Hamilton is located in the Waikato Region of the North Island of New Zealand and is approximately 130 km south of Auckland.
Offering a wide range of accommodation options to catering all for guests and budgets. Take you pick of cheap hotel and motels, to budget backpackers/hostels, B&B's, self catering style apartment accommodation and luxury rooms and suites.
The Hamiliton and Waikato Region is world famous as the backdrop of The Shire in the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit films so a visit to Matamata on the east will bring you to the movie set. For those sport seekers then Ragland is the ideal surf spot or explore Waitomo Caves to the South, where the natural beauty of stalactites and stalagmites lit by the blue light of glowworms will take your breath away; or for those seeking more of an adrenalin rush, black water rafting and abseiling are not to be missed.
Known for its scenic diversity, the Hamilton & Waikato region offers a myriad of options for those keen on walking, hiking and cycling, from casual strolls along the Waikato River to overnight bush excursions and winding mountain biking tracks. A popular spot is Maungatautari Ecological Reserve, which allows walkers to experience the New Zealand forest as it was hundreds of years ago, thanks to the special predator-free environment.
The City of Hamilton itself stunning gardens, plentiful shopping and a popular nightlife and restaurant scene. With abundant accommodation, Hamilton provides a perfect base for exploring the wider region.