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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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Grumpy's Transfers & Tours

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

Local Tip

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

27 Dec

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 »

Princes Gate Hotel Cabaret Dinner & Show

Princes Gate Hotel Cabaret Dinner & Show

27 Dec

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 »

Vintage tractor working day

Vintage tractor working day

22 Feb

Vintage tractor ploughing, Horse Ploughing, vintage cars, stationary engines, Hay making both ancient and modern (weather permitting) refreshments, swap meet, more »

Tauranga Arts Festival 2015

Tauranga Arts Festival 2015

22 Oct - 1 Nov

Join us in 2015 for another awesome festival. See the latest from New Zealand’s best playwrights, performers and dancers, theatre direct from world stages, live music, a literary programme, major exhibitions, a schools programme, street theatre… 80 events over 10 days. 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

Kuirau Park

Kuirau Park

Waimangu Volcanic Valley

Waimangu Volcanic Valley

Lake Rotorua

Lake Rotorua

Rotorua Night Market

Rotorua Night Market

Whare Waka

Whare Waka

Sulphur Bay

Sulphur Bay

Ohinemutu Village

Ohinemutu Village

Eat Street

Eat Street

Rotorua Waterfront

Rotorua Waterfront

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