Attractions of Rotorua are the one of the most interesting places on our planet, because nowhere in the world found so many geysers, hot springs and mud lakes as here.
This unique natural paradise is situated on the territory of New Zealand occupies a volcanic plateau.
This most powerful of geothermal activity area in the world is located in the southwest corner of the lake Rotorua. The area can be reached by road from Auckland, which is about three hours from here.
Nearly 1200 geysers, bubbling muddy lakes and earth cracks with steam coming out of them are located literally in couple of steps. Springing from subsurface hot water smells strongly of sulfur and Rotorua so called "Land of sulfur."
The name of the place comes from the language of the local population, which is another sacred territory in Australia. On the Maori language for which Rotorua is an important place associated with their history and traditions through the centuries, Roto means lake, and Rua translates to two. The most common area translates to two lakes.
Volcanic fissure, which lies over the settlement is approximately 200 km - from White Island to the "Bay of Plenty" from Lake Taupo to the volcanoes of Tongariro National Park on the North Island.
In the area of Rotorua is located and the town, which was founded in the 19th century.
Located in the northeastern part of North Island of New Zealand town is about 53,000 inhabitants. Rotorua is a center for forestry, farming and light industry.
Interesting to visit the Art Institute which functions 1967 From this initial class today some of the students are teachers.
The Institute students learn not only the art of carving, but also educate their consciousness that they are the ones who need to support living artists.
Lake Tarawera - if you want to see the geothermal activity in Rotorua Island, offer you a one-hour trip to Lake Tarawera. The lake is one of the attractions of Rotorua. The water is pleasantly warm and can easily bathe in it. If you want to see Tarawera Falls is ready for five hours trek in the beautiful scenery of Rotorua. There is an option to reach the waterfall boat for 30 minutes. Some tourists also prefer to enjoy the beautiful forests along the river Tarawera. If we have to list all the natural attractions of Rotorua may miss some. Therefore, we will show the most interesting of them:
AMAZEME - Paradise Valley, Bay of Plenty, THERMAL PARK & ORAKEI KORAKO CAVE - Taupo, Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park, ROTORUA CANOPY TOURS, Waimangu Volcanic Valley, thermal village of Whakarewarewa and more…