If you are looking for campervan rentals in Hamilton, New Zealand then you have come to the right place for the best motorhome rental deals & prices. Hamilton which is called Kirikiriroa in Maori, is the most populated city in the Waikato Region in New Zealand's North Island. The city only has a land area spanning 98 square kilometres, and has a population of just over 150,000 people.
It is situated on the banks of the Waikato River, and is New Zealand's fourth largest city overall. Hamilton was originally an agriculture service centre, but rapid growth and a diverse economy now see education and research as an instrumental component of the economy. It is estimated there are more than 1,000 PhD endorsed scientists and almost 40,000 tertiary students that live in the region.
The area that the city of Hamilton now occupies, was originally home to a number of Maori villages, namely the Miropiko, Pukete and Kirikiriroa. Which means long stretch of gravel in Maori, and also how the city got its name.
Some of the great attractions to take in while in Hamilton include St Peter's Cathedral, the Waitomo Caves, Hamilton Astronomical Society Observatory, the Classic Car Museum, Waikato Stadium, Waterworld, Hamilton Gardens, Lake Rotoroa, ArtsPost and the Hamilton Zoo.
There are also a tonne of activities to do in and around Hamilton. Everything from cycling, mountain biking, archery, paintball, guided walks and hikes, fishing, ten pin bowling, kayaking or just a leisurely cruise down the picturesque Waikato River.