Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Rotorua is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Rotorua a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Rotorua.
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Hobbiton Movie Set Tours, 501 Buckland Rd, Hinuera, Matamata 3472, New Zealand
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
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 today as a treasured memoir – complete with hobbit holes, Party Tree, Green Dragon Hill, double arched bridges and the alluring gardens. Utterly en...
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The Rotorua Museum, The Government Gardens, Queens Drive, Bay Of Plenty 3010, New Zealand
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Rotorua museum has displays showcasing the Maori culture, the history of the city and the volcanic phenomena of the region. The museum is renowned for the wide variety and types of interactive displays; especially the earthquake movie. An excellent way to know the many stories of Rotorua, the museum is a must-see place for tourists of all ages and interests.
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17 Tryon Street, Whakarewarewa, Rotorua Central, Rotorua, 3010, New Zealand
08:30 am - 05:00 pm
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 traditions of the Maoris. There are also Maori cultural performances and foods cooked in the traditional Hangi way.
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Rotorua, New Zealand
07:00 am - 06:00 pm
Ohinemutu is a Maori village just ten-minute’s walk from Rotorua and is most famous for the St Faith’s Anglican Church. The villagers still following the age-old customs, their arts and crafts decorating every little dwelling and food cooked using geothermal energy, this place seems to be from some other time. Guided tours through the v...
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Ohinemutu, Rotorua, New Zealand
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
Located in Ohinemutu, a living, breathing Maori village, the Church is replete with Maori art and motifs. The highlight though, is an etching of Jesus wearing a Maori cloak and positioned in a way that it seems he is walking on the waters of the Lake Rotorua.
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Lake End Tutanekai Street, Rotorua, New Zealand.
06:30 pm - 09:00 pm
Located on the stunningly beautiful lakeside, a visit here is truly divine. The center hosts a unique cultural show to give the viewer’s an intimate look at the Maori culture and traditions. They also get to feast on an enormous buffet comprising of local and Hangi delicacies.
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Te Puia, Hemo Rd, Rotorua, New Zealand
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
A visit to the Institute provides an in-depth understanding of the Maori culture and its arts. Dedicated to preserving the traditions and crafts of the Maoris, it also trains young tribesmen and women in weaving, stone and wood carving. Visitors can also interact with the trainees and learn about the intricacies of their work or participate in thei...