Best Outdoor activities in Rotorua
Local Recommendations from our My Guide Rotorua team
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Take flight for a truly unique adventure to White Island, one of the world's few accessible live volcanoes. Enjoy a fun, awe-inspiring experience with easy conversation and lots of laughs as you admire incredible views and learn the history of the island.
Travel through steep New Zealand native bush clad canyons, riding 14 awesome rapids and 3 waterfalls. Raft Tutea Falls, the highest commercially rafted waterfall in the world. Enjoy a unique rafting trip blended with touches of Maori culture.
Visit one of the least-known but most spectacular thermal parks, Orakei Korako, which boasts the most active geysers of any geothermal park in New Zealand. Enjoy a short hike in the area and admire the colors, then explore Huka Falls and the Taupo region.
Combine the unique crater walking experience with rafting on the Kaituna. An all-day combo taking you from the volcanic crater of Mt Tarawera, to the Okere section of the Kaituna River where you will raft the world’s highest commercially rafted waterfall.
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