Multi-artist Janet Keen says that “Rotorua is beautiful even on a dull day”, a statement we have no particular problems with voice. And this despite the fact that the town is beset with a moth reminiscent of rotten eggs.
Rotorua one of the most popular tourist cities in New Zealand. Both domestic and foreign tourists come here in droves. Rotorua early became a popular spa for rich and adventurous Brits and Indians. And with these came new tourists from all over Europe. But the three earthquakes in 1886 that abruptly halted spa tourism are today the reason for a new tourist boom.
Rotorua is famous for its spectacular geothermal areas. And of course, it is the geothermal areas that give Rotorua the distinctive niche that one necessarily finds in a city that can best be characterized as a volcanic playpen.
Rotorua is the “Thousand Lakes” area, and also close to the sea. If you love fishing, Rotorua is a dream destination. In fact, there are more than 50 lakes near Rotorua and a variety of activities and tourist experiences are associated with these lakes.
In addition to experiencing the nature of the water, you can take long walks in scenic areas. And you can explore Rotorua and the region from the air. You may also become better acquainted with the Maori culture that stands strong in and around Rorotua.
Rorotura is a few hours drive southeast of Auckland on the North Island of New Zealand. If you are traveling to Oceania, we recommend that you include Rotorua on the itinerary.