Bucket List

Bucket List itinerary in RotoruaMany of your clients’ New Zealand ‘bucket list’ experiences are right here in Rotorua.

Experience an authentic Māori cultural welcome, discover otherworldly geothermal and volcanic landscapes, and connect with nature here like nowhere else on earth.


Day One

From Auckland, stop off at Hobbiton Movie Set. Check into your accommodation and prepare for Te Pō, the evening experience at Te Puia; an authentic Maori welcome to the region, featuring cultural performances and the indigenous flavours of a geothermal Hangi meal. Finish the day with the Nightlights at Redwoods Treewalk, an illuminated treetop walkway, with lanterns designed by the world-renowned David Trubridge.



Day Two
Let a local guide you for a Geothermal Wonderland Tour. Visit the iconic Champagne Pool at Wai-o-Tapu and the world’s largest hot spring at Waimangu Volcanic Valley. Enjoy a native eco-adventure with Rotorua Canopy Tours. Explore ancient forest on ziplines, bridges and treetop platforms, and learn about their conservation efforts. Take the gondola up to Skyline Rotorua for a Luge ride and unparalleled dining experience. Savour panoramic views over the city, and Volcanic Hills wine, made right here in Rotorua.



Day Three
Fly to White Island with Volcanic Air, a continuously erupting volcanic island. Experience Rotorua’s adventure activities at Zorb or Velocity Valley or relax in the healing waters of the Polynesian Spa. Discover dining options at Rotorua’s Eat Streat, an easy walk from your accommodation.