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Skyline Rotorua: Gondola + 5 Luge Rides

Your ticket to an unforgettable holiday, home to the ultimate Gondola and Luge experiences with a raft of other activities to keep you entertained from thrilling Zoom Zipline, Sky Swing and Mountain Bike Gravity Park to nature trails, wine tasting, dining all just minutes from central Rotorua.

GONDOLA
Conveniently located just minutes from Rotorua's City centre, high on the side of Mount Ngongotaha, Skyline Rotorua will carry you to 487 metres above sea level to a stunning environment. Providing panoramic views of Rotorua City, Lake Rotorua and the surrounding area, Skyline Rotorua is an all weather attraction, and is open every day of the year. A 900 metre long Doppelmayr cableway system with a vertical rise of 178.5 metres, is capable of carrying 2000 people an hour in eight-seater cabins.

LUGE
The Luge is an exciting ride for all ages. A world 'first' proudly designed and built in Rotorua, the Luge is a fun filled ride on a three-wheel cart. The unique braking and steering system provides the rider full control and allows them to travel as fast or slow as they wish.
Three separate concrete sealed tracks wind through the redwood trees. Children under six are able to be carried in tandem. Riders return to the top of the luge on a specially designed chairlift system.
The Luge is an exciting ride for all ages. A world 'first' proudly designed and built in Rotorua, the Luge is a fun filled ride on a three-wheel cart. The unique braking and steering system provides the rider full control and allows them to travel as fast or slow as they wish.
Three separate concrete sealed tracks wind through the redwood trees. Children under six are able to be carried in tandem. Riders return to the top of the luge on a specially designed chairlift system.
Over six million riders have enjoyed the Luge ride experience to date. Full instructional information and key do's and don'ts are provided prior to riding the Luge.
Three Luge Tracks to Choose From!

Scenic Luge
A track with viewing bays at great locations for taking photographs, enjoy a leisurely trip whilst enjoying the panorama views.
A two kilometre scenic ride through Skylines very own Redwood Forest
Pull off rest areas at great locations for taking photographs
Fun for all ages, children under six can be carried in tandem
Lit for twilight luging over summer months (see details below)
Riders return to the top via a double seater chairlift
An all weather attraction

Intermediate Luge Track
An exciting track to thrill the most experienced luge rider.  
Opened December 2001
1.7 kilometers in length and with all the thrills that have made the luge such a popular all age entertainment activity
Featuring a tunnel, spirals and awesome views over the city and lake, this track will be a must do for all luge addicts
Lit for twilight luging over summer months (see details below)

Advanced Luge Track
A thrilling and exhilarating ride.
A one kilometre ride
Exciting bends and dips
Suitable for all ages from 10 years and upwards
Return to the top via a double seater chairlift

Twilight Luge
Two tracks lit for twilight luging
Cooler air, great views, less traffic, faster sensation and great fun is the feedback we receive from twilight luge enthusiasts
Ideal over summer with guests able to enjoy the lakes of Rotorua during the day and then head to Skyline for some great twilight luging fun
Available over summer months (generally January - March), advanced track open until 6.00pm, Scenic and Intermediate tracks lit for twilight luging until 8.00pm (dependent on conditions)
Twilight Luge - Just got to do it!

Not Applicable

Gondola Operating hours: 9.00am daily until end of operation each night.

 

LOCATION
From Taupo and the south 
On your approach to Rotorua, turn left into Old Taupo Road at the Waiariki Polytechnic, continue along Old Taupo Road which continues as Fairy Springs Road at the major intersection of Clayton Road and Lake Road.

Continue along Fairy Springs Road for approximately two kilometres, our entrance is sign-posted on your left hand side.

From Auckland and the north 
Travel into Rotorua on SH5. We are located at the entrance of Rotorua, sign-posted on your right hand side.

 

Additional Activities Include:
The Sky Swing, Simply NZ Souvenir Shop, Scenic Walking Tracks and Helipro scenic flights.  Terraces Café is also available for more casual / alfresco dining.