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Winter in the Waikato is a great way to spend your summer vacation! That’s right. When the other side of the world is experiencing high temperatures, New Zealand has a lot of winter fun to offer.

Visit Waikato, New Zealand, located on the North Island of New Zealand any time of the year for an amazing getaway, where you can experience the great outdoors without being too far from civilisation. Hamilton, Waikato is New Zealand’s fourth largest city, and has a lot of fun and relaxation to offer. There are also plenty of places to snowboard and ski near Waikato, or go underground for an unforgettable sight in the Waitomo Glowworm Caves. And if you’re a movie buff, visit Matamata to see the Hobbiton Movie Set! To warm up after, be sure to indulge in one of the areas many hot springs.

There is plenty to do in Waikato and its surrounding areas during its winter season. Hike, ski, and indulge yourself in this natural playground.

Getting around Waikato is half the fun. Book a camper with Mighway, and let the journey unfold!

Getting to the Waikato

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Outdoor Exploring and Walking

Winter in Waikato is a great time to adventure throughout the great outdoors. There are many walking trails located in or near Waikato. You can explore Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari, Mt Te Aroha, and the Mangapohue Natural Bridge.

Hot Water Beach

For a unique coastal experience, there’s a hot water beach you should visit. Hot Water Beach is relaxing, even during less than great weather. In fact, a day on this beach in cool weather can be ideal due to less traffic. The beach is welcoming and steaming, and you can dig holes on the beach to create your own, personal hot spring. This serene experience is like none else.

Hot Springs

One of the greatest experiences in New Zealand is the sensation you will feel when visiting a hot spring. You cannot visit New Zealand and not visit a hot spring, as there are many of these throughout New Zealand. These natural warm-bath wonders relax your body while exhilarating your mind. The Lost Spring in Whitianga is a great place to relax and enjoy nature.

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