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This area of Bay of Plenty has about 66,000 inhabitants.
The national capital, Wellington, is situated 230 miles south of Rotorua, while Horohoro is 9 miles to the southwest.
Give the kids a break from sightseeing and enjoy an afternoon of quality time at the Agrodome and Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park. Paradise Valley Springs and Wingspan National Bird of Prey Centre are also well worth checking out if you're looking for more family fun.
When it's time for a break, grab some lunch and find a shady nook at one of the area's leafy green spaces, such as White Island and Lake Rotorua. You'll also find plenty of room to lay about on the grass at Waimangu Volcanic Valley and Mount Tarawera.
Whether you're on the hunt for a certain map or some general pointers, the knowledgeable staff at Rotorua i-SITE Visitor Centre should be able to help you out.
Watch as the water rolls off the edge of Tarawera Falls into the bubbling pool below. Okere Falls Scenic Reserve is also recommended for its untamed vistas.
Want to see some native birds? Bring along your binoculars and see which feathered friends you can spot at Lake Tarawera and Lake Okareka. If that doesn't work out, perhaps your luck will change at Lake Rotomahana or Lake Rerewhakaaitu.
Switch your phone to silent and have a rest from the noises of the modern world at Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland and Mokoia Island. Nature-loving tourists will also have an excellent time at Redwoods Whakarewarewa Forest and Mount Ngongotaha.
Grab a friend and explore some of the favored exhibition spaces nearby. Savor the contemplative atmosphere as you check out the displays at the Tamaki Maori Village and the Rotorua Arts Village. Equally rewarding are the Rotorua Museum and Te Puia New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute.
Journey through the silent hallways and view the exhibits and artifacts at the Te Amorangi Museum.
To discover more about the events and people who shaped this place, plan to visit its remaining historical sites. Commence your history tour at the Tama-te-Kapua Meeting House and Buried Village. You might also like to get out the camera and snap some photos at the Mitai Maori Village and the Whakarewarewa: The Living Maori Village.
Work on your photography skills, walk around the grounds and enjoy the serene atmosphere at St. Faith's Anglican Church.
A site of reflection that serves to remember this place's past, the Blue Baths is certainly worth visiting.
If you love fashion, food and gift shopping, check out some of the retail zones and hunt down a bargain. Some of the best places to start with are Rotorua Central Mall, Rotorua Night Market and Redwoods Gift Shop & Visitor Centre.
The Tribal Lights Cultural Theatre is one of the most popular places to catch live shows. Before the performance, enjoy a light meal at one of the neighborhood restaurants or bars.
This region's most famed sights often overshadow its less touristy, but equally rewarding activities. The Skyline Rotorua and the Off Road NZ are some worthwhile options. If you can fit it in, also visit Te Rata Bay or the Racing Rotorua.
If you aren't sure where to stay in Rotorua, browse Expedia's Rotorua hotel options. There are 111 accommodations to choose from in this much-loved destination.
Two of the more higher-quality Rotorua options in which you will find the best amenities in town, are the Treetops Lodge & Estate, at OK, and the Peppers On The Point - Lake Rotorua, at 214 Kawaha Point Road. Should those not fit the bill, be sure to check out the Base Rotorua - Hostel, at 1286 Arawa Street, and the Rotorua Citizens Club, at 1146 Rangiuru Street, two more budget-friendly options.
Located in the heart of Rotorua, this luxury apartment building is within a 5-minute walk of Rotorua Night Market and Rotorua Central Mall. Rotorua Arts Village and Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre are also within 10 minutes.
This family-friendly Rotorua hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Whakarewarewa: The Living Maori Village, Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve, and Rotorua Golf Club. Te Puia New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute and Racing Rotorua are also within 1 mi (2 km).
This family-friendly Rotorua hotel is located on a lake, just steps from Rotorua Arts Village and Tamaki Maori Village. Rotorua Central Mall and Rotorua Night Market are also within 10 minutes.
This family-friendly Rotorua motel is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of Racing Rotorua, Rotorua Central Mall, and Rotorua Night Market. Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve and Government Gardens are also within 1 mi (2 km).
Located in Fenton Street, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Rotorua Central Mall, Rotorua Arts Village, and Tamaki Maori Village. Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre and Rotorua i-SITE Visitor Centre are also within 15 minutes.
Located in Ohinemutu, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Rotorua Hospital, Kuirau Park, and Tama-te-Kapua Meeting House. St. Faith's Anglican Church and Matariki Hangi & Maori Cultural Performance are also within 15 minutes.
Situated in Rotorua, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Matariki Hangi & Maori Cultural Performance, Rotorua Hospital, and Tama-te-Kapua Meeting House. St. Faith's Anglican Church and Rotorua Night Market are also within 10 minutes.
Located in Fenton Street, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Racing Rotorua and Rotorua Golf Club. Whakarewarewa: The Living Maori Village and Rotorua Central Mall are also within 1 mi (2 km).