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Waitomo Orchard Estate B&b
8.9 Excellent
38 Whitbourne Road, Otorohanga, New Zealand
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5.1 km from city centre, Otorohanga, New Zealand 
ExcellentBased on 560 reviews

Featuring a Jacuzzi, this comfortable bed & breakfast is a short drive from Waitomo Caves. It also provides a designated smoking area and free Wi-Fi.

Otorohanga & Waitomo Motels
7.0 Good
59 Main North Rd (SH 3), Otorohanga, New Zealand
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1.6 km from city centre, Otorohanga, New Zealand 
GoodBased on 351 reviews

Situated in Otorohanga, Otorohanga & Waitomo Motels is an easy drive from Waitomo Caves and offers free wireless internet, luggage storage and an outdoor pool. It is conveniently positioned for guests wanting to visit local attractions.

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Waitomo Caves Hotel
Rd7, Otorohanga, New Zealand
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12.0 km from city centre, Otorohanga, New Zealand 

Set just a short stroll from Aranui Cave, this art deco hotel features both a bar and a restaurant. On arrival, guests can take in views of Waitomo Glowworm Caves and Waitomo Caves before heading to their 4-star accommodation.

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About Otorohanga

Nestled on the Waipa River, Otorohanga is a charming gateway town near the enthralling Waitomo Caves, Pirongia Forest Park and the bustling city of Hamilton. Along with fascinating wildlife experiences, Otorohanga provides a popular dining and nightlife strip and a tranquil riverside park.

Things to do in Otorohanga

Are you interested in getting up close to New Zealand’s most famous bird? Head to the Otorohanga Kiwi House and Native Bird Park to see these interesting flightless and nocturnal birds in large aviaries between walking paths and ponds. You can also listen to informative daily talks and partake in feedings.

While you’re near the centre of town, check out the restaurants and bars along Maniapoto Street, such as Otorohanga Club Inc, which is known for its bar games, beer and hearty pub fare. You can also eat at popular international restaurants, including Sushi Corner, Jasmines Thai Restaurant or Flying Horse Chinese Takeaway and Noodles. Don’t forget about the classic cocktails at The Thirsty Weta Bar & Eatery.

When you need a break from sightseeing, chill out in Island Reserve, a riverside park with plenty of grassy space for picnics. Afterwards, stroll past Kiwiana Town Otorohanga, which has street art and an iconic statue of a kiwi bird. Don’t miss seeing the Huiputea Historic Tree, which was the site of a notable battle back in 1822.

Adventurous travellers will enjoy a day trip to Kakepuku, a 449-metre-tall mountain about 20 minutes’ drive from Otorohanga. You can also go on a once-in-a-lifetime rafting excursion through the Waitomo Caves to see thousands of glow-worms, cascading waterfalls and intricate rock formations.

Getting around Otorohanga

Otorohanga is about 50 minutes’ drive from Hamilton, where you can fly into Hamilton Airport and rent a car. You can catch buses to Otorohanga and the town is easily explored on foot, while a car is required for accessing nearby attractions.

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  • What are the best hotels in Otorohanga?

    Otorohanga is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Palm Court Motel, which has a current rating of 8.5. For other potential stays, consider Waitomo Orchard Estate B&b and Otorohanga & Waitomo Motels, which can also be great places to stay in Otorohanga.

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