Planning your visit

Make sure you are ahead of the pack and sort your visit early!

Where to Stay

January is an incredibly busy month in Cambridge with many events happening all over the District.

We highly recommend you book early!

Other Things to Do

Cambridge is close to some of New Zealand’s major international attractions. Sanctuary Mountain, Hobbiton, Waitomo Caves, Hamilton Gardens, the beaches of Raglan and Mount Maunganui to name a few.  With plenty of unique local attractions, such as kayaking down the Waikato River, hiking to lookout’s for beautiful views or making the most of many events and dining options. We hope you have a friendly, relaxed experience – you may not want to leave!


If you have a bit of free time make sure you check out the other great events happening in our area

What's on Waipa

This is our local guide of whats going on and where. Have a look at what’s on when you are here.

UCI Track Cycling World Cup

If you’re coming early, don’t miss UCI Track Cycling World Cup taking place at the Avantidrome from January 18th – 20th

Cambridge BMX Superclass Racing

The Cambridge BMX club welcomes riders and spectators to join them for a great night of entertainment and racing. Head along to see some of the best BMX riders in Oceania race. Check out a video clip here.


And just down the road in Hamilton is the HSBC New Zealand Sevens on January 26th & 27th –  a massive sporting event which will no doubt sell out soon!

Cambridge Town Cup Rowing Regatta

There’s also plenty happening on the water at Lake Karapiro with the Cambridge Town Cup Rowing Regatta (January 26th & 27th ) and the National Waka Ama Championships (January 19th & 20th ). For a fill list of events check out