Explore Rotorua

New Zealand's Must Do Experiences

We’re keeping the lights on


Australia, we miss you! You’re here because you’ve been dreaming about your next trip, am I right?

Well you’ve come to the right place. While we all have our fingers crossed for quarantine free travel between Australia and New Zealand, we thought we’d arm you with some travel inspo, so you’re ready to roll when the time is right.


Getting here


It couldn’t be easier to get here. You can be soaking in a geothermal hot pool and planning your next adventure less than 3 hours after arriving in Auckland. If you’re heading to the South Island first, we’re a quick hop on a direct flight from Christchurch.

Discover unique landscapes

Rotorua is famous for its geothermal activity, age old forests and pristine lakes and rivers. 

Explore unique landscapes found only in Rotorua, NZ.

Action or relaxation - we've got it all

Whether it’s a geothermal mud bath, an outdoor cedar hot tub at the edge of the forest, or traditional therapies at a lakeside spa, our geothermal landscape provides endless opportunities to kick back and relax.


Its also no secret that you can find some of the best mountain biking in the world right here in Rotorua, the home of hero dirt. If you’re packing up your bike for a full on two wheeled adventure, or just looking to see what all the fuss is about, you’ll be stoked with our year round riding scene.

Visitor stories

Check out stories from our visitors on Instagram.

Foodie guides

Rotorua boasts some delectable foodie delights. We’ve taken traditional Māori cooking methods to the next level, and merged it with wild food, good honest market street food, and tastes from all over the world. And we’ve got drinks covered too with our very own local brewery and a winery.

Planning your trip to Rotorua?


Our friendly locals at the i-SITE know the best places to stay, the best things to do and can tell you about some awesome local secrets when it comes to food and drink.

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