Night Moves: The Best Things To Do in Rotorua in the Evening

An outdoor dining area at dusk.
When you're out having a good time, the last thing you want to do when the sun sets is call it quits and head back to your hotel room. Fortunately, there's no shortage of activities in Rotorua to keep the fun going well into the night. So whether you're after an adrenaline rush, a meal or drink worth savouring or simply a quiet way to unwind under the stars, here's our guide for what to do in Rotorua after dark.

New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute

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The artistic heart of Rotorua.

The Wall and Basement Cinema

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The music is loud, the staff are laid-back, and once you’re done climbing you can sit back and enjoy an indie film in a comfy theatre.