Hukitawa Country Retreat

Address: Private Bag 3054, Rotorua, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
Searching for availability...
*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.


This hotel is located on Private Bag 3054, Rotorua.
Map this hotel

Travel Blogs from Rotorua

Caving, Maori Culture, Papa G and the Lolly Bus

A travel blog entry by davidjhutchison on Oct 11, 2014

8 photos

... having the longest left handed breaking wave in Southern Hemisphere. It used to be where the world tour came when it was held in New Zealand. We arrives at a small lodge about 10km outside of Raglan, set in a beautiful location near to the beach and set back in some beautiful rainforest. The new list of characters in our gang was to be Lindsey, a American lawyer, and Mary and Eoire from Ireland, the Irish are severely outnumbering everyone on this trip. There was lots of ...

Chapter Twenty-two - Rotorua

A travel blog entry by mmbcross on Oct 07, 2014

2 comments, 41 photos

... s tourist appeal. Geysers and bubbling mud pools, hot thermal springs and the Buried Village (Te Wairoa) —so named after it was buried by the 1886 Mount Tarawera volcanic eruption— are all nearby. In Kuirau Park, steaming, ...

Farm Life - Take 2

A travel blog entry by itchy__feet on Oct 06, 2014

117 photos

... ancestors (crocodiles, snakes, spiders, etc) stayed in Australia whilst nothing went with the New Zealand bit – it was so un-dangerous that the birds forgot how to fly...! Anyway, the highlight of the kiwi house was not actually the kiwis, but it was the moment a really fat wood pigeon in a walk-through enclosure landed on Anja’s head.

We then went on to a very impressive waterfall, a natural bridge (probably the remnants of a collapsed ...


A travel blog entry by freundlytravels on Oct 05, 2014

9 photos

... of meat and vegetables steamed in an underground pit heated by hot rocks. Pork and lamb as well as kumara (sweet potato) and pumpkin end up with a rich smoky flavor. Wonderful three hour experience. What I learned today: New Zealand was inhabited by many Maori tribes before European settlement. Polynesian were able to navigate in canoes by stars, winds, tides and arrived 1000 AD. There are no native animals but many varieties of flightless birds and bats. Kiwi is the ...

Fantastic week

A travel blog entry by kalie on Jul 20, 2014

62 photos

... physically exhausting. I've been told it was a fairly easy one too...

On the farm management side, I got to attend my first consult for a dairy operation. It was really interesting to just sit and listen to the vets and managers, and try and wrap my head around all of the new concepts.

On the small animal side, I got to see my first hip dislocation and replacement - it was really interesting to see ...