashioned , down to earth 100% New Zealand made shopping experience more...
    Discover what's inside Waikato Museum. On the banks of the Waikato River in the heart of Hamilton's cultural precinct, Waikato Museum provides you with a rich experience of the arts and culture of the region more...
    Enjoy a relaxing scenic boat cruise and spectacular views of the river and Hamilton city each week. Our vessel is fully protected from the weather, we have a fully licensed bar on board and there is café style food available for purchase during the cruise more...
    See how tea is made, experience a traditional tea ceremony, explore tea’s rich history and culture, enjoy high tea/tiffin or relax over a cup of the world’s purest tea, with stunning views over the only tea plantation in New Zealand more...
  • Waitomo Caves

    Cave World offers a range of memorable glow worm experiences, from fun-filled adventures you can enjoy with family and friends to relaxed walking tours more...
    Newest Waitomo attraction! Opened December 2015. Guided walking cave tours. Small groups of 2-6 people. 3 glowworm displays more...
    HUHU cafe opened in August 2007, to provide visitors to the world famous Waitomo Caves, and the friendly locals, with great food and wine that represents the best of Kiwi cuisine. We are proud to say that we have surpassed even our own expectations more...
    We Offer 5 Spectacular Caving Activities In one 5 hour Tour. We provide everything you need for the tour including full wetsuit, boots, helmet and all safety equipment. You just need your swimsuit, towel and a spare pair of socks more...
    Be spellbound by our kind and personal service, knowledgeable guides, and very impressive glowworm display more...
  • Cambridge

    Speeding up the Mighty Waikato In a 450 hp V8 Jet Boat is going to get the Heart Pumping, Adrenalin flowing and the faces smiling more...
  • Te Awamutu

    A central gathering place where local residents and visitors come to experience Waipa's history, art, ideas and culture more...
  • Huntly

    124 years ago a homestead was built for the first coal mine manager of Huntly; William Tattley. Now it is home to collections of photos, oral histories, family histories and artefacts that bring to life Huntly's unique coal mining history more...
  • Matamata

    On the most picturesque private farmland you can visit the Hobbiton Movie Set from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film trilogies in a fascinating two-hour guided tour more...
  • Ngaruawahia

    Wayne Ross, creator of freeform bowls, and extensive range of freestanding sculptures and dynamic wallhangings - My work has evolved from my travels throughout the country of New Zealand, where I enjoy the beauty of the wilderness in out of the way places more...
  • Otorohanga

    Woodlyn Parks NZ Sheep Shearing Farm Show is the New Zealand experience of a life time! See our pioneer history combined with a farm show. New Zealand's first Kiwi Culture Show with audience participation, see sheep shearing, bush animals, the kiwi bear and the dancing pig more...
    Close-up viewing of kiwi (New Zealand’s national bird). New Zealand’s most personal wildlife experience with keeper talks & feeding displays throughout the day. Get up close and personal with our large collection of unique NZ birds and reptiles more...
    Experience an exceptional farm stay motel near Waitomo Caves, the most unique Waikato Accommodation available. Our World renowned Waitomo Motels include a Train motel, a Plane Motel, a Boat Motel and the Hobbit Motels more...
  • Raglan

    Challenge your mind and body as you rock climb in some of the most spectacular scenery in New Zealand. Tackle various limestone cliffs set in the heart of the Waikato. From the beginner climber through to advanced we will lead you on a unique and unforgettable adventure more...
    We provide sightseeing tours to destinations around Raglan and further afield. Our luxury, fully air-conditioned tour vehicles ensures a comfortable, safe ride and our experienced guides provide insightful commentary throughout the trip more...
    We offer the best value beginner 3 hour surfing lessons available because you get the most optimal student to instructor class ratio, everyday, with no minimum numbers needed! Private 1on1 lessons for intermediate / advanced surfers on request more...
    Getting out on the water is a must when you’re in Raglan and we’re here to help you explore it to the max! more...
  • Piopio

    Visit New Zealand's stunning Denize Bluffs farm and tour where Sir Peter Jackson, director of Lord of the Rings Trilogy, filmed the most location screen time for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey more...
  • Ruapuke

    Ride with us over our farm and up Mt Karioi where you will see wonderful views of the beach, ocean and rolling valleys. We ride through native bush, over streams and down onto the beautiful Ruapuke beach where the black iron (volcanic) sand glistens more...
  • Tauwhare

    The Sculpture Park at Waitakaruru Arboretum is a former quarry that has been transformed into a magnificent 17.5 hectare garden and arboretum. The rehabilitation started in 1991 to enhance the existing features: rocky outcrops, ponds, flowing water and broad vistas. Open by appointment more...
  • Pureora Village

    Boasting some of the highest and longest suspension bridges in New Zealand, the Timber Trail weaves its way through ancient forest, across ancestral lands of local Maori Tribes, and along part of the historic Ongarue Tramway more...


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