New Zealand is a country renowned for its natural beauty and pristine landscapes. Anyone planning a trip to New Zealand will want to go for the rich cultural heritage, the unspoilt beauty as well as the outdoor adventure lifestyle. While there are many reasons to visit, for casino enthusiasts, the good news is the New Zealand is home to some of the best land-based casinos in the world. If you are planning to head to the City of Hamilton, you might want to check out the SkyCity Hamilton Casino. This popular land based casino complex offers a fully equipped casino, restaurants, bars, a tenpin bowling alley as well as a function centre.
Location and Opening Times
The SkyCity Hamilton Casino is located in Victoria Street in Hamilton New Zealand. The large glass casino complex overlooks the Waikato River, giving spectacular views to all visitors. The casino is open 24 hours a day, every day of the year except for Good Friday and Christmas day. Players must be 20 years or older in order to enter the gaming area of the casino. When it comes to games, the casino itself offers a comprehensive range of slots and other casino games to suit just about every taste.
Slots and Table Games
For slots enthusiast, the SkyCity Hamilton Casino houses over 330 slot machines which include the latest high quality video slot games, classic slots and progressive slots. The casino also houses 23 gaming tables where players can find all their favourite card and table games including Baccarat, Blackjack, 3 card poker, Caribbean Stud, Money Wheel, roulette and Texas Hold’em poker. For high rollers and VIP players, the Salon 8 club is a private area where players can enjoy higher table limits on blackjack and midi-baccarat.
Tenpin Bowling and Video Games
When it comes to entertainment, the SkyCity Hamilton Casino offers something for everyone. If you are not interested in slots or playing table games, the casino complex houses a top-class tenpin bowling alley called the Bowlevard. Open daily from 9am, the bowling alley is located on level 2 and can be booked for birthday parties and private functions. Blend Café is located next to the bowling alley and offers a good selection of café style foods as well as coffees, soft drinks and milkshakes. At night the bowling alley comes alive with neon lights vibrant music and automated video screens. The bowling centre also houses the TimeZone area which offers a wide selectin of video games to keep the kids entertained for hours.
Restaurants and Eateries
If you are looking for a place to eat, the SkyCity Hamilton Casino offers a wide selection of restaurants and eateries to suit all tastes. The main restaurant at the casino is La Parrilla, the open grill Spanish restaurant. The casino also includes “Eat Burger”, a burger bar that serves the best burgers in town as well as a sports bar where visitors can watch the latest sports games and grab a drink. For cocktails, the casino houses the Marble Room that offers a wide selection of cocktails, champagne and an impressive selection of whiskies. Visitors can also grab a coffee or light snack at the coffee post.