Recent Searches
Clear

Top Rotorua Extreme Sports

Saved to wishlist!
When are you traveling?
Select Dates
Popular
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.
Search tours and activities you can do from home.

You are viewing Virtual Experiences in Rotorua. See more Virtual Experiences around the globe. 🌎

Price
$0
$500+
Duration
Time of Day
RatingClear
Specials
Select Dates
Dates
Motor Sports
Fun & Games
On the Water
Bungee Jumping
Helicopter Tours
In the Air
Nature Walks
4WD Tours
Jet Boating
Flight Simulator
Half-day Tours
Walking Tours
Cultural Tours
Ziplining
White Water Rafting
Go Kart
Photo Shoots
Air Tours
Eco Tours
Wildlife Encounters
Rafting

35 results | All Rotorua Tours

Sort by: Featured

Ziplining Forest Adventure - The Original Canopy Tour Rotorua

Ziplining Forest Adventure - The Original Canopy Tour Rotorua

star-5
2488
This Rotorua zipline tour takes you soaring through a centuries-old forest canopy as you switch between the six zipline cables suspended 72 feet (22 meters) above the ground. Get a bird’s-eye view as two expert guides suit you up with safety equipment and teach you about the forest environment. Bonus: you can later download photos taken of you during your treetops adventure. Round-trip hotel transport is included on this small-group tour, limited to 10 people.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$106.38
From
$106.38

Ziplining Forest Experience - The Ultimate Canopy Tour Rotorua

Ziplining Forest Experience - The Ultimate Canopy Tour Rotorua

star-5
1091
Experience the vibrant New Zealand bush on this unique, thrilling zipline adventure. Get right up into the otherwise-inaccessible canopy of the Bay of Plenty forest, where native birds like tui, robins and plump kereru make their homes, and zip through the native trees to the forest floor. This small-group adventure is a great way to experience New Zealand’s native forests without working up a sweat or waiting in line forever.
More
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$142.08
From
$142.08

Off-Road 4WD Buggy Adventure from Rotorua

Off-Road 4WD Buggy Adventure from Rotorua

star-5
36
Ride along dirt tracks and trails on a 30-minute or 1-hour 4WD adventure in Rotorua, and experience New Zealand off-roading. You’ll explore rolling farmland and scenic native forests with an professional guide who will drive you to a viewpoint overlooking Lake Rotorua and Mokoia Island. This small-group 4WD tour is limited to five participants per buggy.
More
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
From
$44.94
From
$44.94

4WD Bush Safari at Off Road NZ

4WD Bush Safari at Off Road NZ

star-5
22
Get out of your comfort zone on this challenging Bush Safari from Rotorua. This self-drive experience by 4-passenger 4WD vehicle takes you over steep climbs and descents, with guided instruction via two-way radio as you navigate waterfalls, lunges and tunnels. Upgrade to include a 4x4 Monster Thrill Ride or Raceline Karting, or do all three. Safety briefing and equipment are provided.
More
  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$78.54
From
$78.54
Taking safety measures

Nocturnal adventure Glow-worm tour

Nocturnal adventure Glow-worm tour

star-5
194
Even on the cloudiest night, the New Zealand glowworm lights up the darkness in a lucky few spots across the country. This short evening bush-walk departing from Rotorua involves a short drive, a walk through picturesque native bush and the chance to see these increasingly rare creatures. Tack this tour onto the end of a thrilling day in Rotorua instead of hiring a car for an almost two-hour drive west to visit the exceedingly popular Waitomo Caves. This is one of the easiest ways to experience Aotearoa’s unique glowworm habitats.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$49.51
From
$49.51

Zorb Inflatable Ball Ride from Mount Ngongotaha in New Zealand

Zorb Inflatable Ball Ride from Mount Ngongotaha in New Zealand

star-5
158
While in Rotorua, take a wild and wacky ride in a ZORB ball. You’ll love ‘orbing’ downhill as you slide around inside an inflatable ball. Choose from three different runs — a straight slope, a multipoint harness or a curvy water ride — and get instruction before enjoying twists and turns. Document the latest thrill with a provided hand-held go pro, and relax between rides in the on-site hot tubs.
More
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
From
$24.99
From
$24.99

