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Rotorua

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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Grumpy's Transfers & Tours

Local Tip All tours pick-up and drop-off from your accommodation.

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Princes Gate Hotel

Local Tip Two restaurants, pool, spa and regal rooms make this Rotorua's most prestigious place to stay.

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Saturday Morning Rotary Market

Saturday Morning Rotary Market

25 Apr - 23 Jan

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 »

Saturday Morning Rotary Market

Saturday Morning Rotary Market

2 May - 30 Jan

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 Marathon 2015

Rotorua Marathon 2015

2 May

The iconic marathon around the picturesque Lake Rotorua is back in 2015 for the 51st year. Competitors that ‘take on the lake’ will start at the Government Gardens and head out through the city, around the back of the lake over the Hamurana hills and wind their way back towards Rotorua. Competitors then run and walk under the historic... more »

Soundshell Craft Market - May

Soundshell Craft Market - May

3 May

Rotorua's oldest, biggest and best market, held right on the fabulous lakefront! With a huge variety of stalls there's plenty to suit everyone, whatever their interest: crafts, curios, collectables, plants, food, books, vinyl records, woodware, jewellery, knitwear... Ticket Information: Free 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

Skyline Gondola

Skyline Gondola

Eat Street

Eat Street

Lake Rotorua

Lake Rotorua

Lake Rotorua

Lake Rotorua

Sulphur Bay, Rotorua

Sulphur Bay, Rotorua

Rotorua Waterfront

Rotorua Waterfront

Tutea Falls

Tutea Falls

Lake Tarawera

Lake Tarawera

Whare Waka

Whare Waka

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