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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Local Tip Indulge in a relaxing volcanic stone massage or a mud wrap and lotion to complete your visit to Wai Ora Day Spa.
Local Tip The Grill menu will tempt your with a premium selection of fillet steak, chicken kebab and South Island salmon steak - all cooked and prepared on the grill to your liking.
Just like the gushing volcanic geysers that pepper the lands around Rotorua itself, why not soar into the North Island skies this year with a trip on...more »
Rotorua has plenty to keep its constant train of visitors fascinated, thrilled and culturally immersed. It is the country's undisputed centre for geothermal related phenomena, the heartland of...more »
Rotorua welcomes thousands of visitors every year in a very special Maori way. Two traditional pouwhenua (carved totem poles) stand guard either side...more »
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 »
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 »
The Princes Gate Hotel’s live entertainment roster has become something of a Rotorua legend. A tradition for fine entertainment built over decades has seen the Princes Gate Hotel become one of the hottest venues in town. Both our guests-in-residence and our local aficionados return again and again to our dinner shows. Broadway to Vegas... more »
Every Saturday morning, rain, hail or shine, some 50 or more stallholders representing the regions locally grown seasonal fruits and vegetables, fresh meat, smoked and fresh fish, artisan breads, hand crafted food, flowers and plants gather in the historic school grounds. As a local or a visitor to the region, experience the environment of a... more »
"I have found out that there ain't no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them" - Twain