Interests in Rotorua
Considered by adventurous visitors to be one of New Zealand’s top adrenalin destinations, Rotorua is home to a host of thrilling activities, many of them world firsts.
Options include white water rafting and sledging, four wheel driving, sky diving from 9000, 12,000 or 15,000 feet, bungy jumping, jet boating and Zorbing.
Daredevils can enjoy a scree slide..
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Walk among towering Redwoods or venture deeper into the Whakarewarewa Forest on a gentle mountain bike ride. Relax on a sandy beach while the kids splash around in a sparkling lake. Rotorua has 16 stunning lakes that lend themselves to water fun galore.
The kids will love the chance to muck around in thermal mud while you enjoy a unique..
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Geysers, mud pools and thermal springs have been attracting visitors to Rotorua since the 1800s and the living, breathing landscape never fails to amaze. A faint sulphur scent lingers in the air, a constant reminder of the thermal activity that is visible in pockets scattered around the region.
Clouds of steam drift from Kuirau Park, home to boiling mud pools and..
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It’s little wonder Rotorua is an ideal spot in which to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Step out the door of your exclusive retreat and be whisked away on an exclusive outing that covers the best of the region.
Immerse yourself in a natural hot pool surrounded by native bush or treat yourself to a decadent massage or body polish. Top it all off.. read more
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Experience New Zealand’s food, culture and legends with a visit to Rotorua, the cultural heartland of the country.
Just over a third of Rotorua’s population is Maori, so the region is the best place to immerse yourself in New Zealand’s indigenous culture. With around 35 maraes and various cultural attractions, Rotorua has a fascinating..
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Rotorua is a well-known mountain bike heaven. Just minutes from the city centre is a spectacular forest playground, home to an extensive network of tracks.
Towering Redwoods line the road leading to the Whakarewarewa Forest, guarding trails that weave through native and exotic trees. Riders can catch glimpses of Rotorua’s beautiful.. read more
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Any time of year is great for exploring the outdoor wilderness New Zealand – and especially Rotorua - is renowned for.
The lakes district offers plenty of walks, varying in length. A 5km walk around Blue Lake winds through pine forest, providing access to good swimming beaches. Okareka Walkway is a 5.5km return walk through.. read more
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Rotorua is a well-known aquatic paradise and the perfect spot in which to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The region’s 16 sparkling lakes provide a range of activities for water lovers. Each is seeped in Maori history and most are open for public use. There is nothing quite like fishing New Zealand waters, with.. read more
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People are always looking for ways to escape the monotony of everyday life and Rotorua, with its abundance of spa treatment centres, is the ideal place in which to do so.
Nicknamed Nature’s Spa of the South Pacific, this is a region that knows how to spoil its visitors. Soak in the healing waters of a hot spring, unwind with.. read more
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With fun activities galore, Rotorua, in the central North Island of New Zealand, is considered a top destination for backpackers.
The scent of sulphur in the air, hissing geysers and bubbling mud pools combine to create a landscape like nowhere else on Earth. There are four main geothermal areas in.. read more
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