Distinctive features of Rotorua noticed immediately by the visitor are the
smell of sulphur and the steam rising from the ground from many bores
around the city.
Rotorua District has four major thermal areas - Whakarewarewa, Waimangu,
Waiotapu and Hell's Gate.
The village of Whakarewarewa is one of Rotorua's best known and most active
thermal areas and can be reached on foot from the city centre. Pohutu
geyser, which erupts about twenty times a day and can spout up to 100 feet,
is a popular attraction at Whakarewarewa. There you can also see hot
bubbling mud pools, hot springs, and a Maori pa.
Geothermal steam and sulphur pool
The Inferno Crater with its powder blue steaming water and sheer crater
walls can be seen at the Waimangu Volcanic Valley. Close to Waimangu, is
the Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland, with the reputation of being the most
colourful thermal area with the famous champagne pool, the bridal veil
falls, and large steaming
If you time your visit for 10:15 a.m., you'll see the daily eruption of the
Lady Knox Geyser.
Hell's Gate, as its name suggests, has impressive thermal activity.
Visitors find that there is nothing more relaxing than soaking in a hot
Rotorua in the centre of New Zealand's North Island offers very special
attractions for visitors interested in the thermal activity and Maori
NOTE :This site is a temporary content pre publication locale.
For depth content on Rotorua Budget and information regarding recommendations, feedback and reviews Visit NZine
NZine : Recommended NZ
- NZine is the gateway to New Zealand for the traveller visiting NZ and for the locals! Great forums, NZ networking, and this section called Recommend in New Zealand
section is reviews, ratings for New Zealand restaurants,
accommodation, (NZ) tours, and New Zealand attractions that you may
wish to visit or book in for when you come to this clean green country.
NZine is not only an the online magazine of choice through the longest
Internet publishing in New Zealand of NZ content but also has in-depth
articles, humour and social commentary attuned to the New Zealand /
NZine : Links
A great New Zealand resource. This is a selective link
directory within NZine that is taking you to websites hosted in New
Zealand (NZ webhosting) or about New Zealand and what you will find
there either as a resident or a visitor.
NZine : Budget
NZine : Rotorua
- The Internet service and programming company behind
many innovations in New Zealand such as CyberMall New Zealand,
NZine, Converge, Canterbury Net, Evanta and more. Plain Communications
runs several virtual ISPs such as CyberXpress and NetExpress, and
provides a range of ecommerce solutions and ICT consultancy.
- For ecommerce and smart web technology within New Zealand,
Evanta, the ecommerce division of Plain Communications is a leading
- Internet Service Provider based in Christchurch, New Zealand
bringing Internet connection for the home and business user and
high speed internet solutions for the New Zealand hospitality industry.
- This Cybermall is the premier and longest standing doorway to ecommerce in
New Zealand and beyond. Find or search for business operating online in
New Zealand. Travel sites are listed, and places for great Leisure activities
and where to buy gifts, with other sections on Health resources and
Health products within New Zealand, New Zealand Property (Real Estate),
where to buy in the Auto industry (cars, automobiles), numerous listings
of Retailers, best places for Computers and Electronics, plus Music (CDRoms),
video (DVDs) and more.
- A specific New Zealand regional portal concerning
Canterbury in the South Island, with the Wizard introduction and other
personalities, plus links and pictures of sites in this part of New
Zealand. South Canterbury, Mid Canterbury and North Canterbury include
Timaru, Christchurch, Kaikoura and great scenic locales.
- Internet Service Provider with Fast, quality Internet
connections for Christchurch, New Zealand and Quality commercial Web
hosting. Acknowledged for opening the first commercial web hosting in
New Zealand and maintaining several thousand web sites for
organisations, individuals and businesses. CyberXpress provides New
Zealand with top class, affordable and cheap web hosting solutions.
Something for all needs.
NZ web ring
This is a New Zealand Web Region Site - Content assembled collaboratively
Auto-Template-Managed - Free Hosting courtesy of Plain Communications