Best Things To Do in Rotorua, New Zealand

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  1. # 1 of 139 Things To Do in Rotorua | Added 1677 times in trip plans
    Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland

    Tags: Outdoors, Nature, Volcano

    Address: 201 Waiotapu Loop Rd, Rotorua 3073, New Zealand

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Waiotapu really looks like a wonderland, with vividly colored pools, changing landscapes, volcanic craters, steaming geysers and bubbling mud pools. One of the most colorful attractions in New Zealand...Read more

  2. # 2 of 139 Things To Do in Rotorua | Added 1561 times in trip plans
    Hobbiton Movie Set

    Tags: Outdoors, Ranch, Garden, Tour

    Address: Hobbiton Movie Set Tours, 501 Buckland Rd, Hinuera, Matamata 3472, New Zealand

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    A delight to any fan of Lord of the Rings, this little tour is a perfect way to live the fantasy in real life. Parts of the movie were shot in this little piece of Kiwi farmland and the set stands tod...Read more

  3. # 3 of 139 Things To Do in Rotorua | Added 1516 times in trip plans
    Skyline Rotorua

    Tags: View Point, Observatory, Entertainment, Cable Car

    Address: 185 Fairy Springs Rd, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand

    Timings: 09:00 am - 11:30 pm Details

    Skyline Rotorua is a park offering unique and unforgettable experiences. A visitor can sit in a gondola high up in the sky and take in the spectacular views of the city, Lake Rotorua and the surroundi...Read more

  4. # 4 of 139 Things To Do in Rotorua | Added 1141 times in trip plans
    Te Puia

    Tags: Outdoors, Tour, Volcano

    Address: Te Puia, Hemo Rd, Rotorua, New Zealand

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Home of the world famous Pohutu geyser, the Four Feathers geyser and Waikite geyser and many more the Te Puia has a lot more to explore. Like the geysers, bubbling mud pools abound in this region, wit...Read more

  5. # 5 of 139 Things To Do in Rotorua | Added 1657 times in trip plans
    Tamaki Maori Village

    Tags: Outdoors, Village, Food And Drinks, Performance

    Address: 1220 Hinemaru St, Rotorua city, Rotorua 3040, New Zealand

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A step into this village is akin to stepping back in time - when the Maoris dominated the region and flourished with the wildlife. With traditional performances, feasts and ceremonies celebrated by th...Read more

  6. # 6 of 139 Things To Do in Rotorua | Added 642 times in trip plans
    Waitomo Caves

    Tags: Cave, Historical Site, Adventure

    Address: 39 Waitomo Village Road, Waitomo Caves, New Zealand

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Watch as hundreds of little glowworms emit their bluish glow on the roof of these caves as your guide takes you through the fascinating history of the region. Resembling a night sky, these little crea...Read more

  7. # 7 of 139 Things To Do in Rotorua | Added 1210 times in trip plans
    The Polynesian Spa

    Tags: Tourist Center, Leisure, Spa

    Address: Lakeside, Hinemoa St, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand

    Timings: 08:00 am - 11:00 pm Details

    Spend a day of relaxation and de-stressing in this world renowned spa and one of the first of Rotorua’s many tourist attractions. Attracting travelers since ages for the healing and rejuvenating...Read more

  8. # 8 of 139 Things To Do in Rotorua | Added 1300 times in trip plans
    Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park

    Tags: Wildlife Park, Bird Watching

    Address: 192 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua, New Zealand

    Timings: 08:30 am - 10:30 pm Details

    Visitors get to see the curious little Kiwis playing around at this park. Also of interest are the Tuatara - a creature from the times of the dinosaurs besides trouts, long finned eels, brookchar and ...Read more

  9. # 9 of 139 Things To Do in Rotorua | Added 999 times in trip plans
    Waimangu Volcanic Valley

    Tags: Observatory, Valley, Bird Watching

    Address: 587 Waimangu Road off SH5 (main Rotorua – Taupo highway), Rotorua, New Zealand

    Timings: 08:30 am - 03:45 pm Details

    A must see attraction when visiting Rotorua, the Waimangu Voclacanic Valley is said to be the youngest geothermal system. Many highly rated and internationally acclaimed geothermal features such as th...Read more

  10. # 10 of 139 Things To Do in Rotorua | Added 672 times in trip plans
    Whakarewarewa Thermal Village

    Tags: Art And Culture, Outdoors, Village, Food And Drinks

    Address: 17 Tryon Street, Whakarewarewa, Rotorua Central, Rotorua, 3010, New Zealand

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Whakarewarewa is a living Maori village situated in a geothermal active zone. A visitor here can experience both - the geothermal wonders of New Zealand and an intimate look at the lives, culture and ...Read more

  11. # 11 of 139 Things To Do in Rotorua | Added 364 times in trip plans
    Paradise Valley Springs Wildlife Park

    Tags: Wildlife Park, Zoo

    Address: 467 Paradise Valley Rd, Ngongotaha Valley 3072, New Zealand

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    Located just 10 minutes drive away from Rotorua, this park combines the experience of a petting farm and excitement of visiting a zoo. Stocked with native as well as exotic wildlife, you can get close...Read more

  12. # 12 of 139 Things To Do in Rotorua | Added 196 times in trip plans
    Ruatapu Cave

    Tags: Outdoors, Cave, Lake, Hill

    Address: Orakei Korako, 494 Orakei korako Road, Reporoa 3083, New Zealand

    Timings: 08:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    One of New Zealand's many wonders, the Ruatapo Cave is one of only two caves in the world located in an active geothermal zone. It extends to over 40 ft., with a vertical drop of 23 ft. and ends in a ...Read more

  13. # 13 of 139 Things To Do in Rotorua | Added 184 times in trip plans
    Orakei Korako Thermal Park

    Tags: Outdoors, Cave, Park, Walking Area

    Address: Orakei Korako, 494 Orakeikorako Road, Reporoa 3083, New Zealand

    Timings: 08:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    A geothermal park with the amazing Ruatapu cave, hot water geysers, bubbling mud pools, glistening silica terraces and steam snaking out of the hills. Once called 'The Hidden Valley', the vivid colors...Read more

  14. # 14 of 139 Things To Do in Rotorua | Added 208 times in trip plans
    Buried Village Of Tei Wairoa

    Tags: Outdoors, Village, Walking Area

    Address: 1180 Tarawera Rd, Rotorua 3076, New Zealand

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    Tei Waiora, once settled by Europeans and Maoris was destroyed by the eruption of Mt Tarawera, taking with it the lives of over 120 people. It also obliterated the pink and white terraces – marb...Read more

  15. # 15 of 139 Things To Do in Rotorua | Added 245 times in trip plans
    Agrodome

    Tags: Outdoors, Ranch, Farm

    Address: 141 Western Rd, Ngongotaha 3010, New Zealand

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    An amazing experience for people from all walks of life, The Agrodome gives you a glimpse of life on a typical Kiwi farm. An award winning show encompassing sheep shearing, cow milking and sheep dogs ...Read more

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