Forge new memories, have amazing adventures and go where the locals go — it's all possible in Rotorua. But first, let us give you the facts about your next vacation destination!
If you need help getting your bearings, Wellington, the national capital, is 230 miles (370 kilometers) to the south. Additionally, Tokoroa is 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the west.
At last count, the population of this area of Bay of Plenty was 66,000.
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With 101 terrific accommodations in Rotorua, your options are many and varied. But don't dilly-dally. The sooner you book, the sooner you can start your adventure!
Your vacation is here! It's the perfect time to treat yourself to the finer things in life. Make a reservation at the Treetops Lodge & Estate (351 Kearoa Road, RD1) or the Tihi Retreat (24 Henare Place) and enjoy outstanding service and a decadent room. If you're simply after a cosy space to get some sleep, don't stress! There are options for you too. The Rotorua Citizens Club (1146 Rangiuru Street) and the Rock Solid Backpackers Rotorua (1140 Hinemoa Street) are some thrifty alternatives.
Flying into Rotorua Regional Airport (ROT)? After you've hopped off the aircraft and collected your belongings, the center of Rotorua will be only 4 miles (6 kilometers) away.
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Picking up the car keys from Rotorua Regional Airport means you'll be off the runway and onto the highway in no time. A couple of the most reliable offices include Budget and Europcar.
Sometimes the best place to get your rental vehicle is in the city center. Budget is a convenient outlet situated at 1230 Fenton Street. Why not also look into Hertz? They can be found not far away at 1233 Amohau St.
If you want to shave some strokes off your score, then head over to Springfield Golf Club. Grab some clubs, improve your swing and talk to the locals at the 19th hole. Want some more options? There's an excellent range of communal activities on offer at Tamaki Maori Village. It's sure to be a worthwhile day out for the whole family! But there's more. Escape the hustle and bustle of town for a morning, grab a coffee and find a sunny, grassy spot at Kuirau Park. If you like to keep active, bring along a soccer ball too!
It's okay to have a garden-variety vacation relaxing by the pool, but traveling's about broadening your horizons. So why not plunge headfirst into some amazing new adventures? (That way, you'll have loads more to boast about when you get back to work!)
There are so many things to do in Rotorua. If you need some help deciding, here are some recommendations:
Done everything in Rotorua already? Don't worry! Rerewhakaaitu is just 18 miles (29 kilometers) away and has plenty of activities to keep you busy. Waimangu Volcanic Valley is a fantastic place to learn the culture of the area. Mount Tarawera and Lake Rotomahana are also well worth visiting. Located 20 miles (32 kilometers) away, Pongakawa is another nearby destination. If you come here, be sure to check out Government Gardens, Lake Rotorua and Ohinemutu.
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This family-friendly Rotorua hotel is located on a lake, just steps from Rotorua Arts Village and Tamaki Maori Village. Polynesian Spa is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) away.
Located in Fenton Street, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Racing Rotorua, Tamaki Maori Village, and Polynesian Spa. Whakarewarewa Hot Springs and Rotorua Central Mall are also within 1 mi (2 km).
This family-friendly Rotorua hotel is steps from Whakarewarewa Hot Springs and Whakarewarewa: The Living Maori Village. Tamaki Maori Village and Polynesian Spa are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Located in Fenton Street, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Rotorua Central Mall and Tamaki Maori Village. Polynesian Spa is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) away.
This family-friendly Rotorua hotel is located near the airport, within a 5-minute walk of Rotorua i-SITE Visitor Centre and Tamaki Maori Village. Polynesian Spa and Skyline Rotorua are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Located in Fenton Street, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Rotorua Central Mall and Tamaki Maori Village. Polynesian Spa and Rotorua Hospital are also within 2 mi (3 km).
This family-friendly Rotorua hotel is located in a shopping district, within a 15-minute walk of Matariki Hangi & Maori Cultural Performance, Tamaki Maori Village, and Polynesian Spa. Skyline Rotorua and Lake Rotorua are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Situated near the airport, this luxury hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Lake Rotoiti and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Okere Falls Scenic Reserve. Hell's Gate and Wai Ora Spa and Te Amorangi Museum are also within 6 mi (10 km).
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