Hamilton Attractions

Enjoy fresh produce and free activities in the Waikato city of Hamilton.

Free Activities
Hamilton Gardens
For the perfect picnic spot or afternoon stroll, head to the Hamilton Gardens. With over 18 gardens with unique themes, there’s sure to be something interesting for everyone.
Maungatautari Ecological Reserve
For bird watchers, Maungatautari is a must do. Just a short drive south of Hamilton lies one of New Zealand’s best predator free ecological reserves. Home to many native bird species, learn more about NZ’s endangered birds and even watch a kaka feeding.
Claudelands Events Centre
Situated only minutes away the Claudelands Events Centre caters for a broad range of events including music, entertainment, international sport, conferences, exhibitions, large banquets, meetings and functions.
Hamilton Zoo
Home to over 600 native and exotic animals featuring beautiful walkways and the largest walk-through aviary in Australasia.

Discover Hamilton Museum and its wide range of exhibits, activities, events and special displays.
Explore the Classic Car Museum, and enjoy dinner in their 1950’s themed diner.

Food and Wine
Hamilton is home to some of the best fresh local produce in NZ. Enjoy award winning wines and cheese, or venture through one of the many farmers markets for fresh fruit and veggies.
Many of Hamilton’s cafes and restaurants make the most of the fabulous local produce available, which creates a great offering for the tastebuds.

For a comfortable and relaxing stay, Bella Vista offers great Hamilton accommodation options. Choose from 3 types of units with modern facilities and ultra fast free internet.

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