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