Rotorua Airport

Rotorua Airport is the gateway to the Bay of Plenty region for domestic visitors. It’s location in the heart of New Zealand’s North Island makes it the region’s true air travel port.


Operating daily direct flights to Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Queenstown (via Christchurch) travel to and from Rotorua has never been more stress-free or convenient.


We offer secure and affordable short term or long term car parking options within a 100 metre walk of the Airport terminal guaranteeing an easy arrival for your flight.


Once you are here, enjoy a relaxing coffee at our Robert Harris Café, grab the latest news and a lotto ticket from the Relay bookstore. We also offer free Wi-Fi internet in the departure lounges for all passengers – browse the internet or catch up on emails while you wait for your flight.


When you arrive into Rotorua, choose from a wide selection of transport options including rental cars, shuttles, taxis or City Ride public transportation and with an easy 10 minute drive into Rotorua CBD and only 1 hour to either Tauranga or Taupo you are well on your way to enjoying all the exceptional experiences of the Bay of Plenty region.


Travelling with a mountain bike? We now have a bike assembly area available to assemble your bike and store the box, ready for your adventure to start.


The Rotorua Airport webcam overlooks part of the runway to Mokoia Island. For more information on Rotorua Airport see here: www.rotorua-airport.co.nz


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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.
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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