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  • Gondola
  • Rotorua Luge
    Current Wait Time 10 minutes
  • Skyline Rotorua Mountain Biking
    On Hold
    Due to Trail Conditions
  • Zoom Ziplines
  • Skyswing Rotorua
  • Stratosfare Restaurant & Bar Rotorua
  • Market Kitchen Café
  • Volcanic Hills Winery
Sunrise over Rotorua with Gondola and Luge track in the foreground.

Trade & Media

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Trade Manual
Events & Incentives Manual
Skyline Rotorua English Brochure
Skyline Rotorua Chinese Brochure 

Word Count Summary - Sum up the Skyline Rotorua experience in a nutshell.

  • Skyline Rotorua in 50 words:

    Skyline Rotorua is your ticket to an unforgettable holiday with everything from gravity adventure such as thrilling downhill Luge tracks, ziplining and mountain biking trails, to tranquil Gondola rides, nature trails and dining experiences. All with unsurpassed views, this is an all-weather must-do attraction for all ages year-round. 

  • Skyline Rotorua in 100 words:

    Famous for a reason, Skyline Rotorua is your ticket to an unforgettable holiday. Home to the ultimate Gondola and Luge experiences, there’s a raft of activities to keep you entertained. From the thrilling Zoom Zipline, Sky Swing and Mountain Bike Park to tranquil nature trails, wine tasting, dining and shopping experiences.

    The Skyline Rotorua complex is just minutes from central Rotorua, sitting atop Mt Ngongotaha providing unsurpassed views of New Zealand’s coolest hot spot. This is an all-weather must do attraction suitable for all ages year-round. Open from 9am to late.

  • Skyline Rotorua in 200 words:

    Famous for a reason, Skyline Rotorua is your ticket to an unforgettable holiday.

    Begin your day with a tranquil Gondola ride up Mt Ngongotaha overlooking Lake Rotorua then wind your way down via the Luge or if you prefer to descend by mountain bike, weave your way through one of the newly created park trails.

    Get the adrenalin pumping even more on the Zoom Zipline and the Sky Swing. Or for a more relaxed approach take a stroll through the stunning nature trails with informative and interactive panels along the way.

    Left feeling a little peckish? Head to the Food Market Kitchen or the Stratosfare Restaurant & Bar to fuel up again. While you’re there, why not also pop into the Volcanic Hills Wine Tasting Room and Winery while the kids explore the Jelly Belly Gallery and Store.

    The Skyline Rotorua complex is just 5 minutes’ drive from central Rotorua, sitting atop Mt Ngongotaha providing unsurpassed views of New Zealand’s coolest hot spot. This is an all-weather must do attraction suitable for all ages. Open 365 days a year from 9am to late.

Quick Facts - Essential information about our products and property in short form.

  • Gondola

    • Opened in 1985.
    • Ride an eight-seater Gondola up Mount Ngongotaha with unsurpassed views of Rotorua and its surroundings.
    • The Gondola is on a 900-metre long Doppelmayr cableway system.
  • Luge

    • The world-famous Luge opened in 1985 and is one of Rotorua’s most popular attractions.
    • Part go-cart, part toboggan, ride the Rotorua Luge through a beautiful forest on one of three exciting trails.
    • There are three trails: Scenic, Intermediate or Advanced.
    • Over 4km of Luge tracks on Mt Ngongotaha through Redwood forest and with views of Lake Rotorua
    • The three-wheeled Luge carts are gravity fuelled and the rider has full control over speed and direction using a unique braking and steering system. Pull back on the bars to stop, push forward to go and enjoy the ride.
    • Ideal for any age and small children can ride with adults.
    • Scenic chairlift rides back to the top of the trail.
    • Skyline Rotorua continues to lead the Luge technology - all components are designed and manufactured in Rotorua and then shipped around the world to other Luge locations.
    • The Luge is also in Queenstown, New Zealand; Mont Tremblant and Calgary, Canada; Sentosa, Singapore and Tongyeong, Korea.
  • Skyswing

    • Opened in 2000.
    • Three seated Skyswing hoists you 50m into the air.
    • Hanging from your harness, pull the release to make the drop at up to 150kph.
    • Child age is 5- 14 years inclusive. Need to be above 110cm in height.
    • Three riders need a maximum swing weight of 350kg.
    • Open daily from 9.30am to 8pm (seasonal).
  • Zoom Ziplines

