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Things to do in Reporoa

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Nature
“Rotorua is the home of geothermal activity in New Zealand. Hot pools and geysers. Wai O Tapu is a great place to see bubbling mud pools and geysers. Wear walking shoes and make sure you are there for the 10.15am eruption of the "Lady Knox" geyser. You would eat breakfast and then leave us at about 9.30 am to make it in time. 10% voucher available for you all to use.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“This is another FREE hotspot, drive to Waiotapu Loop Road head past Wai-o-tapu Geothermal Park about 1 minute on you'll find a small bridge, usually you will spot a few cars parked on the side of the road. There are steps down into the river, take a cold beverage and enjoy meet some locals or other travellers. This is where a hot and cold stream meets, so find your perfect spot but remember it's an organic experience you are in a natural environment. We always recommend that you don't immerse your head under the water - as the hot water isn't treated. Leave valuables (money, passport, cameras etc) behind or locked safely in your car, just take the bare minimum with you for your swim i.e. water bottle, snacks, swimwear, towel and jandals (aka flip flops, thongs). ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“A great trip, these guys will take you to a secret spot called the squeeze. A natural wonder and something you can do all year round.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Hot Spring
  • 2 locals recommend
Street Address
“This is a local Pub. Its not fancy. It's where the local workers often catch up for a beer and something to eat. Theres also a liquor store there too. Great food, drinks, sports on tv, pool tables and music. Live music sometimes.”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“Wai-o-tapu is 25 kms out of town but well worth the trip. This is our favourite thermal wonderland. Great value for money - lots of variety and lovely walks.”
  • 1 local recommends
Street Address
“All your essentials from Snacks, Ice Cream, Alcohol, First Aid, Hygiene and Magazines. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Street Address
“Best Coffee! Jan and Stu are the owners and Jan makes all the goodies fresh and from scratch including her delicious pies, cakes and slices! Dinner is often available Friday nights only from 6:30pm - Bookings are essential. Lamb Shanks, Pizza, Burgers, Curry...”
  • 1 local recommends
Street Address
“NZ Riverjet. At NZ Riverjet they specialise in the ultimate jetboating experience. They don't want to take you for a quick spin, they want to show you a unique glimpse into New Zealand's history and scenery. Their jetboat packages have been specifically designed to give you the best experience for your money. Most of their NZ jet boating rides are over an hour in length, take in magnificent scenery, all while throwing an exciting thrill ride your way. Many of their packages incorporate other Rotorua adventures such as Orakei Korako thermal valley, Rainbow Mountain and more. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
“Paragliding & Han-gliding heaven. Great thermal air. Many competitions held here”
  • 1 local recommends