Rotorua Tours

Rotorua Taxis Tours

Rotorua Taxis offers customised Rotorua tours to suit all visitors. Options range from one hour trips to full day tours, covering all of the best activities and attractions. To get the most out of your day, you need a driver who knows Rotorua well. We are Rotorua’s original taxi company, operating in and around our city for nearly 100 years. That means you can trust our friendly and professional drivers to deliver quality Rotorua tours, every time.

We also have a comprehensive fleet of hybrid vehicles to suit your needs. These include modern and comfortable taxis, vans for large groups, or mobility vehicles to accommodate those in wheelchairs. Below are 40 of our most popular Rotorua tour activities. Just let us know which ones you’d like to include in your customised tour package, and we’ll provide a transparent fare estimate for you. You can book your tour online quickly and easily, or call now for an immediate pickup.


Redwood Trails Rotorua

Redwoods Trails

The Redwoods offers plenty of beautiful walking and biking trails with varying lengths and difficulties.

Redwood Treewalk Rotorua

Redwoods Treewalk

Walk amongst 120 year old redwood trees, suspended above the forest floor. Visit by day or night!

Lakes Rotorua


Whether you’re up for a swim or a walk, Rotorua has many pristine lakes to choose from.

Canopy Tours Rotorua

Canopy Tours

Rotorua’s famous zip lining adventure course, which was awarded the World’s #1 Nature Activity by TripAdvisor.

Rainbow Mountain Rotorua

Rainbow Mountain

Hike up a thermal mountain with coloured rocks, unique native plants, and stunning summit views! Allow two hours.


Paradise Valley Rotorua

Paradise Valley

Wildlife park with lions, native birds, trout and more. Don’t miss the lion feeding at 2:30pm each day!

Agrodome Rotorua


The Agrodome hosts the famous Farm Show each day with live sheep shearing, as well as farm tours.

Kiwi Hatchery

Kiwi Hatchery

The National Kiwi Hatchery is the largest in New Zealand. Book a tour to see kiwi for yourself!

Wingspan Rotorua


See native birds of prey up close, including falcons, owls and more. Demonstrations 11:30am Thursday to Sunday.

Heritage Farm Rotorua

Heritage Farm

See all kinds of farm animals up close on a farm tour. You can even feed and pet them!


Whakarewarewa Rotorua


New Zealand’s only living Maori village. A truly authentic experience, with guided tours, cultural performances and more.

Buried Village Rotorua

Buried Village

This most visited archaeological site in New Zealand tells the stories of the 1886 Mt Tarawera eruption.

Ohinemutu Rotorua


A lakeside Maori village with abundant geothermal energy. Visitors are welcome to walk around at no charge.

Mitai Village Rotorua

Mitai Village

Enjoy an evening of Maori culture with a cultural performance, buffet hangi dinner and more.

Tamaki Maori Village Rotorua

Te Pa Tu (Tamaki)

Connect with the Maori way of life in a beautiful forest setting, with an immersive cultural and culinary experience.


Te Puia Rotorua

Te Puia

Guided tour featuring spectacular geysers, bubbling mud and native bush. You can also add on a cultural performance.

Waimangu Rotorua


A unique and otherworldly geothermal valley that has been regenerating from complete desolation for over 130 years.

Wai O Tapu Rotorua


Explore a colourful geothermal wonderland, including the famous Lady Knox Geyser and Champagne Pool.

Hells Gate Rotorua

Hell's Gate

Immerse yourself in Rotorua’s geothermal activity by soaking in revitalising mud pools.

Kuirau Park Rotorua

Kuirau Park

New Zealand’s only free geothermal park. Located right by the city centre, it is Rotorua’s most accessible thermal activity.


Skyline Rotorua


Take the Gondola up the mountain and ride the world famous Luge tracks for a gravity-fuelled thrill.

ZORB Rotorua


Jump into giant inflatable balls and roll down Mt Ngongotaha on four epic tracks. Invented right here in Rotorua!

Velocit Valley Rotorua

Velocity Valley

Choose from six epic adventure activities in one place: Agrojet, Swoop, Bungy, Wind Tunnel, Freestyle Airbag, and Schweeb.

Rafting Rotorua


Experience a white water thrill ride on a raging river. Options include Kaituna Cascades, Kaitiaki Adventures and more.

Off Road NZ

Off Road NZ

You are guaranteed an action-packed adventure at Off Road NZ. Experiences include Go-Karts, Bush Safaris and 4x4 Thrill Rides!


Te Puia Rotorua

Polynesian Spa

Rotorua’s world famous hot springs, featuring private lake view pools, family pools, and day spa packages.

Secret Spot Rotorua

Secret Spot

Relax in your own private hot tub with a drink in hand, surrounded by ferns and overlooking the forest.

Waikite Valley Rotorua

Waikite Valley

Soak in mineral water straight from a 100% pure geothermal spring – the largest of its kind in NZ.

Manupira Rotorua

Lake Rotoiti Hot Pools

These lakeside pools are only accessible by boat or by air. Bookings for the Water Taxi are essential.

Aquatic Centre

Aquatic Centre

The Aquatic Centre has larger pools for those who enjoy swimming laps, plus indoor and outdoor spa pools.


Lakefront Rotorua


The newly redeveloped Lakefront is a bustling must visit spot, with a boardwalk, playground, and more.

Government Gardens Rotorua

Government Gardens

An iconic Rotorua destination featuring beautiful gardens and historic buildings, including the Rotorua Museum.

Sulphur Point Rotorua

Sulphur Point

Another free geothermal area that is also home to unique plant life and threatened birds.

Arts Village Rotorua

Arts Village

A community organisation that runs art exhibitions, a shop with locally made arts and crafts, and a café.

Eat Streat Rotorua

Eat Streat

Not sure where to eat? This bustling hub has over a dozen restaurants, bars and eateries to choose from.


Motion Entertainment Rotorua

Motion Entertainment

Rotorua’s entertainment mall includes 10 fun-filled activities, from bowling and mini golf to laser tag and arcade games.

Rotofobia Escape Rooms

Rotofobia Escape Rooms

Ready for a puzzle? Rotofobia hosts exciting and intriguing escape rooms for 2-8 people.

3D Art Gallery

3D Art Gallery

A unique and immersive experience where you become part of the picture! Great for a rainy day.

Mini Golf Rotorua

Mini Golf

Mini Golf Rotorua has friendly bunnies roaming free over the course, and beautiful night lights. Not your usual!

Reading Cinemas Rotorua

Reading Cinemas

Wanting to catch a film? The recently renovated Reading Cinemas is Rotorua’s local movie theatre.

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Enter your details and the activities you would like to be included in your tour. We’ll get back to you shortly with a fare estimate for your custom tour around Rotorua.

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