SkyCity Hamilton

Located in the center of Hamilton next to the Waikato River; SkyCity Hamilton is the premier choice of evening entertainment in this vibrant city.

Situated inside the former Chief Post Office; a building planned to maximize a superb riverside location on the banks of the Waikato River.

At this casino, you will find a wide range of dining and entertainment outlets. It includes EATBurger – voted the Waikato’s best burger and The Local Taphouse. It is the first Good George bar in the CBD, there is something for everyone at SkyCity Hamilton!

Enjoy the excitement and ambiance of the Main Gaming Floor with over 300 gaming machines and 23 table games. R20 is the entry fees or strike up a little competition on level two with Hamilton’s only bowling alley; Bowl and Social. It is a world-class venue offering non-stop fun and state-of-the-art technology!

If you are looking for anything from a fun evening in a casino, to ten-pin bowling; laser tag, or simply a nice meal and a drink, you will find it all at the SkyCity Hamilton.

Gaming Room


The gaming room is a decent-sized area with 330 gaming machines and 23 tables to enjoy. Hence, there is everything on offer from pokies to card games and roulette. Therefore, you are sure to enjoy an enthralling experience at the SkyCity Hamilton.

The Skycity Casino Hamilton offers over 16,000 square feet of gaming space with 331 gaming machines, 23 table games. This casino is open 24 hours every day. However, the casino is R20 and closed for Christmas Day, Good Friday and from 3 am – 1 pm on ANZAC Day.



There are two specially designated tables for poker at the SkyCity Hamilton. These address all levels of players and also host many different events. At the tables, you will not play against the house. In fact, the house simply takes a commission of the takings for hosting the events; you will simply get to play against fellow poker lovers.

It has a restaurant and a bar. Therefore, you can enjoy live music and other performers on Friday and Saturday nights. It is part of the Riverside Centre on the Waikato River; which includes bars, restaurants, and ten-pin bowling all operated by SkyCity Hamilton.

Dress code

SkyCity Hamilton dress code
SkyCity Hamilton dress code

SkyCity Hamilton Casino requires you to wear smart/casual clothing that is not covered in dirt or has offensive logos on them. You just cannot wear dark-shaded glasses or headwear.

You must be 20+ to enter the gaming areas at Sky City, however, pathways are offered for adults to accompany children to family restaurants, the bowling alley, and other kid-friendly entertainment areas.

Accommodation & Hotel

While the casino does not have its own hotel there are ample hotels within the local vicinity that cater to all tastes and budgets.  Listed below are some of the bars and restaurants within the entertainment center.

  • La Parrilla
  • Eat Burger
  • Zone Sports Bar
  • Vue Bar
  • Coffee Post
  • Marble Room
  • Entertainment

Additional amenities also include a ten-lane bowling alley which is there since 2006. Dining options run the gamut from Snacks, and “Platters on the Lanes” from Blend Café at The Boulevard, to upscale dining at La Parrilla, the area’s favorite Spanish restaurant featuring an open grill, and Traditional Spanish cuisine.


You must be 20 years or older to work at the SkyCity Hamilton and for those lucky enough to gain employment with the casino you will get to enjoy a glittering career full of enjoyment. Therefore, the easiest way to find out what jobs are available and apply for those of interest is to review their online job board at



There are 340 car parking spaces and the car park is open 24 hours a day. The price structure of the car park is $3 for an hour in the daytime to $15 for over 6.5 hours a day.


SkyCity Hamilton is a must-visit place for Kiwis and foreigners alike. From here, you can take in the breathtaking views of Hamilton from anywhere in the building. Therefore, this elegant land-based casino has everything you could ever expect. Above all, this is within walking distance of Hamilton’s top hotels so that you never would have to miss out on a great time.