If you're a first time visitor to Rotorua, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but it may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about attractions in Rotorua.
Here are some of the most recommended attractions in Rotorua.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about attractions:
"5 days) Polynesian Spa (hot pools, mineral springs, highly recommended), the Maori cultural experience with Te Puia and seeing the Pohutu geyser St were the highlights." See More
"Rotorua for thermal and tourist Mitai Maori Village experiences and then Taupo and Tongariro National Park for the great outdoors." See More
"Rotorua Museum of Art & History is awesome to visit too." See More
"One of the main attractions in the North Island is the Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland The entrance is $20 per person and the hike is around 75 min return." See More
"Tamaki Maori Village",also some great adventures to be had, the Zorb , the Luge, White water rafting, caving: Waitomo Glowworm Caves." See More
"I would stay Regent of Rotorua Boutique Hotel & Spa or Black Swan or if your wallet allows Treetops Luxury Lodge Rotorua or Solitaire Lodge." See More
"There is a great red wood hike in Rotorua located in the Whakarewarewa Forest." See More
"Standouts are Ninety Mile Beach, Waitangi, River Rats Rafting, Lake Taupo and Waitomo Glowworm Caves." See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Rotorua locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Rotorua.
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