Recommended Rotorua ActivitiesThe Agrodome
The Agrodome experience showcases organic produce, a working farm and intimate animal encounters. Hand-feed cute baby lambs, or even milk a cow (optional!). Spend two hours learning about animals, the climate, and how we make the best of our beautiful land. This experience encompasses a sheep show and farm tour, including a visit to an organic orchard. The sheep show is world-famous! Presented by an enthusiastic host, you'll be introduced to nineteen breeds of champion rams. See a live Sheep Shearing, an auction, and be amazed by the noisy Huntaway and Strong Eye Dog demonstrations.
Agrodome is located on the same property as Agroventures, perfect for a combination of adventure and a farm tour!
Off Road NZ
Off Road NZ is a sustainable premium adventure experience, creating fun memories, personal growth and lasting impressions. Established in 1992, Off Road NZ provide the best self-drive, off road vehicle experiences in New Zealand, including 4WD Bush Safaris and Monster 4X4 Thrill Rides. The newest adventure is the opportunity to race one of our 390cc 4-stroke karts on New Zealand’s newest and longest A-rated KartSport circuit. Off Road NZ is located on a beautiful NZ native bush-clad property on the Mamaku Plateau, just 20 minutes north of Rotorua City. The rugged, formerly volcanic landscape offers diverse terrain for self-drive 4WD vehicles and other adventures.
Come cruising with the Lakeland Queen on Lake Rotorua. The only original stern wheel driven paddle boat in New Zealand offers daily, Breakfast and Lunch scenic cruise options. Dinner cruises are available on request, specialising in themed events and cocktail functions.
The ZORB™ ride is a totally bizarre and fun adventure experience where you'd be protected by a massive cushion of air whilst sphering down a hill.Throw in a bucket of water, hop inside the inflated ZORB™ ball, run, tumble, flip or slide inside it, doesn't sound fun enough yet? Take up to 2 of your mates with you inside the ZORB™! ZORB™ is the sport of rolling down a hill inside a giant inflatable ball and where New Zealand, once again, leads the world in stupid things to do while you're on vacation.
River Rats Raft & Kayak have been offering quality adventures for over 25 years. There’s something for everyone, from a gentle grade 2 scenic raft trip suitable for participants as young as 5, through to full on grade 5 action featuring the world’s highest commercially rafted waterfall. Kayaking is available as freedom hire or a guided tour. Paddle the local lakes to a secluded beach or enjoy a hot water swim only accessible by boat.
Choose which river suits your ideal adventure. All the trips offer outstanding New Zealand scenery with varying amounts of challenging water thrown in. For those who love adrenaline thrills, then definitely check out the Kaituna Waterfall trip, you’ll get a BUZZ going over the highest commercially rafted waterfall (a MASSIVE 7 metres). Available all year round!!
It takes a certain kind of person to jump from an aircraft at 15,000ft into thin air. It takes courage. Harnessed by space age materials to an experienced qualified Jumpmaster, you step out that aircraft door and for some 60 seconds you plummet toward the ground at 200kph, Terminal Velocity. The Jumpmaster will deploy the reinforced tandem canopy controlling your entire skydive. Expect sensory overload as your mind, body & soul fight against every natural self preservatory urge. ACHIEVEMENT DOESN'T COME SWEETER!
Tamaki Maori Village
The Experience that awaits you… Be welcomed into an authentic Maori village nestled in Rotorua forest, discover Maori art forms, ancient rituals and traditions, experience thrilling song and dance,
and then share in a 3 course meal with your Maori hosts.
An evening at Mitai will give you an authentic introduction to Maoriculture leaving you amazed and in awe. Enter the world of Mitai. Beenthralled by the natural bush setting, see warriors in traditionaldress paddle an ancient warrior canoe (waka) down the Wai-o-whirostream, and don’t miss your only opportunity in the Rotorua area to seeglow worms in their natural habitat.
Let Rotorua's most experienced Raft and Sledge Guide crew assist you to descend the outstanding waterways surrounding Rotorua, in style with their world-class Rafting and Sledging abilities and fun-loving personalities, coupled with the best gear, will make it an experience you will never forget.
The OGO is a 3 metre (11 foot) transparent sphere lovingly constructed from over 100 square metres (300 square feet) of plastic, more than 1,000 little plastic anchors, about 600 multi-coloured strings and endless hours of welding, glueing and tieing combined with sweat, tears and billions of teensy little kisses to make a beautiful big ball that you can jump inside and roll down a hill. OGO Rotorua is our very own play-paddock where we spend our days rolling down our purpose built 250 metre long tracks in our OGOs. If you are VERY lucky and ask VERY nicely, you may be able to persuade our staff to stop playing in the OGOs briefly and allow you to have a turn.
Set high on the side of Mount Ngongotaha with extensive views of Rotorua city, Lake Rotorua, geothermal areas and surrounding hinterlands, Skyline Rotorua provides the ideal venue for a day of family fun, a romantic evening for two or group of friends.
Rotorua Canopy Tours
New Zealand’s ONLY native forest zipline canopy tour, this is the ultimate eco-tourism adventure! Embark on a magical three hour journey through virgin native forest as you traverse our network of ziplines, walking trails, swingbridges and tree top platforms at heights of up to 22 metres above the forest floor! An unforgettable encounter with nature, this guided eco tour will leave you inspired by the beauty of the ancient native forest and the conservation dream driving it all. No experience required, exciting and educational for all ages 6 and up.
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