About Matamata

 

Matamata is a rural town nestled at the base of the scenic Kaimai Ranges...

It is well known for its thoroughbred industry, dairy farming heritage, and historic Firth Tower Museum.

Centrally situated, Matamata offers a range of walking and tramping options, golf courses, and an extensive selection of Cafés, and accommodation options.

Hamilton is the nearest city and international airport.

 

Since the launch of the Lord of the Rings movies and the subsequent opening of the Hobbiton Movie Set Tours, Matamata has become a vibrant visitor destination, attracting visitors from all over the world.

The i-SITE office serves as the departure point for tours of the movie set.

 

Visit these other towns in our region:

Te Aroha

Morrinsville

For more information about Hamilton & Waikato Tourism go to: www.hamiltonwaikato.com

 

 

Travel Distances & Times

Please note: Times are a guideline only.
 

 

To Matamata

To Morrinsville

To Te Aroha

 
kilometres
hours:mins
kilometres
hours:mins
kilometres
hours:mins

Auckland

163

2

148

1.45

135

1.45

Cambridge

36

.20

55

.35

50

.45

Hamilton

62

.45

33

.25

52

.45

Matamata

-

-

35

.25

35

.25

Morrinsville

35

.25

-

-

21

.15

New Plymouth

280

3.40

265

3.30

286 3.45

Rotorua

72

.50

108

1.10

105

1.15

Te Aroha

35

.25

21

.15

- -

Taupo

108

1.30

153

1.45

192

2.00

 

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