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Rotorua Information

Each year Rotorua attractions bring thousands of visitors from around the world to the city of lakes. With the perfect combination of heart stopping adventure and jaw dropping natural beauty, you’ll find some amazing things to see and do in Rotorua. This iconic destination on New Zealand’s North Island is an ideal adventure playground for visitors of all ages and interests.

Explore Some Of The Amazing Things To Do In Rotorua

Natural Rotorua

An area of outstanding natural beauty is just waiting to be explored. With a vast landscape of plush, green forests, serene lakes and thermal hot springs, there’s plenty to discover in Rotorua.

if you’re in the mood for fun activities in Rotorua, get on down to Agrodome. With an interactive farm show, a nursery and a petting zoo complete with a host of friendly animals, you can see what life is like down on a traditional New Zealand farm at Agrodome.

Lying just beneath Rotorua is a primeval geothermal power, and no visit to the area is complete without a visit to Hells Gate, Rotorua's best geothermal spa. With hot pools, mud baths and the Miri Miri massage.

Voted the number one geothermal attraction in Rotorua by Tripadvisor, Waimangu Volcanic Valley is an unmissable spectacle. Experience this geothermal wonderland with a boat cruise or with a walking tour around the area.

Adventure In Rotorua

If adrenaline pumping adventure is what you’re looking for, you’re going to love what’s on offer in Rotorua. Year round, our beautiful landscape made up of mountains, lakes, forests and rivers plays host to some of the best action and adventure activities in the world.

Agrojet Boat rides, Freefall Xtreme Wind Column, Swoop Super Swing, Rotorua Bungy and Schweeb - the world’s first aerodynamic racing pod. Experience the top five heart pumping activities in Rotorua at Velocity Valley.

Ever wondered what it’s like inside a washing machine? There’s only one way to find out... with OGO and their extreme zorbing. This iconic experience is one of the most fun things to do in Rotorua.

Culture in Rotorua

New Zealand's rich Māori culture and incredible, ancient heritage can be felt throughout this land of ours. And it is with great pride that we pass on our traditions and share them with you. Spend an evening at Mitai and you will enjoy an authentic introduction to Maori culture that will leave you utterly amazed.

At the world-class Rotorua Museum you can learn more about the local Māori tribes, the natural environment and early western settlers through the art, photography, archives and exhibits on display.

Things to see in Rotorua

In its dramatic natural landscape, there are some amazing opportunities for sightseeing in and around Rotorua.

On board the Lakeland Queen you’ll take in the full majesty of the iconic Rotorua Lake. One hour cruises available and can include on-board dining options for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Book your Lakeland Queen Cruise


Accommodation In Rotorua

If you’re looking for places to stay in Rotorua, we’ve got a great selection we’d like to share with you. From luxury hotels and spas to backpacker hostels and quaint B&Bs, you’ll find it all on offer here:

All Seasons Holiday Park
Fun, friendly, family accommodation in Rotorua, just minutes from the town centre. 
Book your stay at All Seasons Holiday Park

Ann's Volcanic Rotorua Motel and Serviced Apartments
A touch of class at this stylish Rotorua motel and serviced apartments.
Book your stay at Ann's Volcanic Rotorua Motel and Serviced Apartments

Best Western Braeside Resort 
Modern, comfortable and an ideal launching pad for Rotorua attractions.
Book your stay at Best Western Braeside

Cosy Cottage International Holiday Park
Cosy on up at Rotorua’s only campsite with thermal heated rooms and showers, plus power supply for your campervan.
Book your stay at Cosy Cottage International

Cedarwood Lakeside - Motel and Conference Venue
Perched on the lakes of Lake Rotorua, Cedarwood offer comfortable accommodation and conference facilities. 
Book your stay at Cedarwood Lakeside

Emerald Spa
Emerald Spa Motor Inn is the finest luxury motel accommodation in Rotorua.
Book your stay at Emerald Spa

Fairy Springs Motel
Warm and friendly accommodation in Rotorua. One and two-bedroom family apartments available. 
Book your stay at Fairy Springs Motel

Geneva Motor Lodge
4 star hotel accommodation located close to many of Rotorua’s top attractions.
Book your stay at Geneva Motor Lodge

Hamurana Lodge
This luxury boutique hotel offers a relaxing stay overlooking the serene waters of Rotorua lake.
Book your stay at Hamurana Lodge

Holiday Inn Rotorua
Your Rotorua adventure starts with a great night’s sleep in one of the area's best hotels.
Book your stay at Holiday Inn Rotorua


Copthorne Hotel Rotorua
This well equipped and contemporary hotel in Rotorua carefully combines ultimate comfort and unbeatable service.
Book your stay at Copthorne Hotel Rotorua

Malfroy Motor Lodge & Spa
Affordable family accommodation was voted one of the top 25 Best Value Motels in the South Pacific, by Tripadvisor.
Book your stay at Malfroy Motor Lodge & Spa

Millennium Hotel
Visiting for business or pleasure, you’ll find the right balance at Rotorua’s contemporary Millennium Hotel.
Book your stay at Millennium Hotel

Nicara Lodge
The Nicara Lakeside Lodge delivers 5 star luxury accommodation to the pristine shores of the glistening Rotorua lake. 
Book your stay at Nicara Lodge

Quest Rotorua Central
Luxury serviced apartments in the centre of Rotorua, designed for maximum comfort and usability. Apartments are available in a number of sizes and are ideal for singles, couples and families. 
Book your stay at Quest Rotorua Central

Rotorua City Homestay
A unique bed and breakfast homestay offers a comfortable stay in a calming and luxurious environment, just a 5 minute stroll from the centre of Rotorua.
Book your stay at Rotorua City Homestay

Rotorua Top 10 Holiday Park
A great location, comfortable accommodation and a friendly welcome await you at Rotorua TOP 10 Holiday Park.
Book your stay at Rotorua Top 10 Holiday Park

Rydges Hotel
Settle in for a relaxing stay at Rotorua’s most comfortable hotel. With an impressive range of features and facilities, you’re going to love your time at Rydges.
Book your stay at Rydges Hotel

Silver Fern Rotorua Accommodation & Spa
If you’re looking for a great place to stay in Rotorua, this is it. Luxury, style and exquisite service in one incredible location.
Book your stay at Silver Fern Rotorua Accommodation & Spa

Sudima Hotel Rotorua
The largest hotel in the delivers charming and comfortable accommodation in an ideal setting on the shores of Lake Rotorua. 
Book your stay at Sudima Hotel Rotorua

The Springs
Old world charm with a bright and friendly atmosphere. The Springs luxury bed and breakfast will be your home away from home.
Book your stay at The Springs

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