Experience the King Country

Welcome to Waitomo New Zealand - home of the world-famous Waitomo Caves.

The King Country of New Zealand is an area of pristine lakes, mighty rivers, serene harbours and lofty mountains. The area was named King Country because King Tawhaio sought refuge here after the Waikato land wars.

On the map, the King Country surrounding Waitomo is located in the central western North Island – bordered by Auckland and Hamilton to the north and Rotorua and Taupo to the east and south.

Our local world-famous Waitomo Caves, NZ, limestone caves in the heart of the King Country region where there is a wealth of eco-tourism and natural adventure.

If time permits, explore the surrounding region. Check out the dramatic limestone outcrops, majestic native forests, rich green farmland, hot water beach at Kawhia and amazing glow worms. The King Country region is rich in New Zealand history and culture, with a mystique all of its own.

Waitomo TOP Ten Holiday Park offers comfortable, modern Waitomo motel and holiday park accommodation for travelers on a budget! No matter the length of your stay, we can accommodate you.