    • Opened in April 2014.
    • Descends 385 metres down the side of Mt Ngongotaha, dropping a total of 48 vertical metres.
    • Zip through the air at up to 80km/h, through the Redwoods forest.
    • Finish on a platform by the Luge chairlift.
    • Suitable for children and adults.
    • The innovative zipline system is operated by Canadian company Zoom Ziplines in partnership with Skyline Rotorua.
    • Minimum weight 27kg, maximum weight 125kg.
    • Child age is 5-14 years inclusive.
    • Open daily from 9.30am to 5pm. 
  • Mountain Biking: Skyline MTB Park

    • Opened in August 2014.
    • NZ’s first all-season Gondola assisted bike lift, accessing world-class downhill mountain biking.
    • Host location of the world’s largest mountain biking event, Crankworx Rotorua, with custom-built Downhill, Dual Speed and Style, Slopestyle and Pump Track courses for the world’s best riders.
    • Skyline has 11 dedicated Gondolas that can each take four riders and their bikes to where the trails start, taking the hard work out the park’s 200-metre vertical rise.
    • Allows for 3,000 runs a day overall, riders have done up to 40 runs in a day.
    • 10km trail network with varying terrain for all ability levels.
    • Trails include Simple Jack (Grade 2), Daywalker (Grade 3), Hipster (Grade 4), Sprint Warrior, Moss Piglet and Ten Fifty-One (Grade 5).
    • Trails include multi-grade features, a 300m jumps section, and international-grade slopestyle and downhill lines.
    • The mountain bike Park has full-time patrollers, all trained to pre-hospital first aid levels.
    • Pass options: half-day, full-day, three days, three months, half-year, full-year or 10x anytime.
    • Morning Passes are from 9am – 1pm, afternoon passes from 1pm – 5pm.
  • Stratosfare Restaurant & Bar

    • $2 million renovation project finished in November 2014.
    • The buffet experience - includes kitchen theatre, marketplace feel and cooked-to-order options, encouraging diners to have a little bit of everything.
    • Diners can pick their own prime cuts of meat sourced from Mangatu farms in Gisborne and aged to perfection on-site, which Skyline’s chef will then cook live - choose from venison, lamb, fresh fish, prawns, crayfish and morton bay bugs.
    • Dessert includes a vast selection of classics, with chefs preparing fresh crepes on the spot.
    • The contemporary ambience features luxurious Italian marble, granite, schist stonework, timber and David Trubridge lights.
    • The bar is the perfect venue for parties, conferences or special events.
    • Stratosfare is open Monday to Sunday for lunch beginning at 11.30am and dinner commencing from 5.30pm.
  • Stargazing

    • Professional stargazing guides lead you through our mesmerising galaxy and beyond using powerful telescopes. 
    • A truly unique and memorable experience.
    • Tours operate nightly- weather permitting.
  • Market Kitchen Cafe

    • $450,000 renovation in 2013.
    • Spacious indoor dining as well as an outdoor area with expansive views over Rotorua.
    • Features a pizzeria, ice cream parlour, tandoor oven, freshly baked foods, tapas, sushi, great coffee and more.
    • Friendly and casual atmosphere serving the best of international and Kiwiana cuisine.
  • Volcanic Hills Winery & Tasting Room

    • Established by winemakers Brent Park and Sean Beer in 2012.
    • The Volcanic Hills name depicts the landscape of the beautiful North Island central plateau, including the iconic peaks of Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe and Tongariro.
    • The wine is made with grapes from all the best spots around NZ. Wines include Volcanic Hills Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Gris, Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay and Central Otago Pinot Noir.
    • Learn how wine is made and explore the winery before taking the Gondola up to sample the handcrafted wines.
  • Jelly Belly Concept Store and Gallery

    • Opened in July 2012.
    • 100 different flavoured jelly beans, pick-n-mix options and gift packs.
    • Beanboozled: only for the daring, spin the wheel to select one of 16 beans. One is a delicious flavour, the other will leave a horrid taste in your mouth, but you don’t know which is which until it is too late!
    • Jelly Bean artworks feature on the wall including Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, recreated using 17,000 jelly beans.
  • iNZpired The Store

    • Step into iNZpired – The Store and take in the gallery experience featuring top New Zealand designed products for you to take home.
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