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Rotorua is a region rich in Maori culture and incredible geothermal activity. Surrounded by beautiful lakes and forests, it's also the North Island's capital of fun and adventure.
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Princes Gate Hotel

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Rotorua Night Market

Rotorua Night Market

30 Jul

Enjoy a great takeaway at the Rotorua Street Market which is held every Thursday from 5.00pm - 9.00pm. The best food can be found on the street from a number of local restaurants and suppliers showcasing their cuisine. Try the foot long hotdogs or one of the Indian currys on offer. more »

Saturday Morning Rotary Market

Saturday Morning Rotary Market

1 Aug

The Saturday Morning Rotorua North Rotary Market is open every Saturday of the year from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This is the largest special event in the Rotorua area. Depending on the weather, there are upwards of 3,000 shoppers who use the market. The colourful stalls and their goods are a tourist attraction as well as a source of... more »

Rotorua Night Market

Rotorua Night Market

6 Aug

Enjoy a great takeaway at the Rotorua Street Market which is held every Thursday from 5.00pm - 9.00pm. The best food can be found on the street from a number of local restaurants and suppliers showcasing their cuisine. Try the foot long hotdogs or one of the Indian currys on offer. more »

Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge 2015

Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge 2015

8 Aug

This is the original home of the Tough Guy & Gal Challenge. The event is located at Lakes Ranch, an outdoor pursuit / equestrian centre 15 minutes east of Rotorua on SH30. Just follow the signs to Hells Gate and Lakes Ranch is located directly opposite. This venue provides a magnificent course with spectacular scenery for the ultimate... more »

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Orakei Korako Cave and Thermal Park

Explore one of nature's most spectacular geothermal parks, with , geysers, hot springs and pools, lush flora and fauna, amazing silica terraces and a rare geothermal cave. more »

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Orakei Korako Cave and Thermal Park

Explore one of nature's most spectacular geothermal parks, with , geysers, hot springs and pools, lush flora and fauna, amazing silica terraces and a rare geothermal cave. more »

Rotorua Photos

Hell's Gate

Hell's Gate

Kuirau Park

Kuirau Park

Sulpher Bay

Sulpher Bay

The Redwoods, Rotorua

The Redwoods, Rotorua

Rafting at Okere Falls

Rafting at Okere Falls

The Redwoods

The Redwoods

Government Gardens Entrance

Government Gardens Entrance

Rotorua Museum

Rotorua Museum

Lady Knox Geyser, Wai-O-Tapu

Lady Knox Geyser, Wai-O-Tapu

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