There’s plenty to see and do around Waitomo and Otorohanga in the historic and beautiful King Country.

Check out some of the great activities and attractions you and your family can enjoy while visiting our piece of New Zealand’s paradise.

ACTION & ADVENTURE

Lost World
Half Day Tour

WAITOMO CAVES

Lost World Adventure tour

30 minutes from Kamahi Cottage

Abseil 100m into a spectacular cave in this Lost World adventure.

Pre-booking recommended

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Lost World
Epic Adventure

WAITOMO CAVES

Lost World Epic Adventure NZ

30 minutes from Kamahi Cottage

“One of the best things you can do in this country” – Lonely Planet

Pre-booking recommended

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Black Abyss
Adventure

WAITOMO CAVES

Black Abyss Waitomo

30 minutes from Kamahi Cottage

New Zealand’s maximum-adrenaline Black Water Rafting tour

Pre-booking recommended

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Escape the
Troll Cave

WAITOMO CAVES

Troll Cave family adventure Waitomo

30 minutes from Kamahi Cottage

The ultimate ‘escape room’ adventure designed for children & families

Pre-booking recommended

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AT A RELAXED PACE

Kamahi
Farm Walks

ON THE DOOR STEP

Walk the rolling picturesque hills of the Kamahi Cottage farm

Leave from Kamahi Cottage

Choose one of the walking trails across our beautiful hilltop farm, and enjoy the views.

Free activity

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Kamahi
Gardens

ON THE DOOR STEP

Kamahi landscaped gardens Otorohanga NZ

Leave from Kamahi Cottage

3 acres of landscaped garden with panoramic views, a BBQ & lots of space for children to play.

Free activity

ALWAYS OPEN

Kamahi
Farm Tour

ON THE DOOR STEP

Evan mustering sheep on Kamahi farm Otorohanga

Leave from Kamahi Cottage

Take a guided scenic farm tour over our family farm. Aug–Oct are best to see newborn lambs.

$50 per tour – subject to availability

ARRANGE WITH LIZ & EVAN

Waipa
Trout Fishing

WAIPA RIVER

Trout (Fly) Fishing

(Fishing season is October to June)

We can advise you about great spots for trout fishing in our local Waipa River.

Free activity

WAIPA FISHING GUIDE

Otorohanga
Kiwi House

OTOROHANGA

Otorohanga Kiwi House - the best place to see a kiwi

15 minutes from Kamahi Cottage

The best place to see kiwi! And it has NZ’s largest collection of native birds & reptiles.

Ticket sales at the door

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Otorohanga
Township

OTOROHANGA

Corrugated kiwi at the south end of Otorohanga

15 minutes from Kamahi Cottage

Great shopping, food & cafes. Experience a true, friendly rural NZ town.

Free activity

ALWAYS OPEN

Ed Hillary
Walkway

OTOROHANGA

Ed Hillary Walkway in Otorohanga's main street

15 minutes from Kamahi Cottage

An arcade displaying NZ’s pop culture, history, heroes & icons in Otorohanga’s main street.

Free activity

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Waitomo Golf
& Country Club

OTOROHANGA

Waitomo Golf & Country Club, Otorohanga NZ

20 minutes from Kamahi Cottage

Our closest 18-hole course (par 72), located between Otorohanga & Waitomo Caves.

To book a round phone 07 873 7978

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Ruakuri
Glowworm Cave

WAITOMO

Ruakuri Cave tour Waitomo glow worms

30 minutes from Kamahi Cottage

See glow worms right up close in this magical cave tour in the Waitomo Caves.

Pre-booking recommended

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Spellbound
Glowworm Cave

WAITOMO

Spellbound cave tour Waitomo NZ

30 minutes from Kamahi Cottage

A magical tour of 2 caves including a boat ride under a glow worm studded ceiling.

Pre-booking recommended

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Waitomo
Glowworm Caves

WAITOMO

Waitomo Glowworm Caves boat tour NZ

30 minutes from Kamahi Cottage

Marvel at Mother Nature’s light show as you glide silently through a starry wonderland.

Pre-booking recommended

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Ruakuri Scenic
Reserve Walk

WAITOMO

Ruakuri walk - a free activity in Waitomo

35 minutes from Kamahi Cottage

A spectacular loop walk through forested gorge, natural sculpted cliffs & low limestone arches.

Free activity

WALK INFORMATION

Mangapohue
Natural Bridge

WAITOMO

Mangapohue Natural Bridge

60 minutes from Kamahi Cottage

This 17-metre high limestone arch spans the Mangapohue Stream & is all that remains of an ancient cave system.

Free activity

WALK INFORMATION

Piripiri
Cave

WAITOMO

Piripiri Cave Waitomo

60 minutes from Kamahi Cottage

Combine this stop with Mangapohue Natural Bridge & Marokopa Falls on a scenic drive from Waitomo to Marokopa.

Free activity

WALK INFORMATION

Marokopa
Falls

WAITOMO

Marokopa Falls Waitomo NZ

60 minutes from Kamahi Cottage

These 36m waterfalls are among the most beautiful in NZ. It’s a 20-minute return walk each way from SH37 in Waitomo.

Free activity

WALK INFORMATION

Kawhia
& Aotea

WEST COAST

Hot Water Beach, Kawhia

60 minutes from Kamahi Cottage

Discover black iron-sand beaches, fishing, boat trips & the amazing Hot Water Beach (Te Puia Hot Springs).

Free activity

ALWAYS OPEN

For more information on these, or other local attractions – talk to your hosts Liz & Evan, who can offer local knowledge and suggestions specific to your own interests and hobbies.

Explore New Zealand’s ‘King Country’

Day trips from Kamahi Cottage

Book online today and look forward to a relaxing stay with us

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