Rotorua Attractions and Activities NZ
Rotorua has many tourist attractions and travel activities with something to suit all ages, tastes and budgets. From adrenaline-pumping adventure to a relaxing day out, you need never be bored in Rotorua.
Select tourist attractions and activities in Rotorua, New Zealand, from the list below. Alternatively select a different Rotorua area.
An adventure and playing field in the heart of the forest. A test against gravity, balance and agility. A fun and exciting entertainment option for the whole family or as part of a group. Each park has several levels of difficulty allowing for a different experience of pleasures, emotions and challenges.
- +64 7 929 8724
- 0800 TO GO APE (Free call - only within NZ)
- 18 Whataroa Road, Upper Pyes Pa Road (SH 36), Tauranga, New Zealand
From Agrodome to Zorb, and everything in between. The best sheep show in the Southern Hemisphere. All the sheep breeds, shearing and sheepdog demonstrations. Guided tours of Agrodome farm. Woollenmill, carding and spinning. Authentic shearing shed/museum. Fast, crazy and major fun, with 130 kilometres an hour jetboats, 45 metre Bungy/Swoop. Freefall Xtreme, Shweeb, Zorb. Great conference and teambuilding venue.
Agroventures Adventure Park is NZ's ultimate adventure playground. What makes us unique? Agroventures is home to the worlds ONLY Shweeb, the fastest and only jet sprint experience in NZ. Swoop - Swing from 40m towards the earth at 130kmph, Rotorua Bungy - a 43m leap of faith and last but not least the Southern Hemispheres' only outdoor wind tunnel.
Opened January 2010 at 1335 Paradise Valley Road. Amazeme is a fabulous new attraction to Rotorua. 1.4 kilometres of winding hedge lined pathways take you to the centre of the maze. You are bound to get lost and are guaranteed to have loads of fun finding your way.
- +64 7 357 5759
- 1335 Paradise Valley Road, Ngongotaha Valley 3072, New Zealand
The ultimate golf and baseball experience in the heart of Rotorua's vibrant Maori culture and natural beauty. Experience the thrill of hitting a home run. Automated pitching machines. Test your skill, it's fun and exhilarating for everyone - friends, family, school students, soft ball team members, team building. Knock it outta the park in our VERY addictive Baseball batting cages.
- +64 7 348 9126
- Queens Drive, Rotorua 3040, New Zealand
The only golf driving range in the Rotorua area. We have a modern 21 bay all weather driving range, which is floodlit for night practice. The driving range faces out towards Lake Rotorua and stretches out 280m. Within the range are various targets to challenge both the novice and the accomplished player. Also miniputt, paintball and baseball ballpark batting.
- +64 7 348 9126
- Queens Drive, Rotorua 3040, New Zealand
BOP TRIPS specialise in small-group guided tours of the Bay of Plenty Region. Our vehicles are equipped with individual bucket seats and air conditioning, providing you with a comfortable trip. All our trips are in small groups and with a maximum number of ten passengers per vehicle. Book tours to Rotorua, Hobbiton, Local Tauranga Tour or a charter tour.
Get away from the hustle and bustle of life and enjoy an exhilarating horseback ride with Briar, through peaceful native forests, alongside beautiful rivers and across magnificent farm land. Situated south of Te Puke in the countryside at Paengaroa. It doesn't matter if you are a beginner, intermediate or experienced rider; these treks are guaranteed suitable and interesting for everyone!
- +64 7 533 2582
- +64 27 406 2477
- 70 Partridge Lane, Paengaroa, Bay of Plenty, North Island, New Zealand
- Check Dates or Book Online
Experience New Zealand’s most visited Archaeological Site where stories of the 1886 Tarawera Eruption come to life! Encounter the world-class Museum of Te Wairoa which exhibits excavated objects from the ruins; explore the site which once housed the people of Te Wairoa; hear unique stories from the tour guides and take the Waterfall Trail which showcases the stunning Wairere Falls.
Auckland's best day tours take you from the bustle of the city straight out into the real New Zealand. Daily guided tours to the lush rainforest and black sand beaches of the rugged west coast, Coromandel Peninsula and untamed Great Barrier Island give you the trip of a lifetime and create unforgettable memories of unique, wild, untamed New Zealand.
Buy New Zealand Made promotes and connects manufacturers, retailers and shoppers with New Zealand made products. The campaign began in 1988 and member businesses may use the iconic logo on their products and marketing. Visit www.buynz.org.nz for a huge range of genuine New Zealand made products, including souvenirs, arts and crafts, food and drink, clothing and more.
- +64 4 496 6557
Enjoy the tranquillity of Lake Tarawera while relaxing aboard one of our four luxury charter vessels. Visit historic sights around the lake shore, fish for trophy sized trout or take a thrilling ride on our three-seater jet ski. Whatever your group size and budget Clearwater can arrange an excursion to suit your requirements.
- +64 7 345 6688
- +64 27 362 8590
- 0508 CLEARWATER (Free call - only within NZ)
- The Landing, Tarawera Road, Lake Tarawera, Rotorua, New Zealand
Operates daily from the Port of Tauranga and provides Rotorua Tours, including all the Rotorua Highlights. Also provides local Tauranga tours, and tours to the Hobbiton set for Lord of The Rings fans. The Rotorua Tours are the most popular. Friendly, knowledgeable drivers will meet & greet you before starting on your guided tour to Rotorua.
