Redwoods Visitor Centre & i-SITE

Redwoods Visitor Centre & i-SITE is the place to go for information on Rotorua's attractions, accommodation, transport, events and much more.

The friendly team is ready to help and can assist with advice and bookings to make your visit to Rotorua extra special. Best of all, there are no service fees.

You can also pick up a selection of maps and brochures here, or spend time with the team of consultants to get the most out of your holiday.

The Redwoods i-SITE is the main entrance point to the famous Redwoods & Whakarewarewa Forest. Here you can pick up a trail map and find out more about this magnificent area, including the forest's history, recreational opportunities, exotic tree species and native undergrowth.

More than 5,600 hectares of forest await, perfect for exploring at your leisure. If you love the outdoors and want to experience nature at its best this area is definitely for you! A variety of forest tracks offer panoramic views, and being close to lakes, thermal areas and the city centre have made Whakarewarewa Forest one of Rotorua’s most spectacular natural assets and greatest treasures.

Visit i-SITE upon arrival to the Redwoods to uncover the hidden gems that will make your visit truly memorable.

Who are we?

The Redwoods Visitor Centre & i-SITE is a local government funded organisation which provides comprehensive information and a reservation service seven days a week.

What do we do?

We are one of two official information and booking centres located in Rotorua. We're the experts in providing free and impartial information about Rotorua's attractions, accommodation and sightseeing options. We take the time to listen to you and provide expert advice on all options available, suited to your budget and aspirations.

Making reservation inquiries with us either before you leave home or while you're en route gives you peace of mind, and assures you know you've been given the best information and range of choices based on your needs. 

Where are we?

Redwoods Visitor Centre & i-SITE is located on Long Mile Road, Rotorua Central, Rotorua.

When are we open?

We are open every day (except Christmas Day) from 9.00am-10.00pm during the winter, and from 9am-11pm during the summer (December - April). 


Long Mile Road
New Zealand