Birchwood Spa Motel

6 Sala Street, Rotorua, North Island, New Zealand | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $87.00

Travel Blogs from Rotorua


A travel blog entry by kalie


... walk to Sulphur point and then to Kuirau park. Sulphur point is around the lake, and has some good look outs. Kuirau park has a tonne of pools that are geothermally active - look at the pictures to see the bubbles coming up and the steam rising off of them! It was so cool. That afternoon I went to the Polynesian Spa, which is a place that has hot tubs and pools heated naturally - they ranged from 37 to 42 degrees. It started ...

Gorges, Mines, and Nice Eggy Smells

A travel blog entry by orla_liam


... a hot water area where you can soak your feet. The thing that we both noticed when we first arrived is the smell. Of course, being an active thermal area, the whole place has a slightly eggy smell. Luckily you get used to it pretty quickly, and can’t really smell it inside.

On Saturday Orla spend the morning running, in training for her own marathon (hopefully in June). The afternoon was spent ...

Steaming away

A travel blog entry by richard.wolters


... steam bubbles everywhere and is used for cooking, heating and bathing by the local people. Tours are organised through the village which still support a fair population. The local swimming pools all have several baths with a variety in water temperatures reaching over 37 degrees.

The area is very scenic and definitely worth a few days.

Now for something very different check out the next ...

New Zealand - Rotorua

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo


... in the 1950īs.

  • Lake Ngakoro Waterfall. Ngakoro stands for “grandfather”. From the lookout area above the falls the majority of the lake is visible which was formed after an eruption more than 700 years ago. Rising steam indicates that the land is still thermally active.
  • Sulphur Cave. Sulphur crystals have formed beautiful formations on the cave wall above the vents. There are some of the few chlorine pools in the area that may have ...

Mount Maunganui and Rotarua

A travel blog entry by hello-oceania


... or meeting place until this morning. So we woke up at 5:45am in case our tour left first thing when the ship docked. So thankfully we found out the time and didn't meet until later. It's funny how we consider 6:30am sleeping in... I guess I don't get to sleep in any later than I do for work! Though i do take a lot more naps.

We went with Amazing Tours, which was #1 on trip advisor. The risk you take booking tours outside the cruise ship is that if ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on 6 Sala Street, Rotorua, is near Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland, Tamaki Maori Village, Polynesian Spa, and Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve.
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