Kuirau Park

The inner city is brought to life at Kuirau Park with an abundance of geothermal activity, sporting facilities and other exciting features.

Numerous walkways wind their way through the geothermal setting, offering exciting views of mud pools, boiling lakes and geothermic wonders. These features can be unpredictable at times so make sure you stick to the tracks! 

Kuirau Park is also home to the Rotorua Aquatic Centre and the popular Saturday morning Rotary Markets.

Aquatic Centre

One of New Zealand’s top Aquatic Centres, get active in one of their many pool, spa and gym facilities.

Foot Pools

Kick off your shoes and soak your feet in one of Kuirau Park's steaming mineral footpools.

Kuirau Park Playground

Equipped with two play areas, swings, climbing frames and picnic tables, this spacious playground is a great place to stop with the kids on any day of the year.

Paddling Pool

This shallow paddling pool filled with cool water is the perfect place to relax whilst you watch the little ones play.


Get along to the markets at Kuirau Park every Saturday morning from 7am to 1pm.