Top 5 tips for backpacking in Rotorua

Check out these great tips to ensure your backpacking adventure in Rotorua is something special!

As a backpacker or budget traveller you are guaranteed to have fun and excitement in this geothermal and adventure wonderland!

Backpackers have been gravitating towards Rotorua for years and getting there is as easy it gets.  Located only two and a half hours from Auckland International Airport, there is so much to see and do, so check out these 5 top tips to make your trip awesome!

1. Get inspired

Join the conversation - follow #RotoruaNZ on social media channels to get ideas and reviews from fellow travellers on the best things to see and do while you’re there.

2. Visit the Rotorua i-Site

When you arrive, visit the team at Rotorua i-Site. Their local knowledge is second to none.

3. Have a back-up plan

The weather can be a little changeable in Rotorua. If the skies open up, don’t worry, there are plenty of great things to do on a rainy day.

4. Do your research

Bookmark This great website has everything you need to know about how to get around, where to stay, eat and play.

5. Pick up a copy of the Rotorua Official Visitor Guide

This handy pocket guide is packed full of tips, tricks and suggested itineraries. And the fold out map at the back highlights all the best bits the central city has to offer.

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