Rotorua Must Do Activities


As the activity centre of the North Island of New Zealand, Rotorua offers visitors a huge selection of activities to enjoy.  All types of activity are available including adventure, family, cultural, geothermal and relaxing things to do.  To help make sure you don't miss out on the most popular and iconic attractions, we've picked out the top 'must do activities in Rotorua' to experience... Read more

Redwoods Treewalk

Rotorua Must Do Activities

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. ... More info

Te Puia

Rotorua Must Do Activities

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... More info

Polynesian Spa

Rotorua Must Do Activities

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 a mus... More info

Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland

Rotorua Must Do Activities

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 Mars, such is... More info

Tamaki Maori Village

Rotorua Must Do Activities

Award-winning cultural attraction in Rotorua. See how the Maori live and take part in authentic rituals before enjoying a traditional Maori feast. Unique insight into the real New Zealand. Tamaki Maori Village Experience is a must-visit for anybody interested in the history and traditions of New Zealand's indigenous people. This forest village, just minutes from the CBD, is an authentic settlem... More info

Skyline Rotorua

Rotorua Must Do Activities

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