If you’re looking for a fun and unique family getaway, look no further than Rotorua! Known for our geothermal activity, Maori culture, and exciting attractions, Rotorua is the place to be these school holidays. Here’s an awesome list of 6 things to do in Rotorua these school holidays:
- Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland
Wai-O-Tapu’s geothermal wonderland is a must when visiting Rotorua. The park is filled with bubbling mud pools, geysers, and hot springs, making it an exciting and educational experience for the whole family. There are guided tours available, and visitors can witness the Lady Knox Geyser erupting daily at 10:15 am.
If your kids love animals, the Agrodome is the perfect place to visit. It’s a working farm that offers a variety of shows and experiences, including sheep shearing, cow milking, and a sheepdog show. There are also opportunities for visitors to get up close and personal with the animals and feed them.
Invented in Rotorua, Zorbing is a unique and exciting activity suitable for the whole family. It involves rolling down a hill in a giant inflatable ball, and it’s sure to be a hit with the kids.
- Skyline Rotorua
Skyline Rotorua is a classic adventure park that offers a range of activities, including gondola rides, luge rides, zip-lining, and a mountain bike park. The views from the top of the gondola are breathtaking, and the luge rides are sure to get the adrenaline pumping.
- Redwoods Treewalk
The Redwoods Treewalk is a unique and beautiful experience that takes visitors on a journey through the treetops. The walkway is suspended between 22 majestic Redwood trees and is designed to be accessible for all ages and abilities. The views from the walkway are stunning, and it’s an excellent opportunity to connect with nature.
- Secret Spot Hot Tubs Rotorua
After a long day of exploring, there’s nothing better than relaxing in a hot tub. Secret Spot Hot Tubs is a hidden gem that offers individual hot tubs nestled in the beautiful native bush. Heated with natural spring water, with drinks delivered directly to your hot tub (including craft beer and wine for the parents), Secret Spot provides a peaceful experience that the whole family can enjoy. Top tip: stay a while and enjoy a tasty smash burger, play with our giant lawn games, or have a Shinny Dip foot hot tub – free with any drinks purchase.
So, there you have it, folks! Rotorua is a must-visit destination for families looking for adventure, culture, and relaxation. With so many exciting activities to choose from, there’s something for everyone in this unique city. We look forward to seeing you soon.