Summer Magic

From beautiful beaches, berry picking, and vibrant sunflower and lavender fields to hundreds of kilometres of cycle trails, underground wonders and iconic festivals, Waikato's summer line up is bursting with reasons to come, stay, and play.

Top Summer Activities in the Waikato

The Mighty Waikato is where you can make the most of summer. There’s so much to see and do, from beautiful beaches and stunning gardens to underground wonders and foodie delights.
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A trip to the Waikato region isn’t complete without a few days spent exploring by bike. There are hundreds of kilometres of trail to discover, offering riders a close-up look at the region's picturesque scenery and fascinating past.
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Explore Raglan

Located on the rugged western coastline of the Waikato, Raglan is known for its beautiful scenery and the laid-back vibe that is thanks, in part, to the residents who are mostly into sustainable lifestyles, many of them creative painters, potters, poets and the like.

Family Fun

The Waikato has to be one of the most fun regions to visit when considering a family holiday with the kids.
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The Waikato to Taranaki Way

There is so much to discover on the mighty road-journey between Waikato and Taranaki.
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Waikato Hot Deals

Grab a deal or discount on everything from activities & entertainment to accommodation and dining in the Waikato region.
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Check out what other people have been doing on their Summer getaways in the Waikato