Rotorua is an exciting city, population 68,000, and famous for its spectacular thermal areas, vibrant Maori culture and forest fringed trout-filled lakes. Rotorua lies at the heart of New Zealand’s most active geothermal field where you’ll find superb examples of bubbling mud pools, geysers and steaming fumaroles just minutes from the city, while the regions lakes and rivers are ideal for fishing, kayaking, whitewater rafting, jetboating and water sports.
Located in the centre of the North Is approx 1 hr from Hamilton, Rotorua is a perfect base camp. 1 hr to Tauranga, 1 hr to Whakatane, 1 hr to Taupo, 2 hrs to Waitomo.
Stay long enough to enjoy the fun, adventure, culture and excitement Rotorua has to offer all-year round. Here is a sample of what’s on offer right here, right now in Rotorua.