Best Points of Interest in Rotorua

Local Recommendations from our My Guide Rotorua team

Rotorua is one of New Zealand's most visited cities, with geothermal attractions, Maori cultural activities and adventure pursuits in abundance. However, it also offers beautiful points of interest that often don't cost a thing!

Our Rotorua Points of Interest Guide highlights those must see scenic attractions that you just need to pull over and check out. They can often be off the tourist trail yet capture the wonder of Rotorua. Without denting your wallet, you can experience hot water streams for bathing that only the locals know about, free to visit Maori villages, scenic reserves with eye-catching crater lakes and geothermal activity that you can get up close to. Points of Interest also includes walking amongst the fabulous Redwoods in Whakarewarewa Forest, getting up close to the geothermal activity in Kuiriau Park, visiting the grounds of Government Gardens and exploring the sights of the city on foot along The Rotorua Walkway.