This awesome place won the title of “New Zealands most beautiful large city” in 2020.
Hamilton is situated in middle of the Waikato in the North Island of New Zealand. Hamilton is New Zealand’s largest inland city, connected to the ocean by the mighty Waikato river. The permanent population of about 178,000 live only 1 hour south of New Zealands largest city Auckland, and is now mostly connected by the Waikato expressway.
river city indeed
These are some of the topics that we think every traveler should consider before they leave home. Hope you find it helpful!
Hamilton Info has numerous accommodation options for your stay in Hamilton. Refer to Hamilton City Accommodation or Hamilton Airport Accommodation. Alternatively you can search the entire range of accommodation available, thru our booking agent TravelBug, using the search box below.
Book Hamilton accommodation providers online here. Search Hamilton hotel availability and other businesses in the Waikato business directory. Hamilton travel information, accomodation directory and hotel search. For Hamilton Rental cars check out Ace Rental Cars, and for flight times see our Hamilton Airport page.
Activities & Events
Looking for things to do in Hamilton? Find lots of day trips ideas in the Hamilton Activities section such as the Hamilton Zoo. Browse Hamilton Deals that are available from local businesses right now (allow 30 seconds for the page to load). Check the hamilton movie times before going out tonight. Other tourist attractions include the Balloons over Waikato festival and the very popular Hamilton Gardens.
Hamilton is home to the biggest agricultural trade show in the Southern hemisphere, namely the Waikato Agricultural Fieldays, also known as Field Days. Another annual event is the Balloons over Waikato Festival. Be sure to check out the smaller Hamilton events.
When you need to look up Hamilton transport options then check out our Hamilton Bus page. We have lots of important information on routes and timetables for local Hamilton buses. If you need to travel to or from Hamilton then we show many options for inter-city travel to nearby cities including several companies with buses from Hamilton to Auckland.
We have a useful information page on the Waikato Hospital which is run by the Waikato DHB. For more information on local services such as the Hamilton Library, see the Hamilton City Council page. For the greater Waikato Region see council pages: Waikato Regional Council and Waikato District Council. For street maps see our Hamilton Maps page. To find phone numbers for the Waikato Times newspaper we have a dedicated information page.
A popular way to experience new places is through organized tours. It’s takes a lot of planning out of the equation.
In Hamilton many of the tours are focused on Hobbiton, the reconstructed movie set from Lord of The Rings. But there are also walking tours, romantic getaways and much more.
You can of course look up the sights and plan your own route. Make sure to get a mix of nature, historical and excitement!