Things to see and do in NZ

Hamilton and District

Hamilton Gardens – Internationally renowned gardens

Hamilton Zoo

Hobbiton – Walk round the film set and have abeer in The Green Dragon

The Velodrome – Have a go at cycling on the banked track


Agrodome – Sheep show and mutch more

Buried Village – History and 1886 Eruption Excavations at Lake Tarawera

Canopy Tours – Swing through the trees in this native bush adventure – great views, big adrenalin rush and fantastic conservation – all in one place.

Hells Gate – Geothermal Reserve and Mud Spa

Off Road NZ – 4WD adventures

Skyline Gondola –  The Luge – race downhill on a sled on wheels

Tamaki Maori Village – Cultural experience

Te Puia – Maori Cultural Centra and Geothermal Reserve

Whakarewarewa – The Thermal Village

Wingspan – Birds of Prey

Zorb – Roll down a hillside in a big ball


Huka Jet – Jet boating at Huka Falls

Rapids Jet – Jet boating on the Waikato

Taupo Bungy – Ann won’t let Peter do this


Kiwi House Otorohanga – Get up close with Kiwi and other native birds

Black Water Rafting – Float through glowworm caves  – great fun

Waitomo Adventures Ltd – Another Caving experience

Waitomo Glowworm Caves – A gentler way to see Glowworms

Other Localities

Auckland Bridge Climb and Bungy

Auckland Cruises – America’s Cup yachting

Gum Diggers – Kauri Gum digging site

Kauri Museum

R Tucker Thompson – Sailing ship cruises

Stone Store – The oldest stone building in NZ

Te Papa –  Great museum in Wellington

Wairere Boulders – Fantastic tracks around large boulders

Waitangi Treaty  Grounds