Rotorua is the heartland of New Zealand, spiritual home to the Maori, nature's spa of the Pacific, host to some of the world's most incredible earth forces, adventure and activity mecca- Rotorua boasts an array of experiences that together encapsulate the spirit of this remarkable country.
Feel the Spirit encompasses it all - our cultural diversity, stunning natural envirionment, awe-inspiring earth forces, sense of adventure, our people, and the spirit of a progressive community. An impressive selection of cafes, restaurants, bars and clubs offer food, wine and entertainment from all over the world to tempt the palate. Don't forget to try the Hangi (dinner) a traditional Maori feast and tradtional Maori culture.
If you are looking for adrenlin-pumping action - Rotorua is the place to be. Our awesome natural setting provides thrills and adventure to take you to the edge.
Attractions nearby Rotorua
Waitomo Caves and Blackwater Rafting - approx 2 hour drive.
Hobbiton Movie Set and Farm Tours - approx 1 hour drive.
White Island Tours - approx 2 hour drive or by Floatplane or Helicopter from Lakefront in Rotorua - approx 15 minute drive.
Tongario National Park - approx 2 hour drive - largest Ski resort in New Zealand during winter months and the best 1 day walk in New Zealand during summer months.
Surf Beaches - approx 1 hour drive.
Taupo - Huka Falls, Huka Jet, Prawn Park - approx 1 hour drive.
Rotorua Fishing guidelines
For the angler, the lakes and rivers in Rotorua teem with trophy-sized trout that provides sport and thrills. As trout cannot be bought or sold commercially, the only way to sample it is to catch it yourself, but that's part of the fun - in fact you are likely to find Rotorua is the easiest place in New Zealand to hook a trout. We can recommend two Professional Guides (who will provide all the gear plus Fishing Licence)and are able to reveal the best spots in the area.
Here in Rotorua, you'll delight in our bounty of lakes, rivers and crystal springs for trout fishing.
Trout fishing near Rotorua
Be as formal or relaxed, as you like. The more energetic can play tennis on the championship-sized court, with rackets and balls supplied.
There are many walks around the area, a specialty being Hamurana Springs where 450,000,000 litres of water come out of the ground per hour. Trout, ducks and swans can be seen in the stream.
In winter you can rest beside the open fire with a book or quiet music. Spacious landscaped gardens, with roses, rhododendrons, camellias, and many native trees are a feature of Panorama. Native birds such as tuis and blue herons are frequently heard and seen on the property.