Best Family Activities In Rotorua


Rotorua is an ideal destination for families to explore and enjoy a wide range of family friendly activities.  We've picked out our 'best family activities in Rotorua' to help you get the most out of your visit.

Paradise Valley Springs

Best Family Activities In Rotorua

Paradise Valley Springs is a beautifully presented Wildlife park that features a pride of African Lions.  The African Lions  can be seen all day in an enclosure that allows visitors to get very close to these wild animals. The afternoon feeding show is a good time to see the lions active, and to learn more about the pride. Wild animals including goats, deers, tahr and wallab... More info

Rainbow Springs Nature Park Day Entry Ticket

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HighlightsGet up close to the birds, reptiles, bugs, and beasts that call New Zealand homeEncounter New Zealand's iconic kiwi bird in the nocturnal enclosureDiscover the park's highlights on a 40-minute guided tour with a local expertJump aboard the Big Splash ride for a nine-minute journey of discoveryDescriptionVisit Rainbow Springs Nature Park for an action-packed and fun-filled day out. Locate... More info

Skyline Rotorua Half-Day Adventure Pass

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HighlightsEnjoy spectacular views of the Rotorua area with round-trip gondola ticketsEnjoy 5 Skyline Luge rides for a fun-filled gravity descentFly through the air at speeds of up to 80 km per hour on the Zoom ZiplineSwing and spin from massive heights on the SkyswingDescriptionThis 4-hour ticket to adventure begins with a gondola ride up the side of stunning Mount Ngongotaha. At the top, turn up ... More info

Rotorua Forest 3-Hour Zipline Canopy Tour

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HighlightsTake on New Zealand's only native forest zipline tourExperience the thrill of flying high above untraveled native forest valleysEnjoy breathtaking views while suspended up to 72 feet above the groundContribute to the forest conservation programDescriptionJoin in a small-group zipline tour that will have you soaring through Rotorua's forest canopy. Switch between the six zipline cables su... More info

Velocity Valley Ride Combo Package

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HighlightsExperience the ultimate adrenaline rush at Velocity Valley with 5 breath taking adventures to choose fromFly like superman, pedal like an Olympian, splash with the Agrojet, Swoop through the airScream, laugh and shout at New Zealand's ultimate adrenaline parkDescriptionChoose any two or four adventure activities with this ride combo. Arrive onsite at Velocity Valley where all the action... More info

Agrodome 1-Hour Guided Farm & Orchard Tour

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HighlightsDiscover Agrodome's farm, animals, and orchard on a fully-guided 1-hour tourVisit the fruit orchard and olive grove to sample some delicious local produceEnjoy a hands-on, entertaining, and educational experience with a friendly guideHand-feed and take up-close photos with all sorts of friendly animalsSee many different breeds of cow, sheep, deer, alpaca, and many other farm animals!Desc... More info

Tarawera and Lakes 2-Hour Duck Tour

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Highlights See the amazing volcanic domes of Tarawera as you ride on the waters of Lake Tarawera Hear the story of the volcanic eruption, Maori migration to NZ, geothermal activity and so much more Ride on New Zealand's ONLY genuine WW2 landing crafts as you splash onto the water without leaving your seat Enjoy the thrill of turning from a truck to a boat as you splash down on two of t... More info

Motion Entertainment

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Let the kids burn off energy come rain or shine at Motion Entertainment. Motion Entertainment in central Rotorua is New Zealand's largest indoor entertainment centre and has plenty of activities to keep the whole family occupied. Attractions include Chipmunks Playland, Xtreme Air Indoor Tramp Park, Dark Ride XD, Escape Masters, Lumberjax Mini Golf, Megazone Laser Tag, Strike Zone Tenpin Bowling... More info

Zorb Rotorua

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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 newest track; Big Air, our latest thrill r... More info

3D Trick Art Gallery

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Rotorua's 3D Trick Art Gallery allows you to try rock climbing, stand on a glacier or even ride a dolphin all without leaving the comfort of the building. The gallery features a range of images that at first glance look two dimensional but with some clever positioning (helped by markers on the floor) become 3D images that visitors can be part of. T There are five sections in the gallery... More info

Kuirau Park

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Kuirau Park is a public park situated off Lake Road just 10 minutes walk from the Rotorua`s city centre. The park offers a chance to get up close to impressive steaming geothermal activity with well laid walking tracks.  The park includes a play area for children, an expansive garden area, ornamental lake, and geothermal heated foot pools. The paddling pool is a popular spot for familie... More info