New Zealand’s geothermal region is the ultimate holiday destination. Nature is at its best in Rotorua, a stunning region offering 18 lakes, native forests, exploding mud pool and steaming hot pools. Maori culture plays an important role in Rotorua and it as much of a draw card as the spectacular scenery.
Daily flights operate from Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch on Air New Zealand. InterCity and Naked Bus operate buses services from around the North Island of New Zealand. If flying internationally into Auckland hiring a car is easy and the journey just 2.5 hours.
Outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers are spoilt for choice in this mystic region.
Being a geothermal region, there is plenty to see and do. Not only are the geysers and mud pools fantastic to spectate but an absolute must to soak in! Rejuvenate with the mineral-enriched mud and soak in the hot springs at Polynesian Spa. If viewing the natural wonders is more your thing Wai-O-Tapu is a spectacular example of the regions geysers, craters and colourful landscapes.
Rotorua Canopy Tours offer guided canopy tours of the stunning native forests surrounding Rotorua. The only canopy tour in New Zealand, this is a not to be missed.
For piles of fun and the ultimate adventure experience head to OGO Rotorua or ZORB Rotorua, take a fun, crazy ride in the giant plastic ball and experience the stunning views of lake Rotorua.
Head up the Gondola and witness the stunning 180 degree views of Lake Rotorua and the city. From the top take the Luge down, this is a fun experience for all ages.
There are a number of stunning lakes and rivers in the region perfect for rafting and kayaking, a number of tour operators provide customers adrenaline filled adventures with a focus on safety and attention to detail.
Explore the rivers jet boating, NZ Riverjet offers an opportunity to see stunning landscapes take the tour named ‘The Squeeze’ for an incredible adventure through the dramatic Tutukau Gorge.
The Rotorua Bungy Jump located at Agroventures Adventure Park is a must, the park also offers the fastest jet sprint experience in NZ, The Swoop a swing from 40 metres above earth and the Southern Hemispheres’ only wind tunnel the Freefall Xtreme.
Soak up the rich culture of the area and spend some time at a Maori Village. Te Puia, Mitai Maori Village, Whakarewarewa and Tamaki Maori Village are all popular choices.
Lakefront Rotoiti - Just relax and enjoy the beauty at this stunning lake retreat
Sweeping Views Rotorua - Experience the ultimate in luxury and relaxation, stunning views right on the lake front
Rotoiti Views - Relaxed yet sophisticated, with minimalist styling perched on a native bush clad hillside
Gemini Retreat - Stunning modern home located in the sought after area of Kawaka Point, enjoying unique water views
Lakeside Lodge Rotorua - A sunny, spacious family home that is absolute lakefront, perfect for families or groups of friends
Rotorua is the perfect place to try traditional Maori cuisine, however there is a wealth of fantastic dining establishments in the region, no matter what your tastes require! Amazing Accom staff picks are:
Charles Royal Maori Food Trail, Art of the Grill, Bistro 1284, Mokoia Restaurant, Ambience Fine Indian Cuisine, Leonardo’s Pure Italian, Sabroso & Aorangi Peak Restaurant.
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