Things to do in the Waikato
Behind picturesque green scenery and soft hills, Waikato hides many jewels and a strong Maori culture mixed with welcoming locals. As well as the appeal of vibrant Hamilton, the region is home to iconic attractions such as Raglan’s surf coast, Te Aroha Mineral Pools, Hobbiton and much more. Spread all along the coastline are plenty of relaxed small towns and wild beaches. Inland, on the other hand, has many short hikes uncovering picturesque waterfalls and captivating views a reminder of the most picturesque movies shot in the region. Underneath the hills of the Waikato lies the Waitomo Caves filled with glowworms. There are many ways you can explore these 300+ limestone caves formed over 30 million years ago.
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