Our guide to Rotorua offers some inspiration for when you visit this stunning region. Defined by its extraordinary geothermal activity and Maori culture, Rotorua also conjures up adventure thrills and attractions of every kind.
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Our local experts have picked their top 10 must do activities to do in Rotorua, the adventure capital of the North Island of New Zealand.
Not everything fun in Rotorua costs money! There are plenty of natural attractions and sights to see that won't impact your budget. Enjoy our 'Top 10 Free Things To Do In Rotorua' video.
Our guide to the very best geothermal attractions in New Zealand to visit including White Island, Tongariro National Park and of course Rotorua.
Government Gardens are beautiful and spacious gardens located in the centre of Rotorua. The Gardens include a bowling club, petanque, croquet and a golf course.
Explore the magical geothermal landscape. Spot native birds and plants amongst the terraces. Located at the southern end of Lake Rotorua, Sulphur Bay is a perfect example of Rotorua's famous geothermal environment.
Kuirau Park is a public park situated close to the town centre and just off Lake Road. The park offers a chance to get up close to impressive steaming geothermal activity with well laid walking tracks.
Kerosene Creek is a hot spring that flows through the natural bush of Rotorua, approximately thirty kilometres from the city centre. The natural hot springs features a two metre waterfall that flows into a tranquil hot pool.
Held every Thursday from 5.00pm onwards, we've captured Rotorua's Night Market that showcases the best food from local producers and features a number of arts and craft stalls. Well worth a visit.
Experience nature just minutes from Rotorua city. Wander through Californian Coastal Redwoods or fulfil a need for speed on mountain bike tracks.
50km off the coast of Whakatane, is the volcanic island of Whakaari, or 'White Island'. It's a circular island which climbs a thousand feet into the sky and is 2km across. Drive an hour from Rotorua to catch a boat trip or take a scenic flight.
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.
Te Puia is New Zealand’s living Maori cultural centre, located 5 minutes from central Rotorua. Situated in the Whakarewarewa Geothermal Valley, Te Puia is home to the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute, Maori Live Show and Pohutu Geyser!
The ultimate skydiving experience in New Zealand's most popular drop zone over Lake Taupo. Tandem freefall from 15,000 feet at speeds of up to 200kph.
Explore one of nature's most spectacular geothermal parks, with , geysers, hot springs and pools, lush flora and fauna, amazing silica terraces and a rare geothermal cave.
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