Matamata is the centre of a large dairying, cattle fattening and sheep farming district. Centrally situated, Matamata offers a range of walking and tramping options, golf courses, and tepid pools.
Since the launch of the Lord of the Rings movies and the Hobbiton Movie Set, Matamata has seen many visitors to the town and has become a vibrant visitor destination, attracting visitors from all over the world.
A typical farmstay in this area would be dairy farms, mixed farming (Sheep & Cattle), Horse studs and smaller lifestyle properties with various animals.
- Hobbiton Movie Set
- Hot Springs
- Bush Walks
CLOSE PROXIMITY TO
- Hamilton - 50 minutes
- Tauranga & Mount Maunganui - 50 minutes
- Rotorua - 50 minutes
- Auckland International Airport - 2 hours
EXPERIENCE A MATAMATA FARMSTAY
“We had a fantastic stay with Linda and Garth. They are amazing hosts and went the extra 1000 miles to make us and our daughter comfortable. Trul...”
Kim & Family (Malaysia & NZ)
“The stay with Cathy was 10 out of 10. No exaggeration. It was fantastic to have such interesting discussions with a passionate local who has ...”
Richard & Deborah (Australia)
“Hi Jenny, Just wanted to let you know we had a lovely stay at Lynda & Badan Broughton's farm stay in May. We will recommend them to our friends...”
Chris & Faye (Australia)
“We had a fantastic day with Frank and Charlene at their farm. I am just writing to say thank you for all the help with the booking process. ...”