Rotorua sits squarely on the Pacific Ring of Fire and geothermal activity breathes through every part of the region.
The Rotorua region is home to eighteen lakes, all with historical Māori culture signifigence and frequented by local swimmers, anglers and boats.
This area is also a hub for adrenaline junkies. Get your heart pumping with the luge, OGO and shweeb.
Explore the Whakarewarewa Forest via a network of bike trails, then climb into the forest canopy and discover a whole new world with a Redwood Treewalk. At night, specially designed lanterns light your way.
End the day with a soak at the Polynesian Spa and a night of Māori culture, storytelling and traditional hāngi (earth oven) at Tamaki Village.