This outstanding museum occupies a grand Tudor-style edifice. A 20-minute film on the history of Rotorua, including the Tarawera...
The gorgeous Spanish Mission–style Blue Baths opened in 1933 (and, amazingly, were closed from 1982 to 1999). If you feel like taking a...
A bathhouse opened at these Government Gardens springs in 1882, and people have been swearing by the waters ever since. There is mineral...
Tamaki Maori Village
Tamaki does a twilight tour to a marae (meeting house) and Māori village 15km south of Rotorua. Buses collect from the Hinemaru St...
Occupying a quiet corner near the lake, this zesty cafe offers alfresco breakfasts and dishes with a welcome twist: try the...
Queens Dr, Government Gardens · interesting places nearby
Ballbusters has a nine-hole course (adult/child $16/12), minigolf ($12/9) and a driving range (80 balls $11). There's also a baseball batting cage (bucket of balls $10) and the quirky thrills of Bubble Soccer ($35), where participants wearing inflatable plastic domes run around bouncing into each other. Paintball and target shooting complete the action-packed menu.