A car rental in Cambridge is the perfect way to explore the heart of New Zealand's North Island. "The Town of Trees & Champions," Cambridge is nestled in the gorgeous Waikato Region of New Zealand, making this the ideal destination for travelers who enjoy the outdoors. Renting a car in Cambridge allows you to be spontaneous. Pick up fresh ingredients at Cambridge's famous farmer's market then drive over to the Maungakawa Scenic Reserve to enjoy a picnic lunch amid gorgeous wildflowers, terrific walking trails and colorful birdlife. If water sports are more your speed, a car rental in Cambridge allows you to jet over to enjoy some kayaking, or perhaps a boat tour where you'll embark on a memorable cruise down Waikato River.
The quaint town of Cambridge, New Zealand is less than 2 hours away from the city of Auckland along State Highway 1. This is a more relaxing and authentic Kiwi alternative to the major cities of Auckland and Christchurch. When staying in Cambridge, you'll want to take advantage of the outdoors, and there are a few other things you'll want to do while staying here...
Spending time on Lake Karapiro is something many visitors do when visiting Cambridge, New Zealand. New Zealand's largest river, Waikato River, flows into and out of Lake Karapiro. You can take advantage of the wonderful and diverse climate anywhere in New Zealand, but when staying on the North Island, experiencing both the Waikato River and Lake Karapiro are memorable experiences you cannot afford to miss. You can kayak, go on boat tours, and even find cozy lodging right on the water! If you're looking to experience Waikato River, you'll want to spend at least a day picnicking and relaxing on Lake Karapiro, which is only 15 minutes outside Cambridge along Thermal Explorer Highway.
When you drive along State Highway 89, you can enjoy a scenic drive to Pirongia Forest Park. Pirongia Forest Park is just over an hour away from Cambridge by car. Pirongia Forest Park is a testament to the beauty of the Waikato region. In Pirongia Forest Park, you can hike through 135 square kilometers of lush green wilderness. You'll have your choice of trails to choose from, but no matter which trails you hike, you'll experience gorgeous sights from several lookout points, as well as the area's exotic flora, tall trees, and limestone caves.
With Cambridge's ideal location set right in the middle of New Zealand's North Island, you can easily access the lush Waikato region, all of the island's coasts, the cities of Auckland and Tauranga, and the island's many quaint towns and villages.
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