A visit to Hamilton at any time of the year will ensure an interesting, exciting time for all visitors young and old.
Hamilton has many excellent attractions, providing visitors with a wide range of beautiful, natural areas to enjoy including the some of New Zealands most visited attractions, the Hamilton City Gardens and the Hamilton Zoo.
Exscite - Exscite is an interactive science museum that combines a collection of permanent exhibits with a changing programme of temporary exhibits. Like many other science museums, it is geared mostly toward kids and caters to lots of school groups.
Hamilton Gardens - Hamilton's impressive 58-hectare botanic garden is comprised of five themed garden collections. It is a pleasant spot to relax, walk or have a picnic.
Hamilton Zoo - Situated on 21 hectares of parkland, Hamilton Zoo is impressive for a small town zoo and is home to a variety of wildlife from Africa, Asia and Latin America. The zoo also boasts a huge walk-through aviary, which is home to many rare and endangered New Zealand birds.
Waikato Museum of Art & History - Hamilton's main museum has a large collection of exhibits with a focus on local history and Maori culture.