Things to Do in Hamilton with Children

Top Family Friendly Things to Do & Kid Activities in Hamilton, New Zealand

Things to Do in Hamilton with Kids

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  • Jeanette
    2 contributions
    All was great, went to Fibretron then walked round all the gardens. Great asset for Hamilton and lovely food at cafe
    Written 29 July 2022
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  • Jan R
    Hamilton, New Zealand8 contributions
    This place always brings me back to earth and reminds me how beautiful the world is - wonderful quiet areas and walks.
    Written 13 December 2021
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  • Carol
    2 contributions
    Took grandkids yesterday .great experience.loved all the picnic tables and the setout .changed since I was last there .ofcourse the monkeys were our favourite.only the gorillas decided not to make an appearance.jyst a perfect day .thoroughly reccomend.
    Written 9 November 2021
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  • Mark C
    Auckland109 contributions
    Brilliantly routed walking track right around the entire lake with views for Africa from every way point.
    Loved the walk , enjoyed the banter with the locals who live adjacent, will be back.
    Written 4 July 2022
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  • Erin P
    3 contributions
    Great place to visit, loved the museum and the Cafe...superb customer service...we will be back with our family
    Written 29 March 2022
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  • fairyjasmine
    Hamilton, New Zealand217 contributions
    Plenty of parking and seating to enjoy your ice cream. Next to Camarosa Restaurant that belongs to the same owner. Pick your own strawberries and raspberries if they are in season. Entry fees applied. They sell freshly picked berries or frozen if not in season. Real fruit ice cream or yogurt. They do coffee as well. They have a dedicated play area with plenty of seating for parents to sit and watch the kids while enjoying their ice cream
    Written 23 January 2021
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  • Alice K
    Opua, New Zealand239 contributions
    Very well done, great way to spend a rainy day. The where children sleep exhibit was very moving. Very informative of the history of the area.
    Written 24 February 2021
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  • Gay G
    Auckland, New Zealand92 contributions
    It was superfood because it had a playground with water. beautiful gardens and shaded bush walkways. Lots of room for families to picnic.
    Written 10 January 2021
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  • Wendy G
    Box Hill, Australia304 contributions
    Despite it not being “pick your own” time of year or day, this place was great fun. With acres of berries growing it was good just to see them and then go to the shop to purchase some (some fresh, some frozen) and indulge in some of the very nicest ice cream with your choice of fresh fruit. However you look at it, with smiling, friendly service and huge serves, the ice cream alone is worth the trip!
    Written 11 March 2020
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  • rasta_deadluk
    Hamilton, New Zealand6 contributions
    Nice facilities, food available on site. Awesome place for kids out on this hot weather. Suggestion: Staff can be more proactive with the visitors. Overall nice place.c
    Written 9 December 2019
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  • Daniel
    3 contributions
    A beautiful temple! The grounds are beautiful. Colourful flowers, green grass, perfectly headged bushes. Highly recommend the trip for a session.
    Written 16 September 2019
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  • rowanandersonnz
    Hamilton, New Zealand42 contributions
    Sat on the shady side but the whole of the stadium has excellent views plus TV's and score board.
    A great stadium to see any event.
    Written 5 March 2020
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  • Sivasankar Sivapragasam
    Petaling Jaya, Malaysia62 contributions
    The park at Waikato uni is very green. Breezy winds passing through, and ambience is very superb clean.
    Written 18 November 2020
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  • platypus150
    Melbourne, Australia25,377 contributions
    I was passing through Hamilton and thought I should drop by to see Riff Raff again, just outside the Waikato Museum. Richard O'Brien will be remembered long after the politician who refused to let him return home and become a NZ citizen.
    Written 14 June 2022
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  • Sonny Ali'ifa'alogo
    Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand29 contributions
    Great place to bring your dog to run around and mix with other breeds as well. The river is also accessible for dogs to swim on a hot day as well (just remember to bring them a towel to dry off!)
    Written 21 May 2019
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