Waikato, New Zealand is located approximately 90 minutes from Auckland and Tauranga. It is a region brimming with green rolling hills, magnificent waterfalls, hot mineral pools and farmland. The people of the Waikato region are friendly and hospitable. Small town are scattered throughout the region, and the beautiful Waikato River winds its way through the region. There are serine beaches to walk along, and trails that will help you to forget about the rest of the world as you journey along them. This is only what’s on the surface of Waikato, however. There is a world of wonder to be seen below the surface as well.