Mercure Rotorua

131 Lake Road, Rotorua, North Island, 3010, New Zealand | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $65.00

Travel Blogs from Rotorua

Day One Hundred & Five: Hobbit Hunting

A travel blog entry by emmahannahmilla


... Meeting House and were entertained with a powerful cultural performance including action songs, poi, stick games and the world famous 'Hakka' - Maori War Dance. Lastly, we were invited to join the traditional hangi buffet as the sharing of food is an important part of Maori custom. We feasted on fall-off-the-bone meat and succulent vegetables, followed by delicious desserts, stuffing our faces and groaning luxuriously once our tummies were full to the brim. The ...

Reporoa College

A travel blog entry by eism

We have had another action packed day today! We began by learning the Haka from a passionately traditional Maori named Tiki. Not only did we learn the meaning behind this well known war cry, we learnt the words and the actions as well. We finished off the 2 hr session by dressing up in traditional costumes, complete with tribal facial tattoos and performing the Haka ( to the best of our ability!) I wish I could get a video ...

Phew! Rotten eggs

A travel blog entry by suebar


... time before walking on round a point to find there were even more there. We also saw some geese and even more ducks than there were swans. The path passed through a forested area and as we walked the smell of sulphur (for the children reading this, a bad eggs smell) grew stronger and stronger. The forest opened out and we were on the lake shore once more and we could see that the water was no longer clear as it had been where the swans were. It was a milky white. We had reached ...

New Zealand - Day 25 - Into Darkness and Light

A travel blog entry by rathouse


... a troop of Goblins would stamp up the path towards us, out from the dark. The we reached a dead end..and a boat! A small inflatable dinghy...with fourteen tightly packed aboard. Our guide then shoves off into the dark and asks us to turn all the lights out...and not speak. We sit spellbound for twenty minutes. All is black and ever so slowly vision returns. The ceiling is littered with millions of glow worms...maggots in fly catching nets in reality. ...

Can you guess where I've been?

A travel blog entry by cheaperthancall


... out. It's amazing to think they are all naturally occurring. There were even some muddy water ones boiling away. The final pool was massive, you could walk around it following a specific path. Sometimes I couldn't even see the other side due to the steam rising from it. We finished the day wandering round a few shops before heading out in the evening for a couple of drinks. Even got a glass of wine free from the Pig and Whistle with a voucher I ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on 131 Lake Road, Rotorua, is near Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland, Polynesian Spa, Kuirau Park, and White Island Volcano.
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