The city is home to some of the beautiful living Maori villages. You will also get to marvel at some of the Arts and Crafts Institute along with many traditional wood carving and weaving schools.
While Waimangu Volcanic Valley is known for its seething mud and steaming silica terraces, the Rotorua Museum is famous for its age-old charming relics. The tranquilising Government Gardens, Te Wairoa offers you a view of the detailed geological exhibit of the pink and white terraces which is a true delight for eyes.
Rotorua offers you a chance to swim at Wai-O-Tapu and ride a mountain bike through the Moerangi Track to enjoy the views of the beautiful forest scenery all around. It also lets you go shopping till your drop at the Rotorua night market.
Rotorua has got a mild temperate climate as it is situated inland from the coast and is sheltered by a high country to the south and east. The city also receives significant rainfall all through the year.