Government Gardens

government garden

Located in the world famous Bath House building, an architectural icon in itself, Rotorua Museum is the ideal start to your Rotorua adventure. And a

Rotorua Lakefront

lakefront

Or not as the signs say. The swans are aggressive and so even if your not feeding them its still fun to watch other unsuspecting tourists trying toi

Ohinemutu Maori Vilage

Ohinemutu Maori Vilage

Ohinemutu was the region's original Ngati Whakaue settlement. The location was chosen for its lakeside setting and abundant geothermal energy for cook

Kuirau Park

Kuirau Park

The northern end of Rotorua has a public park that is definitely alive and well. Walking tracks lead to numerous areas of vigorous geothermal activity

RedWoods Forest

RedWoods Forest

Escape into the beautiful Whakarewarewa Forest, one of Rotorua¡¯s most spectacular natural assets. Famous for its magnificent stands of towering Calif

Blue Lake

Blue Lake

The Blue Lake (Tikitapu) is one of the closest lakes to Rotorua. Its clear blue waters are popular with water skiers, swimmers and boaties. An easy wa

Lake Tarawera

Lake Tarawera

Tragedy shaped this remarkably beautiful lake into the broad, branching lake it is today. The 1886 Tarawera eruption raised the lake by 12 meters, dro

Waiotapu Stream

Waiotapu Stream

Travel about 40km south of Rotorua and look out for the signpost marked 'Waiotapu Thermal Park' on the left. This is the first entrance, there is anot

Kerosene Creek Natural Hot Pools

Kerosene Creek

Kerosene Creek is a thermal hot spring with free access about 35kms south of Rotorua. SECURITY NOTE - There have been a number of car break-ins at

Hamurana Spring

Hamurana Spring

Hamurana Spring is the deepest natural fresh water spring on the North Island of New Zealand. Located to the north east of Lake Rotorua, the spring em