Rotorua Tourist Attractions
With a multi-cultural population of around 70,000 people, Rotorua city (set on the southern shore of Lake Rotorua) is renowned as the heartland of Maori culture. The area is well known for it’s extensive geo-thermal activity - with threads of steam poking up in all sorts of places. A visit to one of the many geothermal attractions is an absolute must. The area is also well regarded for its great rainbow and brown trout fishing - thanks to the 16 lakes of all shapes and sizes that dot the landscape. The lakes, formed from the craters of extinct volcanoes are also popular with people enjoying water-based activities.