The geothermal city of Rotorua is a magnet for travellers, who come to discover volcanic phenomena and learn about New Zealand's Maori culture.
The faint scent of sulphur in the air and escaping curls of steam are the first hints of the region's dramatic geothermal character when entering Rotorua.
Rotorua has a rich history with the city's heritage visible all around you.
Offering genuine warmth of welcome and hospitality (manaakitanga) is something that the Te Arawa Maori have been providing visitors to the Rotorua region for well over 150 years.
Rotorua is home to an innovative bunch of Kiwis who invented the Luge, the Zorb, OGO, the Shweeb and Railcruising.
There's plenty of fun for all ages in Rotorua. Try some of these activities with your 'whānau' (family).
There is a reason Rotorua is known as ‘Nature’s Spa of the South Pacific'. It offers visitors the opportunity to rejuvenate their spirit.