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A place to just chill out

A lovely area of Hamilton city to stroll around and just enjoy the tranquility and the nature... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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just sit and relax

Hamilton lake domain is a great place all year round to just relax and ponder the day. There is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chava J
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Lake Domain Drive, Hamilton, New Zealand
+64 7-838 6699
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All reviews water play beautiful lake veranda cafe all ages bird life feed the ducks great walk children's playground water lilies play ground round the lake walking track lake walk great playground great cafe great place to take the kids few hours
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely area of Hamilton city to stroll around and just enjoy the tranquility and the nature. Thoroughly Recommend taking time out from our busy lives and getting back to nature.

Thank dianne07auckland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hamilton lake domain is a great place all year round to just relax and ponder the day. There is much bird life and in summer people swim in the lake

Thank Chava J
Reviewed 5 November 2018

It's a flat 5 km path to circumnavigate the lake - keep an eye out for the bird life. Two playgrounds about half a lap apart. One older traditional one near the sailing club and a fab destination playground near the cafe entrance. Lots of...More

Thank jend512018
Reviewed 5 November 2018

On a recent fine , sunny Friday my cousin and I made the most of a warm calm blueskied day and included a walk at Hamilton Lake -we were happy with the Perfect still conditions - as on a windy day it can be rather...More

Thank Natalie L
Reviewed 5 November 2018

An amazing place to take a picnic, relax with friends and family, walk or run around the lake and have hours of fun with the children on the play equipment. Watch the sail boats and at times the miniature boats racing on the lake. Free...More

Thank Robyn C
Reviewed 5 November 2018

A good walk around the lake. Meander pass back yards, beautiful arty features, birdlife. Some very nice homes. If you time it right there are miniature boats and yachts racing. A cafe to relax and have a break and indoor gardens and a playground for...More

Thank MarieM5483
Reviewed 13 October 2018

What a great place to head to for a long or short stroll. Parking at various points around the lake giving quite good access to walkways. Lovely serene views from all angles/aspects around the lake domain and plenty of space for family picnics if you...More

Thank makomihi
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Hamilton lake domain is a beautiful place to visit with family. One can spend few hours easily. Either carry your own food or outsource from Hamilton Lake Domain restaurant. There is circular track around Lake Rotoroa for cycling, jogging and walking. It is a nesting...More

Thank bakulmaster
Reviewed 9 October 2018

we visited on friday afternoon and took us around 45 minutes to walk the lake was enjoyable and easy for all fitness levels

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 20 September 2018

The walkway around the lake is a popular circuit for those who keep in shape. Very attractive views across the lake, lots of wild life and photo ops. Have not been there for over 30 years and the surprise of how much it has changed...More

Thank Mike G
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