Destination guide

The friendly area of Matamata awaits your stay

Enjoy the opera and other features of Matamata. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the local tours, coffeehouses and cheese shops. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Matamata

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Matamata a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hobbiton Movie Set (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Matamata Golf Club (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Te Waihou Walkway (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Cambridge Raceway (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Avantidrome (17.4 mi / 28 km)
  • Leveret Estate Winery (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Matamata

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Matamata is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Founders Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Lake Karapiro (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Mclaren Falls Park (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari (18.6 mi / 30 km)
  • Te Puna Quarry Park (18.6 mi / 30 km)
  • Mokena Geyser (19.8 mi / 31.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Matamata

The nearest airport is in Hamilton (HLZ-Hamilton Intl.), located 22.6 mi (36.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Tauranga (TRG), which is 27.1 mi (43.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Matamata, NZ?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 21 vacation rentals near Matamata. From 4 Houses to 2 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Matamata for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Matamata?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Matamata. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Hobbiton Movie Set: 69 vacation rentals
  • Founders Park: 100 vacation rentals
  • Wairere Falls: 93 vacation rentals
  • Firth Tower Museum: 105 vacation rentals
  • Monavale Blueberries: 136 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Matamata listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Matamata?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 4 Houses in Matamata. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Matamata include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 8 rentals available
  • Cottages: 8 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Matamata?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Matamata. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.