Things To Do In Rotorua.
The World Famous Agrodome is a must see for any visitor to Rotorua. Home to the multi-award winning Agrodome show, an exciting and informative insight into NZ agriculture. Visit the Woollen Mill, Shearing Shed and Dog and Whistle souvenir store to complete your visit.
Western Road, Ngongotaha, Rotorua
Experience an award-winning museum, recreated pioneer cottage, Maori whare and excavated sites is a must-see. The scenic nature trail includes a walk to a stunning waterfall. The excavated village offers a first-hand insight into the chaos and mayhem that transpired on the night Mount Tarawera erupted.
1180 Tarawera Rd, RD5, Rotorua
New Zealand’s ONLY native forest zipline canopy tour, this is the ultimate eco-tourism adventure! Embark on a magical three hour journey through virgin native forest as you traverse our network of ziplines, walking trails, swingbridges and tree top platforms at heights of up to 22 metres above the forest floor!
Headquarters 173 Old Taupo Road, Rotorua
An authentic introduction to Maori culture - see your traditional hangi meal being lifted from the ground, learn about our past, carvings and ta moko (tattoo art).
Be captivated by displays of weaponry and combat coupled with the grace and beauty of the poi dance and a haka finale.
196 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua
SILVER FERN SPA STUDIO
Soothe your mind, body and soul at the Silver Fern Spa Studio. Our spa studio is the ideal place to unwind, relax and take time for yourself. We use natural New Zealand products to complete your spa experience to allow your mind, body and spirit in to a feeling of pure bliss.
326 Fenton Street
Polynesian Spa is New Zealand’s leading international day spa, providing a unique thermal spa experience on the shore of Lake Rotorua. In a picturesque, tranquil setting overlooking Lake Rotorua, visitors can enjoy a wonderful fusion of relaxing, sumptuous and picturesque lake views.
Lake End Hinemoa Street, Rotorua
THE NATIONAL KIWI HATCHERY.
The National Kiwi Hatchery is a unique must-see experience. Located at the former site at Rainbow Springs and strictly by appointment only - The National Kiwi Hatchery is a unique scientific attraction allowing you an insight into the entire process of kiwi conservation – from kiwi egg collection, incubation, hatching and then raising of the kiwi.
Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua
ROTORUA DUCK TOURS.
Rotorua Duck Tours, a unique attraction specialising in introducing Rotorua’s rich history and viewing some of its spectacular scenery. Rotorua Duck Tours offer amphibious sightseeing tours that are like no other and are centrally located in Rotorua city, Central North Island New Zealand.
Departure from 1167 Fenton Street, Rotorua
ROTORUA NIGHT MARKET.
Every Thursday evening from 5pm enjoy the boutique style shopping experience, the best the region has to offer in arts, crafts and produce from local growers. Taste the variety of ethnic cuisine (including Croatian, Indian, French, Italian pasta and of course local kai) and be entertained by local musicians.
SKYLINE SKYRIDES LUGE.
The Luge is an exciting ride for all ages. A world ‘first’ proudly designed and built in Rotorua, the Luge is a fun filled ride on a three-wheel cart. The unique braking and steering system provides the rider full control and allows them to travel as fast or slow as they wish.
185 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua
THE REDWOODS WHAKAREWAREWA FOREST.
Escape into the beautiful Whakarewarewa Forest, one of Rotorua’s most spectacular natural assets. Famous for its magnificent stands of towering Californian Coastal Redwoods it is just five minutes’ drive from the city centre. Experience some of the finest walking and mountain bike trails in the world.
Redwoods Visitor Centre, Long Mile Rd, Rotorua
VOLCANIC AIR SAFARIS.
Volcanic Air Safaris is conveniently located on the shores of Lake Rotorua and offer an extensive range of scenic helicopter flights and float plane air tours. Take a flight over Mt Tarawera. View from above the dramatic and spectacular destination of Rotorua.
Rotorua City Lake Front
WAI - O - TAPU THERMAL WONDERLAND.
Thousands of years in the making, explore spectacular nature at New Zealand’s most colourful volcanic area. Walk past the unique volcanic features which include the Champagne Pool, hot springs, bubbling mud, steaming ground, expansive vistas, huge volcanic craters and sinter terrace formations.
Wai-O-Tapu Loop Rd, Off State Highway 5, Rotorua
Waikite Valley Thermal Pools is a unique place to go to experience the ‘Living Waters’ of the Te Manaroa Spring, the largest single source of 100% pure boiling water in NZ. The waters cascade into the main splash pool, toddlers beach area, the sit and soak pool and the luxurious Tranquil Garden pool.
Waikite Valley Road, RD1, Rotorua
WAIMANGU VOLCANIC VALLEY
Formed in 1886 by the massive eruption of Mt Tarawera, Waimangu Volcanic Valley is the world’s youngest geothermal system showcasing spectacular geothermal activity including the world’s largest hot spring. Easy walks take you through an eco-system re-establishing after total devastation.
587 Waimangu Road off SH5 (main Rotorua - Taupo highway)