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Nowhere combines adrenalin, relaxation and culture better than the geothermal hotspot of Rotorua. Less than three hours drive from Auckland, bubbling hot pools, geysers and lakes make it seem like a whole world away. Mighway recommends at least 2 days to discover what Rotorua has to offer. Driving to Rotorua from Auckland is a great way to experience the region up close and personal. You'll know you're there by the smell of sulfur, an ever-present feature of Rotorua thanks to the geothermal activity. While you're there, make sure to experience the healing waters for some pampering, as well as the Maori history and culture. There's something for everyone in Rotorua, so don't miss an adventure here.


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$120 / Day

BUDGET BACKPACKER

Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty

Sleeps 3Toilet

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$190 / Day

THE GRANVIA

Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty

Sleeps 2ToiletShower

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$250 / Day

Ace Volkswagen Crafter 6 Berth II

Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty

Sleeps 6ToiletShower

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$150 / Day

Ace 2+1 Berth Fiat Ducato

Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty

Sleeps 3ToiletShower

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$190 / Day

THE GRANVIA

Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty

Sleeps 2ToiletShower

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$200 / Day

Ace Mercedes Sprinter 4 Berth

Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty

Sleeps 4ToiletShower

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$375 / Day

RC 6 Berth Luxury Motorhome

Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty

Sleeps 6ToiletShower

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$300 / Day

Ace Volkswagen Crafter 6 Berth I

Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty

Sleeps 6ToiletShower

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Things to see and do near Rotorua


Rotorua Canopy Tours - Rotorua Canopy Tours is a guided 3 hour eco adventure through the evergreen native forests of the Mamaku Plateau only minutes from Rotorua.

Rotorua Canopy Tours

Rotorua Canopy Tours is a guided 3 hour eco adventure through the evergreen native forests of the Mamaku Plateau only minutes from Rotorua. It is the # 1 ranked activity in the North Island on TripAdvisor. <br><br> For 3 hours, escorted by 2 highly trained guides with no more than 10 people, you will experience one of the North Island’s last remaining remnants of untouched forest in the most exciting and unique of ways. <br><br> Be inspired by the beauty of the forest and the excitement of the ziplines while losing yourself to the power of nature on a journey you will remember forever.

Redwoods Forest - Haere mai ki te Wao Tapu nui ä Tane, Nau mai haere mai.

Redwoods Forest

Haere mai ki te Wao Tapu nui ä Tane, Nau mai haere mai.<br><br> The history and culture surrounding the Whakarewarewa Forest, the variety of outdoor recreational opportunities, diverse range of exotic tree species, mix of native undergrowth, panoramic views, and proximity to lakes, thermal areas and the city centre have made The Redwoods & Whakarewarewa Forest one of Rotorua’s most spectacular natural assets and one of the city’s greatest treasures.<br><br> Over 5600 hectares of forest awaits you to enjoy and explore at your leisure. If you love the outdoors and want to experience nature at its best this area is definitely for you!<br><br> The forest is most well known for the network of superb mountain biking and walking tracks and for the magnificent stand of Californian Coast Redwoods. These towering trees, along with numerous other species and the fresh forest air, combine to create an invigorating atmosphere and a truly unique and special environment.

Mitai Maori Village - An evening at Mitai will give you an authentic introduction to Maori culture leaving you amazed and in awe.

Mitai Maori Village

An evening at Mitai will give you an authentic introduction to Maori culture leaving you amazed and in awe. Enter the world of Mitai. Be enthralled by the natural bush setting, see warriors in traditional dress paddle an ancient warrior canoe (waka) down the Wai-o-whiro stream, and don’t miss your only opportunity in the Rotorua area to see glow worms in their natural habitat. Marvel at the crystal clear water full of eels and trout, flowing directly from the earth at the sacred Fairy Spring. See your traditionally cooked hangi meal being lifted from the ground. During our cultural performance, you’ll learn about our past, carvings and ta moko (tattoo art). Be captivated by the displays of weaponry and combat, coupled with the grace and beauty of the poi dance. You’ll be amazed by the spine tingling haka finale. The Mitai family is proud to have created a sacred and spiritual place that offers you an indigenous cultural experience like no other.

