Waitomo - Accessible/Easy Access Accommodation & Activities
This rural part of the southern Waikato is home to 3 totally diverse, outstanding accessible attractions - Ruakauri Cave (one of the Waitomo Cave complex), Hobbiton - needs no introduction, and the Otorohonga Kiwi house.For those who may have seen pictures of caves like Ruakauri and of Hobbiton and thought - "not possible for me" - they are. Have a look at the more detailed descriptions for all three attractions, find accommodation on Access4all in either Waitomo or Rotorua and ...enjoy!
Palm Court Motel - Otorohanga
Relax at Otorohanga's newest motel, conveniently located 200m from cafés, restaurants, village shopping and railway station. Just minutes from Waitomo Caves, blackwater rafting, adventure tours, Kiwi House and golf course. About 2 hours drive to Auckland. Ideal ski stop...
We are not just the newest motel in the Waitomo District but possibly the best! We are located on State Highway 3, at the North end of Te Kuiti opposite Bosco Cafe. Stay with us and we promise you won't be disappointed.
Waitomo Top 10 Holiday Park
Waitomo Top 10 was awarded the Top 10 Supreme (best park) award at the 2011 Top 10 Group conference. We are conveniently located in the heart of Waitomo caves Village only 600 metres from the Waitomo Glowworm Cave . The famous Huhu Cafe is right next door (you can see your unit or site from...
ACCESSIBLE MIDDLE EARTH TRILOGY (+KIWI)
Discover the real Middle-Earth at the Hobbiton™ Movie Set near Matamata in the North Island of New Zealand.
Te Puia is New Zealand’s living Maori cultural centre, located just 5 minutes from central Rotorua. Situated in the Whakarewarewa Geothermal Valley , Te Puia’s 60 hectare site is...
On the most picturesque private farmland you can visit the Hobbiton Movie Set from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film trilogies in a fascinating two-hour guided tour. The set has been completely rebuilt for The Hobbit and will remain as it was seen in these films and The Lord of...
Kawhia is 60 kilometres west of Otorohanga on State Highway 31. When the road stops at Kawhia, the harbour and ocean beach begin. As the images show it is a place with a real West Coast atmosphere and scenery to match - isolated and wild on the coast - calm (usually) on the...
Otorohanga Kiwi House
Otorohanga Kiwi House & Native Bird Park -The best place to see Kiwi in New Zealand!
Close-up viewing of kiwi (New Zealand’s national bird). Rare Great Spotted Kiwi and Brown Kiwi on display;
See our kiwi active & feeding throughout the day.
Ruakuri Caves, Waitomo
DISCOVER WAITOMO'S LONGEST UNDERGROUND GUIDED WALKING TOUR
According to Maori legend, Ruakuri Cave (rua meaning den, and kuri meaning dog) was first discovered 400-500 years ago by a young Maori hunting for birds. He was attacked by wild dogs just outside the original cave...