Monster 4X4 Thrill Ride at Off Road NZ

Monster 4X4 Thrill Ride at Off Road NZ

star-5
3
Experience the Rotorua Monster 4x4 Thrill Ride, an adventure inside an all-terrain vehicle, purpose-built with a roll cage. With an expert driver at the wheel, you’ll climb and descend nearly vertical slopes and tilt over to an angle guaranteed to get your heart racing. Upgrade to include a 4WD Bush Safari or Raceline Karting, or do all three. Safety briefing and gear are provided.
More
  • 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$41.41
From
$41.41
Taking safety measures

Hike New Zealand's finest forest - Whirinaki forest

Hike New Zealand's finest forest - Whirinaki forest

star-5
11
Explore one of New Zealand’s finest forest trails on this 7-hour hiking tour in the Whirinaki Forest from Rotorua. Travel from your accommodation in Rotorua into the Whirinaki Forest, widely considered among the world’s greatest rainforests. Follow your guide along hiking trails beneath the leafy canopy and marvel at mighty native trees such as ‘kahikatea’, ‘matai’, ‘miro’, ‘rimu’ and ‘totara’. Along the way, discover rich flora and fauna for which the forest is famous, and hear birdsong from the many different species of birds flying among the branches above.
More
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$263.46
From
$263.46
Taking safety measures

Volcanic Valley Self Guided Walking and Hiking at Waimangu

Volcanic Valley Self Guided Walking and Hiking at Waimangu

star-5
102
Explore the geothermal landscape of Rotorua at your own pace on this self-guided Waimangu hiking tour. Follow winding hiking trails through Waimangu — the world’s youngest geothermal system — and marvel at the scenery you find. Admire unique geothermal features including Frying Pan Lake, Inferno Crater Lake and Lake Rotomahana, and enjoy breathtaking views over hot springs and steam vents throughout the forest and grasslands. Along the way, gain insight into the geothermal activity from your guide sheet and watch for the native plant and animal life for which Waimangu is famous. Enjoy a much needed rest and take advantage of the shuttle bus to return you to the start at the end of your hike.
More
  • 1 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$21.42
From
$21.42

Velocity Valley Rotorua 4 Ride Adrenaline Overload Package

Velocity Valley Rotorua 4 Ride Adrenaline Overload Package

star-5
6
Velocity Valley has unique New Zealand adventures located within one defined area. There is no need to travel from one location to another as we have all the adrenaline right here. This 4 Ride Combo allows you to experience all of our unique activities... Share the fear with friends and dive head first through the air on the Swoop at 130km/h. Experience our furiously fast Agrojet, New Zealand’s fastest jet sprint boat on a purpose-built water course at 100km/h. Defy Gravity and live out your dream of flying on New Zealand’s only outdoor flying wind tunnel – Freefall Xtreme. Lastly and most famously the world’s only human powered monorail racetrack, embrace the race with Shweeb Racer. Our adrenaline park is affordable and not to be missed. We cater for all ages, weights, heights and adventure abilities. Let us add to your worldly adventure travels, experience unique New Zealand activities with Velocity Valley.
More
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$106.38
From
$106.38
Taking safety measures

Kaituna White-Water Rafting Adventure

Kaituna White-Water Rafting Adventure

star-5
350
Challenge yourself against the world’s highest commercially rafted waterfall and enjoy outdoor adventure in New Zealand on this 3.5-hour Kaituna white-water rafting adventure from Rotorua. Hop into your raft in the Kahikitea Forest and take to the waves with a guide. During your tour, navigate steep canyons through native forest, and test your nerve over 14 challenging rapids. Splash, paddle and roll through New Zealand’s spectacular scenery and make the most of this North Island outdoor adventure. A full briefing and all safety equipment are included.
More
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$84.96
From
$84.96
Taking safety measures

 The Farm Tour

The Farm Tour

star-5
7
Ultimate Kiwi Farm Experience !! A Trip to Rotorua, New Zealand is not complete without a traditional farm experience. The Farm Tour is an hour long guided tour, travelling through 35 acres of farm environment on a covered trailer.  You will love interacting with all the friendly animals - make sure you have your camera ready to snap a selfie! There are so many different varieties, you will be spoiled for choice see alpacas, lamas ,goats, sheep, cattle, deer, pigs, chickens, rabbits, ostriches and more.  Your friendly guide will provide information, and food to feed the animals.  This is a must do Kiwi experience !
More
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$26.66
From
$26.66
Taking safety measures

