Rotorua, New Zealand


Rotorua looking south from Mt Ngongotaha

Rotorua is a city on the southern shores of the lake of the same name, in the Bay of Plenty area of the North Island of New Zealand. It is the seat of the Rotorua District, a territorial authority encompassing Rotorua and several other nearby towns.

  • Population: 68,900 (2011)
  • Area: 1,010 sq miles (2,615 km²)

Places to visit

Lac Rotorua
Lake Rotorua
It is the second largest lake in the North Island of New Zealand
by surface area, and covers 79.8 km².
Mount Tarawera
It is the volcano responsible for one of New Zealand's largest historic eruptions.
Waimangu Volcanic Rift Valley
It is the hydrothermal system created on 10 June 1886 by the volcanic
eruption of Mount Tarawera
Abaconda rotorua
The Rotorua Museum of Art and History
It is housed in the old Bath House building at the spa town of Rotorua,
located in the Government Gardens.
Lake Tikitapu - 20110605
Lake Tikitapu or Blue Lake
It is the smallest of four small lakes lying between
Lake Rotorua and Lake Tarawera in the Bay of Plenty region
of New Zealand's North Island.

Source: Wikipedia

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