Things to do in Rotorua
The Rotorua area has many natural wonders and sights related to the Maori, the original New Zealand people. Visit the Rotorua Museum and Maori Arts and Crafts Institute, see native flora and fauna at Rainbow Springs Nature Park and visit Agrodome Sheep Show for insights into New Zealand farming. Visit Te Puia and see boiling mud pools and mighty geysers.
Have a meal on a Lake Rotorua steamboat.
Rotorua and Waitomo can be visited on a five day tour between Auckland and Christchurch.