Te Awamutu's Rose Garden and Memorial Park Gardens
The gardens are particularly attractive with approximately 2000 bushes. The two gardens are linked by the Pioneer Walk. Memorial Park the perfect spot for a picnic with the family and plenty of space for the kids to burn some energy in the play ground or feed the ducks.
Te Awamutu Museum
The Te Awamutu Museum displays the Maori and European history of the area. A highlight is the ancient Maori artifact Uneuku.
Perfect for a family picnic, and non-motorized lake activities. Fancy a walk its a 90-minute loop walk - dogs okay as long as they are on a lead.
Stop along Ngaroto Road and take the easy 30 minute bush walk through Yarndleys Bush - 15 hectares of Kaihikatea Bush.
Mount Pirongia Forest Park
A bush-clad mountain offering a mix of walks from 5 minutes to 7 hours, with a hut for trampers near the summit. Mount Pirongia Horse Treks offer horse rides on the mountain slopes.
Wharepapa rock climbing field
Over 55 rock clumps catering for all levels, 22km south-east of Te Awamutu.
Located just 25 minutes drive away its a must visit. Step through the pest-proof gate into another world. Maungaraurari is a mainland ecological island, thanks to the efforts of a dedicated community and the presence of a 47km pest-proof fence many of New Zealand's rarest and most endangered flora and fauna co-exist in a spectacular environment.
Fancy a day at the beach, just a 50 minute scenic drive to the west coast is Raglan Beach a lovely village to visit with some great shops & cafes' and scentic walks and of course Raglan Beach a popular spot for the keen surfer and beach goers.
For the avid golfer there are numberous golf clubs in close proximity, base yourself here and make day trips to the surrounding clubs - Te Awamutu Golf Club just 4-5 minutes drive. Waitomo Golf club just 25 minutes away. Pirongia course just 10 minutes drive. Cambridge 15 minutes. Narrows Golf Club 20 mins.