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

Motion Entertainment

Best Family Activities In Rotorua

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

Best Family Activities In 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 newest track; Big Air, our latest thrill r... More info

3D Trick Art Gallery

Best Family Activities In Rotorua

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

Best Family Activities In Rotorua

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

Rainbow Springs

Best Family Activities In Rotorua

Rainbow Springs in Rotorua is a remarkable haven of wildlife, with not just native species but also plants and animals imported during colonization, all of which need protecting and conserving. The park is a natural wonder in itself, with magical walkways through huge forests with giant redwood and kauri trees, fresh spring fed streams and a wide selection of New Zealand's fascinating wildlife. ... More info

Rotorua Canopy Tours

Best Family Activities In Rotorua

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... More info

Skyline Rotorua

Best Family Activities In Rotorua

An iconic fixture of the local landscape, offering amazing gondola rides up the side of Mount Ngongotaha, luge rides, Skyswing and SkyVue cinema. Great for all the family. Skyline Rotorua has something for everyone. Catch the enclosed gondola and ride nearly 500 metres above the city, from where you'll be able to gaze in wonder at the stunning panorama before you. Survey Rotorua city, and get t... More info

Agrodome

Best Family Activities In Rotorua

Agrodome in Rotorua has been entertaining visitors for more than 40 years, with tours around its working farm and its fast-paced sheep show. Visitors can enjoy the hour-long show featuring different breeds of New Zealand sheep and the Agrodome's sheepdogs and a sheep shearing demonstration, or take a tour around the 350-acre farm that includes livestock and an organic fruit orchard. Children... More info