Kahukiwi Experiences Luxury 4WD 3hour Guided Maori Tour

Kahukiwi Experiences Luxury 4WD 3hour Guided Maori Tour

star-5
1
Kahukiwi Experiences Phase One is a 3-hour, fully-guided, Māori cultural tour into the heart of Mourea, Ngāti Pikiao.  Guided by a vibrant, passionate guide, guests explore the stunning environment by luxury 4WD, stopping regularly to soak up the views, hear the stories and gain a deeper insight into the cultural and historical significance of this part of Rotorua. Feel the warm, welcoming embrace of Māori culture and discover the true essence of Aotearoa (New Zealand). • Intimate Māori experience in Rotorua • Pick-up and drop off in a luxurious Range Rover Discovery vehicle (from Rotorua accommodation) • Light refreshments • Fun and educational • Perfect for all ages (6+) – Children under 15 must be accompanied by a responsible adult • Suitable for all levels of physical ability
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$113.48
From
$113.48

4x4 Self Drive CanAm Experience (2 seater)

4x4 Self Drive CanAm Experience (2 seater)

star-5
73
Take a private two-seater buggy to one of the highest lookouts in the Rotorua region on this short forest adventure. Instead of hiking up the hills and working up a sweat, enjoy a wild ride to the top behind the wheel of a four-wheel-drive buggy. Your certified guide will drive you half the way there, but you can drive the rest of the way, navigating rugged, hundred-year-old forestry tracks cut into the dense Bay of Plenty forest.
More
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
From
$106.63
From
$106.63

Hula Haka - Cultural Experience and Buffet

Hula Haka - Cultural Experience and Buffet

star-4.5
17
This action-packed Rotorua tour will give you access to incredible outdoor beauty, teach you about Maori culture, and allow you to taste a delicious Hangi feast too. By going on a guided 4WD tour—you’ll be able to visit remote places you wouldn’t discover alone and spot native wildlife. Conveniently, all entrance tickets are included, and you’ll enjoy Maori performances at Maori Village. When you’ve worked up an appetite, you’ll be treated to a delicious Hangi feast served from a buffet.
More
  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$92.10
From
$92.10

White-Water Sledging Adventure

White-Water Sledging Adventure

star-5
44
Take a scenic excursion through the New Zealand wilderness on this 3-hour white-water sledging adventure from Rotorua. Listen as a guide explains the challenges ahead, then — with your helmet and life vest clipped on — take to the Okere River on your floating sledge. Twist and turn through swirling river rapids, float gracefully along relaxing flats, and admire views over the mighty Kahikatea Forest. This family-friendly tour is suitable for thrill-seekers of all ages and skill levels.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$92.10
From
$92.10
Taking safety measures

Mt. Tarawera Volcano Scenic Floatplane Tour from Rotorua

Mt. Tarawera Volcano Scenic Floatplane Tour from Rotorua

star-5
18
Soar above the otherworldly volcanic landscapes of Mt. Tarawera on seaplane flight from Rotorua. The expert pilot-guide navigates over the Steaming Cliffs and the Waimangu Volcanic Valley, then returns via the Blue and Green Lakes and the bubbling geysers of Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve. Experience the thrill of a water take-off and landing on Rotorua Lake, with a convenient hotel pickup and drop-off.
More
  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$201.82
From
$201.82
Taking safety measures

Mt Tarawera Fly-Drive Volcanic Experience

Mt Tarawera Fly-Drive Volcanic Experience

star-5
3
Mt Tarawera – Fly / Drive Combo This unique experience allows visitors to travel to Mt Tarawera with Volcanic Air, taking in the scenic wonders of the area from the air, before landing on Mt Tarawera for your guided crater walk experience. This flight includes the stunning scenery of Lakes Okareka, Tarawera and Rotomahana, as well as being able to see on clear days to White Island and Mt Ruapehu landing you on Mt Tarawera, Infamous for its eruption on June 10th, 1886, Mt Tarawera created the world’s youngest geothermal valley of Waimangu, at the same destroying the legendary Pink and White Terraces. You will be fully guided on a walking experience which encompasses the unique landscape and history of the area. With unmatched scenic vistas and 360 panoramic views this experience is ideal for all ages and includes an optional run in to the heart of the volcanic crater. This activity includes transportation to and from accommodation.
More
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$464.09
From
$464.09
Taking safety measures

