Exciting places to visit in the Waikato include Hamilton, our fourth largest city, Hobbiton Movie Set™, the surfing hub of Raglan, and the Waitomo Caves.
Hamilton & surrounds
Explore themed gardens in Hamilton, catch a wave in Raglan or visit Te Awamutu, the 'Rose Capital of New Zealand'. Discover a range of attractions in Hamilton and it's surroundings.
Matamata & surrounds
After living your Hobbit™ and Lord of the Rings™ dream in Matamata, make your way to a relaxing hot spring in Te Aroha or inspect an 1870s pioneer cottage at Morrins museum in Morrinsville.
Waitomo Caves & South Waikato
From experiencing glow worms lighting up the Waitomo caves to relaxing in a sandy spa at Kawhia, explore everything Waitomo and South Waikato have to offer.
North Waikato is home to many attractions that will delight history buffs and those who enjoy the outdoors. Discover all the places of historical significance, rich Māori culture and old battlegrounds.