Fieldays at Mystery Creek, Hamilton, New Zealand

New Zealand Agricultural Fieldays 2022

30 November - 3 December 2022

Continue your Fieldays into Fieldnights, with top dining, entertainment and activity options in the Waikato region

Camjet, Waikato, NZ

Transport

Skip the traffic and make the most of the transport options available for the 2021 Fieldays

Restaurants & Dining Options

From award winning cafes to top restaurants and more...
Fieldays, Mystery Creek Event Centre
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Event Info

30 November - 3 December: New Zealand Agricultural Fieldays is the largest agricultural event in the Southern Hemisphere.

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See & Do

Top Attractions

Find top activities & attractions in the Waikato region

Hamilton City

Find things to do in Hamilton City

From Out Of Town?

  • Accommodation

    From inner city hotels and motels to lodges and holiday parks, the region boasts a range of accommodation to suit all budgets and tastes.

  • Hamilton Airport

    With direct flights daily from Wellington, Christchurch and more, it's easy for the extended family to fly to the Waikato for a visit.

  • Hertz Hamilton

    Conveniently located at Hamilton Airport, you can hop off the plane and grab a rental car from Hertz.

Explore The Waikato

Free Attractions

From meandering through stunning gardens to discovering picturesque waterfalls and climbing to mountaintop views - there are plenty of free attractions to enjoy while you are here for Fieldays.

  • Waiorongomai Valley: Step back into gold mining history as you explore the Waiorongomai Valley in Te Aroha
  • Wairere Falls: Walk the Wairere Falls track near Matamata for stunning views of the falls and out over the region
  • Otorohanga Kiwiana Walk: Pick up a quiz sheet from the Otorohanga i-SITE and look for clues on the Ed Hillary walkways
  • Hamilton Gardens: Download and follow the Hamilton Gardens Children's Discovery Trail activity sheet
  • Mangaokewa Scenic Reserve: Explore the attractive bush walk to the Cascade Waterfalls
  • Hamilton Lake Domain: Stroll around the lake and let the kids loose on the playground
  • Hakarimata Walkway: Visit ancient Kauri trees, tackle the summit stairs or try the family friendly rail trail tracks
  • Mokena Geyser: Watch the world's only naturally hot soda water geyser erupt every 40 minutes in Te Aroha - while you are there check out the free foot pools in the domain
  • Cycle Trails: From the banks of the Waikato River to the ancient Pureora Forest, there are many cycle trails to enjoy
  • Plus much more
Sir Edmund Hillary Walkway

Activity Suggestions

Make the most of your visit for Fieldays with these great activity suggestions. From underground wonders and Middle-earth Movie Magic to wildlife encounters, indoor activities and much more.

Indoor Activities:

  • Bowl & Social at SkyCity HamiltonCheck out SkyCity Hamilton's Bowl & Social for ten pin bowling, great food and timezone games.
  • Waikato MuseumWith top art, history and interactive kids exhibitions the Waikato Museum is a perfect indoor activity for the entire family.
  • Zealong Tea EstateTreat yourself to a high tea overlooking the stunning tea plantation.

Outdoor Activities:

  • Waitomo Glowworm CavesVisit the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves and gaze in awe at the galaxy of glowworms. 
  • Hobbiton Movie SetDiscover movie magic with a guided tour through the permanent set as seen in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film trilogies.
  • Hamilton GardensExplore the award-winning Hamilton Gardens and discover different civilisations and historically important garden styles from the farthest reaches of the world.
  • Waitomo Adventures: Get your adrenaline pumping with a zipline, abseil or black water rafting trip with Waitomo Adventures, or try their family friendly tour, the Troll Cave.
  • Sanctuary Mountain MaungatautariDiscover walks through native forest for close encounters with birdlife and reptiles.
  • Hamilton Zoo: Home to over 600 native and exotic animals and set amidst 25ha of lush and tranquil surroundings, Hamilton Zoo is the destination for a memorable day out.
  • Hampton DownsChallenge friends and family to a few laps of go-karting at Hampton Downs and get the blood pumping with a V8 Muscle Car or Supercar experience.
  • The Sculpture Park at Waitakaruru Arboretum: Take a walk along the beautiful 2km art-in-nature trail and discover more than 100 sculptures and rare trees along the way. 
  • Cornerstone Alpaca Stud: Experience the ultimate alpaca experience with one of Cornerstone Alpaca Farm Tours, where you can meet and feed beautiful alpacas.
  • Thundercross Valley: Thundercross is a unique dirt bike park in New Zealand with tracks, bike hire and tuition all in the same place. 
  • Hamilton Golf Club: Visit Hamilton Golf Club at St. Andrews - one of New Zealand's premier golf clubs, welcoming members, the visiting golf enthusiast and its locals for golf or a relaxing coffee in MatteBlack Cafe.
  • Camjet: Take an Extreme Jet Boat Tour - a breathtaking adrenaline rush to the base of the Karapiro Dam and back to Cambridge. 
  • Woodlands Historic Homestead and Gardens: Experience a journey into history and appreciate the timeless beauty and refinement of early Victorian lifestyle in rural New Zealand.
  • Plus much more.