Vacation rentals in Matamata

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Popular amenities for Matamata vacation rentals

Stay near Matamata's top sights

Hobbiton Movie Set station161 locals recommend
Matamata i-SITE Visitor Information Centre8 locals recommend
Osteria Matamata14 locals recommend
New World Matamata14 locals recommend
Redoubt Bar & Eatery21 locals recommend
Opal Hot Springs & Holiday Park8 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Matamata

  • Total rentals

    70 properties

  • Total number of reviews

    9.3K reviews

  • Family-friendly rentals

    30 properties are a good fit for families

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    10 properties allow pets

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    20 properties have a dedicated workspace

  • Wifi availability

    70 properties include access to wifi

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Matamata?

    Matamata experiences a temperate climate with summer temperatures averaging 22°C (72°F) and winter temperatures around 11°C (52°F). Rainfall is distributed evenly throughout the year, with winter often bringing the most rain. Remember to pack a jacket, especially if you're visiting during the cooler months.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Matamata?

    Popular activities in Matamata include exploring the Hobbiton Movie Set, hiking the Wairere Falls Track, and visiting the Firth Tower Museum. You might also enjoy a peaceful stroll around the Centennial Drive, a beautiful walkway dotted with sculptures and picnic spots.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Matamata?

    The most popular time to visit Matamata is during the warmer months from December to March. During this time, you can enjoy the annual Matamata Festival of Flowers or join in the Middle Earth March Madness, a celebration of all things related to 'The Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit'

  • What are the best places to stay in Matamata?

    Central Matamata is a popular area to stay due to its proximity to shops, cafes, and the transport centre. However, if you prefer a more peaceful setting, consider staying in the quieter locations around the outskirts of the town, closer to nature and the rural landscapes.

  • What are the best places to visit in Matamata?

    In Matamata, visiting the Hobbiton Movie Set is a popular choice for many. You might also appreciate the natural beauty of Wairere Falls and Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park. For a bit of history, consider the Firth Tower Museum, which provides insights into the town's rural past.

  • What are some hiking trails in Matamata?

    Matamata has several hiking trails you may want to explore. The Wairere Falls Track provides a challenging hike to the highest waterfall in the North Island. You might also enjoy the Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway, which takes you through old mining tunnels and across a suspension bridge.

  • What are some family activities to do in Matamata?

    Families in Matamata can explore the outdoors at Firth Tower Museum's gardens, or the Kaimai-Mamaku Forest Park. For indoor fun, the Matamata Cultural Centre provides interactive exhibits on local history. And of course, a guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set is a treat for all ages.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Matamata?

    Explore the breathtaking Hobbiton Movie Set, an iconic location where scenes from 'The Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit' trilogies were filmed. Venture into the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, just 70 km (43 miles) away, to witness a dazzling spectacle of glowworms lighting up the cave interior. Alternatively, take a 50 km (31 miles) trip to Tauranga and relax at Mount Maunganui beach or stroll around the vibrant city centre.

  • What are the most popular amenities for House Rentals in Matamata?

    Enhance your stay in our House Rentals with the most popular amenities: over 30 homes with free parking, over 30 homes with wifi, over 10 homes with air conditioning, over 20 homes with a kitchen, and more. Indulge in the ultimate retreat, tailored to your preferences.

  • Do guesthouse rentals in Matamata have air conditioning?

    Absolutely! We offer over 10 guesthouse rentals with air conditioning in Matamata. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

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