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Don’t be misled by the symbolic cowbells – there is more to the Waikato than dairy farming. Even tea grows here!
From the superb public gardens of Hamilton to the spellbinding magic of the caves of Waitomo, be prepared to be entranced by this lovely region.
For fans of the Tolkein stories and the movies based on them - Lord of The Rings and the Hobbit – be sure to take in the town of Matamata and visit the Hobbiton movie set.
To the west, take in the surf beaches and sunsets of Raglan and the history of Kawhia if you can.
A visit to the caves at Waitomo should feature on your itinerary too. The magnificent stalactites and stalagmites will amaze you. The crowning glory is the spectacular glow worm cave!
The Waikato has many sporting attractions too, with New Zealand rowing being centred on Lake Karapiro and cycling at Cambridge. Mountain biking opportunities abound too.
Te Kuiti Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $200 to $400 per couple
Located in Te Kūiti. We are close to Waitomo Caves, Piopio and Ōtorohanga.
Our accommodation is situated in the heart of the King Country, with great views over Te Kūiti township, the surrounding farmland and out to Motakiora (Brook Park). Formerly a backpackers, we have recently renovated the building into a modern and stylish accommodation space for all.
Phone: 07 2226120
Address: 42 Mangarino Road, Te Kuiti 3986, New Zealand
Cambridge Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $175 to $350 per couple
12km to Cambridge; 30 mins to Hamilton; 30 mins to Karapiro
Original woolshed on 200 acre drystock farm, converted into quirky self-contained accommodation. Peaceful and secluded, with uninterrupted views over farmland and to the Kaimai's. Ideal for couples romantic getaways or families who enjoy being surrounded by nature. Comfortably accommodates four.
Phone: 0210 231 6473
Address: 815 Maungakawa Road, Cambridge
Cambridge B&B, Homestay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $160 to $200 per couple
10 minute walk to town centre
Impressive Victorian villa with large ensuite bedrooms in main house, and self contained cottage. Quiet location with plenty of parking and easy stroll to centre of Cambridge. see website villashakespeare.nz Continental Breakfast is included daily.
Phone: 07 827 5136
Mobile (and SMS): 022 567 2704
Address: 74 Shakespeare St., Cambridge
Matamata B&B, Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $130 to $230 per couple
45 minutes from Rotorua, Tauranga & Hamilton,
Only 10 minutes from the Hobbiton Movie Set, this modern B&B is on a feijoa orchard & is private & peaceful. Beautiful sunset views with a spa pool under the stars. Equipped with kitchen, spacious bathroom & a bedroom that can sleep two singles or a couple. A rural setting yet minutes from town.
Mobile (and SMS): 021610703
Address: 418B Hinuera Road, Matamata
Hamilton rural B&B, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $125 to $185 per couple
Arbor Lodge is approximately 15 minutes from Hamilton CBD
Situated in a semi rural location convenient for Hamilton & Cambridge, Arbor Lodge offers a well appointed self-contained Studio with lovely views over the property.
Phone: 07 856 3820
Mobile (and SMS): 021 554 846
Address: 126C Woodcock Road, Tamahere, RD3 Hamilton
Hamilton rural B&B, Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $215 per couple
Northern Hamilton countryside, just off SH 1B
Set on 250 acres of rolling Waikato farmland our rooms are bathed in all day sun. Features include very large windows with 360-degree panoramic views of the local countryside, all framed by distant mountain ranges. Farm tour available for guests.
Address: 15 Uapoto Road, Taupiri
Hamilton rural Homestay, Vineyard, Hosted Self-catering
14 km South west of Hamilton City Centre
Large 1932 Villa relocated from North Auckland in 2009 and revamped to become a family home and self contained 4 bedroom guest accommodation. A large barn was built to live in while house was being reconstructed which is converted to a fully self sufficient 3 bed room home for guest accommodation.
Mobile (and SMS): 0272737452
Address: 110 Willis Road
Raglan Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
!5 kms from Whale Bay Raglan 50 mins from hamilton. 2 1/2 hrs AKL Airport.
Our eco cabins are run on alternative power and are studio style, set amongst native trees with beautiful ocean and valley views. Enjoy the stars at night and wake to the dawn chorus of birds. Situated on 120 acres on the foothills of Mt. Karioi at Ruapuke Beach. Raglan Privacy and seclusion.
Mobile (and SMS): 0274305526
Address: 1549 Whaanga Rd Ruapuke
Waitomo Caves area B&B, Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $375 per couple
14 kms from Otorohanga; 30 kms from Waitomo Caves.
Kamahi Cottage is a luxury country cottage, farm stay & self-contained 5-Star B&B, 30 mins from the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, 15 mins from Otorohanga. Romantic, peaceful, private and safe in a beautiful country garden on a sheep & beef farm. Stunning hilltop views far from the crowds.
Phone: 07 8730849
Mobile (and SMS): 021 055 1818
Address: 229 Barber Road, R.D.5 Otorohanga
Rural Waikato Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $150 per couple
25 mins south-west of Hamilton, 20 mins west of Te Awamutu
Put your feet up and relax in our spacious and comfortable country accommodation, enjoy a glass of wine with your BBQ on the private deck or take a refreshing dip in the outdoor salt-water swimming pool.
Phone: 07 871 9955
Mobile (and SMS): 021 040 1578
Address: 181 Te Pahu Road, RD5, HAMILTON
Cambridge B&B, Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $180 to $240 per couple
118 Fencourt Road Cambridge
Fencourt Barnstay is a unique accommodation with a choice of great facilities on site. It has been used by wedding parties, holiday makers or those that are enjoying the plenty of activities around Cambridge. Have a game of tennis, petanque or let the kids enjoy netflix on the big screen.
Mobile (and SMS): 021537150
Address: 118 Fencourt Road, Cambridge
Cambridge B&B, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $175 to $450 per couple
25 mins from Hamilton City/Airport, 20 from Lake Karapiro or Mystery Creek
Welcome to Huntington Stables Retreat. We offer luxury, mid-range and budget accommodation in a semi-rural setting. This adults only, retreat-style Bed and Breakfast, is just five minutes drive from the centre of Cambridge, 20 minutes south of Hamilton City, in the Waikato region of NZ.
Phone: +64 221629161
Mobile (and SMS): +64221629161
Address: 106 MAUNGAKAWA RD, RD 4, CAMBRIDGE
Cambridge Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $150 to $250 per couple
5 Km from Cambridge.
Luxury cottages in the heart of the Waikato, less than 5km from the picturesque Cambridge, only moments away from beautiful Lake Karapiro. Lexington Park Cottages offers one bedroom self-contained cottages, in a tranquil farm setting. Beautiful gardens, tennis court and equestrian facilities.
Mobile (and SMS): 0275004858
Address: 355 Maungatautari Rd, RD2, Cambridge
Cambridge B&B, Homestay, Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
We are 13kms from Cambridge. Close to other towns & cities.
Kauri Lodge – B&B and Self Catering- is situated 13kms from Cambridge in the lovely Karapiro farming district. Your hosts, Shona and David McLennan have enjoyed visitors from all over the world and New Zealand and will do their best to make sure your stay is a memorable experience.
Phone: 07 8278821
Mobile (and SMS): 027 8857003
Address: 957-4 Taotaoroa Road, Karapiro, Cambridge