Do you love to feel your pulse racing and your heart pumping? Do you enjoy living on the edge? Well, if you live in Rotorua, or plan on visiting the area soon, then you are in for some luck. There are many exciting things to do in Rotorua, New Zealand, for the thrill seekers and adrenaline junkies. Here are some of the top attractions!

Offroad NZ

Offroad NZ is a company that offers unique 4WD experiences, as well as outdoor go-karting. If you consider yourself a bit of a petrol head then this is certainly the ideal activity for you to take part in. Drive powerful 4D vehicles through the mud and push them to their limits!

Mountain Biking

While mountain biking may not strike you as an adrenaline-filled activity, there are many technical mountain bike paths through the forests and mountainous landscapes of Rotorua. While cycling through these tracks, you’ll enjoy crisp forest air and get to see some truly incredible views.

Jet Boating

Are you looking for a unique experience that will really get your heart racing? Then you should definitely try out jet boating on Lake Rotorua. A professional boat driver will spin you all around the lake at top speeds, all the while showing you some of the area’s most iconic landmarks— making for an unforgettable experience.


Canopy Tours Zip Lines have been offering ziplining tours in Rotorua for many years. The area offers stunning foliage in its ancient native forest– making for the perfect ziplining destination. Get your pulse racing as you fly from tree to tree, over ridges and valleys, and see Rotorua from a different perspective.

White Water Rafting 

Kaituna River, in Rotorua, is ideal for an exciting day of white river rafting. In fact, Kaituna River is one of the most famous white water rafting destinations in the world. A bonus perk is that the surrounding, sub-tropical jungle is absolutely beautiful and makes for incredible views. Experience going down rapids and all the thrills that rafting is famous for as you make memories to last a lifetime!

Looking for exciting things to do in Rotorua, New Zealand? Interested in booking a white water rafting trip during your trip to Rotorua? Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the professional team at Kaituna Cascades today! We have various options available and we’d love to show you the magic of Kaituna River!