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Orakei Korako

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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Novotel Rotorua

Local Tip The hotel has a cafe/restaurant and a bar as well as 24-hour room service.

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Orakei Korako Cave and Thermal Park

Local Tip Make use of the waterfront setting of the cafe and enjoy a bite to eat, once you finish your tour of this fascinating attraction.

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Saturday Morning Rotary Market

Saturday Morning Rotary Market

4 Jul - 2 Apr

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 Daily Post Home & Leisure Show

Rotorua Daily Post Home & Leisure Show

10 Jul - 12 Jul

The Rotorua Daily Post Home & Leisure Show is back for 2015. You'll find the latest products, services and trends for your home and lifestyle all under one roof! Fri 10 - Sun 12 July Rotorua Energy Events Centre Save time & money - adults are only $5, under 12s are free! Would you like to exhibit your products and/or services at... more »

Saturday Morning Rotary Market

Saturday Morning Rotary Market

11 Jul - 9 Apr

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

18 Jul - 16 Apr

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 »

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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 Spa

Hell's Gate Spa

The Redwoods, Rotorua

The Redwoods, Rotorua

Polynesian Spa

Polynesian Spa

Government Gardens Entrance

Government Gardens Entrance

Princess Gate Hotel

Princess Gate Hotel

Ohinemutu Village

Ohinemutu Village

Lakeland Queen

Lakeland Queen

Waimangu Volcanic Valley

Waimangu Volcanic Valley

Sulphur Bay, Rotorua

Sulphur Bay, Rotorua

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