Rotorua’s Geysers, Gondolas & Gastronomy



per person
Duration: 7 Nights
Destination: Rotorua
Region: New Zealand
Deal Code: PA148CY0




Stroll through Hell’s Gate to witness New Zealand’s most active geothermal reserve before retiring to the mud baths and sulphur spas. Take a night stroll through the Redwood treetops amongst glittering lights and giant lanterns. Visit an authentic living Maori village where residents use geothermal resources to cook their food and heat their homes. Retreat to a secluded tub surrounded by native ferns and bush next to the Waipa stream. Dine amongst the stars buffet style after a Gondola ride up Mount Ngongotaha, indulging in some of the freshet seafood, slow cooked meat, salads, desserts and more. Learn about New Zealand’s native bird, the Kiwi, and with a bit of luck witness a hatching.

Your holiday package includes:

  • 7 day inclusive car hire of a Toyota Corolla Hatch or similar, Auckland return
  • 7 nights accommodation in a 2 bedroom in Rotorua
  • Hells Gate Geothermal Reserve Walk, Mud Bath & Spa
  • Nightlights Redwood Treewalk
  • Whakarewarewa Village Tour & Geothermal Trail
  • Secret Spot Hot Tubs Rotorua
  • Skyline Rotorua Gondola & Premium Buffet Dinner
  • National Kiwi Hatchery Tour

***Rate based on twin share for travel 1 to 8 November 2022***

***Family pricing available***

***Contact us for car hire from different cities or to add flights!***

Want to do more? Ask us about visiting Hobbiton, Waitomo Glow Worm Caves, or the Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, plus so much more.

Hells Gate Geothermal Reserve Walk, Mud Bath & Spa
Take a 90 minute guided or self-guided interactive tour of New Zealand’s most active geothermal reserve, see erupting waters, an active mud volcano, land coral and a hot waterfall. Experience getting your hands and feet dirty in our healing mud foot pool or try your hand at Māori carving. You’ll soon discover the legends and myths behind Hell’s Gate. Bathe in our world-famous mud baths, then soaking in the sulphur spas and cool plunge pool. Hell’s Gate mud spa is a historic New Zealand experience. The healing properties of the geothermal mud and sulphur mineral water have been used by local Māori for over 800 years. Open and clean your skin by lathering it in our unique mud, before exfoliating and cleansing with a soak in the sulphur spa. Your body and soul will feel revitalised after this soothing experience.

Nightlights Redwood Treewalk
Enchanting. Magical. Mesmerising. Redwoods Nightlights™ is one of New Zealand’s top design led tourism experiences that features 34 exquisite lanterns designed by world-renowned designer and sustainability champion David Trubridge. Floating between 9-20 metres above the forest floor, this award-winning, eco-tourism walk is 700 metres long, spans across 28 suspension bridges and 27 platforms and takes about 40 minutes to complete. Perfect for those looking for things to do in Rotorua at night.

Whakarewarewa Village Tour & Geothermal Trail
Explore an authentic living Māori village where people live on a daily basis, using natural geothermal resources to cook, bathe and heat their homes as they have for centuries. View the geothermal wonders of Whakarewarewa Geothermal Valley including the world-famous Pōhutu geyser, boiling mud-pools, steam vents and bubbling pools. Learn what it’s like to live in the challenging geothermal plateau where daily life includes cooking in the bubbling pools and steam vents, and bathing in the refreshing therapeutic waters. Take in our various historical landmarks and buildings, including an active Marae (meeting grounds and focal point of Maori communities), our WWII Memorial Archway, historic churches, and tapu (sacred) burial grounds. Whakarewarewa is truly NZ’s iconic Living Maori Village experience.

Secret Spot Hot Tubs Rotorua
Our 12 tubs are secluded and set outside amongst the tree ferns, with optional umbrellas over the tub to shade you from the sun or rain. At night you soak in a magical setting of lanterns amongst the beautifully lit surrounding native bush. Pick up your flax kete (basket) with a craft beverage of your choice, you head down the boardwalk through the ferns to find your secluded hot tub next to the Waipa stream. Relax, share the stories from your day’s adventures, and connect with nature.

Skyline Rotorua Gondola & Premium Buffet Dinner
Set amongst the stars atop Mount Ngongotaha, Skyline Rotorua’s Stratosfare Restaurant and Bar is home to some of New Zealand’s best award-winning cuisine. Stratosfare will take you on a gastronomic journey from the tidal mussel tank, ensuring the freshest mussels you can find, to the flame rotisserie, Art of the Grill chef station, 24-hour slow-cooked roast beef, seasonal salads and delicious desserts. This is a unique and decadent Rotorua dining experience. Package includes a soft drink, beer, wine or cocktail, unlimited BRITA still or sparkling water and best of all - a guaranteed window seat!

National Kiwi Hatchery Tour
The National Kiwi Hatchery is the national leader in kiwi husbandry, egg incubation systems, hatching techniques and kiwi chick rearing. When you join one of our experiences during hatching season (September to March), you'll get to see kiwi eggs being incubated, the hatching process and newly hatched kiwi chicks. Educational, thought-provoking and truly unique experiences, you'll get to see how we're helping kiwi at the largest and most successful kiwi hatchery in the world. Enjoy a special 'behind the scenes' tour of our Hatchery to see real kiwi conservation in action. Learn all about the efforts of our kiwi husbandry team, discover what it takes to hatch a chick... and if you're really lucky, see baby chicks in person!

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Terms & Conditions

Prices listed are per person in Australian/New Zealand Dollars, based on twin occupancy, including all discounts unless otherwise stated. Accommodation allows up to 6 guests for travel 01-08 November 2022. All bookings are subject to availability. Minimum nights stay may apply. Other travel periods may be available. Some block out dates may apply. Rates may alter depending upon the dates requested and surcharges if applicable. Final booking confirmation only provided once payment has been processed. Bookings are non-refundable once paid. Contact our travel team for more details. Our Vacation Centre reserves the right to withdraw this promotion without notice at any time. Pricing correct as at 28 June 2022.