Local Activities Page

Waitomo Activities near Redwood Lodge:

There are a number of activities within the locality that makes this a great centre to stay for two or more days. For those who are interested in the activities on offer, why not try one or more of these:

Redwood Lodge recommends Redwood Lodge Vacation activities @ HOME Logo For more leisurely activities why not try:
  • Golf
  • Rabbit shearing
  • Farm show
  • Kiwi House
  • Kiwiana quiz
  • See the largest spinning wheel in the world in Baraka Crafts shop
  • Shop in Otorohanga or Te Kuiti.
  • Check out the Railway plaza, the Trust Waikato Millennium Pavilion, Tatsuno Japanese Garden, Mahoenui giant weta wall, bronze bat sculpture and large shearing statue.
  • Visit the Museum of Caves in Waitomo
  • King Country Gardens
  • Altura Gardens Wildlife Park
  • Take a cruise from Kawhia; visit beautiful beaches and bird watch
  • Visit Hamilton Zoo and Hamilton Gardens
Natural features of the area:
  • Piripiri caves
  • Mangapohue Natural bridge and giant oyster fossils
  • Marokopa falls 30m high
  • Ruakuri Bush Walk - picturesque limestone arches, glow worm displays at night
  • Omaru Falls - 50m high
  • Pureora Forest includes ancient Podocarp trees and excellent bird watching opportunities
  • Look for Giant Weta
  • Visit the hot pools at Kawhia
Travel to:
  • The thermal areas of Taupo and Rotorua
  • The picturesque coast at Mokau