Cambridge is the perfect hub for exploring New Zealand's North Island.
A short drive from the places you'll want to see.
Take a walk in a park, a boat on a lake, a row on a river, a ride in the countryside, a tour to Hobbiton, a cruise in a glow worm cave, a coffee in a cafe, a browse in a boutique, a day at a market or attend a wedding and in the evening back to 73 Milton Accommodation to relax.
Your ideal Stay and Play destination to explore the beautiful north island - become part of our Whānau unpack and unwind for a few days.
73 Milton is ideally suited for explorers of New Zealand's North Island with easy access to Rotorua, Lake Taupo, Tauranga, Mount Maunganui amongst many other attractions and all within 2 hours of Auckland.
Cambridge is blessed with trees, parks and gardens that provide a stunning palette of colours as the seasons change. There is a host of public and private gardens from the grand to the intimate where visitors can enjoy a picnic, a quiet stroll,
Cambridge is also well-suited to those who enjoy a walk or cycle ways - either for a gentle ride or to compete against the world's best cyclists. In 2013, Cambridge became the National Home of Cycling for all four disciplines of the sport - indoor, road, BMX and mountain biking - with the world class international Avantidrome velodrome.
Cambridge also has two of the country's most beautiful waterways and exciting water activities - the 'Mighty' Waikato River and Lake Karapiro with swimming, rowing, kayaking, jet boating, skiing, cruising and fishing available to all within minutes of the town centre.
Cambridge is the Equine Capital of New Zealand with some of the world's best racehorses have been bred here while many thoroughbred and standardbred trainers are based in the district. Enjoy a pleasant drive through the countryside and admire to admire these stud farms, book a stud tour, view and early morning training session or spend a night at the harness races.
Cambridge is just 21.5km or an 18 minute drive from the world famous Hobbiton where you can enjoy a tour of The Lord of the Rings(LOTR) and now Hobbiton set used in Sir Peter Jackson's Hobbit movies of J.R.R Tolkien's epic stories.
Cambridge is also less than an hour's drive from one of New Zealand's most popular tourist destinations, the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, where visitors enter the caves by boat, gently gliding beside stalactite and stalagmite formations and getting close up to the wonder of glow worms.
Things to Do
3.6km, 8 mins
New Zealand’s favourite riverbed golf course. Fancy a golf break, 73 Milton Accommodation have an exclusive arrangement with Cambridge Golf Club offering Stay and Play Packages. Awesome for Couples and Groups
3km, 10 mins
Tourist Information and What's On.
4.5km, 13 mins
Home of Harness and Greyhound Racing in the Waikato.
4km, 14 mins
Opened in late 2013, the Avanti Velodrome is a unique cycling environment, a world class velodrome connected to world class facilities for BMX, road and mountain biking.
3km, 13 mins
St Peter’s School in Cambridge is an independent, co-educational, Anglican secondary school for years 7-13. The School is located on 100 acres of ground, surround by school-owned farmland alongside the Waikato River.
18km, 16 mins
9.5km, 17 mins
Mystery Creek Events Centre brings the world to the Waikato and is home of The New Zealand National Agricultural Fieldays along with a wide range of industry expo and events such as Equidays, The Waikato Boat, Fishing & Leisure Show and more.
6.5km, 9 mins
The 19 hectare recreational reserve is to the public to relax with friends and family and features the world-class Don Rowlands Centre and is the home of New Zealand Rowing, Jet boating, wakeboarding and water skiing.
30km, 20 mins
Hamilton Gardens, Schools, City and Hospital.
65km, 50 mins
The Waitomo Glowworm Caves are world renowned and occupy a high placing in the New Zealand vacation wish-list. The glow worm is unique to New Zealand and is a must see for those visiting. Enjoy the world famous boat ride under thousands of magical glowworms and become a part of over 120 years of cultural and natural history.
68km, 60 mins
Visit the beautiful, laid back West Coast town, home of surfing, beaches, art and cafes.
85km, 60 mins
Visit the popular tourism centre and home of trout fishing, mountain biking, maori culture and exciting geothermal activity.
90km, 1 hr 10 min
Visit the golden sand beaches, home of fishing, swimming, surfing and shopping in the sunny Bay of Plenty.
129km, 1 hr 30 min
Visit the beautiful, action packed area of Lake Taupo with trout fishing, water skiing, hiking, mountain biking, skiing, bars and restaurants and more.
180km, 2 hr 30 min
Visit the stunning Coromandel Peninsula with it’s beaches, fishing, hiking, art stores, cafes and surfing.
250km, 3 hr 15 min
Visit the North Island’s largest mountain area with skiing, snowboarding, tramping, mountain biking and hiking.
147km, 1 hr 48 min
Visit the North Island’s largest city with great shopping, bars, restaurants, wineries, events, sailing, fishing and beaches.