Almost 30 years ago surfboard maker Craig Hughes arrived in town with his wife and their sons and set up...
Learn to surf in Raglan while you're here. © Paul Abbitt
Just 2 hours from Auckland, 3 minutes from Waitomo Caves, black-water rafting and Waitomo Hotel, are beautifully refurbished Train or Plane Motels, Hobbit Motels and . . . More . . .
Things to do
From fried chicken to retro cafés, handy road trip pitstops, secret cocktail bars or fish and chips with sea views, the Waikato region has many great options for eating out. Read the story . . .
9 units - 6 studio (sleep 2-3), 2 family units (sleep 5-6), 1 x 3-brm cottage (sleeps 7). Close to Waitomo Glowworm Caves. . . . More . . .
Get outdoors and experience the underground and overground delights of Waitomo. Read the story . . .
The Waitomo Caves Discovery Centre is located right at the heart of Waitomo village. In addition to displays, education service, collections, caving library, postal service . . . More . . .
Do what the locals do in Raglan. Read the story . . .
Otorohanga Kiwi Holiday Park is the closest Holiday Park to the CBD. ?Enjoy a leisurely stroll to town facilities, through the neighbouring lake reserve. . . . More . . .
Visit the stunning Denize family farm set amongst the towering limestone Denize Bluffs where Sir Peter Jackson, director of Lord of the Rings Trilogy, filmed . . . More . . .
Welcome to our world, a 70-acre lifestyle farmstay. Enjoy an intriguing, interactive and memorable New Zealand farm experience with our ostriches and 20+ miniature animals. . . . More . . .
A camping ground to relax in. Beware Kawhia's laid back ambiance is easy to get caught up in. Kawhia Camping Ground is a quiet camp . . . More . . .
We are a rurally located privately owned hostel situated 1.5km from Waitomo Village.
We are directly across the road from The Black Water Rafting Company . . . More . . .