Renting A Car In Rotorua
Many visitors to Rotorua will either be arriving in a car rental from Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city or, arriving to the airport and requiring a car rental.
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A great way to see many of the best scenic spots of Rotorua is with a short walk around the city. We embarked on a 90 minute loop walk that takes in Sulphur Bay, Lake Rotorua, Government Gardens, Ohinemutu Village, Kuirau Park and the Polynesian Spa.
The new Rotorua lakefront redevelopment project is up and running with the first stage now completed. The public were able to see the new boardwalk and grass terracing when it was opened in mid-July 2021
The drive from Rotorua to Taupo is a pleasant and easy drive which should take less than 60 minutes. The short drive from Rotorua to Taupo is a straight-forward drive that is for the most part along State Highway 5 aka ‘Thermal Explorer’ until you reach Taupo. The road is a quiet drive past forest and rolling green countryside with typically not many other cars.
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