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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Point of Interest
“Something a little different. Mamaku Express RailCruising Excursion. A 2 hour 20km return excursion from Mamaku Railway Station to Tarukenga Railway Station return. Check it out on fb for more details.”
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Lodging
“Laid back log cabin bar with open fire and sky sports. Good Pizzas and burgers. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
“Another gem on our doorstep! Lake Ohakuri gives you access to "The Squeeze" a hidden geothermal valley where you must squeeze through a narrow crevice to get there. Also Orakei Korako also known as "The Hidden Valley" a highly active geothermal area. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
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Café
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Natural Feature
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Route
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Postal Town
“While we can put washing on for you here (at $5 per load, $5 per hour for drying) there are two laundromats in Putaruru. One next to the Waitomo petrol station on SH1, left side on the way in to town. Another on Princes Street next to The Bakehouse.”
  • 1 local recommends
Premise
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Café
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Restaurant
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Meal Takeaway
Café
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Point of Interest
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Grocery Store
  • 1 local recommends