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> What to enjoy in Rotorua, Just a little more about the place
nztravelguide
post Dec 2 2008, 10:57 PM
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Rotorua -


This is the most important place to see and explore in the North Island. I tell every one that if they only have a day in the North Island this is where you spend it!
Here are the activities/places I think are important:
1. The Maori Villages/hangi(traditional Maori earth oven for cooking) - Either or both since you have two nights and spend the time going through their village one or the other.
Whakarewarewa Thermal Village and/or Tamaki Maori Village (new kid on the block with lots of money to create).
2. Paradise Valley Springs
3. Hells Gate - take a mud bath
4. Agradome Sheep Show/Farm Tour - learn about the NZ sheep actually very fascinating for an old Ohio boy
'5. Blue Baths - since the 30's
6. Tribal Lights - a very interesting Maori performance
south of Rotorua and north of Taupo are two extremely important geo-thermal places to visit if going this route:
1. Orakei Korako Cave & Thermal Park (one of two geo-thermal caves in the world - did "Walking with Dinosaurs" there
2. Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland 27kms south of Rotorua - geyser erupts 10:15am
Geothermal Wonders -
Rainbow Springs -
Sheep Show & Farm Tour -
Hobbit Tour -
Cultural -
Whakarewarewa - The Thermal Village
Tamaki Maori Village -
The Blue Baths -
Tribal Lights -
Nature Connection Tour -
Mitai Cultural Show -

Use this connection - http://www.rotoruanz.com/

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post Dec 3 2008, 11:33 AM
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Looks like a beautiful place, but most of the links don't work.


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post Dec 3 2008, 03:16 PM
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QUOTE(starlagurl @ Dec 3 2008, 11:33 AM) *

Looks like a beautiful place, but most of the links don't work.



So they don't ?????? So just go to : http://www.rotoruanz.com and all will be revealed
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post Dec 20 2008, 08:52 PM
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QUOTE(nztravel @ Dec 20 2008, 08:18 PM) *

Hi

Rotorua is a must see for anyone visiting New Zealand and if you do go then you must spend a day visiting Whakarewarewa The Maori Thermal Village.

Another great thing we did were the Luge Tracks at Skyline Skyrides. Its great fun and you can take the more scenic route back up the moutain using the Gondola.



Did you get to Zorb?
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Awesome post!! Roto-Vegas IS an awesome place with lots of things to do. Here are a few more....
* Off-Roading - http://www.rotoruanz.com/attractions/off-road-nz - (driving off-road in 4WD vehicles, driving sprint cars, Claybird shooting, archery and lots more)
* White-water rafting - http://www.rotoruanz.com/attractions/raftabout - I did the Kaituna river and it was the BEST!!!!
* Skyline skyrides - http://www.rotoruanz.com/attractions/skyline-skyrides - The luge ROCKS, theres also the Skyswing, which I haven't done but my mates have and loved it, and the Heli-Pro
* The ZORB!!! - http://www.rotoruanz.com/attractions/zorb-rotorua - This TOTALLY ROCKS!
* Mountain Biking Tracks - http://www.rotoruanz.com/attractions/plane...mountain-biking - Rotovegas is INFAMOUS for its bike tracks, I haven't tried them myself but have heard HEAPS about them
* Quad-biking - http://www.rotoruanz.com/attractions/quadzone-atv-tours - "bush bashing" on 4WD motorbikes
* AgroAdventures:
Rotorua Bungy, Schweeb (TOTALLY ROCKS!), FreeFall Xtreme, Swoop & the AgroJet
http://www.rotoruanz.com/attractions/agroventures

Have fun guys! And hope this is helpful. smile.gif Lani
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