- Polynesian Spa
- Hells Gate Geothermal Park and Mud Bath and Spa
- Te Puia
- Redwoods Treewalk
- Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland
- Rotorua Canopy Tours
- Skyline Rotorua
- Waimangu Volcanic Valley
- Government Gardens
Rotorua Bucket ListRotorua · 9 Items · Mike Watt
Handpicked by a Rotorua Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Rotorua Bucket List'.
As one of the most visited regions in New Zealand and the adventure capital of the North Island, Rotorua has an extensive list of activities to experience. With geothermal activity and spas, family attractions and heaps of outdoor pursuits, we've created our 'Rotorua Bucket List' to highlight those must-try experiences.
Polynesian Spa, New Zealand's leading international spa is the perfect place to enjoy nature's gift. Discover the secret of the natural hot mineral pools, known for its therapeutic properties. Guests can benefit from the geothermic acidic and alkaline water that flow into the 28 pools from two hot mineral springs. Offering four different bathing areas to suit your needs, Polynesian Spa is ...
Hells Gate Geothermal Park and Mud Bath and Spa
WHERE THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH MEETS THE SKY. More than just a place of myth and legend, this land has the power to heal and excite anyone who meets it, just as it has done for centuries. Come and discover New Zealand's most unique geothermal experience. WHERE THE EARTH INSPIRES AND EXCITES. Brought to life by Rūaumoko, our land has inspired stories and excited visitors ...
Spectacular geothermal valley and home to the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute, just five minutes from central Rotorua. Educational, interactive, and full of natural wonders. From the moment you pass through the impressive Waharoa (gateway) to Te Puia, and see the Te Heketanga-a-Rangi monument of 12 skyscraping posts, you know you're entering a special world. Geothermal Valle...
The Redwoods Treewalk is a 553 metre walkway through towering Redwood trees. A series of 23 suspension bridges connect between 22 majestic 115-year-old Redwood trees. The bridges incline from 6 metres to an impressive 12 metres at its peak. Along with the daytime attraction, visitors can now enjoy the iconic nightime experience with the forest lit up by David Trubridge Design lighting. ...
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland
Geothermal adventures await you at Wai-O-Tapu, or 'Sacred Waters'. It's one of the earth's most natural theme parks, although you might think you're in another world, or on a different planet... Just under 30kms from Rotorua, Wai-O-Tapu promises to show you sights you have never seen before, and can only see here! Walking to the edge of the Champagne Pool is like walking around on M...
Rotorua Canopy Tours
Rotorua Canopy Tours will take you on a thrilling experience through prehistoric native forest. Explore the canopy as you fly across a network of ziplines, swing bridges, cliff-walks, tree top platforms and more. You'll be kept safe and entertained by 2 knowledgeable and experienced kiwi guides. They will bring the forest to life as you become part of our forest restoration story. Choo...
Skyline Rotorua is your ticket to an unforgettable holiday. Begin your day with a tranquil Gondola ride up Mt Ngongotaha overlooking Lake Rotorua then wind your way down via the Luge. If you prefer to descend by mountain bike, weave your way through one of the park trails. Get the adrenalin pumping even more on the Zoom Zipline and the Sky Swing. Or, for a more relax...
Waimangu Volcanic Valley
Waimangu connects people with the beating heart of the world’s youngest geothermal valley, its unique history and legacy. Home to the now hidden Pink and White Terraces, the eighth natural wonder of the world, Waimangu immerses visitors in the stories of the Mt Tarawera volcanic eruption, its people, and the resulting dramatic landscape changes that created the world’s youngest g...
Beautiful and spacious gardens near the centre of Rotorua. The Government Gardens offer a bowling club, petanque, croquet and a golf course. Within the gardens, you'll also come across various points of interest that include the 1927 Arawa Soldiers Memorial, a number of geothermal features and the Kwaqiulth Totem Pole. The beautifully maintained gardens are a short walk to Lake...