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Agroventures changes name to Velocity Valley

After nearly 20 years Agroventures Adventure Park is changing its name to Velocity Valley.

Rotorua makes the NY Times best destination list

Rotorua has been named as one of the top places to see in 2018 in the prestigious The New York Times' Places to Visit list.

3 day backpacker itinerary – hop off the bus!

Rotorua is easy to reach by public transport, is on all the major tour bus routes, and is an ideal spot to hop off the bus and explore!

3 day backpacker itinerary – self drive!

Travelling by car? There are adventures everywhere!

Rotorua's summertime fun!

Summer is a great time to check out Rotorua with festivals, events and markets embracing the warmer weather.

A new Rotorua attraction is taking visitors to new heights

A unique 20-metre-high viewing platform has been added to the Redwoods Treewalk.

Rotorua artists scoop people’s choice art awards

Local artist Joe Kemp was awarded the gallery prize of $500 from More FM for his work Maumahara.

Rotorua waterways provide great fishing experiences

Rotorua's stunning waterways make the Rotorua Lakes Region a fisherman's paradise!

Rotorua Farmers Market

Rotorua Farmers Market is back for its second season, adding to Rotorua's growing community events.

World class fishing of all types

Trolling, Jigging or Fly. Rotorua has expert guides and crystal clear streams, lakes and rivers for an exciting fishing experience.

Free things to do in Rotorua

Rotorua has a budget to fit every pocket - even very little ones. Check out these ideas for free things to do.

Tips for the lone traveller visiting Rotorua

Hey Backpackers, you're travelling by yourself and want to know how to meet people while travelling solo? Well, it’s easier than you think.

Adventure and romance in Rotorua

Bloggers Brian and Amanda search out the luxuries of adventure & romance in Rotorua.

Adventure Packed Roto Vegas Getaway

Simone Anderson chose to go above and beyond for her partner’s birthday this year organising an epic getaway in Rotorua.

Walks in Rotorua by Denis Dwyer

In his book New Zealand on Foot, Denis Dwyer sets off to see his country afresh in a series of day walks.

Rotorua has something for every type of Dad this Fathers Day

Rotorua has an experience for every type of Dad this Father's Day.

Nine things to do in Rotorua this spring

Nine reasons to visit Rotorua in the spring... and they aren't all what you might expect.

Families explore in Rotorua #RotoRocks

Rotorua Rocks has been inspired by the latest craze sweeping across New Zealand where members hide, find and re-hide decorated rocks.

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