Shailers Bed and Breakfast
The Shailer homestead is situated on State Highway 39, just a 12 minute drive from Hamilton City. It is located in the Heart of New Zealand's most fertile region, the Waikato. Your hosts Charlie & Dianna Shailer offer a luxurious homestay and tours of their four-hundred cow dairy farm. Their 128 hectare (318 acres) property looks up at the distinctive and beautiful Pirongia Mountain. Many mountain walks and tracks are within easy reach of Shailers Bed & Breakfast.
A warm welcome awaits you at Shailers
The Central North Island offers several major tourist regions rolled into one. It's the home to many unique and wonderful features and where you can experience everything from active volcanoes to rolling hillsides of grapevines, rolling surf to high altitude skifields, beautiful orchards to mysterious native forest, and geothermal areas steeped in Maori culture.
Hamilton City is the gateway to the Central North Island and in the heart of the mighty Waikato. It is at the centre of one of the richest agricultural and pastoral areas in the world and is the largest inland city in New Zealand. A rapidly growing and vibrant city, Hamilton is a hub of education and scientific research, parks and gardens, fine cuisine and cafes, culture and attractions. Whether it's adventure you're after or sheer relaxation, Hamilton offers it all. Thrill seekers can head underground and experience caving, float through limestone grottos or go abseiling. Above ground, try mountain biking, hot air ballooning or kayaking.
For those looking to unwind, discover the mineral hot springs or explore one of Hamilton's many world class restaurants cafes or bars. Meander through a vineyard, visit New Zealand's esteemed Hobbiton movie set, enjoy playing a round of golf or spend the morning strolling along the Waikato River walkways, and around the stunning themed gardens at Hamilton Gardens.