Yes, there are many paid attractions in Rotorua and you may need to take out a mortgage to do them all, but mixed in with plenty of natural free sights, Rotorua is a three night stay to get the very best of this curious destination.  Check out this short tourism video about Rotorua.

Who can walk down the street and see steam curling up out of the drains.  It’s magical.

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