Rainbow Springs Nature Park - Set amongst the native trees and beautiful forests of Rotorua, Rainbow Springs Nature Park offers a fun-packed and educational experience for the whole family.

Rainbow Springs Nature Park

Set amongst the native trees and beautiful forests of Rotorua, Rainbow Springs Nature Park offers a fun-packed and educational experience for the whole family. Learn about New Zealand’s fascinating natural history and get up close and personal with the wonderful birds, bugs and beasts that call New Zealand home. <br><br> Make sure you take a ride on the Big Splash, and don't forget to head to the crowd-pleasing free-flight Bird Show. Also, each day our team of experts run special Encounters which allow you to get closer than ever to some of our favourite park residents including trout, reptiles and native birds. <br><br> For an unforgettable experience, upgrade to our Kiwi Encounter Behind the Scenes Tour to see exactly how we're helping kiwi at the biggest kiwi hatchery in the world. Every tour booked is a 100% donation to our kiwi conservation program.

On The Road: Rotorua and White Island


In this episode of "On the Road", Tim and Leo discover the volcanic activity in and around Rotorua. This is just a small taste of what the region has to offer, we recommend you book a camper with Mighway and see for yourself. You can make the most of your time here by visiting the magical Redwoods Forest, visiting Wai-O-Tapu geothermal pools or soak in some calming scenery at the Hamurana Springs. Rotorua makes a great 2-day stay over or if you’re looking for an extended trip, you can explore epic surrounding regions such as Taupo, Tauranga and Whakatane. Don’t forget to follow our “On the Road” series on YouTube to be inspired for your next roadie adventure!

Campgrounds and Parks near Rotorua


Rotorua Thermal Holiday Park - Situated in relaxing park-like grounds we are the closest holiday park to the internationally renowned mountain biking tracks for all levels in the Whakarewarewa Forest, yet only a few minutes away from the City Centre, we are conveniently located within walking distance to geothermal natural wonders including the world famous Pohutu Geyser and an 18 hole golf course.

Rotorua Thermal Holiday Park

A visit to Rotorua is not complete without soaking in our recently refurbished free hot mineral pools, heated cold pool! While you're here, why not book in a sport massage? Click here to check out our wide range of accommodation options and our facilities.

Situated in relaxing park-like grounds we are the closest holiday park to the internationally renowned mountain biking tracks for all levels in the Whakarewarewa Forest, yet only a few minutes away from the City Centre, we are conveniently located within walking distance to geothermal natural wonders including the world famous Pohutu Geyser and an 18 hole golf course. Rotorua has many magnificent sights and top tourist attractions, many offering a free on-site pick up service. Our knowledgeable front of house team are more than happy to assist with advice and booking, some discounts available to attractions and activities for our guests. <br><br> Our park is ideal for families, Mountain bikers, group bookings, school trips and sports groups. Booking for a large group? Ask about our group discounts. Pets welcome on the park by prior arrangement, however they are not allowed in the accommodation so please bring a mobile home for them with you. NZMCA discounts available for direct bookings only.

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The Backyard Inn - The Backyard Inn is a unique accommodation complex in the heart of wondrous Rotorua.

The Backyard Inn

Near Kuirau Park

The Backyard Inn is a unique accommodation complex in the heart of wondrous Rotorua. Set in four acres of green park-like grounds it is flanked by awesome sporting amenities and Kuirau geothermal park. The Backyard Inn really does offer the best of both worlds: Outdoors in the city! You can stroll downtown in just five minutes. Bring the kids and enjoy all the Rotorua attractions from the convenience of this family-friendly facility. You’ll love the kid friendly café/restaurant, hot pool, games room and wide open spaces for safe play. Choose from dorm, camping or chalet-style accommodation.

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