A Kiwi experience Geothermal wonders Rotorua - Maori welcome and experience



Located in the Bay of Plenty, a 3-hour drive from Auckland or a 1-hour drive to Lake Taupo.


This vibrant city with experiences to suit every appetite, Rotorua is famous for its countless geothermal attractions, sparkling lakes and Maori Culture.


Visit bubbling mud pools, view spectacular geysers and awe-inspiring volcanic craters. Learn about our unique Maori Culture with guided walks, Maori Food trails, and visit a living Maori village – Whakarewarewa.


The volcanic eruption of Mt Tarawera in 1886 was one of New Zealand’s greatest natural disasters. The village of Te Wairoa was buried with the loss of 150 lives and the eight wonder of the world, the famed Pink and White Terraces were destroyed. 


Cruise on the lakes and catch Rainbow Trout or visit numerous fly-fishing streams. Visit Hot Water Beach and swim in the natural thermal waters. Relax at Spas – experience a mud bath or a sulphur spa – unique.


Looking for an adrenaline rush; white-water rafting, sledging, parasailing, jet boating or a traditional Waka experience.


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Black Swan Lakeside Boutique Hotel & Spa

Be pampered and wrapped in luxury at Black Swan Lakeside Boutique Hotel & Spa, located on the edge of Lake Rotorua. The hotel’s private jetty and the helipad on site provide the idea step-off point to begin exploring this diverse region.