Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Karapiro

The lake and parks provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Karapiro. Travelers appreciate the coffeehouses in this welcoming city. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Karapiro

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Karapiro a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hobbiton Movie Set (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Cambridge Raceway (9.5 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Avantidrome (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Monavale Blueberries (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Te Waihou Walkway (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Matamata Golf Club (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Karapiro

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Karapiro is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Karapiro (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Founders Park (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Hamilton Gardens (18.9 mi / 30.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Karapiro

Fly into Hamilton (HLZ-Hamilton Intl.), the closest airport, located 16.2 mi (26 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Tauranga (TRG), which is 35.4 mi (56.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Karapiro?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 71 vacation rentals near Karapiro. From 28 Houses to 7 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Karapiro for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Karapiro?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Karapiro. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Chiddingfold Garden: 127 vacation rentals
  • Hobbiton Movie Set: 68 vacation rentals
  • Hamilton Centre Place: 131 vacation rentals
  • Alphra Lavenders: 111 vacation rentals
  • Kiwi House Native Bird Park: 24 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Karapiro listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Karapiro?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 28 Houses in Karapiro. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Karapiro include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 7 rentals available
  • Cabins: 16 rentals available
  • Cottages: 16 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Karapiro?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in Karapiro. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.