Rotorua is also nicknamed Roto Vegas by Kiwis for the mass of tourist attractions. Rotorua is a small city of about 64,000 people on the southern shore of Lake Rotorua in the Bay of Plenty Region, on the North Island of New Zealand. The main attractions in Rotorua are Maori culture and amazing geothermal activity.
From the Rotorua Travel Guide
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Tiny room, they claim free coffee but it is only available to non budget accommodation. ... more
Lovely quiet location a short drive from Rotorua with friendly hosts and good facilities. Our double room wasn't big, but with good shared bathroom and kitchen it was good value. We chose to have breakfast provided which wasn't cheap but was excellent. ... more
Hangi in Queenstown or Christchurch
Does anyone know anywhere that serves Hangi meals in Queenstown or Christchurch? We missed out on one in Rotorua and would like to try it. Thanks. ...
new zealand north island what to do...?
My top 5: - The Tongariro crossing - a trip to White Island (an active volcano off the East coast) - Bay of Islands and Cape Reinga - Rotorua - The drive between Rotorua and Wellington - beautiful scenery along the way. You should be able to get some cash in hand fruit picking work somewhere; also try ...