Rotorua is the heartland of New Zealand's Maori culture. Set amidst a landscape of erupting geysers, hot thermal springs and bubbling mud pools, you will experience the unique lifestyle of our people.
You can visit Rotorua Museum where we will share with you the great stories that have shaped the past and present of this unique region.
Rotorua is famous for its geothermal wonders - watch boiling mud pools, gushing geysers or even fly over an active volcano just off the Pacific shore. There are also many great fishing lakes and golf courses in the area.
The Sensation We Call Manaakitanga
Rotorua is the heartland of New Zealand's Maori culture. Enveloping warmth, a proud spirit, a deep sense of history and a quick humour - you'll find all these qualities when exploring this historic city.
Whakarewarewa Village Tours
Set amidst a landscape of erupting geysers, hot thermal springs and bubbling mud pools, is the living village of Whakarewarewa. Experience the unique lifestyle of our people in a natural, Maori village setting.
Rotorua Museum of Art and History
Discover the essence of Rotorua: its people, culture and volcanic landscape. Visit Rotorua Museum and let us share with you the great stories which have shaped the past and present of this unique region.
Incredible earth forces just below the surface give rise to this area's fame. Watch boiling mud pools, gushing geysers or even fly over an active volcano just off the pacific shore.
There are eleven lakes of varying size and depth in the vicinity of Rotorua. Most lakes are open all year round. Major fishing lakes are Rotorua, Rotoiti, Tarawera, Okataina and Rotoma. To a lesser extent Lakes Rerewhakaaitu, Rotoehu, Aniwhenua (on the Rangitaiki River) and Waikaremoana can be found further east of the others.
Helipro Helicopter Flights
Experience the magnificent scenery of the area from above. Helipro's exclusive tours feature flights to White Island, New Zealand's permanently active Volcano, Mount Talawera, and the Rotorua Lakes. Combine this with other activities such as rafting or fishing and tailor your own tour. For more information visit www.helipro.co.nz
Volcanic Air Safaris
Volcanic Air is conveniently located at the Rotorua City Lakefront on the shores of Lake Rotorua. They offer an extensive range of scenic helicopter flights and scenic floatplane air tours.
The main theme of Volcanic Air’s flights is to showcase the many crater lakes, volcanic and geothermal landscape of the Rotorua region and Bay of Plenty. Imagine landing on and staring down the crater of New Zealand’s most active volcano – White Island, or viewing the destruction caused by the dramatic 1886 eruption of Mt. Tarawera volcano with a landing in Rotorua’s hottest geothermal park – Hells Gate. Select from flights which are sold on a per seat basis or from their exclusive charter flights.
The team at Volcanic Air invite you to step on board and create memories that will stay with you for a lifetime. For more information visit www.volcanicair.co.nz
Mount Tarawera Volcano Tours
Guided 4WD tours to the summit of this dormant volcano offer amazing views from where in the North you can see Whale Island in the Bay of Plenty and to the South you can see the town of Taupo. You will be told how spiritually significant the site is for the local Maori and of the events in 1886 when Mount Tarawera erupted.
For those guests seeking a calmer activity, golf tee times can be booked for you at reception at the Arikikapakapa Golf Course at the southern end of Fenton Street.
Off Road New Zealand
Drive yourself to the Max! At Off Road NZ visitors can experience off-road driving at its best, outrageous adventure activities and team challenges. We are recognised leaders in adventure tourism and corporate entertainment catering for groups (size unlimited). For more information visit www.offroadnz.co.nz
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New Zealand Riverjet offers a unique adventure experience for anyone visiting Rotorua or Taupo! No other activity offers the Icons of New Zealand Riverjet and Orakei Korako combined into one awesome day combo! For more information visit www.riverjet.co.nz
Clearwater Cruises invites you to step aboard one of our vessels. A number of options are available to suit your group size and budget. As you cruise the pristine waters you may like to experience the thrill of catching a trophy sized Rainbow Trout or skim across the water on the three seater jet ski. Visit Hot Water Beach for a relaxing soak in a natural thermal pool and enjoy a sumptuous meal, fine wine and refreshments aboard the vessel. For more information, visit the Clearwater Cruises website at www.clearwater.co.nz
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonders
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland is New Zealand's most colourful and diverse geothermal experience. Visitors walking at their own pace absorb the unique features which include naturally coloured hot and cold pools, the world famous Champagne Pool which occupies a 65 metre wide explosion crater, bubbling mud, steaming ground, expansive vistas and huge volcanic craters. The Lady Knox Geyser erupts daily at 10.15am.
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