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New Zealand is a country that has beautiful landscapes, incredible beaches, and so much to do. It is also a country with an interesting Maori history and culture and one of the best places to visit in your Apollo campervan hire while in New Zealand is Rotorua.

What We Love about Rotorua

While most New Zealand cities have something beautiful and unique about them, Rotorua has a number of natural attractions that make it a city that you will want to see at least once. For those who have never been in Rotorua before, you may be unsure of where to start or what to do.

Following is our guide on the must-visit places and things to do while in Rotorua:

  • Geothermal wonders-This area is known for its geothermal fields and with the Pohutu Geyser nearby, you can imagine how Rotorua is a haven for anyone who wants to enjoy hot springs, mud pools, and hot baths in one of the lakes. Places that you can visit for these experiences are Kuirau Park, Lake Tarawera, and Lake Rotorua.

  • Ohinemutu-While in Rotorua, you must visit Ohinemutu to get a glimpse at an actual Maori village rich in Maori culture to help you understand the history and beauty of this unique people. Here you will find historical places such as the Marae and the Church, and the town itself is a beautiful scene with charming houses set against the beauty of Lake Rotorua and hills in the distance. You can also take a tour to better understand the history, culture, and beliefs of this captivating people. Don’t forget to try Maori hangi while in the area.

  • Mountain Biking-If you like mountain biking, this is the destination for you. Rotorua is well-known for being a mountain biking hub and it is an area where you will find many competitions and biking events. You can bike in the Whakarewarewa Forest on a wild and exciting trail or take your wheels to the Skyline Gravity Park where you can bike up if you want to, or simply take a gondola. If you want to bike through the hot springs, go ahead and choose the Rainbow Mountain as your trail. You can even take a dip in a hot pool afterwards.

  • Food-While Rotorua is where you must enjoy nature and the beauty that surrounds this highly cultural city, one must not forget to visit some of the best restaurants and locations in the city. A top location is Eat Street which is a suitable name for a place where you can find plenty to choose from.

A beautiful spot to visit is Solitaire Lodge where you can find excellent meals for affordable prices and a great view of Lake Tarawera. Another fabulous spot that you will absolutely adore if you like Indian food is the Indian Star Tandoor Restaurant. This top awarded restaurant has some of the most delicious tandoori, biryani, and vegetarian Indian dishes in the city and you won’t want to miss out. For a café-style meal, Ciabatta Café and Bakery is the place that you will want to visit for excellent sandwiches and desserts.