Mother's Day Ideas

Spoil your mum this Mother's day with these special promotions and events on in the Waikato. From High Tea to unforgettable adventures and free attractions on offer too, there will be something for every mum.

Waitomo Glowworm Caves, NZ

Mother's Day at Waitomo Caves

When: Saturday 8 - Sunday 9 May
Where: Waitomo Caves, 39 Waitomo Village Road, Waitomo
Waitomo Caves is hosting an event over Mother’s Day Weekend from the 8-9th May. Waitomo Glowworm Caves experience as well as a High Tea. The cost of this offer is $65 pp and bookings can be made directly through calling on 0800 546 922, or bookings can be made on the day of on site.
More information here

Doll & Troll gift package from Waitomo Adventures

Where: Waitomo Adventures, 1227 Waitomo Valley Rd, Waitomo
Pamper mum and deal to the kids in one easy package! This package includes Dayspa pampering for mum while Dad takes the kids through Trollcave. $179 gets mum the choice of 1 hour Floatation OR 1 hour Massage PLUS entry for up to 4 people to Trollcave.
Book via email

Mums visit Hamilton Zoo free

When: Sunday 9 May
Where: Hamilton Zoo, 183 Brymer Road, Hamilton
One mum gets free admission with a paying child (one free mum per paying child). Terms and Conditions apply.
More information here

Pacific Elvis Mother's Day Show

When: Sunday 9 May
Where: SkyCity Hamilton, 346 Victoria St, Hamilton
Treat Mum this Mother’s Day and join us for a FREE Elvis tribute show at Vue Bar!
More information here

Mother’s Day Concert and Crafts

When: Sunday 9 May
Where: Waikato Museum, 1 Grantham Street, Hamilton
Bring Mum to the Museum on Mother’s Day. Create a paper flower bouquet and listen to some heart-warming tunes from the Cambridge Brass Quintet. Free event.
More information here

Mother’s Day Off Gin from Good George

This bottle of pink gin has been crafted by the good buggers at Good George Distilling to guarantee a relaxing and refreshing way to toast all the Mums out there who do the mahi and deserves the treats.
Order here

Mother's Day High Tea at SkyCity Hamilton

Spoil Mum this Mother’s Day and join us for exquisite high tea at SkyCity Hamilton.
When: Sunday 9 May
Where: SkyCity Hamilton Garden Room, 346 Victoria St, Hamilton
Book here

Mother's Day High Tea and lunch at the Henley

The Henley is excited to be hosting a special Mothers Day lunch & high tea. 
When: Sunday 9 May
Where: The Henley, 151 Maungatautari Road, Leamington, Cambridge 
Book here

Treat Mum to a special cocktail designed by the Prof's Team 

When: Sunday 9 May
Where: Profs@Woodlands, 42 Whitikahu Road, Gordonton
Celebrate Mum's Special Day with a classic champagne cocktail with a twist and Mother's day special menu. 
Book here

Mother's Day lunch at Gothenburg

Gothenburg will be open for lunch, booking times 11:45am-2:30pm. Bookings are essential.
Book here

Special Mother's Day lunch at Palate Restaurant

Palate will be doing lunch on Sunday 9th with bookings from 11:30 - 2:30pm. The special lunch includes 3 courses meal @ $70pp
Bookings are essential and must be done via the phone 07-834-2921 or e-mail

Over the Moon Cheese

Tell mum you love her with a selection of local cheese.
Order here

Italian Garden, Hamilton Gardens, Hamilton, Waikato

If the budget is tight, why not spend quality time with mum at one of the many free activities and attractions on offer in the region such as a walk around Hamilton Gardens

Walking & Hiking Trails

If your mum is outdoorsy explore one of the many great walking trails in the region. Meander alongside the Waikato River or climb up to a mountain top view. There is everything from gentle jaunts on well laid out tracks to more ambitious hikes. Check out our top pick of walking trails in the Waikato.