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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Epic offers the easiest, most cost effective and flexible way of tackling the Timber Trail. We provide Timber Trail Shuttles between Ongarue and Piropiro and Ongarue and Pureora. No set departure times, no deadlines, no waiting for pickups - you do the ride at your own pace. Ebikes available for hire.
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 consistently receive Trip Advisor ‘Certificates of Excellence’.
Mobile-friendly - 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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