DHomestay - Bed & Breakfast Homestay Accommodation Matamata
 

Local Activities

 

THERE ARE NUMEROUS ACTIVITIES IN MATAMATA AND SURROUNDING DISTRICTS TO SUIT ALL TYPES OF PEOPLE

Hobbiton Movie Set & Farm Tours, Golf, Firth Tower & Museum, Matamata Racecourse, Tramping, Hot Mineral Pools, Boating / Kayaking / Jet ski / Cruise, Matamata Airfield, Arts and more.

GOLF

Matamata (25min drive) & Walton golf courses (10min drive) are both attractive 18-hole courses. There are 7 golf courses within 40min drive.

TRAMPING

The district offers numerous walks for all ages. The two-stage walk to view the Wairere Falls, which is set amongst the bush of the Kaimai Ranges. Each stage takes about 45 minutes to reward you with spectacular views of the falls and the whole district.

HOT MINERAL POOLS

Drive 20 minutes to the Opal Hot Springs or 35 minutes drive to the Te Aroha Mineral Spa Bath House for a private spa.

HOBBITON MOVIE SET & FARM TOURS

Take a guided tour to a working sheep farm where parts of The Lord of the Rings trilogy and the movie The Hobbits were filmed. See the Hobbit holes, the Green Dragon pub, the mill and lake and much more.

BOATING/KAYAKING/JETSKI/CRUISE

Visit Lake Karapiro 25 minutes away for a day on the water. Kayaks are available to hire on the lake or book a lake cruise.

MATAMATA AIRFIELD

A short drive for gliding and sky diving.

MATAMATA RACECOURSE

Watch some of New Zealand’s finest race horses train in the early morning hours.

ARTS

Numerous artists in the district are keen to show their works.

FIRTH TOWER & MUSEUM

1.5km walk to get an insight into the area's colonial farming activities.

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