Surrounding Attractions

Things To Do In Rotorua

There is so much to do in and around Rotorua. Rotorua is renowned for being a hotbed of thermal activity that mixes culture, adventure and relaxation. The hot springs and spas are ideal for stress relief and rejuvenation, creating the perfect getaway pamper package. On the other hand, adrenaline-raising attractions punctuate the Rotorua landscape, from thrilling luge rides to white water rafting. Visit our partner offers below from Experience OZ for even more Rotorua attractions and things to do in Rotorua.

Skyline Rotorua

For the best way too immerse yourself in the magic and beauty of Rotorua, these Skyline Gondola and Luge Rotorua tickets are it. One of New Zealand’s most travelled to areas, these tickets will take you high up above to witness the landscape from a whole new perspective. With the choice of tickets for just the Skyline Gondola, or for the Skyline Gondola and either 3 or 5 Luge runs, you can make your visit as relaxing or as thrilling as you like.


Mitai Maori Village Rotorua

Spend an evening at the ever-popular Mitai Maori Village in NZ’s Rotorua in an enthralling natural setting full of dance, culture and traditional dinner! The ultimate in authentic Maori cultural experiences, this evening at Mitai Village will envelop you in this strong, proud and enthusiastic culture amongst some of New Zealand’s famously beautiful natural scenery.


Hells Gate

Visit New Zealand’s natural geothermal park at Hells Gate Geothermal Park in Rotorua. Walk around the park to learn more about the history and features of the area and finish with a Sulphur Spa.

This is the most active and largest geothermal park in the Southern Hemisphere and you can discover the features of the park on a self- guided tour or join guided tours of the park that run several times a day. Allow up to 90 minutes to walk around the park to discover the hot water lakes and boiling pools.


Hobbit Movie Set

Discover and explore the real Middle-earth at the original Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films. Set in the quaint regional North Island town of Matamata it is easy to see why this picturesque, rolling, Waiato farmland was chosen to bring Tolkien’s Hobbits to life. with half day tours departing twice each day from Rotorua. Your insightful, local guide will take you on an unforgettable journey of this captivating landscape, visit the home of Bilbo Baggins and Frodo, take a wander around the Shire and even sit under the famous “Party Tree”.


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