Open Roads Package

From Lockdown to the Open Roads

There has never been a greater time to re-discover our own backyard 

You can save more and hop on a new road trip with our Roturua hotel deals. Holiday Inn Rotorua is strategically placed opposite the natural wonders of the Redwoods Forest, the living Maori village of Whakarewarewa and alongside the Thermal Explorer Highway – one of the most classic and internationally-acclaimed drives. This majestic route stretches from Auckland to Napier, with Rotorua being right in the heart of it. The scenic drive brings you to surf-ready beaches, sparkling glow worms, beautiful gardens and to some of Rotorua’s best geothermal sights. Whether you’re a seasoned New Zealand traveller or a first time visitor, this highway will bring you on an adventure you won’t soon forget – or one that is just in time to re-discover and remember.

Our Rotorua Open Road accommodation package gives you:

  • Free car parking
  • Free breakfast
  • Accommodation in one of Rotorua’s best hotel rooms
  • Exclusive, wallet-saving deals at Rotorua’s best attractions catering all those seeking Outdoor, Nature and Adventure activities
  • Great Hotel Facilities, including geothermally-heated swimming pool and two individual spa pools
  • And if you love mountain biking, complimentary access to Mountain Biking storage and cleaning facilities on-site

At Holiday Inn Rotorua, you can save more when booking directly on our website and when joining our IHG Rewards Club for free. You can also book any future travel with confidence, as we offer flexibility if plans change. Holiday Inn Rotorua is a 100% NZ owned hotel and committed to Rotorua’s community and sustainable environment.

How it works?

Being a guest at Holiday Inn Rotorua comes with some perks. Our hotel has partnered up with a selection of the best attractions in Rotorua, offering a wide range of travel experiences for the solo traveller, friends, couples and families. Having access to those benefits is entirely FREE! On arrival to Holiday Inn Rotorua hotel, simply check-in and get ready to unlock adventures, thrill, and fun at the many great attractions nearby.

It’s simple to receive your discounts. Just show your Holiday Inn keycard as you come into the attraction.

Check below the special offers available to our guests.

Experience Rotorua with our Exclusive Offers

Mountain Bike Rotorua

Rotorua is a little mecca for mountain bike enthusiasts of all ages and levels. It has one of the oldest mountain bike networks in the country, with master crafted trails, unbeatable riding surfaces and well draining volcanic soils. The Redwoods Forest, just opposite Holiday Inn Rotorua, boasts an impressive network stretching more than 130km of trails, catering to all levels of riders – from beginners to advanced (check out the map!). If you are bringing your own bike, Holiday Inn Rotorua provides spacious and secure storage, as well as dedicated cleaning facilities that are useful after a day’s ride.

Don’t have a mountain bike? No problem! Our special partner Mountain Bike Rotorua has you sorted with bike rentals to experience Rotorua’s incredible mountain bike trails. When booking our Rotorua Open Road package, our guests gain exclusive special deals.

OFFER: 15% off bike hire (check options)

Visit their website ► www.mtbrotorua.co.nz

Redwoods Treewalk

This is your chance to re-connect with nature and the unique beauty of Rotorua. Redwoods Treewalk is a must-do, 700-metre long, eco-tourism walk in the heart of Rotorua’s Redwood Forest. Consisting of a series of 28 suspension bridges and traversing 27 majestic Redwood trees that are more than 117-years-old. It is regarded by many as one of Rotorua’s best walks – so special that it has attracted many thousands of visitors, including a prestigious royal visit in recent years. Redwoods Treewalk is located just minutes away from the Holiday Inn Rotorua.

OFFER TO OUR GUESTS:  Buy a Treewalk day entry and get Nightlights free: Treewalk and Nightlights Combo $30.00pp (Retail $40).

Visit their website ►www.treewalk.co.nz

Velocity Valley

Good adventure is one of the best things Rotorua has to offer! As we start re-discovering the freedoms we always took for granted, it’s a great joy to experience a healthy dose of adrenaline and to live life to the full. With our partner Velocity Valley  you can enjoy up to six iconic adventure activities including Bungy Jumping, the Swoop sky swing, Velocity Valley’s jet sprint experience, Freefall Xtreme (New Zealand’s only wind tunnel) and the world’s only Shweeb – a human powered monorail racetrack.

OFFER: Purchase a 2 Ride Combo and receive a third ride for free.

Visit their website ► www.velocityvalley.co.nz

ZORB Rotorua

ZORB is the largest downhill ball rolling site in the world. Rotorua is the ONLY location in New Zealand where you can experience this amazingly fun bucket-list activity. ZORB is an icon of NZ tourism inventions, developed on site back in 1997. Discover FOUR different ball rolling tracks – the zig-zag Sidewinder Track, the Straight Track, the fast and steep MEGA Track and the newest Big Air track. The thrilling experience of rolling down inside a giant inflatable ball is truly unique and a NZ Must-do.

OFFER: 20% discount on ZORB rides

Visit their website ► zorb.com

Velocity Valley- VIK Holiday Inn Rotorua
Redwoods Treewalk VIK- Holiday Inn Rotorua
Zorb Proud Partners with Holiday Inn Rotorua

In the Blog

Driving the Thermal Explorer Highway

Is there anything as liberating as an open road stretched out before you and a full tank of gas?

Let us share our travel insights and help you explore (or re-discover) Rotorua and the classic Thermal Explorer Highway.