East Coast and the Volcanic Zone

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  • 1. National Aquarium

    Zoo/Aquarium

    Stand on a moving conveyor that takes you through the world of sharks, rays, and fish. Environmental and ecological displays showcase tropical...Read More

  • 2. WINGSPAN Birds of Prey Centre

    Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

    A must-see for ornithology fans, WINGSPAN has 10 light and roomy aviaries where you can see native birds of prey. In Māori mythology, falcons...Read More

  • 3. Agrodome

    Farm/Ranch

    At this working sheep-and-cattle farm, 6 km (4 miles) north of Rotorua, you can get up close and personal with the animals on a guided tour...Read More

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  • 4. Huka Prawn Park

    Amusement Park/Water Park

    This is the only prawn farm in New Zealand where you can take a tour. It's a curious mix of cheesy and really interesting. Check out the holding...Read More

  • 5. Kiwi Encounter

    Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

    This conservation center next to Rainbow Springs receives kiwi eggs, then hatches and rears the endangered birds before returning them to the...Read More

  • 6. Morere Hot Springs

    Bath/Hot Spring

    Set in 1,000 acres of native bush, this place provides modern bathing facilities in an unusual natural environment. A cold outdoor pool is alongside...Read More

  • 7. Paradise Valley Springs Wildlife Sanctuary

    Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

    Popular with families, this wildlife park is a great place for kids to meet all kinds of critters in a native bush setting. You can hand-feed...Read More

  • 8. Rainbow Springs

    Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

    Stroll through the bush and take a close-up look at native birds such as tūī, kea, kereru , and kakariki . You can also eyeball a tuatara...Read More

  • 9. Skyline Skyrides

    Amusement Park/Water Park

    A 2,900-foot cable-car system carries you up Mt. Ngongotaha for spectacular views over Lake Rotorua. At the summit, 1,600-feet above sea level...Read More

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