The gateway to the Central North Island, Hamilton (Kirikiriroa in Maori) is New Zealand’s largest inland city, straddling the superb Waikato River.
With a young, smart and innovative population, Hamilton’s warm and welcoming spirit, rich history and contrasting splendours ensure visitors are spoilt for choice for places to relax, enjoy and do business.
From magnificent parks and gardens to a thriving cultural precinct, the city offers a vibrant combination of fine dining and nightlife options as well as an eclectic mix of leisure, lifestyle and activity choices.
Te Awa walk and cycleway stretches along the Waikato River, from Ngaruawahia in the north to Karapiro in the south.
More to Explore
There is a lot to see and do in our awesome region, so don’t forget to leave some time to check out what Waikato has to offer!