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“Lovely” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Skyline Rotorua

Skyline Rotorua
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$21.57*
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Rotorua Gondola with optional Luge Ride
Ranked #1 of 19 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: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Stairs / elevator
Papamoa, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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“Lovely”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2014

Lovely 1st time on Gondola. Restaurant clean and tidy. Friendly staff. A little disappointing in the range of food and the "hotness" of some roast veges...mine were cold but deserts fabulous

Visited August 2014
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South Barrington, Illinois
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“Lots of fun”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2014

Nice view of the countryside, luge was quite fun, wear gloves if it is cool out, luge is easy to do great for families

Visited August 2014
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“Great activities for everyone”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2014

We did the zip line, luge rides and dinner. A great day the whole family enjoyed. Kids aged 8 & 9 loved it. Three rides each on the luge. First was slow, then they built up their confidence and speed. Zip line was fast and awesome. The jump off the end of the zip was scarier than the ride. Loved it!,,,

Visited August 2014
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“Overpriced”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

This is ridiculously overpriced for what is actually at the top. It's more of a theme park suited for families or teenagers. The only good thing was the view from the cafe and the nature walk. Everything else wasn't our type of thing.

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Sydney, Australia
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“What fun - you have to do the luge!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2014

We took our 4 year old on the luge and we can't stop talking about how much fun it was. We had a great day from riding the cable car to the top, luge and lunch it was all good. We will definitely do it again and recommend it to our friends.

Visited August 2014
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