Rotorua - Geothermal and cultural hotspot!
The compact CBD has everything you might need in the way of shops, eateries, and markets, all close to the scenic lakefront and fascinating geothermal displays.
Rotorua is well known for it's geothermal wonders and adrenaline-pumping activities, but did you know it's also a haven for mountain biking?
We highly recommend exploring outside of the main township to take full advantage of the lakes, mountain biking and walking trails, and natural hot water springs.
at a glance
Best known for
lively geothermal activity
Did you know:
The Rotorua region has 17 lakes!
Don't leave without
visiting the Redwoods
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TWS World Invitation Superstock Championship
When: Jan 24 to Jan 25, 07:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Where: 105 Paradise Valley Rd, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Venue: TWS Paradise Valley Speedway, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Blue Lake Multisport Festival
When: Jan 25 to Jan 26, 07:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Tarawera Rd, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Venue: Blue Lake (Tikitapu), Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Vodafone Warriors vs Wests Tigers
When: Mar 1, 02:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Where: Devon St West, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Venue: Rotorua International Stadium, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Tattoo Hui Aotearoa
When: Feb 7 to Feb 9, 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Where: Queens Dr, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Venue: Energy Events Centre, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Rotorua Chinese New Year Festival 2020
When: Jan 23, 05:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Where: Corner of Tutanekai and Hinemoa Street, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Venue: Te Manawa, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Aotearoa Cuban Festival 2020
When: Mar 6 to Mar 8, 04:00 PM to 11:59 PM
Where: 1215 Hinemoa St, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Venue: Lakes Performing Arts Company, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Live Music On the Lakeland Queen
When: Jan 3 to Feb 15, 07:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Where: Memorial Drive, Lakefront, Ohinemutu, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Venue: The Lakeland Queen, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
When: Feb 8 to Feb 9, 07:00 PM to 09:30 PM
Where: 8 Amohau St, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Venue: Rotorua Little Theatre, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
When: Feb 8, 04:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Where: Queens Drive, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Venue: Government Gardens, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Located near a natural geothermal site, shops, restaurants and Lake Rotorua, this purpose-built backpacker hostel offers rooms for all types of travellers and spacious communal facilities.
Modernised, stylised and positive vibes; this backpacker hostel has what you need for a great stay in Taupo, providing views from the balcony of New Zealand's largest lake.
YHA Auckland City
This modern, recently refurbished backpacker hostel combines the excitement of the city with a safe and secure environment.