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Attractions in Hamilton

Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest cities, well known for providing guests with a wide range of activities to cater your holiday to your own pace. Whether it’s adventure, romance or a family getaway, Hamilton has a fantastic array of activities to suit all holiday makers.


Hamilton Gardens
One of the most popular tourist destinations in New Zealand. Experience the art of nature at Hamilton Gardens, with beautiful garden designs themed across a variety of natural and cultural events.

Hamilton Zoo
An ideal family adventure. With over 600 native and exotic species, set amongst 25 hectares of spacious enclosures. Regular events, specifically designed for both children and adults are sure to keep you entertained.

Hot Air Ballooning
Explore the incredible landscape Hamilton offers, from up above. Take any of the hot air balloon tours for an unforgettable experience.
Zealong Tea
New Zealanders enjoy a good cup of tea. Camellia tea house offers extravagant high tea and light lunch deals. Relax in the lush surroundings of Gordonton Tea Estate and experience New Zealand’s only tea farm.

Waitomo Caves
Discover the world renowned Waitomo Caves. The glowworm caves have become a part of over 120 years of New Zealand’s cultural and natural history. The mystical caves are one of New Zealand’s most popular attractions, offering insight into the natural beauty that Waitomo caves hold.

White-Water Rafting
Experience the high adrenaline adventure, minutes’ drive from Hamilton. White water rafting is an ideal corporate team building exercise or a fun educational activity.