Hobbiton Movie Set, Green Dragon Inn, Matamata, NZ

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Black Water Rafting, Waitomo Adventures, NZ

Activities & Tours

Take team bonding to a new level and explore the Waikato region at the same time. These activities and tours are great for a Christmas Party to remember...

Christmas Party Ideas & Packages


Hobbiton Movie Set Christmas Functions

A Magical Christmas at Hobbiton Movie Set
Hobbiton™ Movie Set offers a memorable and unique experience with a range of specially themed venues to suit groups of all sizes. From an intimate banquet feast in the cosy interiors of The Green Dragon™ Inn, all the way to a large scale marketplace event with roaming performers, entertainment and a buffet overflowing with Hobbit fare. Guided tour and lunch options are also available for daytime events.
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Haggas Honking, Waitomo Adventures, NZ

Waitomo Adventures
Waitomo Adventures offer a range of caving activities including abseil tours and blackwater rafting. You can warm up afterwards in the Adventure Cafe which offers a delicious selection of healthy food all made on site. Or if you are looking for something unique, the Troll Cave is adventurous fun for everyone, with a few frights along the way it's all in good fun.
For more info on this and other Waitomo Adventures tours, click here.

Glowworm Kayak Tour - Lake District Adventures, Waikato

Lake District Adventures Glowworm Kayak Tour
Looking for a unique Christmas Party idea? Take the team on a glowworm kayaking adventure with Lake District Adventures. Spend time exploring Lake Karapiro and the Pokaiwhenua Canyon as the sun sets, before drifting back down stream guided by the light of glowworms on the canyon wall.
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Limestone coast, Raglan, Waikato, NZ

Raglan Kayak Limestone Express Tour
Explore Raglan's unique limestone coast by kayak and discover secluded bays and cultural sites with Raglan Kayak & Paddleboard. Get 20% off the Limestone Express tour for any groups of 8 or more when you book direct. Up to 30 seats available. 
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Waikato River Explorer Locals Week Offer

Waikato River Explorer
Enjoy a relaxing downstream cruise through the city of Hamilton passing under century-old bridges and alongside historic sites relating to the early European settlement of the region in the 1860s on the Waikato River Explorer. There are a range of packages on offer which can include catering and entertainment options.
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Camjet Jetboat Tours, Cambridge, Waikato, NZ

Get the adrenaline pumping and experience the mighty Waikato river by jetboat with Camjet. An experience your team will never forget! Discounts for large groups available plus combo deals which include a BBQ or electric bike hire. 
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Taste of Waikato at The Red Barn
'Taste of Waikato' offers guests a delicious six-course degustation dining experience at the iconic Red Barn, showcasing some of Waikato's finest food & wine producers in the region. This unique dining experience comes with its own touch of Kiwi style. You will leave with an unforgettable experience and a real taste for the flavours of Waikato.
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Hinterland Adventures
Want some fun at your function? Feeling competitive? Hinterland Adventures is your perfect destination. Providing outdoor activities in a convenient north Hamilton location, Hinterland is a great way to celebrate the end of the year. Paintball, Outdoor Laser Tag, Archery and Clay Bird are all available, and both large and small groups can be catered for.
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Book a Christmas Party that will become the stuff of legends - Enjoy a fully guided coach tour which includes naughty-but-nice craft beer tastings and food, plus meet the brewers too. There are different packages available and both large and small groups can be catered for.
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Zealong Tea Estate Christmas Party Venue Hire

Zealong Tea Estate
As you begin to think about the end of 2019, celebrate your successes at Zealong Tea Estate. Surrounded by 1.2 million tea bushes, Zealong’s Tea House and venue spaces have become an increasingly popular location for Christmas functions of all kinds. Zealong's venues provide an idyllic natural setting for large and small Christmas functions, only minutes' drive from Hamilton. Enjoy the view over the stunning tea terraces, or get a closer look with a guided tour and traditional tasting of the international award-winning, New Zealand-grown teas (which also make a unique end-of-year gift for staff or clients alike).
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Hamilton Gardens
The award winning Hamilton Gardens provides a unique venue for your Christmas bash. The Hamilton Gardens Pavilion has four rooms which have been designed for expansive dinners and functions, with a variety of caterers able to supply your seasonal menu. Our themed gardens are also available for special events where you will transport your guests to a different world, just with a few footsteps.
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Henley Hotel exterior, Cambridge, Waikato

Henley Hotel
Experience the ultimate in glamorous country luxury and hospitality at the Henley Hotel. Choose from a variety of spaces which can cater for small groups or up to 200 for larger gatherings. Divine food, contemporary spaces and professional staff make Henley Hotel the perfect venue.
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Have a Good Christmas Function at Good George
With 5 different venues across the Waikato and a range of function spaces on offer, Good George will have something to suit your needs no matter if your group is small or large or something in between. Every venue has a varied menu from platters, lunch and dinner, and also stocked with all of Good George's beers, ciders and latest releases such as gin to make sure there is something for everyone. 
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The Atrium at Wintec
With its stylish original exposed brick, stunning glass walls and vibrant contemporary furniture, the Atrium at Wintec is the perfect venue for your Christmas celebration. Designed to house medium to large events (80-450 pax), this flexible venue also offers several pre-function spaces; and its proximity to our other venues means this space can be used alone or in combination as a multi-venue event. Slick inner city styling, fabulous catering, and dedicated event staff are the perfect ingredients for a fabulous end of year function.
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Woodlands Estate
Woodlands wants to host your Christmas function. Relaxed or formal celebrations are welcomed. Let Woodlands do the hard work for your Christmas get together.
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The Greenspace
Relax and celebrate in the lovingly restored award-winning 1920s bungalow. Whether it’s kicking back with a BBQ on the huge covered back deck, exploring the productive organic garden with bird-attracting native plants, drinks and canapes inside the beautiful venue, or enjoying the stunning photography exhibitions, The Greenspace's focus on sustainability will leave you feeling good.
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The Sculpture Park, Waikato, NZ

