Travelling to Rotorua in winter? No worries! Stay warm and see the best of Rotorua with this one-day winter itinerary.
Morning: Mountain Biking
Rotorua’s Whakarewarewa Forest is known as one of New Zealand’s top mountain biking destinations – regardless of your experience or skill level. Spend an hour or a day exploring the numerous tree-lined trails. With everything from gentle scenic rides to extreme cross country and downhill trails on offer, you’re bound to keep warm as you pedal beneath the forest canopies. Hire your bike and gear from one of the many bike rental shops in Rotorua, grab a trail map and get moving!
Afternoon: Hot Mineral Pools
After your ride, it’s time to relax those muscles with a soothing soak in a hot mineral pool. At Polynesian Spa Rotorua there are a range of pools to choose from: Private Pools for couples and families, Adult Pools & Priest Spa for you and your friends, the indulgent deluxe Lake Spa for the ultimate in relaxation, or the fun Family Spa. Enjoy the warm therapeutic water of Polynesian Spa – perfect on a winter’s day!
Evening: Aix Spa Therapy
Everyone knows that winter is harsh on your skin. What better way to indulge and rehydrate your skin for the winter months than with a luxurious Aix Spa Therapy? Polynesian Spa’s Aix Spa Therapies combine jets of warm water with a relaxation massage and body scrub or polish. Enjoy complimentary bathing in the deluxe Lake Spa, a pre-therapy soak will complete your relaxing spa experience.Mmmm… winter bliss!
Night: Hangi - A Traditional Maori Meal
Top off your winter’s day with some great entertainment and a nice, hot meal. Rotorua is famous for its Maori cultural experiences, showcasing traditional Maori performances and a delicious hangi - a meal steam-cooked beneath the ground. Great entertainment, cultural learning and an unforgettable meal: the perfect way to top off a winter’s day in Rotorua!
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