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Head outdoors to feel fresh and invigorated

As winter descends, most of us scramble for the indoors to keep the elements at bay and to embrace the heat of a fire.

Night time experiences you won't forget

So you're in Rotorua and having an awesome time and now the sun is setting. Check out these local tips on the best things to do at night.

Road Tripping in the North Island

With so many wonderful attractions conveniently close together, traveling by road allows for flexibility in your holiday.

Discover the sights, sounds and smells of Kuirau Park

Only minutes walk from Rotorua's vibrant inner city you'll find Kuirau Park, bubbling and hissing with geothermal wonders.

Remix gets Romantic in Rotorua

Remix Magazine reports Rotorua has nailed the perfect blend of relaxation, adventure and romance.

Backpacking New Zealand itinerary for Rotorua

We’ve crammed our favourite Rotorua backpacker activities into three fun-filled days.

Rotorua through the lens of Instagrammer Ravi Vora

Ravi Vora is a Los Angeles based filmmaker and photographer with spectacular images of Rotorua.

Enjoy the water in Rotorua this winter

Pack a towel and head out for a day of winter water adventure and relaxation.

World's highest rafted waterfall

No visit to Rotorua is complete without checking off the world's highest waterfall.

Ghost Canoe foretells of mighty eruption

Violent and unexpected, the volcanic eruption of Mt Tarawera was one of New Zealand's greatest natural disasters.

Cheap Eats for Backpackers in Rotorua

The best places to eat without breaking the budget! Don't go past the dumplings!

Bollywood star shares a muddy secret

Nargis Fakhri is an actress and model who loves Rotorua's natural thermal mud

Rotorua wins again best Off Road Riding

Rotorua takes out best Off Road & Adventure Riding locations two years running!

Rotorua is New Zealand's backpackers playground

We know Rotorua is one of the best places to visit for a backpacking holiday... But don't just take our word for it!

The love story of Hinemoa and Tutanekai

Pokarekare Ana is a beautiful song which tells the love story of Hinemoa and Tutanekai. Learn about the history and translations of the song.

Amazing Race style event for school holidays

Digital technology meets the Rotorua Redwoods in a series of school holiday missions.. do you choose to accept it?

10 of the best creatures to see in Rotorua

Whether you are a fan of two or four legged creatures, winged or finned, Rotorua has it all!

10 ideas for Instagramming in Rotorua

Rotorua has some spectacular scenery! Which means its so easy to get great shots to share with the world.

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