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.
The Redwoods offers plenty of beautiful walking and biking trails with varying lengths and difficulties.
Walk amongst 120 year old redwood trees, suspended above the forest floor. Visit by day or night!
Whether you’re up for a swim or a walk, Rotorua has many pristine lakes to choose from.
Rotorua’s famous zip lining adventure course, which was awarded the World’s #1 Nature Activity by TripAdvisor.
Hike up a thermal mountain with coloured rocks, unique native plants, and stunning summit views! Allow two hours.
Wildlife park with lions, native birds, trout and more. Don’t miss the lion feeding at 2:30pm each day!
The Agrodome hosts the famous Farm Show each day with live sheep shearing, as well as farm tours.
The National Kiwi Hatchery is the largest in New Zealand. Book a tour to see kiwi for yourself!
See native birds of prey up close, including falcons, owls and more. Demonstrations 11:30am Thursday to Sunday.
See all kinds of farm animals up close on a farm tour. You can even feed and pet them!
New Zealand’s only living Maori village. A truly authentic experience, with guided tours, cultural performances and more.
This most visited archaeological site in New Zealand tells the stories of the 1886 Mt Tarawera eruption.
A lakeside Maori village with abundant geothermal energy. Visitors are welcome to walk around at no charge.
Enjoy an evening of Maori culture with a cultural performance, buffet hangi dinner and more.
Connect with the Maori way of life in a beautiful forest setting, with an immersive cultural and culinary experience.
Guided tour featuring spectacular geysers, bubbling mud and native bush. You can also add on a cultural performance.
A unique and otherworldly geothermal valley that has been regenerating from complete desolation for over 130 years.
Explore a colourful geothermal wonderland, including the famous Lady Knox Geyser and Champagne Pool.
Immerse yourself in Rotorua’s geothermal activity by soaking in revitalising mud pools.
New Zealand’s only free geothermal park. Located right by the city centre, it is Rotorua’s most accessible thermal activity.
Take the Gondola up the mountain and ride the world famous Luge tracks for a gravity-fuelled thrill.
Jump into giant inflatable balls and roll down Mt Ngongotaha on four epic tracks. Invented right here in Rotorua!
Choose from six epic adventure activities in one place: Agrojet, Swoop, Bungy, Wind Tunnel, Freestyle Airbag, and Schweeb.
Experience a white water thrill ride on a raging river. Options include Kaituna Cascades, Kaitiaki Adventures and more.
You are guaranteed an action-packed adventure at Off Road NZ. Experiences include Go-Karts, Bush Safaris and 4x4 Thrill Rides!
Rotorua’s world famous hot springs, featuring private lake view pools, family pools, and day spa packages.
Relax in your own private hot tub with a drink in hand, surrounded by ferns and overlooking the forest.
Soak in mineral water straight from a 100% pure geothermal spring – the largest of its kind in NZ.
These lakeside pools are only accessible by boat or by air. Bookings for the Water Taxi are essential.
The Aquatic Centre has larger pools for those who enjoy swimming laps, plus indoor and outdoor spa pools.
The newly redeveloped Lakefront is a bustling must visit spot, with a boardwalk, playground, and more.
An iconic Rotorua destination featuring beautiful gardens and historic buildings, including the Rotorua Museum.
Another free geothermal area that is also home to unique plant life and threatened birds.
A community organisation that runs art exhibitions, a shop with locally made arts and crafts, and a café.
Not sure where to eat? This bustling hub has over a dozen restaurants, bars and eateries to choose from.
Rotorua’s entertainment mall includes 10 fun-filled activities, from bowling and mini golf to laser tag and arcade games.
Ready for a puzzle? Rotofobia hosts exciting and intriguing escape rooms for 2-8 people.
A unique and immersive experience where you become part of the picture! Great for a rainy day.
Mini Golf Rotorua has friendly bunnies roaming free over the course, and beautiful night lights. Not your usual!
Wanting to catch a film? The recently renovated Reading Cinemas is Rotorua’s local movie theatre.
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