Crankworx Rotorua 2019


The defining celebration of world-class mountain biking, Crankworx Rotorua is back for six days of action with epic new events added to the line-up from 19 to 24 March 2019.

Enjoy the range of unique events ranging across the six days - locations varying from the Whakarewarewa Forest through to Skyline Rotorua.

Throughout the weeklong festival there are a range of event from including the Mons Royale Dual Speed & Style, RockShox Rotorua Pump Track Challenge, Downhill race, Slopestyle in Memory of McGazza competition, Deep Summer Rotorua Photo Challenge, Kidsworx events, and much much more.
Crankworx Rotorua is the first stop on the Crankworx World Tour which features four locations where ordinary humans perform the extraordinary and launch into the realm of the extraordinary.  Come along for the ride as Crankworx travels to Rotorua, Innsbruck and Les Gets, before bringing it home to Whistler for the 15th year. #Crankworx  #rotoruanz  

While you're here discover the renowned Whakarewarewa Forest right on Rotorua's doorstep! Before you ride, find out all you need to know from the Redwoods i-SITE and Visitor Centre and pick up a handy Manky. Don't forget to check out the other great activities and attractions Rotorua has on offer!

To book tickets to Crankworx Rotorua click here. 

Famil options for TRENZ Delegates on 17 May 2019

Geothermal Wonderland Half Day Tour - Nature Connections
Sense it, feel it and experience the awesome earth forces of nature and the very best of Rotorua’s geothermal wonders at Waiotapu Thermal Wonder- land and the Waimangu Volcanic Valley on this half day Geothermal Wonderland Tour. With close up views of the spectacular geothermal activity, wonder in awe at the amazing diversity of geothermal features and the stunning volcanic landscapes of the Rotorua region. See NZ’s largest boiling mud lake, Lady Knox Geyser erupting daily at 10.15am to heights of 20 metres, colourful volcanic craters of every tint and hue, hot streams, boiling hot springs, hissing fumeroles, vividly coloured silica terraces, steaming cliffs, hot crater lakes, unique thermally adapted plants, native rainforest and birdlife.
Geothermal Wonderland Tour
Discover Lake Tarawera's Nature and Cultural Connection - Totally Tarawera
Discover Lake Tarawera's Nature and Cultural Connection. Experience the stunning beauty of Lake Tarawera, the place where tourism began in New Zealand. Led by your Tuhourangi guide you will experience “Nature unspoilt” as we share with you the cultural stories, volcanic history and the real Hot Water Beach. This is a great opportunity to sample tourism products that are unlike most in Rotorua. Itinerary: 9.30am Pickup from the Energy Events Centre. Travel to Lake Tarawera. (Stunning 20 minute drive) 10.00am Visit Te Wairoa, The Buried Village. Museum tour with complimentary tea or coffee. 11.00am Lake Cruise / Hot Water Beach. Cruise Lake Tarawera and visit Hot Water Beach for a most memorable stopover. View the spiritual mountain ’Tarawera” and the places of cultural significance while cruising up close to the breathtaking forest and fern edged lake. 12.30pm Leave Lake Tarawera for your return trip to the Energy Events Centre. 1.00pm Back in Rotorua.
Original Canopy Tour - Rotorua Canopy Tours
The Original Canopy Tour is an unforgettable and enlightening adventure, perfect for all ages. Journey deep into ancient New Zealand forest in small groups, of up to 10 people. Experience New Zealand like it once was from the top of the forest canopy. Your amazing kiwi guides will lead your personal and unforgettable adventure. They are highly trained to keep you safe, make you smile, teach you amazing things and create memories that last you a lifetime. They will even hold your hand if required….
Original Rotorua Canopy Tour
Full Day Whirinaki Forest Hiking Tour - Foris Eco-tours
Rotorua hiking at its best. Whirinaki is an icon of NZ ecology. It is simply the best example of lowland podocarp forest left on earth. These forests are renowned for ancient trees, rich biodiversity and stunning scenery.
Foris Eco-Tours - Whirinaki Forest