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Skydive Waikato
Tandem Skydiving, Come experiance freedom at 12000ft. Closest Skydiving location to Hamilton, only 45 min away from the most amazing fun you will ever have! Capture your skydive on video or photos of your exit from our Wing Cam. Solo Skydiving Courses availble. Booking required and weight limit of 95 kgs
Skydive Waikato



Sky City Hamilton Casino
With 339 gaming machines and 23 gaming tables, including the all-time favourites, there is plenty of entertainment just waiting for you. Our regular promotions feature table games and gaming machines and add even more excitement to your gaming experience. Come and have a look.
Sky City Hamilton Casino


Cruise Waikato
Scheduled cruises will be available from the Memorial Park and Hamilton Gardens, from 7.30 am (Breakfast cruise) to late (Twilight cruise), 7 days a week....Timetable coming soon... From 6 pm, the vessel will be available for private group functions, incl: birthdays, staff do's, parties, etc...It's recommended to book well in advance to insure availability of vessel on the specified time and day
Cruise Waikato


Candyland
Visit New Zealand's largest candy store! Candies, chocolates, soft toys and gifts in a fantasy candy castle shop. See a working model of an old fshioned candy factory and try making your own lollipop! Kids love our birthday parties. Enjoy yummy party food and make a lollipop in our candymaking show. Order a special occasion cakes made from solid chocolate! Puppies, cars, hearts or dinosaurs are some of our special shapes.
Candyland


The 'WORLD FAMOUS' Hamilton Gardens
covers an area of 58 hectares at the southern end of Hamilton City, New Zealand. Today Hamilton Gardens is the most popular visitor attraction in the region with about 600,000 visitors each year, nearly half of them being tourists. There are nearly 2000 events held within Hamilton Gardens each year.
Hamilton Gardens


Time Zone Hamilton
At TimeZone we are serious about FUN. Visit any of our TimeZone stores or street locations to find the best interactive entertainment the world has to offer. All sorts of games and challenges - win great prizes, drive great races, fight battles, compete in national competitions, dance or play the drums, but above all - we invite you to have FUN.
TimeZone


The Waikato Museum
is located at the South end of Victoria Street in the City's 'cultural precinct'. 1 Grantham Street is on the corner of Grantham and Victoria Streets and opposite Hood Street. Our hosts are here to help you enjoy your visit. Please do not hesitate to ask questions and learn more about the wide range of exhibitions and activities on offer.
Waikato Museum


The Waikato Racing Club
Features horse racing 18 days a year. The Te Rapa race track is within a short drive from the CBD. On-site parking & ample viewing areas. Admission is free providing a great days entertainment.
The Waikato Racing Club


The Hamilton Zoo
Every day is a wild whole family experience at Hamilton Zoo. Join our Zoo Keepers for a chance to find out about your favourite animals and enjoy getting up close and personal with the large variety of species from the animal kingdom.
The Hamilton Zoo


Riff Raff Statue
Riff Raff welcomes you to his virtual presence. This website is the online home of the statue of Riff Raff that resides in the Southend of Victoria St in Hamilton, New Zealand. His plaque reads: It’s astounding! Where we stand is the birthplace of The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
www.riffraffstatue.org


Arts Post
Located in one of Hamilton's most prominent heritage buildings, ArtsPost Galleries & Shop is regularly updated with the best in local art. ArtsPost is dedicated to developing and promoting artists, and to growing a dynamic and supportive environment for the arts in the Waikato region. Entry is free to ArtsPost's three galleries.
www.waikatomuseum.co.nz


Garden Place
If you have had the urge to entertain crowds or simply want to show off your talent on stage in Garden Place, why not be a part of this year's Summer in Garden Place programme? Give us your details below, and someone will be in touch soon. This invite is open to individuals, bands, community groups, dance and drama groups, school and musicians.
www.summeringardenplace.co.nz


Event Cinemas
Now every moviegoer can hear the sound exactly as the moviemaker intended, without the limitation and degradation of analog optical sound or processes which attempt to put the digital audio data on the film itself.
www.eventcinemas.co.nz




Victoria Cinema
The Victoria is Hamilton's only licensed cinema where you can enjoy light meals, coffee or a glass of wine while watching a movie. We select only the best in arthouse, classic and foreign-language films for your entertainment.
www.victoriacinema.co.nz



Hamilton City Libraries
Your needs come first at Hamilton City Libraries. That's why you can borrow most of the general collection for free, or grab the latest popular book - and get it for only $5. Our website offers services such as searching free electronic databases and providing links to other interesting and useful websites. You can view lists of new items in the collections, search the catalogue from the comfort of your home and reserve the items you want.
www.hpl.govt.nz



Waterworld
Waterworld is one of the largest indoor/outdoor aquatic centres in New Zealand comprising of two 50m pools, one 25m pool, a toddlers pool and a separate dive pool indoors. Additionally we have a 50m lido pool outdoors, all situated on park-like surroundings.
www.hcc.govt.nz




Gallagher Aquatic Centre
Gallagher Aquatic Centre is Hamilton's newest swimming facility. Opened in Melville in 1997, it has a 25 metre pool and toddlers pool, 2 gas BBQ's and an outdoor childrens' playground.
www.hcc.govt.nz