Book Now

WIN: Escape to Rotorua with YHA

We've partnered with some of the hottest activities in town for a thrill packed North Island getaway to Rotorua!

To Enter: Head to our competition post on either Facebook or Instagram!

Tell Us: Why you'd love to escape to Rotorua and tag who you'd be taking with you on this epic getaway!

Prize Pack Includes:

YHA Rotorua

2 x Nights Double Private Room with Ensuite Bathroom

Located in the heart of Rotorua and powered with geothermal energy, YHA Rotorua offers a relaxing stay and goodnight sleep after a full day of activities, in a private room with your own ensuite bathroom. 

See More

Rotorua Canopy Tours

2 x The Original Canopy Tour Passes

Three hours adventuring through the top of ancient native forest with ziplines, swing bridges and expert tour guides. A must do experience for any visit to Rotorua that'll knock your socks off!

See More

Kaitiaki Adventures

2 x Raft the Kaituna River Passes

Raft through the exhilarating white water of the Kaituna River, riding over 14 rapids and 3 waterfalls, including the highest rafted waterfall in the world! Dive into the cultural significance of the landscape with the expert raft guides leading the way.

See More



Polynesian Spa

2 x Deluxe Double Dipper Passes

Relax and rejuvenate at Polynesian Spa with access to their Deluxe Lake Spa and Pavilion Pools which includes the cold plunge pool, geothermal recliners and reflexology walk. Polynesian Spa has been recognized as one of the top ten spas in the world!

See More

Velocity Valley

2 x Adrenaline Overload Combo Passes

Rotorua's home of speed and adrenaline will get you outside of your comfort zone with all FOUR of their experiences: The Swoop, Freefall Xtreme, Agrojet and Schweeb Racer!

See More

Zorb Rotorua

2 x Two Ride Combo Passes

Slip and slide down two of the thrilling slopes at Zorb Rotorua inside a giant ball filled with water! Race your partner down the dual straight tracks to the finish-line then jump into one ball together and bounce all the way down the sidewinder track!

See More

YHA New Zealand ‘Escape to Rotorua’ Competition Terms and Conditions

SECTION A: Competition

  1. The ‘Escape to Rotorua’ Competition is run by YHA New Zealand, whose registered office is at Level 1,166 Moorhouse Ave, Sydenham, Christchurch, 8011.

  2. You can submit your 'Escape to Rotorua' entry any time between NZT 12pm 22nd October 2020 and NZT 3pm 30th October 2020 by completing the relevant form.

  3. The competition is open to anyone worldwide aged 18 years or over except employees of YHA New Zealand, associate hostels, and participating tourism operators, this includes anyone within the YHA New Zealand organisation or judging of the competition.

  4. This competition is not affiliated with Facebook or Instagram.

  5. Information on how to enter the competition forms part of the entry. Entry into the competition is deemed as acceptance of its terms and conditions.

  6. YHA New Zealand has the sole discretion to determine whether or not an entry meets the requirements. Entry is automatic upon submitting a comment that meets these requirements.

  7. No purchase, entry fee or payment is necessary to enter this competition.

  8. An entrant may enter as many times as they like with varied entries.

  9. YHA New Zealand reserves the right to deny entry or remove entry from the competition for any reason.

  10. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for any reason.

  11. Winners will be chosen from all eligible entries during the competition period by YHA New Zealand. If the winners cannot be contacted within 5 working days of the competition closing a new winner will be selected. All decision made by YHA New Zealand are final.

  12. The Prizes are not refundable, exchangeable or redeemable for cash or foreign exchange.

  13. Any attempt to resell or auction all or any part of the Prize will result in an immediate cancellation of the Prize.

  14. YHA New Zealand reserves the right to determine or alter what the prize pack consists of even after the competition has ended.

  15. YHA New Zealand reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition, prizes and these terms and conditions without notice. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible.

  16. By entering, the entrant hereby agrees to participate in any publicity related to the competition. Winners in the competition agree their identity may be disclosed in winner announcements and promotional material.

  17. Any information provided by you in connection with a ‘Escape to Rotorua’ entry will be dealt with in accordance with these terms and conditions, and the YHA website terms and conditions.

  18. YHA New Zealand is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition.

  19. Winners will be chosen within a week of the competition closing.

  20. YHA New Zealand will notify the winner when and where the prize can be collected / is delivered.

  21. YHA New Zealand assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorised access to or alteration of entries. The Promoter assumes no responsibility for any injury or damage to participants or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in downloading any materials in this competition.

  22. Neither YHA New Zealand nor any other person or party associated with this competition shall be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever suffered (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) or personal injury suffered or sustained in connection with either participation in this competition or with any prizes offered.

  23. If prizes are not redeemed during individual redemption periods, they will be forfeited. 

  24. These terms and conditions do not replace YHA New Zealand operating Terms and Conditions. All prize terms and conditions still apply.

  25. This competition is subject to the laws of New Zealand. Both YHA New Zealand and you, and any party which uses or takes the benefit of any prize awarded accept the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New Zealand.


SECTION B: Redemption of Prizes

  1. Prizes are subject to the operation of each provider. Validation dates may be altered due to Covid19 and the possibility of further restrictions. 

  2. As the prize includes accommodation, the winner must provide a minimum of two weeks’ notice of holiday dates and it is recommended to provide more lead time to secure room availability. YHA New Zealand Customer Services team will organise and secure the bookings in consultation with the winner. Normal booking terms and conditions apply. Accommodation cannot be redeemed on New Zealand public holidays. Booking with YHA Rotorua is subject to availability and excluding statutory public holiday weekends and 23rd December – 2nd January. Valid for 12 months until 31st October 2021

  3. Polynesian Spa passes are valid until 31st October 2021. Subject to availability and cannot be redeemed for cash.

  4. Rotorua Canopy Tours passes are valid until 31st April 2021. Subject to availability and cannot be redeemed for cash.

  5. Velocity Valley passes are valid for until 20th October 2021. Subject to availability, not redeemable on 25th December 2020 and cannot be redeemed for cash.

  6. Kaitiaki Adventures passes are valid until 1st April 2021. Subject to availability, not redeemable on 25th December 2020 and cannot be redeemed for cash.

  7. Zorb Rotorua passes are valid until 31st October 2021. Subject to availability, not redeemable on public holidays and cannot be redeemed for cash.