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Considered the tourism capital of the North Island, Rotorua is full of exciting things to do.

With world-class geothermal parks, authentic Māori cultural experiences, stunning lakes, adventure activities and family-friendly fun, this is a place to spend plenty of time.

Rotorua activity deals

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Fun
An inflatable ball in the middle of the grasslands with fence guides.

ZORB

This is the home of ZORBing worldwide – this company actually invented these massive inflatable balls. Take your bathing suit and have a good giggle. Learn more.

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Sup + glow worms
A woman sitting on his paddleboard while watching the glow worms inside a cave.
'10% off' written in black inside a mint green circle.

Paddle Board Rotorua

Paddle board on one of Rotorua’s lakes at sunset. Then enjoy some time in a small glow worm cave before returning to shore. Promo code instructions.

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Family Fun
A painting of a huge shark coming out a door while two real kids presumable push it to keep the shark out.

Rotorua Heritage Farm and 3D Trick Art Gallery

Kids will enjoy this farm tour and quirky 3D art gallery.

Promo code: NZTTPLAY

Nature walk
Kids and their dad stops by in the middle of a hanging bridge to watch the trees.

Redwoods Treewalk

Walk above the forest floor, suspended by hanging platforms and bridges.

No promo code required

Fun
Family racing down the track with three luge sleds.
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Skyline Gondola & Luge

Ride the gondola to the top of Mt Ngongotaha. From there, race gravity-fueled luge carts down 5 different tracks.

Wildlife
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8% off in a mint green circle.

National Kiwi Hatchery Tour

Tour this internationally renowned conservation programme and see real kiwi.

Promo code: NZTTPLAY

Nature walk
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Real Rotorua

Discover a part of Rotorua unseen by most. Venture into the bush to see native glow worms and beautiful waterfalls. Learn more.

Promo code: NZTT10

Rafting
White water rafting in Kaituna River.

River Rats

Rafting the world’s largest commercially rafted waterfall on the Kaituna River. Kayaking, river surfing and often rafting is also available. Learn more.

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Māori culture
A Māori lady in traditional dress, cooking corn in a bubbling hot pool in Rotorua.
'10% off' written in black inside a mint green circle.

Whakarewarewa

Join a tour of the only living Māori village in New Zealand – and it’s a geothermal park too. Promo code instructions.

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Māori culture
A Māori lady in traditional dress, cooking corn in a bubbling hot pool in Rotorua.

Te Puia

Tour Te Puia’s geothermal attractions, Māori art and kiwi house. Learn from your Māori guide and see Pohutu Geyser. Learn more.

Promo code: NZTT

Māori Culture
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Te Pā Tū

Te Pā Tū is the premier Māori cultural experience in Aotearoa. Food, culture, performance and fun – it’s all here. Learn more.

Promo code: NZTT10

Māori culture
The locals paddling a traditional wooden boat of Mitai Maori Village in Rotorua.

Mitai

If you’re looking for an affordable Māori cultural experience, Mitai is the best option. Learn more.

Promo code: NZTT10

Geothermal
A couple standing beside the banks of a steaming river in Waimangu Volcanic Valley.

Waimangu Volcanic Valley

See volcanic craters, hot water springs and more. Visits combine walking, a boat tour and bus transfer. Learn more.

Promo code: NZTT10

Geothermal
A couple standing beside the banks of a steaming river in Waimangu Volcanic Valley.
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Waiotapu

Waiotapu Thermal Wonderful is a popular geothermal park. It has vibrant colours, bubbling mud pools, beautiful walking trails and a geyser (on display at 10.15 am).

No promo code required

Ziplining
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Rotorua Canopy Tours

Amazing forest-based ziplining. Not sure which to choose? Our favourite is ‘the ultimate’.

Ziplining
A zip liner flying over the beautiful Okere Falls in Rotorua, with trees on either side of the river.
'10% off' written in black inside a mint green circle.

Rotorua Ziplines

Soar high above the Ōkere Falls on this beautiful zipline course. Each line differs from the next, making this a great choice for people who love scenery and adventure. Learn more.

Promo code: NZTT10

Hot pools
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Secret Spot Hot Tubs

Relax amongst native New Zealand bush in your own cedar hot tub. Enjoy having drinks delivered right to your pool, food trucks and live music on occasion. Learn more.

Promo code: NZTT10

Hot pools
Woman sitting on the edge of the lakeside Polynesian Spa, with stream rising into the trees.

Polynesian Spa

Soak in natural mineral water lakeside, book a 60-minute massage or treatment, or enjoy family-time with the kids. These beautiful pools offer something for everyone right in town. Learn more.

Promo code: NZTT10

Hot pools
A woman sitting on her harness while riding on a zip line in the middle of the forest.
8% off in a mint green circle.

Waikite Valley Thermal Pools

Choose from four different hot pools. Filled with pure geothermal water, enjoy views of the boiling Otamakokore Stream while you relax.

Promo code: NZTTPLAY

Geothermal
A man and woman sitting in a hot pool at Hell's Gate, painting each other with clay mud.

Hell’s Gate

Join a guided tour of New Zealand’s most active geothermal reserve. Then hop in their naturally heated mineral pools and mud spa. This is the ultimate mix of nature, relaxation and Māori culture. Learn more.

Promo code: NZTT10

Poumanu
A man with Māori tattoos, holding a piece of pounamu greenstone that he has carved in Rotorua.
'10% off' written in black inside a mint green circle.

Mountain Jade

Join a behind-the-scenes tour to learn how pounamu is hand-carved in Rotorua. Learn more.

Promo code: NZTT10

Rotorua accommodation promo codes

Motel
The beautiful exterior of Aura Accommodation.

Aura Accommodation

Lovingly renovated, Aura Accommodation is a comfortable, well-located motel in Rotorua. Walk to Eat Street for dinner and enjoy a stroll by the lake, or make use of their extensive facilities, including BBQs and. a thermal swimming pool. Learn more.

Promo code: NZTT10

Hotel
A swimming pool in front of a hotel in Jet Park, Rotorua.

Jet Park Hotel

Situated close to a supermarket and shopping centre, Jet Park is another great accommodation choice in Rotorua. Treat yourself to a delicious continental breakfast and relax in their swimming pool and spa pool. They even have pet-friendly units available. Learn more.

Promo code: NZTT10

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