Live Music, Adventure Ideas, & Latest News

Looking for things to do in Rotorua?

If you’re stuck for things to do in Rotorua this weekend, come have a great time at Secret Spot! We’re proud to host Live Music Saturdays, featuring local musicians, and also offer special weekend treats for hungry adventurers.
Check out our upcoming events below or take a look at our latest news and adventure ideas here.
Want to know what’s going on in the forest? You can view the forest events and races here.

Our live music and events

Date & Time


Saturday 25th May, 2-5pm
Live Music: Liam Jolly
Saturday 1st June, 2-5pm
Live Music: Finn Curtis
Saturday 8th June, 2-5pm
Live Music: Josh Pow
Saturday 15th June, 2-5pm
Live Music: Matt Barnard

News & Adventures

3 Waipa Short Forest Walks

Explore new walking trails with our Waipa Short Forest Walks map! Free for the public, this map has three family and dog-friendly trails, ranging from 20-60 minutes, that all start

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What’s happening at Secret Spot

Check out what’s happening at Secret Spot this week! We’ve been nominated for an epic award, and our Saturday live music is all go. What’s happening at Secret Spot: We’ve

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Planning a trip to Rotorua

5 Rules for Planning a Trip to Rotorua

Planning a trip to Rotorua? With a captivating blend of natural wonders, adventure activities, and cultural immersion, it’s a fantastic city for adventure-lovers and serial relaxers alike. We’ve compiled five

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Our New Mountain Bike Park-Up

Introducing our New Mountain Bike Park-Up! We know riders are almost inseparable from their bikes, so we’ve created a special space to store your precious cargo (aka your bikes, NOT

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Easter street food in Rotorua

Our BaseCamp street food kitchen is turning 1 this Easter! Celebrate with us this weekend in Secret Spot style, with hot tubs, smash burgers, and some special birthday treats, including

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KFC, but better

It’s KFC, but better… Our new spicy Korean Fried Chicken, coated in chilli gochujang served with sesame & pickled daikon, is the weekend treat you never knew you needed. After

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Explore with us

Exploring is what we live for 🌿 Whether it’s venturing into the forest, climbing mountains, or getting out on the water, us Kiwis are an intrepid bunch. But nothing can

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BaseCamp Food Offerings

Our new kitchen is serving up some seriously tasty street food, including smash burgers, kumara fries, chicken satay roti and more! 🍔 BASECAMP FOOD HOURS 🍔 – Sunday, Monday &

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Gin & Tonic – with a twist!

Introducing this oh-so-delicious twist on your classic G&T! Good George’s Elderflower Gin & Tonic is now on tap in BaseCamp. We thought gin couldn’t get any better, but this tipple

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Drink the Rainbow with Webster’s Tea

Drink the rainbow 🌈 You’ll be blown away by the vibrant colours and even richer flavours of our organic loose-leaf tea from Webster’s Tea. Webster’s produces their tea sustainably using

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The Secret Spring

Hidden high in the Whakarewarewa Forest, there lies a secret blue spring. Its crystal clear water has been filtered through volcanic aquifers underground for hundreds of years. This spring supplies

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Have you heard of hydrotherapy?

Also known as water therapy, hydrotherapy is all about immersing yourself in heated water to ease muscle stress and aid relaxation. At Secret Spot, it’s soaking in fresh spring water

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Find your gold

Forget about that pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, discover your hot tub at the end of a mountain bike trail today! Situated on the edge of

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The Perfect Date Night

‘Tis the season to spend some quality time with those special people in your life! The perfect date night at Secret Spot wouldn’t be complete without a toasty campfire and

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The first soak!

Brilliant night testing Secret Spot’s first ever steamy hot tub – a huge milestone! Not long till it’s your turn.

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