Group Activities - Highlights of Rotorua

What to do with a large group visiting Rotorua? Here are some of the highlights not to miss!

If you are looking for ideas on what to do and where to go with a large group, then check out Rotorua. Rotorua is the perfect location to entertain the masses with a wide range of activities available to keep the whole group happy.

Check out these suggestions to have a great holiday get together with family and friends.


If you are looking to combine the great outdoors of Rotorua with a white-knuckle adrenaline rush, then Rotorua is the perfect place to bring a group to test their limits.

Rotorua Super passes offer a wide variety of passes for all the adrenaline junkies. Head up the Gondola and experience luging. Luges are like go-karts but going downhill with only bicycle handlebars to steer your way down. Speed down through sharp twists and turns to find out who the ultimate speed champion. The amazing tracks are all nestled in native bush and redwood trees to add to the intrigue.

Spa and Wellness:

If you are looking for a more relaxed retreat for the group, then Polynesian Spa is the perfect place to unwind. Enjoy some amazing spa treatments at the lake spa retreat or a soak away all the tension in naturally hot mineral pools overlooking the picturesque Lake Rotorua. Leave all the stress from work at the door and enjoy the therapeutic benefits of geothermal water – nourish the skin and relieve tired muscles. Any group will love the decadent pampering and treatments that will leave them feeling refreshed and revigorated.

Maori Culture:

Why not treat the group to an evening cultural experience show at Te Puia where stories of myths and legends are told through dance and song. Enjoy a walk around Whakarewarewa thermal valley and see the largest active geyser in the Southern hemisphere – Pohutu Geyser. Make sure you go with an empty stomach as after the show you will get to experience a traditional ‘hangi feast’. The food is cooked in the traditional Maori method – cooked underground with steaming rocks.


If you want to combine the geothermal landscape of Rotorua with an enjoyable round of golf, then head over to Rotorua Golf Club where you can experience a truly unique round of Golf. Tee off and experience the challenging holes played in and around all the geothermal activities. The links style golf course is perfect for all skill levels so even a novice within the group can offer a challenge.

Rotorua has so many choices for visitors and groups to suit all ages, tastes and budgets. Whether you’re after an adrenaline pumping adventure or a relaxing day out on the golf course, you will not be bored with bringing the team to Rotorua for some excellent group fun.

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