Parks, farms, gardens and vineyards
A 160 hectare working sheep-and-cattle-farm. Offers hands-on farming experience, a 1950s era shearing shed, and a sheep show with audience participation. Farm tours available.
Large blueberry winery offering "blueberry experience" tours that include a trip through the berry plantation, winery and museum. Situated on the outskirts of Mamaku township, 15 minutes from Rotorua.
Open-style natural wildlife park, including a natural wetland with walkways across the water. Spacious lion enclosure, and trout viewing cave. Located 15 minutes from Rotorua.
2 acre landscaped country garden planted with hundreds of rhododendrons, and other flowers and plants. Situated 20 minutes drive from Rotorua. Visits by appointment only.
Art gallery within an award-winning garden that has played host to heads of state and celebrities, and has been featured in many magazines. Visits by appointment only.