Top 13 Things to do in Hamilton, New Zealand

Come visit Hamilton! Expedia makes it easy to book Hamilton tours and find the best attractions. We have a broad selection of things to do in Hamilton for you to browse through and learn about all the most popular activities. It’s easy to find all the must-see Hamilton sights by looking though our list of all the most popular Hamilton attractions.

Whether you travel to Hamilton in the spring, summer, fall or winter, Expedia makes it simple to find endless Hamilton vacation ideas for any season. You can explore local things to do and popular tourism spots in Hamilton, then book a flight, rental car and hotel all with ease.

Full-Day Cruise & Picnic on Whitehaven Beach
Cruise through the Whitsunday Islands National Park and enjoy a picnic lunch on the world-famous Whitehaven Beach. You won't forget the feeling of the pristine white sands of Whitehaven Beach between your toes, and the sight of the turquoise water... Read More
Full-Day Hobbiton™ Shire Movie Set Tour
A fantastical world of wonder awaits at the filming site of Hobbiton™ Shire. Nestled within the verdant farmland south of Auckland, this authentic recreation of Bilbo Baggins' Middle Earth village immerses you in all the magic and adventure of the... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$187
per Adult

Huka Falls, Taupo Lookout & The Squeeze Tour Combo
The Squeeze offers the perfect New Zealand nature experience, letting you shimmy your way through narrow rock passages that have been carved out by water and weather over time. Combine that with visits to Huka Falls and the Taupo Lookout... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$273
per Adult

Orakei Korako Thermal Reserve & Waikato River Jet Boat Tour
Explore New Zealand's marvels on this tour that takes you to the Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland, down the Waikato River, and into the Orakei Korako Thermal Reserve. From geothermal parks to scenic farmlands, discover the beauty of nature as you venture... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$145
per Adult

Private Zealong Tea Estate Transportation via Luxury Vehicle
Seated in the comfort of a luxury private vehicle, cruise through idyllic fields and the rolling New Zealand countryside on your way to Zealong Tea Estate. Enjoy a day away from the bustle of Auckland and refresh your spirit with... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$401
per Group

Rainbow Mountain, Mud Pools & Jet Boat Ride Tour
Embark on a scenic journey through lush farmland to Rainbow Mountain and explore its many natural wonders, then discover the fantastically blue-green water of its crater lake. A visit to boiling mud pools followed by an exhilarating jet boat ride... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$244
per Traveler

Scenic Jet Boat Ride on Waikato River
Immerse yourself in gorgeous New Zealand forests as you embark on a jet boat ride down the Waikato River, the longest river in the country. Keep your eyes peeled for exotic wildlife as you head downstream, passing through the 164-foot... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

3 hours

Free cancellation

$98
per Adult

Shared Shuttle: Hamilton International Airport (HLZ)
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between Hamilton International Airport and your hotel aboard a shuttle. For transfers to and from Hamilton International Airport, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

28 minutes

Free cancellation

$20
per Traveler

Tutukau Gorge Jet Boat Ride with the Squeeze Hot Spring Waterfall
Cruise through the Tutukau Gorge aboard a speedy jet boat, and then maneuver your way through a series of narrow crevasses and over boulders to reach a naturally heated bathing pool surrounded by geothermal waterfalls. Afterward, hang on as the... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$116
per Adult

Waikato River Scenic Blast Boat Ride
Experience the beautiful sights and heart-pounding thrills of the Waikato River on this jet boat tour. Pass through the Tutukau Gorge, steaming volcanic banks, and serene farmlands as you cruise down the river, learning about the region from your skilled... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

45 minutes

Free cancellation

$69
per Traveler

Waikato River Thermal Jet Boat Safari
Roar through the beautiful the Tutukau Gorge on the emerald water of the Waitako River in a speedy jet boat. Skim along the banks and fly around in circles on your way to the Orakei Korako, where you slow down... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$123
per Adult

Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland & Waikato River Jet Boat Tour
Discover the unique and natural wonders of New Zealand on this fun-packed tour. Visit the Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland to explore an active geothermal area, and cruise down the Waikato River for a new perspective of the area. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$123
per Adult

Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland, Waikato River & The Squeeze Tour
Immerse yourself in the beauty of Waiotapu and the Waikato River on this guided adventure through New Zealand's wonders. Visit geothermal phenomena at Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland, cruise down the picturesque Waikato River, and squeeze through tight cliff crevasses to a... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$135
per Adult

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