Avis car hire in Rotorua

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  • 1. Rotorua Airport

    Address: Terminal Building, (North Island), Rotorua, 3010, New Zealand

    Phone: (64) 7-345-7133

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Self drive car rental in Rotorua

Rotorua city and its usual geothermal steam (Wikipedia)

Rotorua may be a little town, but the list of things to do here is anything but short. One of New Zealand’s hottest tourist destinations, explore Rotorua’s famous Maori culture and mud pools by renting an Avis car. Abounding with natural delights like volcanoes, diverse wildlife, magnificent lakes, Rotorua is not just a bed of geothermal activity but also a hotbed of unmatched attractions and experiences.

With the vast number of experiences, Avis car hire is the best way to explore the endless possibilities for adrenaline seeking junkies and ‘Maoridom’ fans alike.

Explore Rotorua

The Prince of Wales Feathers thermal spring erupting (Wikipedia)

The sulphur rich air of Rotorua is inviting you to experience a hotbed of activities it has to offer. New Zealand’s most versatile geothermal region, Rotorua is home to some of the finest hot springs, natural wildlife, adventure sports, mud baths, explosive geysers, and distinctive landscapes.

Māori greeting (pōwhiri) on a marae. (Wikipedia)

Begin your journey with the geothermal wonder that Te Puia is, an all-in-one location featuring the famous Pohutu Geyser spouting 20 times a day and Powhiri, a Maori welcoming ceremony. Whakarewarewa is a living Maori village right at the centre of erupting geysers and bubbling pools. Explore it in your Avis car rental for a whiff of Māori traditions like flax weaving and traditional performances.

Redwoods Treewalk, Rotorua, New Zealand (Free Image)

Redwoods Forest is full of grandeur, bike trails and suspension bridges. It offers a great place for a family picnic amongst treetops and towering California Coastal Redwoods. Morepork, a rare, small owl native to New Zealand can be found at Wingspan, a bird sanctuary, along with the native falcons and harrier hawks. Agrodome is a world-famous agricultural park showcasing the quintessential New Zealand farm experience. Wai-O-Tapu is yet another hotbed of a variety of geothermal landscapes and volcano activities. Other major Rotorua attractions best explored in your Avis car rental include Hamurana Springs, Waikite Valley Thermal Pools with hot pools, Skyline Rotorua with giant swings Velocity Valley – an adventure park for some extreme fun fair, Hangi meal buffet at Tamaki Maori Village, relaxing mud spa at Hells Gate.

Beyond Rotorua

Rotorua is also a hotbed of tours you can take from it as a base location. The best way to explore its outlying areas is in your Avis car rental. Diehard LOTR fans can rejoice at Hobbiton which lies a 40-minute drive from Rotorua. The peaceful countryside and lush green pastures of the shire will have you wanting to be a hobbit and reside here for life.

Waitomo Glowworm Cave

At two hours from Rotorua lies Waitomo black water rafting and caves. Although a small place, it packs a punch when it comes to its offerings. As the name suggests, rafting is the highlight of this place. The glow worms of the Waitomo Caves illuminate the cavern which a stunning sight to behold. Wairere Falls is yet another destination your Avis rental car can take you to. This is the highest waterfall in the North Island and is just about an hour’s drive from Rotorua.