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Help - Rotorua optionals
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Do the hydro zorb … and you can have up tp 3 inside which is a barrel of fun. Even better if your camera is waterproof and TRY to shoot a movie (very difficult as you slip and slide).
Thanks Vic, very helpful!
I HIGHLY recommend the hangi dinner!! Was definitely the best meal on the whole tour and now, even 3 years later, I still crave the hangi steamed oysters (and I usually hate seafood). Zorbing is super fun too!! I did it with a friend and was hilarious <!--graemlin::)-->
I did the 8 Day Northern Highlights in Feb and had a ball! On our trip, we did the zorbing on the way into Rotorua – I wasnt actually allowed to do the Zorb because of health reasons but I was told the hydro Zorb was the best and most fun. On arrival to Rotorua, some people were given free time while others did the luge (I think thats how u spell it). When we all got the hotel some people went straight away to the tour of the native village while the rest of us got free time again. I chose to do my washing (because it’s UBER cheap there), but some people went to the polynesian thermal pools which are only a two minute walk away.
As for the hangi, I really enjoyed it. Only about half of our tour went, and the half that didnt go really regretted it. The food is so-so, but the hangi itself is awesome. You should go, there’s plenty of time to do all the optionals PLUS the thermal pools (heaps of people went at night after the hangi and had a blast from what i heard – I was boring and went to bed hahaha).
PS the hotel you stay at is BEAUTIFUL – one of my favs of the whole trip. The pool and spa are awesome. You just have to get over the smell. :-p
Have a blast! I did! :-)
Wow, that’s some very useful info. I wasn’t sure about the whole zorbing thing to begin with, but everyone says it’s great so I’ll definitely be giving it a go. The idea of going to the thermal pools after dinner sounds awesome! I’m even more pumped about this trip now! Thanks guys! <!--graemlin::D-->
i went to the spa but i wish i had gone with everyone to the zorb , you can go to the spas later after the zorb so you can do both. I just liked the spa pools the range from 30degress to 42.
I’m going on the same tour and am struggeling to choose my optional extras as well as they all look great!!
Let me know if you have had any tips or suggestions as I need a starting point!!
See you there!!
Lol, less than 3 weeks to go and I still haven’t made up my mind what I’m doing! I think I’m going to stick mainly to the adrenalin stuff (skydiving!!!). Renee – there is a facebook group for our tour, if you feel like joining:
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