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Best Ziplining locations around the world

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Ziplining can be enjoyed in some spectacular places around the world, and they all have absolutely breathtaking surroundings and views. You could try ziplining through the desert in Africa, over a quarry in the UK, around a historic fort in India, through native forest in New Zealand or soar over the ocean waters in Haiti. Here are some of our top picks for the best zipline tours around the world. Time to get inspired and start planning your next trip!

  1. Dragon's Breath Ziplining Labadee, Haiti

  2. Flying fox in Jodhpur, India

  3. Zipworld in Bethesda, UK

  4. Zip 2000 in Sun City, Africa

  5. Rotorua Canopy Tours, New Zealand

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Our favourite Rotorua Geothermal parks

Thursday, 8 November 2018

Don’t miss experiencing Rotorua’s well known geothermal activity. The city’s unique location means that it’s perched on the Pacific Rim of Fire, making the city and the region a wonderland of geothermal energy. Bubbling mud pools, clouds of steam, shooting geysers and natural hot springs make this place other-worldly. Looking for things to do in Rotorua. Below, we’ve put together a list of what we think are Rotorua’s best thermal parks. Go get exploring!

  1. Hells Gate

  2. Te Puia

  3. Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland 

  4. Waimangu Volcanic Valley

 

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What to do in the Rotorua Redwoods Forest

Thursday, 8 November 2018

Wondering what to do in Rotorua? One of the most popular things to do in Rotorua is the man-made Redwood Californian redwoods that can be enjoyed by everyone in various different recreational activities. You can admire the trees from up in the canopy or from below  either by running, walking or biking on some of the best tracks in New Zealand - even the world.  Here is what you can do in Rotorua's Redwood Forest:

  1. Redwoods Tree Walk 

  2. Walking & Running 

  3. Mountain Biking

  4. Waipa Cafe

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Five-days of Adventure in Central North Island

Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Central North Island is full of awesome adventure activities. You really can be spoiled for choice which makes it hard to choose what to do especially if you are short of time. Check out our ultimate 5 day adventure in the central North Island that you should definitely include in your New Zealand Itinerary

  • Day 1: Hamilton
  • Day 2: Rotorua
  • Day 3: Okere Falls
  • Day 4: Taupo
  • Day 5: Tongariro / Ruapehu
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Waterfalls in Rotorua - Locals Secrets

Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Looking for the things to do in Rotorua? Well, we asked around and got a few ideas from the locals about their favourite waterfalls. We think you should check out these amazing waterfalls all under 1.5 hours drive from central Rotorua:

  1. Tarawera Falls

  2. McLaren Falls

  3. Tutea Falls

  4. Kaiate Falls

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Things to do in Rotorua in Spring

Thursday, 8 November 2018

Spring in Rotorua is stunning with the flowers displaying their bright, radiant petals and the trees are blossoming. Rotorua has immaculate flowers and gardens that you will see around the city and Rotorua is starting to be well known for these gardens and just how beautiful they really are. Below, we've put together a list of what to do in Rotorua during the Spring season.

  1. Rotorua Bike Festival

  2. Centennial Park (Tree Trust)

  3. Government Gardens

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Best Rotorua Mountain Biking Tracks

Thursday, 8 November 2018

Described as ‘mountain bike heaven’, Rotorua has this year been awarded Gold status by the International Mountain Biking Association, one of only six in the world. Mountain biking in Rotorua is, undoubtedly, world-class and some of the must do activities in Rotorua. Here are a few of our favourite local mountain biking trails in Rotorua.

  1. The Redwoods Forest

  2. Skyline Gravity Park 

  3. Western Okataina Walkway

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Must do activities in Rotorua [quick tip]

Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Rotorua is a town not to be missed in your North Island itinerary. It has something for every traveller and it's an incredibly unique place! Geothermal activity is what it's well known for, but strong culture and many adventure activities make it a must visit on anyone's list. Check out our recommendations for the must do activities in Rotorua!

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Trout Fishing in Rotorua

Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Very few places are as lucky as we are in Rotorua for the availability and number of excellent waters for trout fishing.

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Things to do in Rotorua

Tuesday, 13 August 2019

There are so many things to do in Rotorua. Rotorua has got to be one of the most popular places to visit in New Zealand - and for good reason! Known for its active geothermal landscape, exciting outdoor adventures, and Māori culture, Rotorua really is a NZ ‘must see’. Take all the opportunities you can to explore the amazing city in the heart of the North Island.

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