Handpicked by a Rotorua Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Top Rotorua Adrenaline Activities'.

Rotorua has a well earned repuation as the 'adrenaline capital of the North Island' with a wide range of thrilling activities to get your blood pumping.  We've picked our favorite adrenaline activiies for inspiration when choosing how to challenge yourself.


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...

Zorb Rotorua

Superman dive into a giant inflatable ball and roll down Mt Ngongotaha with ZORB, where the fun will have you laughing uncontrollably.   Discover FOUR different ball rolling tracks - the world’s longest zig-zag Sidewinder Track, the smooth ‘n’ fast double Straight Track, MEGA Track - the longest, fastest and steepest track in all the land, and the Pipeline Track - which...

Kawarau Jet

Feel the rush of adrenaline as our high powered engines blast you over the water up to 85 km/h, and our experienced drivers throw the boats into 360° spins.  Visit iconic landmarks around Lake Rotorua, and learn the history of the area, the people and the events that have shaped this special place into the cultural capital of New Zealand.   We provide you with Spray Jackets to keep yo...

Skyline Gravity Park

Skyline Rotorua is home to New Zealand's first all-season Gondola assisted bike lift park, accessing world-class downhill mountain biking. Skyline MTB Park gives riders easy access to a 12-kilometre trail network featuring trails with varying terrain for all ability levels....

Velocity Valley

High adrenaline action adventures in Rotorua. Bungy, body-flying, Shweeb and more, at the world-famous Velocity Valley Adventure Park.  All ages welcome, all you need to bring are your nerves of steel. Velocity Valley Adventure Park is New Zealand's premier multi-activity adventure sports centre.  This modern, state-of-the-art complex offers a wide range of high octane activ...

Off Road NZ

Off Road NZ specialises in off-road vehicle adventure experiences for adventure seekers, couples, families and corporate groups.   Established in 1992, Off Road NZ provide the best self-drive, off-road vehicle experiences in New Zealand, including 4WD Bush Safaris and Monster 4X4 Thrill Rides in magnificent New Zealand forest.  The experiences include the opportunity to race o...


Skyswing is Rotorua's highest and fastest adrenaline experience. Whether you're an adrenaline-seeker or you prefer relaxing on the side, the qualified crew at Skyswing are passionate about making your experience one to remember. The three-seated Skyswing is lifted 50 meters high above Skyline Rotorua, with the release in your hands... it's then down to you to initiate the drop! Swing at 150kph ...

Taupo Tandem Skydiving

Tick a skydive off your bucket list with Taupo Tandem Skydiving!  Experience the surreal sensation of freefall as you fly above stunning Lake Taupo with views of snow-capped volcanoes and The Tongariro National Park. We have four altitudes to suit every adrenaline level - 9,000 ft, 12,000ft, 15,000ft or Taupo's HIGHEST skydive... 18,500ft!  Taupo is the ultimate skydiving location ...

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