Local Tip If you can plan your timing, arrive about 9.40am, to see the daily eruption of Lady Knox Geyser at 10.15am. It's a few minutes drive from the main centre. You are given directions when you buy a ticket at the...
Local Tip The hotel has a cafe/restaurant and a bar as well as 24-hour room service.
Rotorua has plenty to keep its constant train of visitors fascinated, thrilled and culturally immersed. It is the country's undisputed centre for...more »
Rotorua is a popular destination for tourists, and makes a great base for exploring the diverse sights of the Bay of Plenty and central North Island. There are some stunning scenic drives through...more »
As with much of New Zealand, the Bay of Plenty is home to many obscenely beautiful areas. Stretching from the Coromandel Peninsula in the west, 260km...more »
Starts: Monday, December 16, 2013 Finishes: Monday, March 31, 2014 Time: 9am to 6pm Price: Free with Museum entry This summer Rotorua Museum and Wingspan, the National Bird of Prey Centre, are working together on a very special project to release New Zealand falcon chicks (karearea) into the city of Rotorua. This is New... 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 »
Don Quixote, a retired gentleman travels the roads of Spain searching for glory and grand adventure. Accompanying him is a somewhat bewildered labourer named Sancho Panza who he has persuaded to accompany him as his faithful squire. In return, Don Quixote promises to make Sancho the wealthy governor of an Island. Don Quixote gives up food,... more »
The Rotorua Walking Festival is an exciting and vibrant annual event. There are walks that will suit everyone, from old to young, fast to slow. For all walks you will only need a comfortable pair of shoes so it is the easiest form of exercise to get involved in. We want to encourage as many people as possible to enter along with friends,... more »
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