Argent Motor Lodge recommends 5 things to do with the family in Hamilton over the school holidays.

Wednesday 3 April 2019, 1:48PM
By Media PA

With school holidays almost upon us, it is sometimes hard to know what to do to entertain the kids. Argent Motor Lodge recommends 5 awesome things to do in Hamilton for the entire family!

1.      Hamilton Zoo  

The Hamilton Zoo is the perfect way to spend a day out with the family! Open every day, except Christmas, the Hamilton Zoo provides families with the opportunity to get up close to many different mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians. Make sure to bring a camera, some good walking shoes, a sunhat and also an umbrella – just in case it’s a rainy day. Visit the Hamilton Zoo website here:



2.      Lilliputt Fun Zone

Lilliputt Fun Zone is Hamilton’s newest entertainment centre. Located in the Centre Place shopping mall, families can experience virtual reality at its finest, play a game of Ice Age Mini Golf, hang out in the arcade or verse each other in Megazone laser tag. Check out the Lilliputt website here:



3.      LEAP

LEAP in Hamilton is more than just an indoor trampoline park! Families can also enjoy mini tenpin bowling, Megazone laser games, and an inflatable obstacle course. You can visit the LEAP website here:



4.      Hamilton Museum  

The Hamilton Museum is the ideal place to mix fun with learning over the school holidays. There is always plenty to do and look at, including the Excsite science gallery which is filled with interactive, science based activities. Plus, this school holidays, the museum will also feature five centuries of fashion worn by some of Hollywood’s most well-known celebrities – including the pirate outfit worn by Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean. To see other exhibitions that the Hamilton Museum will be hosting, visit their website here:



5.      Movies

What better way to spend a rainy day than at the movies, and in Hamilton you have not one but four cinemas to choose from! There’s Metro by Hoyts at the Centre Place shopping mall - with the option of reclining chairs; Hoyts Te Awa at The Base shopping mall - which offers gold class ‘LUX’ seating and an iMax screen; Event Cinemas at the Chartwell Shopping Centre; and Lido Cinema – which showcases independent and international films alongside current blockbusters. See links to each movie theatre below:

Metro By Hoyts, Centre Place:

Lido Cinema, Centre Place:

Hoyts Te Awa, The Base:

Event Cinemas: Chartwell Shopping Centre -


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About Argent Motor Lodge:

Based in Hamilton, award-winning Argent Motor Lodge is right next door to Waikato Hospital and close to Braemar Hospital as well as being only a few minutes’ drive to the City Centre, cycle trails and the world-famous, world famous Hamilton Gardens. Accommodation ranges from one-bedroom apartments to family apartments with wheelchair-accessible facilities and fully equipped kitchens.



Contact Argent Motor Lodge:

Address: 27 Lorne Street, Hamilton, New Zealand

Phone: +64 7 843 9912/0800 275 676 (toll free within New Zealand










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