Located high above the city, the Rotorua luge and gondola offer visitors stunning views and excitement.
Best known for its geothermal attractions and Maori cultural experiences, Rotorua is also home to another gem. Located minutes from town, the gondola and luge complex sits high above the city on Mt Ngongotaha.
Your adventure begins with a leisurely ride on the famous Skyline Gondola. This peaceful ride provides amazing views across the surrounding area, and gives you a real feel for the region's lakes and thermal landscape.
Once at the top, you can choose from a range of entertainment. The thrilling luge ride is addictive fun. There is also a restaurant, cafe, gift shop, theatre, gallery and winery on site.
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The Skyline Luge is a great family friendly activity, with a range of tracks to suit all skill levels.
The luge is like a cross between a toboggan and a cart, and is controlled by central handlebars, which regulate your speed and steering.
Opened in 1985, the luge now has sister tracks in several locations around the world, including Queenstown, on the South Island.
three tracks in the Rotorua complex wind their way through beautiful
forest, gradually descending down the hillside, and range in length from
one to two kilometres.
Once you reach the bottom, a chairlift transports you back to the top for your next run.
If you are visiting Rotorua, a trip to the Skyline Gondola and Luge is highly recommended.
Rotorua's Skyline Gondola is a "must do" Rotorua attraction.
Hop into one of the eight seat cabins and be whisked away on a peaceful trip to the complex at the top of Mt Ngongotaha.
The 900 metre long ride offers wonderful photo opportunities and is the perfect introduction to the other facilities that await you at the top.
With everything from restaurant and cafe, to a winery, gift shop and theatre, the Skyline complex will keep you and your family entertained for hours.