Your vacation rentals in Hamilton is located in the Waikato
region on the North Island
of New Zealand
. Hamilton is situated in the North Island about an hour’s drive south of Auckland
. Hamilton is the centre of the Waikato Region, one of New Zealand's richest agricultural regions. The city is built around the beautiful Waikato river. The Waikato River was once Hamilton's only transport and communications link. The deep flowing waters of the mighty Waikato River
- a major source of New Zealand's hydro-electricity - are a fly-fishing haven, and the setting for leisurely boat or thrill-seeking jet excursions, while hot air ballooning offers a different perspective.
The Hamilton Airport connects to many popular destinations in New Zealand and Australia. Hamilton is known as an industrial and financial centre but rent a vacation rental home in Hamilton
, New Zealand and you will vacation in world-class condo rentals and accommodations.
Waitomo caves are an ancient wonderland of stalactites, stalagmites, deep caverns, and rocky streams bathed in the ethereal light of millions of glow worms. Named by early Māori explorers - Waitomo translates as wai / water and tomo / hole. The caves are one of New Zealand's oldest tourist attractions
within driving distance of your lodgings. Waitomo caves are a unique subterranean adventure playground for overnight caving expeditions, abseiling, rock climbing and black water rafting thrills. New Zealand’s highest cave abseil falls 100 meters into the ‘Lost World’.
Raglan, a little coastal town with a relaxed bohemian vibe, is one of New Zealand’s most famous surf beaches. Just 45 minutes west of Hamilton and your vacation rentals, the black sand beaches and legendary left-hand break at Manu Bay attract surfers from all over the world
Kawhia harbour near your accommodations
is famed for its fishing and beaches. At Te Puia Springs on Ocean Beach
, beachgoers dig natural spas in the black sands where hot spring waters bubble to the surface.
Near your New Zealand accommodation Matamata is home to Hobbiton, the hobbit village created for the Lord of the Rings film trilogy
. A popular destination for LOTR fans, the Hobbiton set will be extended for The Hobbit movie, soon to be filmed in New Zealand.
Also within a stone’s throw of your vacation home rentals is Hamilton Gardens. These gardens are one of the most popular attractions in the region. Spanning 58ha, the gardens are arranged in themes and collections presenting a wide variety of flora and garden styles from around the world.