The Sculpture Park at Waitakaruru Arboretum
Looking for a great outdoor place to hold your Christmas party? The Sculpture Park is a former quarry that has been transformed into beautiful arboretum with more than 20,000 trees and 100 sculptures.
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SKYCITY Hamilton Christmas Party Packages
SKYCITY Hamilton is offering two different Christmas Party packages to choose from, each including entertainment, drinks and buffet dinner:

  • Andre Vegas Christmas Party: Featuring a 45-minute illusion performance by Andre Vegas
  • Casino Night Christmas Party: Featuring a two-hour competition style casino experience on SkyCity's learn to play tables using “funny money” (R20)

For more information click here.

Christmas Celebrations with Novotel Tainui Hamilton
Novotel Tainui Hamilton is offering Christmas celebration packages for any night of the week from just $59, including welcome drink and free room hire, so you can plan your Christmas Party to suit your team's schedule and needs. Minimum 30 people per group.
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Christmas at Jet Park Hotel Hamilton Airport, Waikato

Classic Christmas at Jet Park Hotel Hamilton Airport
Choose a classic summer BBQ or classic Christmas Roast lunch at Jet Park Hotel Hamilton Airport. Enjoy relaxing green spaces, modern function venue, ample free parking, superb services and amenities, plus accommodation packages available too.
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Celebrate Christmas Off The Beaten Track
Take your team on an adventure with Lakeview Lodge Karapiro, Lake District Adventures and Gourmet Delicious, who are offering a unique festive experience specifically designed to accommodate small executive groups of up to 10. Stay for a night of luxury in The Hamptons retreat. Enjoy an early dinner with superb dishes from award-winning caterers and as evening arrives, venture out for a magical twilight kayak glow-worm tour just five minutes from the lodge.
For more information click here.

The Grandstand Christmas Package
Relax into Christmas this year with a private lunch or dinner function at The Grandstand. The recently refurbished character venue is an intimate setting nestled in the picturesque surroundings of Hamilton's Claudelands Park - making it the perfect spot for you and your team to wind down and celebrate the festive season. 
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Distinction Hamilton Hotel & Conference Centre Christmas Functions
Boasting some of the largest function facilities in the Waikato region, Distinction Hamilton is the perfect venue for hosting your end of year Christmas Party. Choose from a set menu Christmas Themed Dinner or alternatively contact the Distinction Hamilton team so they can personalise a bespoke package to suit your needs.
For more information click here.

Hampton Downs Go Karts, Waikato NZ

Celebrate Christmas at Hampton Downs Motorsport Park
Enjoy an exceptional Christmas Party at Hampton Downs with prices starting from $99 per person for larger groups. Includes go-kart challenge on New Zealand's best outdoor track and lunch or dinner with cash bar. You can also add hot laps, muscle car driving experience and race simulators to your package. 
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WaihineMoe Boat Cruise, Raglan Harbour, NZ

Christmas Cruise Package with Wahine Moe
Run out of Christmas Office Party ideas or looking for a unique way to thank your VIP clients - Cruise Raglan's magnificent harbour on-board the Wahine Moe. With catering options available, an on-board bar and entertainment available on request, a sunset cruise is an awesome way to celebrate the festive season.
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BBQ on the Balcony at Ibis Tainui Hamilton
Enjoy a BBQ buffet with stunning views of the Waikato River, served al fresco on the riverside balcony at Ibis Tainui Hamilton from just $45 per person including a welcome drink.
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Escapist, Hamilton, Waikato

Dinner and Escape Room Package
Challenge yourself and your team mates in one of Escapist's immersive escape rooms and then enjoy a decadent 3 or 5 course dinner at Fusion, which specialises in Maori fusion cuisine.
For more information click here.

The Big Xmas Do at Cambridge Raceway
Take the stress out of organising your Christmas party and enjoy a night of harness racing action, amazing food & hospitality. There are a range of different packages on offer. 
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Celebrate Christmas at Vilagrad Winery
Dine underneath a canopy of grapes planted 100 years ago. Vilagrad Winery has great indoor and outdoor flow, enjoy the warmth round the brazier or relax in the covered courtyards with a glass of wine. Enjoy the delicious four course Mediterranean banquet and our hand crafted award winning wine. Dance the night away to live entertainment from Steve Crossland and special guest the 3 Brothers Band. 
For more information click here.

Lakeside Christmas at The Verandah
Take the hassle out of your 2019 Christmas party plans, and take advantage of The Verandah's pre-packaged Christmas Event - book your table now, this is always, a sell-out event.
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Something for everyone at LaValla
LaValla's Festive Fabulousness package offers a fun, competitive activity for the team followed by a full three course all the bells and whistles meal. If an activity isn't on the agenda, then settle down for just the meal where local produce is lovingly prepared into dishes to nourish the soul. Spend a little time in the garden, and appreciate a good meal with all the trimmings and crackers included.
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Hamilton Taxis
Servicing Hamilton and the Waikato since 1956, Hamilton Taxis can provide transportation to and from venues and events in their modern fleet of mostly hybrid cars & vans.
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