Kayak Glowworm Tour

Kayak Glowworm Tour

star-5
242
Adventurous travelers will love this glowworm-spotting tour with a difference. As the sun gets lower in the sky, paddle in a kayak on Lake Karapiro and along the Pokaiwhenua Stream. You’ll see beautiful native plants and bird life, and rock formations that have been naturally carved over centuries. Once the light disappears, you’ll see thousands of glowworms lighting your way. This tour is a fun way to experience some of New Zealand’s best natural attractions.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$89.25
From
$89.25

Kaituna River White Water Rafting from Rotorua

Kaituna River White Water Rafting from Rotorua

star-5
269
This Kaituna River rafting adventure in the Okere Falls Scenic Reserve promises plenty of thrills! With an expert guide at the helm, you’ll paddle through Class 5 white-water rapids of the Kaituna River, including an awesome 21-foot (7-meter) drop down Tutea Falls, the worlds highest commercially rafted waterfall. Accessible to adventurous beginners, this 3-hour tour includes a safety briefing with paddling instruction, all necessary equipment and round-trip hotel transport from Rotorua.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$92.10
From
$92.10

Rotorua Rafting - Kaituna River White Water Rafting

Special Offer

Rotorua Rafting - Kaituna River White Water Rafting

star-5
867
Go on an adrenaline-filled rafting excursion down the Kaituna River during this 3-hour adventure tour from Rotorua. Here, white-water rapids flow past a subtropical rainforest lining a deep canyon. See stunning waterfalls, including rafting over Tutea Falls, and jump at the opportunity for exhilarating cliff diving. Tour operates winter and summer. Wetsuit, booties and helmet are provided. No experience necessary!
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$56.23
$74.97
$18.74 savings
From
$56.23
$74.97
$18.74 savings
Taking safety measures

Velocity Valley Rotorua -Swoop - Giant Sky Swing

Velocity Valley Rotorua -Swoop - Giant Sky Swing

star-5
7
New Zealand's very first giant swing in the country. Experience this thrilling activity with 2 other special people "Share the Fear".
More
  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$39.27
From
$39.27
Taking safety measures

Velocity Valley Rotorua 2 Ride Adrenaline Package

Velocity Valley Rotorua 2 Ride Adrenaline Package

star-5
5
Check out this truly unique experience by combining two epic adventures in one package.Choose any TWO adventures from Agrojet,Swoop,Freefall Xtreme and Shweeb Racer. Our two ride package is the perfect taste tester with the ability to upgrade your package on site to double the fun. Choose from the following adventure rides; Share the fear with friends and dive head first through the air on the Swoop at 130km/h. Experience our furiously fast Agrojet, New Zealand’s fastest jet sprint boat on a purpose-built water course at 100km/h. Defy Gravity and live out your dream of flying on New Zealand’s only outdoor flying wind tunnel – Freefall Xtreme. Lastly and most famously the world’s only human powered monorail racetrack – Shweeb Racer. We cater for all ages, weights, heights and adventure abilities. Our adrenaline park is affordable and not to be missed. Let us add to your worldly adventure travels, experience unique New Zealand activities with Velocity Valley.
More
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$64.26
From
$64.26
Taking safety measures

Mornin Lakes Tour

Mornin Lakes Tour

star-5
32
Rotorua’s volcanic history has created a landscape of lakes. See some of the most spectacular ones on this half day tour, traveling in a small group with a knowledgeable guide. Exercise your legs with a bushwalk, watch springs bubble, and learn about the natural processes which have shaped this land of fire and water.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$64.74
From
$64.74

Filters

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What are the best Extreme in Rotorua?
Q:
What Extreme in Rotorua are 1 hour or less?
Q:
What Extreme in Rotorua are taking additional safety precautions?
Q:
What Extreme in Rotorua are good for avoiding crowds?