Rotorua

Rotorua District Council
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Experience a volcanic wonderland where the land steams, mud and water bubble and geysers erupt into the air.
A place where the earth's crust is thin and the history is rich, surrounded by sparkling lakes and thousands of hectares of native forest.
Welcome to Rotorua, a nature lover’s playground where you can experience Maori culture and satisfy your inner adrenalin junkie, all while exploring a geothermal wonderland.
Found in the centre of the North Island, just a two and a half hour hour drive from Auckland, Rotorua is your gateway to the Bay of Plenty and Central North Island.

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Rotorua District Council Telephone: 07-348 4199


Upcoming Events
Art in the Park 2019
  • Sun, 24th Feb '19
  • Rotorua
63rd NZMCA National Rally & AGM
  • 1st-3rd Mar '19
  • Gisborne, Hawke's Bay
Island View Jazz and Blues Festival
  • 1st-3rd Mar '19
  • Opotiki
Mata Beer Tastings & Tours
  • Fri, 1st Mar '19
  • Whakatane
The Great New Zealand Quilt Show
  • 8th-10th Mar '19
  • Rotorua
Branded Taumarunui Country Music Festival - On The Main Trunk Line 2019
  • 8th-10th Mar '19
  • Taumarunui
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Walking and cycling trails

Mt Ngongotaha Jubilee Track


Trail type: Walking
Direction: One way
Walking Duration: hrs
Distance: 2.4
Fitness:
Grade:
Gradiant:
Tramping: No
Dog Friendly: No

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Mt Ngongotaha Nature Loop Track


Trail type: Walking
Direction: Loop
Walking Duration: hrs
Distance: 1.2
Fitness:
Grade:
Gradiant:
Tramping: No
Dog Friendly: No

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Featured Story

Unique attractions


The town is well known for its geothermal activity and its distinctive sulphur aroma. It is also known for being New Zealand’s indigenous cultural capital, offering unique Maori experiences. We are also a hub for mountain biking, forest trails, adventure tourism, magnificent parks and gardens, stunning lakes, and renowned spa facilities. …

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