Discover 18 sparkling lakes, magnificent native and exotic forests, geysers, boiling mud pools, hot springs and the best of New Zealand's fascinating Maori culture.

With boundless opportunities and means of experiencing our city’s active thermal environment, your stay in Rotorua promises to be a unique and enchanting escape. 

Get on board one of our locally operated city tours, which guarantee you an informative and exciting experience of Rotorua’s natural wonders, or take the path (literally) less travelled and explore our natural gems independently. Either way you will fall in love with the breath-taking landscape we are internationally renowned for. Our city’s rich cultural heritage ensures an unforgettable experience of the traditional and contemporary Māori culture, with a multitude of operators offering intimate and authentic encounters that will leave you spellbound.