• hobbiton summer harvest
  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves
  • Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari
  • Waikato Museum
  • Haggas Honking, Waitomo Adventures, NZ
  • Zealong Tea Estate Voucher
  • Soundsplash Music Festival NZ

Great Christmas Gift ideas in Hamilton & Waikato!

Gift something a little different this Christmas with a voucher to one of the many great activities and attractions in the Hamilton & Waikato region. Check out the gift guide below

Gifts for the whole family

From animal encounters to educational exhibitions...
High tea at Zealong, Gordonton, NZ

Gifts for the foodie

High tea, top restaurants and more
Black Water Rafting Voucher

Gifts for the adventurous & young at heart

From underground wonders to kayaking adventures...

Christmas Gift Guide

Gifts for the whole family

Waitomo Glowworm Caves, NZ

Waitomo Glowworm Caves Tour
Discover New Zealand's natural highlights and enjoy the world-famous boat ride under thousands of magical glowworms with the tours available from Discover Waitomo.
Get this voucher: To purchase a voucher click here - Priced from $53


Hobbiton Movie Set

Hobbiton Movie Set New Years Celebration
To celebrate the New Year Hobbiton™ Movie Set will be holding a special four hour New Year’s celebration to commemorate on Saturday 12th January 2019. A unique and magical way to celebrate the start of 2019.
Get this voucher:
To purchase a ticket to this event click here - Priced from $250


Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari

Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari Tautari Wetland Guided Tour
Take a tour through the Tuatarium at Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari in search of the well-camouflaged tuatara and keep an eye out for the endearing takahe. Get this voucher: To purchase a voucher, select the gift card option when booking here - Priced from $45


Troll Cave Waitomo Voucher

Troll Cave Waitomo Tour
Take the whole family on an exclusive adventure in the Troll Cave in Waitomo. Designed specifically with kids in mind, this tour will take you deep into the trolls man made cave to do your part for Troll Conservation.
Get this voucher: To book a Troll Cave Tour with Waitomo Adventures, click here - Priced from $28 (per child)


Hamilton Zoo Pass or Animal Encounter
Treat the family to a special day at the Zoo, a whole year of visits or the amazing experience of an up-close animal encounter.
Get this voucher: To purchase a voucher visit the Hamilton Zoo reception or call 07 838 6720 or email zooinfo@hcc.govt.nz. Priced from $71 (family pass)


Waikato Museum

Waikato Museum Family Pass
A child or family annual pass to Waikato Museum's popular Exscite and Waikato Bright Sparks exhibitions is a great gift idea for curious young minds.
Get this voucher: To purchase a voucher click here - Priced from $36


Distinction Hamilton Hotel Family Accommodation

Family Getaway
Treat the whole family to a weekend away Distinction Hamilton Hotel. Enjoy 1 night in a Standard Twin Hotel Room for 2 adults & 2 children, full cooked buffet breakfast, complimentary use of the hotel's indoor swimming pool and more. Get this voucher: To purchase this voucher, call 07 8490860 or email reservations@distinctionhamilton.co.nz - Priced from $175



Gifts For the hard to buy for - Event Tickets

Soundsplash Music Festival

Soundsplash Music Festival
Soundsplash is a three day family friendly summer festival of music, freedom and expression, held in the Wainui reserve in Raglan from 18th - 20th January 2019. 
Buy Tickets: Ticket are available to purchase
online here - Priced from $130


Festival One BBQ

Festival One Music Festival
Festival One is a multi-day Christian festival, which brings together music, creative arts and culture to create a community atmosphere within the festival from 25th - 28th January 2019.
Buy Tickets: Tickets are available to purchase online here - Priced from $149


Cricket
With a combination of test matches and ODI all on the agenda, tickets to the cricket are a great xmas present for friends and family. Highlights include Blackcaps v India, White Ferns v India and more.
Buy tickets: Tickets to all games held at Seddon Park are available to purchase online here - Priced from $20


HSBC NZ Sevens + Fatboy Slim Tickets

HSBC NZ Sevens + Fatboy Slim Tickets
Be part of Hamilton’s biggest party weekend with international superstars on and off the field. On Friday night, see one of the godfathers of dance music Fatboy Slim perform a headline set at Claudelands Arena. Then make the most of two incredible days of action at the HSBC NZ Sevens including the Black Fern Sevens.
Buy Tickets: To purchase this ticket package, click here - Priced from $162.50


