Rotorua, a town set on its namesake lake on New Zealand’s North Island, is renowned for its geothermal activity and Maori culture. In Te Puia’s Whakarewarewa Valley, there are bubbling mud pools and the 30m-tall Pohutu Geyser, which erupts many times daily. It’s also home to a living Maori village and the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute, with traditional wood carving and weaving schools. Archaeological excavations at buried Te Wairoa Village document its destruction in an 1886 volcanic eruption. Run as commercial ventures, Maori villages such as Mitai and Tamaki offer traditional song and dance performances, "hangi" feasts and visits to glow worms and clear rivers. The Tudor-style Rotorua Museum in the city’s Government Gardens traces the history of the indigenous Te Arawa people and European settlers. Mountain-biking and hiking trails wind through local redwood forests. The region’s lakes and rivers offer white-water rafting, kayaking and boat trips.

Region: Bay Of Plenty
City: Paengaroa

Distance: 39.87 km
Elevation Gain: 573 m
Elevation Loss: 293 m
Difficulty: 311 (Easy)
FIETS Index: 0.42 FIETS
Avg Grade: 1.33 %
Max cat climb: 3
Min elevation: 20 m
Max elevation: 336 m
Ride Category: Rollers

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