Explore the Wonders of the Waikato

Exploring the Wonders of Waikato: Your Ultimate Destination Guide

Nestled in the heart of New Zealand's North Island, the Waikato region beckons travellers with its unparalleled natural beauty and endless opportunities for adventure. Yes, we have Hobbiton, Waitomo and the awesome Hamilton Gardens… but did you know there’s so much more!

At Riverside Adventures Waikato, we invite you to embark on a journey of discovery along the majestic Waikato River, where every bend reveals a new wonder waiting to be explored.

Below are a few of our favourite activities to do while you visit the incredible Waikato!

  • Kayaking Adventures: Paddling Through Paradise

Picture yourself gliding effortlessly across the serene waters of the Waikato River, surrounded by lush greenery and the soothing sounds of nature. With Riverside Adventures Waikato, this dream becomes a reality. Our guided kayaking tours cater to all skill levels, from novice paddlers to experienced enthusiasts, ensuring an unforgettable experience for everyone.

  • Glowworm Tours: A Magical Encounter with Nature

Venture into the depths of one of the Waikato's best kept secrets! Enter to a prehistoric like canyon during daylight and wait for the sun to set. Led by knowledgeable guides, you'll witness the enchanting spectacle of thousands of tiny lights twinkling like stars in the night sky. It's a truly magical experience that will leave you in awe of nature's wonders.

  • Biking Adventure: Pedal Your Way to Paradise

Saddle up and explore the scenic trails and hidden gems of the Waikato River on our guided biking adventures. Whether you're a thrill-seeker craving adrenaline or a nature lover seeking serenity, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Join us as we pedal our way through different terrain from concrete paths to stunning gravel trails through breathtaking landscapes, immersing ourselves in the beauty of the Waikato.

  • Camjet Jet Boat Tour: A Thrilling Ride on the Wild Side

For those seeking an adrenaline-packed thrill ride, look no further than a CamJet jet boat tour. Zoom through narrow gorges, twist around bends, and feel the rush of the wind in your hair as you explore the Waikato River like never before. It's an experience you'll never forget. Not for you… try one of their Ecological Tours instead.

  • Local Accommodation: Rest and Relaxation in the Heart of Waikato

After a day of adventure, unwind and recharge at one of our awesome local accommodations we have. From cozy cottages to luxury lodges, there's a perfect place to rest your head and rejuvenate your spirit. Immerse yourself in the warm hospitality and charm of the Waikato region and make memories that will last a lifetime. We only work with the best, and we can recommend somewhere that suits you perfectly!

  • Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari: Nature's Hidden Gem

Discover the wonders of nature at Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari, a breathtaking eco-sanctuary nestled in the heart of the Waikato. Explore lush forests, and rare native wildlife as you journey through this protected paradise. It's a sanctuary for the soul and a haven for nature lovers.

  • Multi-Day Walks with Nature and Nosh Tours: Epic Adventures Await

Embark on an epic adventure with Nature and Nosh Tours and experience the beauty of the Waikato on a multi-day walking expedition. Traverse rugged landscapes, cross stunning vistas, and indulge in delicious local cuisine along the way. With expert guides leading the way, you'll discover hidden gems and unforgettable experiences at every turn.

  • Local Providers: Supporting the Heartbeat of Waikato

Support local businesses and artisans by exploring the diverse offerings of the Waikato region. From farm-fresh produce to handcrafted souvenirs, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Take a culinary tour, browse artisan markets, and immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of the Waikato. By supporting local, you're not just buying products – you're investing in the heart and soul of the community.

Embark on Your Waikato Adventure Today

With its breathtaking beauty and diverse attractions, the Waikato region is a treasure trove waiting to be explored. Whether you're seeking adventure, relaxation, or cultural immersion, Riverside Adventures Waikato is your trusted partner for unforgettable experiences in the Waikato. Join us as we embark on a journey to discover the wonders of Waikato, one adventure at a time.