Rotorua is a must do destination during your time in New Zealand - here is just a small sample of the many outstanding attractions that you can do in Rotorua and the surrounding area.
Experience the traditions, history and importance of the Maori world at Te Puia. Local Maori guides will proudly share their culture and their stories passed on from their ancestors. At Tepuia you will also be able to witness the impressive natural power of the Pohutu Geyser, the largest geyser in New Zealand. And take the chance to visit the onsite National Carving and Weaving Schools to watch traditional craftsmen & women create stunning pieces of Maori art and craft. The highlight for many visitors to Te Puia is the opportunity to get up close to a Kiwi.
After taking a gondola ride to the top of Mt Ngongotaha you can take in the stunning 180-degree panorama of Lake Rotorua and the city below. Thrill-seekers will enjoy the many attractions at Skyline Rotorua including ziplines, a skyswing and the world famous luge. Those looking to relax and take in the views will enjoy the many dining options, including a wine tasting room for the local Volcanic Hills winery.
Agrodome Sheep Show
What could be a more Kiwi experience than a sheep show? The Agrodome’s sheep show is an outstanding hour of farming theatrics that the entire family will love! Including a live sheep shearing demonstration, dog trial and an animated sheep auction. After all the action check out the Mill, an exhibition on the history of the New Zealand wool industry.
Paradise Valley Springs
The only place in New Zealand where you can pat a Lion Cub, Paradise Valley Springs is home to a pride of African lions. Make sure you do not miss their daily feeding at 2.30pm, a highlight for most visitors to the park. As well as the lions there is also an easy walking, child friendly, farm walk where the kids can get up close to many friendly farm animals such as alpacas, goats and sheep and local bird life.
Acknowledged as one of the world’s premier thermal spas, Polynesian Spa is the perfect place to relax aching muscles and unwind after a long day exploring Rotorua. The spas private pools are a favourite for couples, while families will enjoy the combination of child-friendly freshwater and mineral pools in the family spa. The spa can accommodate all group sizes and age ranges and is conveniently open till 11pm every day of the year.
If you would like to visit these attractions during your visit to Rotorua then visit Rotorua Super Passes, they offer a one stop shop for all the best Rotorua attractions.