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Rotorua is a New Zealand city located in the volcanic zone of the North Island. In and around the city, volcanic features are plenty. Most examples of volcanic phenomena that can be found here such as volcanoes, boiling mud pools, geysers, thermal pools and lakes, and silica terraces. The area also has many bush walks through pristine native forests. The city is built on the shore of Lake Rotorua and with many other lakes in the area, it is a popular destination for fishing.
Rotorua is also New Zealand's premier destination for Maori culture. You can see and learn about the indigenous people of Aotearoa through tours and nightly performances.
The city caters well for tourists. There is a wide array of accomodation, tour operators, cafes and restaurants, as well as shops. Read more ››