Te Kuiti is a small town located just a short drive from the world famous Waitomo Caves, in the Waikato region. Originally a railway town, Te Kuiti promotes itself as the "Shearing Capital of the World". A huge statue of a shearer with a sheep dominates the landscape at the southern end of the town. more
A short drive north of Te Kuiti brings you to the Waitomo Caves. Here you can discover a natural labyrinth of subterranean caverns adorned with stalactites and stalagmites, millions of years in making. Go caving, abseiling or black water rafting in the Waitomo Caves.
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Mobile-friendly - MIDDLE EARTH AT IT'S BEST! Join personally guided tours through our farm which featured extensively in Peter Jackson's "THE HOBBIT". Have your camera ready as we wander through ancient native forest, under massive limestone cliffs and among unusual rock formations. Be entertained with our stories about filming and farming and see why we've received Trip Advisor "Certificate of Excellence".
Waitomo Boutique Lodge is Waitomo's hidden gem, offering a five star farm holiday stay in a stunning setting, close to all the central North Island's major attractions - and a stone's throw from the action of Waitomo Caves. Choose from the cosy garden Cottage or the Manor, which is also available as an exclusive luxury lodge experience.
Stay with the Waitomo Lodge Motel and have the choice of 14 studio and 6 one-bedroom units. All units have Sky tv, super-king-size beds, high-speed broadband Internet, tea and coffee making facilities, and spacious en suite bathrooms. You also have the choice of units with cooking facilities, air conditioning and spa baths. 50+ Sky TV channels.
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Carols In the Caves
Acapella Christmas Carols and music performed by the Waitomo Caves Choir in the iconic Cathedral Cave of the Waitomo Caves. Tickets are stricktly limited and are available from the Waitomo i-site in person or by phone ...
Where: Waitomo Caves, Te Kuiti, Waitomo District
Address: Waitomo Caves Rd, Te Kuiti, Waitomo District
From: 8:00pm on Friday 8th December 2017
To: 9:30pm on Sunday 10th December 2017
Car Boot Market Day
- Bring your treasures - Produces - Preserves - Bric-a-brac - Books - $2.00 Tea and Scones and $2.00 Sausage sizzle will be available - Face painting - Free Live music featuring St Luke’s Church Kidz ...
Where: St Luke's Anglican Church, Te Kuiti, Waitomo District
Address: 85 Esplanade St, Te Kuiti, Waitomo District
From: 8:00am on Saturday 2nd December 2017
To: 12:00pm on Saturday 3rd February 2018