Travel Guide for Waikato

New Zealand

Great New Zealand Waikato Travel Guide features up to date Waikato tourist information on hotels and other accommodation, activities and attractions, tours, transport options, booking deals and more.

The Waikato region is situated in the heart of the North Island just 90 minutes from Auckland. It is an area of lush, green hills and farmland, hot mineral pools, stunning waterfalls and hidden underground attractions such as the renowned limestone glow-worm caves in Waitomo.

Hamilton, the regionís major city and airport, is situated on the banks of the Waikato, New Zealandís longest river. Waikato offers a wide range of outdoor activities including caving, blackwater rafting, hiking, hot air ballooning and surfing at Raglan on the west coast. Lord of the Rings fans can visit Hobbiton at Matamata.

The region is also part of the Great New Zealand Touring Route and Thermal Explorer Highway.

Great New Zealand Waikato Travel Guide includes accommodation and tourism services for Hamilton, Frankton, Raglan, Kawhia, Cambridge, Matamata, Huntly, Ngaruawahia, Morrinsville, Waitomo, Tirau & Tokoroa.

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