Places of interest and popular attractions
A 10-minute drive west from Cambridge or 20-minutes south of Hamilton, Essene Country Lodge is conveniently positioned to a myriad of spectacular coastlines, mountains, bush walks, cycle tracks as well as very close to Mystery Creek event centre and the world-class velodrome, Avantidrome.
Cambridge is located in the heart of the Waikato horse breeding district and known for it’s world-class stables. The township offers lovely tree-lined streets and some amazing heritage buildings. We also have some fabulous antique stores and art galleries that are worth a visit. View the Cambridge map for local features including a retail and restaurant guide.