Pricing and Conditions

Adult $5.00 - $10.00
(16 year(s) and under)
Other charges angle-down

Motorhomes - Non-power site $10.00 per van per night, Power site $15.00 per van per night.


The Firth Tower was built in 1882 by Josiah Clifton Firth to provide a lookout over the country side. It was also used as the estate office and sleeping quarters for single men. The tower stands on rising ground commanding an extensive view of the surrounding country. The Firth Tower Historical Reserve is administered by the Matamata-Piako District Council and museum exhibits and displays are the work of the Matamata Historical Society. The Heritage Centre houses the archives of the Matamata area.

Opening times

Business hours:
Historic buildings - Monday 9am-3pm Tuesday, Wednesday - Closed Thursday, Friday 9am-3pm Saturday, Sunday 10am-4pm - Closed on public holidays.
Months of operation:
All months of the year


266 A Tower Road, Matamata, New Zealand.

decisions Proximity to town:
The Firth Tower Reserve and Museum is 3.7km outside of Matamata.

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