If you are looking for some great family attractions in Rotorua take a look at our suggestions below:
Agrodome Sheep Show
The Agrodome’s world famous sheep show is an hour of hearty fun and entertainment for the whole family. Amongst the highlights; the show introduces you to 19 breeds of sheep and a live sheep shearing and dog trail demonstration. There is even an opportunity to feed lambs or hand milk a cow. The theatre really comes to life during the live sheep auction where you can make your best offer. After the show head on out to Their Wool Mill where you can learn more about the history of the valuable wool industry.
Te Puia takes you on a journey to the heart of Maori culture. Take a tour around the geothermal valley where guides proudly narrate stories handed down from their forefathers. The magnificent Pohutu Geyser is a sight to behold as it explodes steaming hot water 30 metres into the air. Te Puia also offers the chance to see the iconic Kiwi bird. Also, don’t miss the opportunity to visit The National Carving and Weaving Schools where you can see the current and future generation of craftsmen and women creating their cultural treasures.
Paradise Valley Springs
Paradise Valley Springs is a wildlife park nestled in the idyllic Paradise Valley area of Rotorua. Their farm walk allows you to get up close to animals such as Alpacas, Goats and Sheep. At Paradise Valley Springs you can fed the Brown and Rainbow trout who fill the pristine stream and pools throughout the park. Paradise Valley also has its own pride of African Lions, you will not want to miss the opportunity to get up close to them at their daily feeding at 2.30pm. It is also the only place in New Zealand where you can pat a Lion Cub.
Skyline Rotorua is a multi-award winning attraction that offers spectacular panoramic views across Lake Rotorua and its stunning surrounds. Start your visit with a gentle gondola ride to the top of Mt Ngongotaha where a multitude of options await. Thrill-seekers can enjoy the Skyswing, Zoom Ziplines and luge, those looking to relax will enjoy the Volcanic Hills Winery Tasting Room or the luxurious Stratosphere restaurant.
If these attractions sound perfect for your visit to Rotorua then be sure to take advantage of the Rotorua Fab Foursome Pass. This drive yourself pass includes all of the above attractions that you can visit and experience at your own pace.
For more great passes, visit the Rotorua Super Passes Website.