Event Calendar

Join us for a series of events at Waimangu Volcanic Valley. Live music and food & drink specials at the Waimangu Local Store & Café, twilight cruises on Lake Rotomahana, outdoor movie nights in the geothermal valley and things to do with kids in Rotorua.

Saturday, 24 April 2021

Outdoor Movie Night

5.45pm Pete's Dragon

8pm Hunt for the Wilderpeople 

A truly unique experience watching a wild family movie on a giant outdoor screen, surrounded by native wildlife and with a stunning geothermal backdrop. 

Enjoy a twilight geothermal walk through the valley before settling in to watch an outdoor movie in a spectacular location overlooking Cathedral Rocks and Frying Pan Lake. 

Then embark on a walk after dark to see the volcanic valley by night and following the boiling stream out to the bus back to the visitor centre. 



Outdoor Movie Night

Sunday, 25 April 2021

ANZAC Day - Dawn Service & Buffet Breakfast


5.45am Hot chocolate on arrival
5.55am National Anthem led by members of the Lake Rerewhakaaitu School Choir
6am Dawn Service
6.30am Performance by Lake Rerewhakaaitu School Choir
6.45am Buffet Breakfast

Buffet Breakfast

Adults $25
Children $12.50
$5 from each breakfast donated to the RSA

Bacon, scrambled eggs, hash browns,  tomatoes,  mushrooms & toast. Selection of cereals and muesli & ANZAC biscuits

Book at the Waimangu Local Store & Cafe 
or call us on 07-366 6137 



ANZAC Day dawn service at Waimangu

Saturday, 1 May 2021

Family Sunset Cruise on Lake Rotomahana

A rare opportunity to enjoy an extended cruise on Lake Rotomahana into the evening. 

A special evening out for the whole family out on the fabled Lake Rotomahana as the sun goes down. You'll marvel at the amazing geothermal features on Rotorua's most mysterious lake including the steaming cliffs and lakeside geysers. 

Find out more about our special cruises



School Holiday Saturday Sessions at Waimangu Local Store & Café

4.30-6.30pm Live music at the Waimangu Local Store & Cafe

Join us for a laid back relaxed evening at the Waimangu Local Store and Cafe. Enjoy live music and special promotions on delicious food & drink as you soak up the natural environment and scenic views across the Waimangu Volcanic Valley.

Entry to the Waimangu Local Store and Cafe is free. Not including access to Waimangu Volcanic Valley. 

Sunday, 9 May 2021

Mother's Day Cruise on Lake Rotomahana

Spoil Mum this Mother's Day with a special afternoon cruise on Lake Rotomahana. 

Enjoy a welcome drink for Mum, bubbles from Volcanic Hills, our local Rotorua Winery, before you cruise over the final resting place of the Pink and White Terraces and immerse yourself in the stunning geothermal environment. 

Find out more about our special cruises

Mother's Day Specials at the Waimangu Local Store & Cafe

Treat mum to lunch at the Waimangu Local Store and Cafe with stunning views of the Waimangu Volcanic Valley.

Choose from our delicious menu, enjoy a glass of local Volcanic Hills wine, or go for our special:

Mother's Day Platter:

Assorted club sandwiches, asparagus rolls savouries & quiches, macaron, petit four, mini choc dipped éclair, choc brownie and fruits.

Served with a glass of Volcanic Hills wine or a coffee for just $25. 

Entry to the Waimangu Local Store and Cafe is free. Not including access to Waimangu Volcanic Valley. 

Mother's Day Cruise on Lake Rotomahana

Mother's Day Lunch

Saturday, 22 May 2021

Wine Tasting with Volcanic Hills Winery

More details coming soon!



Wine Tasting with Volcanic Hills Wine

Tuesday, 1 June 2021

Moving Day Pub Quiz at the Waimangu Volcanic Valley

Details coming soon

Saturday, 19 June 2021

Steamy Bike Ride

Details coming soon

Steamy Bike Ride

We are located at 587 Waimangu Road, Rotorua, New Zealand.

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