Tourist Attractions and Activities
Rotorua is a holiday mecca of New Zealand and located at the heart of the North Island. Situated in a volcanic caldera, it is lined with many beautiful geothermal landscapes and geyser activities that are top tourist attractions in this region. As well as these, there are many other fun activities that cater to families and individuals alike. Below are just some of them.

Cultural Village Experience

Rotorua has one of the largest populations of Maori. Step into the many Maori cultural villages that are scattered all around Rotorua. Experience ceremonial rituals, powerful cultural performances, story telling and of course dine on the traditional Maori hangi feast.

Te Po, Hemo Road

Mitai, 196 Fairy Springs Rd

Tamaki, 1220 Hinemaru St

Thermal Exploring

Being in a volcanic caldera, Rotorua is the centre of many thermal activities. Scenes of bubbling hot mud pools, magnificent powerful geysers and beautiful multicolour landscapes - Rotorua has it all.

Wai O Tapu, SH5, 27km south of Rotorua

Te Puia, Hemo Rd

Whakarewarewa, 17 Tryon St

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Spa Experience

Blessed with free geothermal heating caused by natural occurrences, Rotorua is home to one of the world’s top 10 spa experiences, the Polynesian Spa. Some motels like ours have indoor mineral pools which you can soak in for FREE to gain countless health benefits. Temperatures in these pools are constantly maintained at 38-40 degrees Celsius.

Two indoor mineral pools FREE to use at our motel

Polynesian Spa, lakeside Hinemoa St

Nature Parks

Nature has always been a part of New Zealand’s valued assets. There are many gardens, parks and rural reserves that cater to local use as well as for tourists from afar. Most of these nature parks are well maintained and easily accessible. Walking and biking trails are also clearly marked.

Kuirau Park, 5min walk from our motel

Hamurana Springs Recreation Reserve, Hamurana Rd

Redwoods and Whakarewarewa Forest, Long Mile Rd

Adventure Activities

The adventurous have lots to do in Rotorua. Activities range from horse riding, guided treks through a forest, volcano hikes, trout fishing during seasons, whitewater rafting, jet boating in the many lakes and rivers, mountain biking and countless more.

Zorb Rotorua, Western Rd, Ngongotaha

Kawarau Jet, city lakeside

Paradise Valley Ventures Horse Riding, 679 Paradise Valley Rd

SkyLine Rotorua, Fairy Springs Rd

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Native Wildlife

Rotorua has its own wildlife enclosures for the enjoyment of the whole family. The famous kiwi bird is a must-see for first-timers. They say ‘sheep out-number humans in New Zealand’; get up close and personal with them as they have their wool sheared!

Paradise Valley Springs Wildlife Park, 467 Paradise Valley Rd

Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park, Fairy Springs Rd

Agrodome, Western Rd, Ngongotaha

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