Our friends wedding reception was held at the Blue Baths here and it was simply stunning. The grounds were beautifully kept and the museum building was stunning also
It is so nice to take a leisurely walk through these beautiful gardens. I felt very safe and there is a walking path.
Enjoyed walking around the gardens here, especially the rose garden. The roses were just coming into bloom. The layout and maintenace of the garden is good, one problem is the lack of signs identifying the roses.
We walked around these gardens just as it was beginning to get dark but they were still very pleasant and felt safe with a very English feel to them but for the volcanic activity from the lakeside! The museum building and Pump Room are beautiful .
We stopped off for a look around, and ended up in a inpromptu game of nerf warfare with the kids. Grounds are well maintained, some interesting sculptures, but the battle ground was the best fun!
The gardens are beautiful, but if you go through them to the lake you will did some stunning views. Walk along the lake and encounter plenty of geese, swans and ducks. You'll also see some thermal activity along the lake. There's a little walk with some info. A nice way to see some of the thermal activity without paying.
The well-manicured gardens are a delight and offer a nice range of plants, flowers, trails, and well-kept bowling greens. Late afternoon on a sunny day will give you fabulous photo shots of the old bath house turned museum. Enjoy watching the bowlers, dressed all in white -- a sharp contrast with the intense green of the gardens. Well worth a... More
When you are exhausted or looking for an attraction which doesn't cost $30 the gardens laid out in front of Rotorua Museum are well worth seeing with their manicured lawns and croquet areas they are very English with a couple of small quaint pavilions Free to view and worth a look
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