The Waikato/Bay of Plenty region has a lot to offer guest when visiting Chestnut Glade. The advantages of this great property is the ease of travel to many different great locations around the region and of course what Cambridge itself has to offer you.

Cambridge is home to Rowing and Cycling New Zealand which creates a great platform for our local rowers and cyclists and of course visitor to explore these excellent facilities at the lake and the Velodrome, both only a short drive away.

Many events are hosted at the lake like the Maadi Cup and the Waka Ama, along with many other water sports including kayaking, waterskiing and jet boating.

Other major events close to Cambridge are the annual field days at Mystery Creek which is only a 10 minute drive.

Make sure you book your accommodation early as demand always increases around the many different events in the area.

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Waitomo Caves

Waitomo Caves is one of the must-see natural attractions in the North Island of New Zealand. There’s so much to do! Above-ground attractions combine with underground attractions to create Two Landscapes and Twice the Fun! Only 1 hour travel time to get to this great destination.

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On the most picturesque private farmland, you can visit the Hobbiton Movie Set from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film trilogies in a fascinating two-hour guided tour. Only 1/2 an hour's drive.

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Raglan Beach

Whether you’re looking for world-class surf, stunning scenery, beautiful beaches, inspiring arts or simply a good old cup of coffee, laidback Raglan really does have something for everyone.

Situated on the West Coast of New Zealand’s North Island, just a 45-minute drive west of Hamilton and only an hour from Chestnut Glade, Raglan offers the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

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Rotorua/Taupo/Mount Maunganui

Other great places to visit include Rotorua with special attractions like the natural hot pools and the opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich Maori Culture through different shows and events on offer. The great Lake Taupo for all your venture activities like; bungee jumping, trout fishing, Huka falls and lots more; or simply want to relax on another great beach with plenty to do, then visit Mt Maunganui with its rich cafe life on the beach-front of white sands; and if you are enthusiastic and energetic climb Mount Maunganui for beautiful views of the coastline.

There is just so much to do from this great location that you will be able to plan your day trips with ease.