Katoa Lake Rotorua
Mokoia Island Tour
Mokoia Island is located in the middle of Lake Rotorua. It is of particular interest to geographers as it is a Rhyolite Lava Dome rising up to 180 metres above the lake surface. This beautiful and tranquil Island features heavily in in many local stories and historical events. The Island is a wildlife sanctuary and is home to approximately 25 Kiwi, 5 endangered Species, 20 protected species and over 40 common species, which now call it home.
30min Jet Boat Tour
Book a 30min Jet Boat Tour on Lake Rotorua and experience the excitement and exhilaration of one of the areas most popular adventure activities. Feel the rush and the power as our V8’s push you through the water at approximately 80 km/hr, while our professional drivers thrill you with speed, spins and adrenalin. Visit iconic landmarks such as Kawaha Point, Mokoia Island and Sulphur Bay and learn the history of the area, the people and the events that have shaped this special place into the cultural and event capital of New Zealand.
Curriculum based student talks and worksheets available on request.
Students will be able to complete the assessment task on the sustainable use of the Rotorua environment by tourism.
A worksheet which allows the student to collect information and then complete the assessment task to gain four credits during the visit.
A detailed assessment schedule is also provided for teachers.
Investigate what are the most important attractions and activities for tourists in Rotorua.
Students will be able to collect information on how the cultural process of tourism development has shaped the Rotorua environment while on a visit to Rotorua. Teachers need to provide their own worksheets and activities for some providers. We supply you with a satellite image of the Rotorua Central Business District, a map of the Rotorua urban are to show tourist attractions & a map of the Rotorua CBD
REN Members who can provide talks to students on request are:
Rotorua Museum, Skyline Rotorua, OGO Rotorua, Kaitiaki Adventures, Te Puia, Agrodome, ZORB, Wai-O-Tapu & Kawarau Jet.
Demonstrate knowledge of work roles in Tourism. Talk and worksheet supplied by providers on request.
Demonstrate knowledge of the business of tourism. Talk and worksheet supplied by providers on request.
Attractions listed are able to offer a talk on the sustainability of tourism development focusing on their product and in relation to their operations. But also with views on the wider issue and the actions that are needed to keep tourism in Rotorua sustainable, we have from the website a worksheet for students to complete when an attraction is booked through us to help teachers with material and to give students something to work with. When you book through us we can offer the password protected link to gather this information.