Rotorua has an abundance of natural resources including 18 lakes, 3 rivers, thermal hot springs and native and exotic forests.

There are over 100 parks, reserves and gardens free for public use and hundreds of kilometres of first class mountain biking, cycling and walking tracks. Rotorua is the ideal place to live for professional couples and families that have a passion for the outdoors.

Easy access to the region’s natural features provides ample opportunity to enjoy Rotorua's scenic beauty and outdoor environment.