Sights and Activities

Hairy Feet Waitomo

If you are an an avid Tolkien fan, a movie buff or interested in seeing amazing rock formations and beautiful New Zealand native forest then this tour is for you! Visit the stunning farm location at Mangaotaki Rocks Piopio, near Waitomo, where the troll and campfire scenes in "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" were filmed.

Hairy Feet Waitomo_Springtime

Family activities Family activities

In addition to the high adrenalin caving activities available, Waitomo has a number of family activities ranging from...

Adventure activities Adventure activities

Waitomo District is world famous for its range of thrilling cave activities. Whether it is blackwater rafting, caving or...

Walks and reserves Walks and reserves

The Waitomo District has a number of beautiful walks. Many of these are gentle walks to be enjoyed by all. Mangaokewa...

Heritage Centres, Museums and Galleries Heritage Centres, Museums and Galleries

Museums, Libraries and other heritage centres are the front porch of our District. Welcoming visitors and showcasing the...

Cultural Experiences Cultural Experiences

The Waitomo District offers a range of Cultural activities that highlight the Districts proud King Country heritage and...