The Matamata Country Markets are held on the second Saturday of every month. Free Public Entry.
Opal Hot Springs
Situated six kilometres out of Matamata, Opal Hot Springs is well known as a popular natural mineral pools complex.
Matamata Racing Club
Matamata Racing Club, based at the picturesque Matamata Racecourse two kilometres south of town, is a centre of racing and training excellence.
Aviation and Gliding
Fly with experienced and qualified instructors from the Piako Gliding Club at the Waharoa Airfield.
The all-year-round swimming facility has indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a dive pool, spa and a sauna.
The local gun club is one of Matamata’s Longest running clubs. Request an appointment and access the gun club during the shooting season.
Riverside Adventures Waikato offer kayaks and paddleboards for hire to help get you equipped for your next activity.
For bike hire or E-bike hire, check out Riverside Adventures to provide you with all you need for local adventures and trails.
The Matamata Golf Course is located near the Kaimai with stunning views of the range. Open all year round.
Walton Golf Club
Take a journey just off the beaten track to Walton, surrounded by a region of lush, green hills, bush and farmland.
At the Matamata i-SITE We also have a wide range of activities whether you’d like to relax or be active. We take pride in our locally owned and operated businesses. If you are looking for something to fill your day or even your week we have a list of suggested itineraries you may be interested in.
Matamata has a range of local accommodation providers including B & B's, motels and a campground.
Places to Eat
Visit the wealth of cafes, bars and restaurants that Matamata has to offer with takeout and dine in options available.
Keen to explore Matamata but too busy to do the planning? See our pre-planned Itineraries to find one that suits you.