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Hamilton & Waikato

The Hamilton & Waikato Region is situated in the North Island of New Zealand. The region’s main city of Hamilton provides an ideal gateway to the wider region and the visitor hotspots of the Central North Island with domestic flights to most New Zealand destinations and excellent roading links.  find out more

Hamilton & Waikato

The Hamilton & Waikato Region is situated in the North Island of New Zealand. The region’s main city of Hamilton provides an ideal gateway to the wider region and the visitor hotspots of the Central North Island with domestic flights to most New Zealand destinations and excellent roading links.  find out more

Short Escapes in Hamilton & Waikato

Short Escapes in Hamilton & Waikato

From underground wonders & ancient forests to top cycle trails and free attractiopns, all within a short distance of the creature comforts – there is plenty on offer for a summer escape in the Hamilton & Waikato region.

The region boasts a range of outdoor activities from exploring Hobbit holes to great walking trails or relaxing in mineral spas. For the perfect beachside escape head west to Raglan and if the world famous Waitomo Caves is on the agenda, exhilarating black water rafting, abseils and zip lines through the amazing underground chambers is a great way to spend a few hours. Read more and plan your next trip here

A trip to the Hamilton & Waikato region isn’t complete without a few days spent exploring by bike. There are hundreds of kilometres of trail to discover, from easy family rides such as the Hauraki Rail Trail and Te Awa River Ride to the more challenging like the Waikato River Trails and Timber Trail, each providing easy access and a range of supporting accommodation, dining and activity options to enjoy off the trail. Plan your next cycling escape here




Upcoming Events

Waikato Events, Bike Festival Waikato
Gear Up for Summer Bike Festival
28th Sept – 2nd Nov

Grab your bike and head out for the Gear Up for Summer Bike Festival. With 40 different biking events on throughout t... more

Shows in Hamilton - Events
Bill Bailey
Friday 7th November

Enjoy the side splitting humour that has made comedian Bill Bailey a world-wide success, live at Founders Theatre on ... more

Events in Waikato, Whats on Waikato
The Taniwha
Saturday 8th November

The Taniwha is the Hamilton & Waikato region’s newest sporting event held along the banks of the mighty Waikato River. more

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Plan your trip

Hamilton International Airport
Hamilton International Airport

The airport is within an easy drive of major attractions like Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton Movie Set as well as other central north island regions such as Rotorua and Taupo. It has rental car agencies, shuttle and t... more

Novotel Tainui Hamilton
Novotel Tainui Hamilton

Novotel Tainui Hamilton is perfectly located in the heart of Hamilton’s dynamic CBD. Only a short distance to Hamilton’s attractions, entertainment & major convention facilities and with easy access to the airport, t... more

Waitomo Glowworm Caves
Waitomo Glowworm Caves

The Waitomo region is home to unforgettable sightseeing attractions. Enjoy the world famous boat ride under thousands of magical glowworms and become a part of over 120 years of cultural and natural history. Our exper... more

Visit i-SITE Visitor Centres for on-the-ground friendly and free information on local attractions, transport and accommodation. more

Hamilton & Waikato

The Hamilton & Waikato Region is situated in the North Island of New Zealand. The region’s main city of Hamilton provides an ideal gateway to the wider region and the visitor hotspots of the Central North Island with domestic flights to most New Zealand destinations and excellent roading links.  find out more

Hamilton, New Zealand

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