The Government Gardens is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the beauty of Rotorua and is only minutes walk from the central inner city. Plentiful seating gives you the opportunity to take in the views of this historic site.

Ball Busters Golf

This site is equipped with a 9hole golf course, driving range, 18hole mini putt New Zealand’s first automatic American Style baseball batting cages and a licenced bar.  

Blue Baths

Described as one of New Zealand’s most loved buildings, the Blue Baths have been faithfully restored.

Energy Events Centre

The Rotorua Events centre is a versatile, multi-purpose venue. With ten separate event spaces, it is  ideal for conferences, exhibitions, banquets, sporting events and concerts.


Nestled amongst the beautiful rose gardens is a great play area for kids equipped with a sheltered area, climbing frame and separate play areas for older and younger children.

Polynesian Spa

New Zealand’s leading internationally acclaimed spa. Don’t miss out on the special annual resident deals on offer!


Enjoy a game of Bowls infront of an historic backdrop of the Rotorua Museum and Blue Baths.


Enjoy the Government Gardens Croquet lawn right in front of the Elizabethan style museum. 

Rotorua Museum

Free for locals, discover Rotorua’s rich culture, volatile landscape and legendary figures in this ‘must see’ museum.

Rotorua Museum Café

The Museum Café is a great place to dine and relax amongst the 1930’s ambience of the Government Gardens.


Enjoy a game of Petanque amongst the picturesque surroundings of the historic Government Gardens.