Rotorua has long been a leading travel destination in NZ, being a region rich in stunning landscapes. Discover 18 sparkling lakes, magnificent native and exotic forests plus an active volcanic region with geysers, boiling mud pools, hot springs. Add the best of New Zealand's fascinating Maori culture for a full experience.
The region also offers fantastic biking, with numerous mountain bike trails through Whakarewarewa Forest and elsewhere, plus the two day Te Aha Ari Trail. The day walks around lakes Tarawera and Okataina are some of the best forest and river/lake side walks and hikes in NZ.
Rotorua on Gratia covers the city of Rotorua plus the lakes, forests and thermal activities around the wider region, including Whirinaki Forest to the southeast. It is the single richest source of free things to do content in the region. Businesses with activities relevant to travellers in the region are welcome to list in the theme and can contact us here.