Save yourself the hassle and maximise your time by letting our staff book your tours and activities!
ROCK SOLID TOP ACTIVITIES!
- Kaituna River Rafting including transport with Rotorua Rafting or with Kaitiaki Adventures (these guys offer Sledging, Mt Tarawera hikes and Combos too!)
- Mitai Maori Village including transport, hangi dinner and Maori culture show
- Tamaki Maori Village including transport, hangi dinner and Maori culture show
- Canopy Tours Ziplining including transport (tour times throughout day)
- Skyline Gondola
- Downhill Ball Rolling with OGO
- At Velocity Valley, there’s something for everyone – from 5 to 105, from novice to seasoned pro. Pedal, free fall, launch, propel, swoop or splash
ROCK SOLID TOP GEOTHERMAL PARKS!
- Kuirau Park (10 minutes walk from hostel) FREE!
- Waiotapu self-drive (25 mins drive south) or transport with Headfirst Travel (book with us)
- Waimangu self-drive (20 mins drive south) or transport with Headfirst Travel (book with us)
- Whakarewarewa Maori Village and Thermal Valley includes hourly guided tours, cultural shows, geothermal lakes and views of Pohutu geyser! 8.30am – 5pm daily. Hangi lunch costs extra and is available between 12-2pm. Public bus #11 takes you there from iSite, Arawa Street.
- Te Puia adjacent to Whakarewarewa and has closer views of Pohutu geyser, but offers a very similar experience to the above. They also have our national Kiwi bird. 8am – 5pm (Apr to Sept). Public bus #11 takes you there from iSite, Arawa Street.
- Hells Gate geothermal reserve (20 minutes drive east), combos include free transport
ROCK SOLID TOP HOT SPRINGS!
- Kerosene Creek or Waiotapu Hot & Cold (25 mins drive south) FREE!
- Hot water beach Lake Tarawera (5 hour walk each way from The Landing, Lake Tarawera) FREE! Water taxi service also available.
- Waikite Valley (25 mins drive south)
- Polynesian Spa (5 mins walk)
- Hells Gate Mud Bath & Sulphur Spa with free transport
ROCK CLIMBING WALL (located downstairs)
- Guests of Rock Solid Backpackers pay just $12.50pp for unlimited time, including harness, shoes and chalk. You just need a partner!
- Basement Cinema cost $10.50pp
- COMBO Climb & Cinema $21pp