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    Discover the surreal volcanic landscape of Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, a natural geothermal area stretching over 18 sq km (7 sq mi). Choos
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    New Zealand's ONLY NATIVE FOREST ZIPLINE CANOPY TOUR - opened August 2012. Proud recipients of the Visitor Experience Award, Environmental Aw
    Tours from $95
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    Zipline , Rotorua
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    Te Puia , Rotorua
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    Take a guided tour of the thermal geysers at Te Puia, Rotorua's undisputed star attraction. A short ride south of the city center, this therm
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    Hike or bike the trails around Huka Falls Walkway, draining the country's largest lake by surface area and appealing to both amateur photogra
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    Where to stay in Rotorua

    Rotorua has a range of different accommodations, mainly centered around the lake itself. In this downtown area you will find luxury hotels and hostels, many benefitting from good views of the surrounding scenery. Farther out of the town, comfortable motels offer those with a car a good option for setting up a base from which to explore the area. Campers and others wanting to enjoy the outdoors as soon as possible can opt for campsites and RV parks, all best accessed by car or taxi.
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