Nitro Circus Live, Hamilton

Nitro Circus Live
Kiwi fans are in for double the dazzle in March 2019 when the world’s biggest action sports show, Nitro Circus, performs its jaw-dropping new tour in Hamilton.
Buy Tickets: To purchase tickets, click here - Priced from $40.75


UCI Track Cycling World Cup

UCI Track Cycling World Cup
The TISSOT UCI Track World Cup series comes to the Avantidrome from 18-20 January 2019, bringing the best of international track cycling back to Cambridge. Perfect gift for the cycling enthusiast in the family.
Buy Tickets: To purchase tickets, click here - Priced from $27

Gifts for the adventurous and young at heart

Haggas Honking, Waitomo Adventures, NZ

Haggas Honking Holes Tour
Those with a sense of adventure will enjoy the Haggas Honking Holes caving trip. Abseiling, rock climbing, glowworms and more all feature on this jam packed underground adventure.
Get this voucher: To purchase a voucher, click here - Priced from $275


Glowworm Kayak Tour - Lake District Adventures, Waikato

Guided Kayak & Bike Tours
Take a guided mountain biking tour along the Waikato River Trails, or a day time or evening glowworm kayaking adventure on Lake Karapiro with the Lake District Adventures tours - perfect for families.
Get this voucher: To purchase a voucher select the gift card option when booking online here - Priced from $79


Hampton Downs Go Karts

Go Karting Session
Get your heart pumping with a blast on the Hampton Downs Go-Karts, racing for the fastest time around the track. Choose from single or tandem karts. Perfect for friends and family.
Get this voucher: To purchase a voucher select the voucher option when booking online - Priced from $49 (per session)


Black Water Rafting Voucher

Black Water Rafting Trip
The Black Labyrinth adventure caving tour with the Legendary Black Water Rafting Co is the original classic underground adventure. Perfect for the adventurous and young at heart, this tour will have you exploring and tubing through the mysterious Ruakuri Cave in Waitomo.
Get this voucher: To purchase a voucher click here - Priced from $147


Raglan Kayak & Paddleboard

Raglan Kayak & Paddleboard Tour
Explore Raglan's limestone pancake rock formations on a guided tour or with freedom rentals from Raglan Kayak & Paddleboard. Perfect for families and adventurers alike.
Get this voucher: To purchase a voucher, contact Raglan Kayak on 07 825 8862 or info@raglankayak.co.nz - Priced from $79


Raglan Surfing School, Raglan, NZ

Surfing Lesson
Learn to surf on Raglan's famous left hand breaks with a 3 hour beginner surf lesson from Raglan Surfing School. Perfect for the novice or those wanting to upskill.
Get this voucher: To book a surfing lesson, click herePriced from $89


Go Skydive, Waikato

Skydiving
Skydive from 7000ft, 9000ft or 13,000ft with stunning views over the Waikato region with Go Skydive located at Mercer Airport. The perfect gift for the adrenaline junkie in the family, or those with a sense of adventure.
Get this voucher:
To purchase a voucher for any of the drop heights mentioned, click here - Priced from $250 (7000ft)



Gifts for the foodies

Restaurant on Alma

Restaurant on Alma Dining Voucher
Restaurant on Alma is located inside the Novotel Tainui Hamilton Hotel, providing a fusion of Pacific Rim and European cuisine, fine wine and friendly service, with both indoor and alfresco dining available
Get this voucher: To purchase a voucher, email events.ibistainuihamilton@accor.com


Hamilton Gardens Conserves

Garden Conserves
Give a taste of the Gardens with conserves inspired by the award-winning Hamilton Gardens. From Cranberry Port Sauce to Lemon Curd.
Get this gift:
The Hamilton Garden's Conserves are available for purchase from the Gardens Information Centre - Priced from $9.50.


Zealong Tea Estate Voucher

Discover Zealong High Tea Experience
Discover tea’s rich history and culture, learn how tea came to New Zealand, and finish your experience by further exploring the multiple facets of tea with unique tea-infused seasonal delicacies in our Signature High Tea.
Get this voucher: To purchase a voucher, click here - Priced from $49


Ibis Tainui Hamilton Dining Voucher

I-Bistro Dining Voucher
I-Bistro is located inside Ibis Tainui Hamilton, with some of the best river views in Hamilton. Dine alfresco from the modern contemporary menu.
Get this voucher: To purchase a voucher, email events.ibistainuihamilton@accor.com