To make life easier for you, we have compiled a selection of Rotorua introductions with various word counts. For amazing images to go with your story and help promote the region as a great p[lace to live, work, learn and play, take a look at the RotoruaNZ Image Library

You will find more information on what to do in Rotorua in the destination magazines held in the publications section. 

 

Rotorua in 50 words

Soak up the best of New Zealand's fascinating Māori culture, explore dramatic landscapes, satisfy your inner adrenalin junkie and visit geothermal wonderlands.

Bathe in lake-edge thermal pools, admire magnificent strands of subtropical rainforest and experience the southern hemisphere’s best mountain bike trails. Rotorua truly is New Zealand’s coolest hot spot.

Rotorua in under 80 words

Rotorua is a volcanic playground set amongst rainforests that have stood the test of time, surrounded by pristine lakes and alive with steaming landscapes, bubbling mud pools and shooting geysers.

The Spa of the Southern Seas combines thermal bathing and outstanding spa facilities with exhilarating adventure products, world-class mountain biking, dramatic sceneries and a rich heritage in New Zealand’s cradle of Māori culture and history.

Let the people welcome you to Rotorua, New Zealand’s coolest hot spot.
 

Rotorua in under 100 words

Experience a volcanic wonderland where the ground steams, mud and waters bubble and geysers erupt high into the sky. A place where the Earth's power is revered and history is carved in wood and tradition; surrounded by sparking lakes and native forest as far as the eye can see.

Welcome to Rotorua; a nature lover’s playground, where Māori culture lives and adventures abound. The Spa of the Southern Seas combines thermal bathing and exceptional spa resorts with exhilarating adventure products, world-class mountain biking, dramatic sceneries and a rich heritage in New Zealand’s cradle of Māori culture and history.
 

Rotorua in 260 words

Explore Rotorua, a nature lover’s playground set amidst a geothermal and volcanic wonderland. A place where modern life is infused with ancient Māori traditions and where adventure and relaxation are offered in equal measure.

Sail some of the 18 pristine lakes from atop a luxury yacht, or get closer to nature and kayak to rejuvenating, natural hot springs. Hike through forgotten forests, hidden under the canopy of millennial trees. Gaze up from a mountainside, the uninterrupted night sky unfolding before you with the light of a million stars.

When adventure beckons, tackle the world’s highest commercially rafted waterfall; or challenge yourself in the Whakarewarewa Forest on the best mountain biking trails south of the equator. World-class adventure attractions provide the ultimate thrills, walk the summit of a dormant volcano or zip line through rainforests filled with sounds of birdsong.

Experience authentic Maori culture and feel the manaakitanga (hospitality) of the Te Arawa people who have greeted visitors to the region for centuries. Share in the culture and traditions of this rich and powerful heritage; from the celebrated haka, tradition of carving and weaving to modern-day design and architecture.

Soak in world-renowned curative waters, bathe in mineral enriched mud, and experience traditional Māori massage to the backdrop of a geothermal wonderland dotted with crater lakes, erupting geysers and boiling mud pools.

Connect with the locals and enjoy year-round outdoor dining and entertainment. With a huge selection of accommodation catering for all budgets, Rotorua will leave lifelong memories for any traveller, whether they arrive with just a backpack or depart by helicopter.