Scenic Travel Services From Rotorua
Explore Rotorua and its surrounding region, with its diverse natural
geo thermal beauty, a major adventure destination and is New
Zealand's Maori cultural heartland.
(Pop: 55,600) (from Māori: Te
"The second great lake of Kahumatamomoe") is a city on the southern
shores of the lake of the same name, in the Bay of Plenty region of the
North Island of New Zealand.
Rotorua is a major
destination for both domestic and international tourists, with the tourism
industry being by far the largest industry in the district. The city is
known for its geothermal activity, with a number of geysers, notably the
Pohutu Geyser at Whakarewarewa, and hot mud pools located in the city. This
thermal activity owes itself to the Rotorua caldera on which the city lies.
Rotorua welcomes you, with true warmth. It's
offering you the very best Rotorua can give, of the people, the history, the
land. It's about looking after you, and its something Rotorua takes great
Te Arawa people were New Zealand's first hosts, guiding visitors safely
across the waters of Lake Tarawera to the splendid Pink and White Terraces.
descendants are the Maori you meet today. Rotorua is like no other place,
its spirit expressed by its stunning landscape. Its raw beauty has enchanted
visitors from around the world for more than 160 years. Stand upon active
volcanoes, peer into massive craters - see boiling mud, exploding geysers
and enjoy unspoiled native forests that cloak the land. And throughout this
vista are 14 crystal lakes, brimming with trout and awaiting your tender
Rotorua is a vibrant, modern city with many
attractions and activities,
making your task difficult to decide how much you can cram into the
time you have.
There are no passenger train or rail services to and from Rotorua. The closest railway station to
which is a 1 hour 40 minute travel by daily
Rotorua to Hamilton coach services,
connecting with the
Northern Explorer train service from
Hamilton to Wellington.
There are no passenger train or rail services from
Rotorua to Wellington except for scenic coach travel from
Rotorua to Wellington.