Cruise ship shore excursions and day tours to Rotorua, Hobbiton and Tauranga. Come with us on a day filled with stunning scenery, a little adventure and lots of fun as you learn about the uniqueness that is New Zealand.
The four-star hotel is set amongst beautiful gardens and boasts a range of accommodation to suit every travellers needs. The hotel's three in-house restaurants and bars offer superb cuisine and a visit to Rotorua is not complete without experiencing the hotel's dynamic Maori Dinner & Culture Show. Distinction Rotorua offers the largest conference venue in Rotorua and FREE unlimited WiFi.
Experience the thrill of racing on our indoor track in one of our purpose built DRIFTING go-karts. With our special track surface and high horse power 400c motors you can feel the drifting sensation as you slide around the track. Come and see us and give it a go. It's not easy... if it was it wouldn't be fun.
- +64 7 345 6211
- 10 Old Taupo Road, Mangakakahi, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
Econo Lodge Cleveland Motel is situated in three acres of spacious grounds on the main north highway, within walking distance to the centre of Rotorua. Featuring a 30-unit complex, all with full kitchens, two private heated genuine mineral pools along with a freshwater heated swimming pool, BBQ area and children's playground. An excellent accommodation holiday choice.
- +64 7 348 2041
- 0800 112 244 (Free call - only within NZ)
- 113 Lake Road, Koutu, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
- Check Dates or Book Online
Stay at one of Rotorua's newest motor inns. 28 luxury suites. Central location for close to restaurants, golf course, racecourse, boutique conference facility and thermal attractions. Heated swimming pool. BBQ. Free Broadband Internet. Double spas in all suites. Air conditioning. Gymnasium. King-size beds. 50+ Digital Sky Channels. Relaxing spa treatments including Scrub and Mud Combo, Reiki Healing etc.
- +64 7 348 7788
- 0800 204 088 (Free call - only within NZ)
- 286 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
- Make a reservation or check room availability
Set amongst three hectares of mature trees in a park-like setting, with a warm thermal stream meandering through the grounds. Closest holiday park to Orakei Korako, Waiotapu Wonderland, Mount Tarawera Crater Walk, Waimangu, Deerworld and Lake Rotomahana. Spacious two-bedroom motel chalets, tourist flats, backpackers cabins, hedge-rowed powered and tent sites.
- +64 7 333 8280
- 4085 State Highway 5, RD2, Reporoa, Rotorua - Taupo, New Zealand
Rotorua's spectacular geothermal reserve and mud spa complex. Legendary health-giving muds and sulphurous waters. Unique traditional Wai Ora Massage—a relaxing full body massage incorporating elements of Miri Miri (Maori massage technique). Mud facials utilising Hells Gate's unique 'Alite' Mud Spa product range—made from the natural muds of the geothermal reserve.
Visit New Zealand's best Hot Water Beach and a secluded, natural bush hot pool. Our fully enclosed launch takes you on a guided eco-tour across Lake Tarawera to discover the lake's amazing geothermal and rich Maori history. We'll make sure you have time to relax in the beautiful, natural geothermal pool surrounded by native New Zealand forest.
- +64 7 362 8080
- The Landing, Tarawera Road, Lake Tarawera 3076, New Zealand
Rotorua's most experienced raft and sledge guide crew assist you to descend the outstanding waterways surrounding Rotorua, in style with their world-class rafting and sledging abilities and fun-loving personalities, coupled with the best gear, making it an experience you will never forget. Steep, bush clay canyons and over 13 awesome drops, including the highest commercially rafted waterfall in the world.
- +64 7 357 2236
- 0800 338 736 (Free call - only within NZ)
- 1135 Te Ngae Road, Tikitere 3074, New Zealand
- Qualmark Quality Rating Endorsed
Loaded NZ is New Zealand's largest shooting field and offers a thrilling range of activities from a stunning location in Pyes Pa, Tauranga. Located on a 15-acre farm with rolling pastures and impressive scenery, Loaded NZ is the ideal venue for an action packed day! Claybird shooting, simulated wing shooting, knife throwing, archery, golf.
- +64 7 543 0500
- 1096 Taumata Road, Omanawa 3173, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
A sacred place – a spiritual place. An evening with Mitai will give you an authentic introduction to Maori culture. Enjoy a traditional hangi meal. See warriors in traditional dress paddling a waka (ancient war canoe). Home of the sacred Rainbow Spring and glow worms. Five minutes from the CBD. Nau Mai Haere Mai.
10 acre Rail Heritage and Railway Theme Park in Ngongotaha, 5kms north of Rotorua. Miniature Railway rides with steam and diesel locomotives. Bouncy loco's, museum displays, operational model railway displays, and a hobby supply shop called Platform Three, all of which are enjoyed by young and old alike. We also offer to host birthday parties and other special event functions.
- +64 7 357 5484
- 12 Taui Street, Ngongotaha, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand