Rotorua is a city located in the heart of North Island the Bay of Plenty region of New Zealand. The city is known for mud pools, natural hot springs & geysers and the vivid Maori culture. The city is blessed with a wonderful landscape that includes to crystal clear streams and mystical forests that have an irresistible appeal to the Nature lovers, adventure enthusiasts as well as those who wish to just unwind.
There are a plenty of things to do in Rotorua, here are a few top things to experience in this city of New Zealand. Start off with getting a closer look at the Maori culture at the Mitai Maori Village. From eating their traditional food to experiencing their traditional performance, a visit to this village is a must when in New Zealand. Rotorua is known for the thrilling Luge rides and the amazing bungy jumping site like the Velocity Valley. Best of Rotorua’s thermal activity can be seen in the Wai-o-tapu Thermal valley. Here you’ll see the awe-inspiring champagne pool, volcanic craters, vibrant silica terraces and bubbling Mud, this should be a reason alone to visit this part of New Zealand. Whakarewarewa Geothermal Valley at Te Puia is another place that one must visit to know the mystifying Maori people as well as to experience geothermal activity at the famous Pohutu Geyser. Hell’s gate, another place where the thermal activity can be witnessed. As a matter of fact, this is where the Southern Hemisphere’s largest hot water waterfall is located.
There are many more things to do in Rotorua and in New Zealand. If it seems like a good time for you to go on a vacation in this magical part of the world, then take a look at our New Zealand holiday packages a start planning your vacation right away.