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nztravelguide
post Jun 25 2008, 08:45 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
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post Jun 26 2008, 10:31 AM
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That's a lot of stuff to do... how long do you recommend someone needs to do all of this?


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post Jun 26 2008, 05:57 PM
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QUOTE(starlagurl @ Jun 26 2008, 10:31 AM) *

That's a lot of stuff to do... how long do you recommend someone needs to do all of this?


As long as it takes..................it's all fun!
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post Jun 27 2008, 08:39 AM
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Good advice...

What's the minimum.... looks like a week to me.


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