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“One Word.. Excellent!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Skyline Rotorua

Skyline Rotorua
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Rotorua Gondola with optional Luge Ride
Ranked #1 of 20 Fun & Games in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Famous for a reason, Skyline Rotorua is your ticket to an unforgettable holiday. Begin your day with a tranquil Gondola ride up Mt Ngongotaha overlooking Lake Rotorua then wind your way down via the Luge or if you prefer to descend by mountain bike, weave your way through one of the newly created Gravity Park trails. Get the adrenalin pumping even more on the Zoom Zipline and the Sky Swing. Or for a more relaxed approach take a stroll through the stunning nature trails with informative and interactive panels along the way. Left feeling a little peckish? Head to the Food Market Kitchen or the Stratosfare Restaurant & Bar to fuel up again. While you’re there, why not also pop into the Volcanic Hills Wine Tasting Room and Winery while the kids explore the Jelly Belly Gallery and Store. Finish the day with an out-of-this world experience during Skyline’s Stargazing tour. It’ll have you exploring constellations and discovering planets invisible to the naked eye, at one of the top eight stargazing locations in New Zealand. The Skyline Rotorua complex is just 5 minutes’ drive from central Rotorua, sitting atop Mt Ngongotaha providing unsurpassed views of New Zealand’s coolest hot spot. This is an all-weather must do attraction suitable for all ages. Open 365 days a year from 9am to late.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Stairs / elevator, Lockers / storage
Warrnambool, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“One Word.. Excellent!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2013

We loved our ride on the gondola, with fantastic views of Rotorua... but had an absolute ball on the Luge... Once is definitely not enough! 6 rides down just wasn't enough for our 3 year old!! She just wanted to go faster & faster!! Our lunch at Market Kitchen was delicious, along with our stop at the Jelly Bean Store!
TIP: We went up first thing in the morning, and there was no crowds for the Luge, however by lunch time there was quite a line! So earlier the better!!

Visited August 2013
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Basildon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great view and fun ride.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2013

Had a great ride up the views are amazing.

Had lunch at Market Kitchen which was disappointing, food was not very appetizing.
The 4D U.F.O ride should be avoided, was over quickly and was boring.
Jellybean store was cool a d got some good deals.

Visited July 2013
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Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“awsome views”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2013

Awsome views from the top, can see the whole of Rotorua laid out before you,great place to have a meal, and soak in the views. Well worth the visit.

Visited August 2013
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Rockhampton, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
“Our 30th Wedding Anniversary together”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2013

Hubby and I went there for our 30th wedding anniversary and had a ball! Loved it. Took the gondola up, was reasonably priced for the day, we did a small walk around and then got down to the fun stuff, we did the three luge tracks.....what a blast! Great day out, we had planned to go out for dinner that night but were so worn out we ordered room service and stayed in, great memories.

Visited August 2013
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Gisborne, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Delicious and Fun”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2013

Had a great time at the restranaut enjoying the buffet meal on the friday night. They were very accodomating of us as we had a birthday celebration and they made it very special. The meal was tasty and had something for everyone. Went back for lunging the next day and had lots of fun. Beautiful venue as well as lots of fun.

Visited August 2013
Thank Caryn R
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