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Rotorua Gondola with optional Luge Ride

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Ride the Rotorua Gondola to the top of Mt Ngongotaha and soak in sweeping views during the ride. You’ll overlook Lake Rotorua and the city, and can spend as much time as you like at the summit. Have the option to descend by luge on one of three tracks — basic, intermediate or advanced. The luge provides a fun ride for all ages, no prior experience required.
  • View Rotorua and its surroundings from the Rotorua Gondola
  • Ascend Mt Ngongotaha in a glass-enclosed gondola cabin 
  • Have the option to take a fun luge ride, great for people of all ages
  • Spend as much time as you like at the summit of Mt Ngongotaha
What to Expect
Head to the Rotorua Gondola base, which is located only six miles (10 km) outside the city center. Once aboard the glass-enclosed gondola car, ride to the summit of Mt Ngongotaha, which stands 1,597 feet (487 meters) tall. Gaze over Lake Rotorua and the surrounding region from the gondola and mountain top, and when ready, return to the gondola to descend to the base. Alternatively, you can choose to the luge ride option for your descent. Choose from three luge tracks—basic, intermediate or advanced—to zip down the mountain. Select a package with one, three, or five luge rides, and relax while the chairlift delivers you back to the mountain top in between rides. It's a great activity for adventurous kids and adults alike.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua
Departure Time
Gondola and 3 Luge Rides
10/1/2019 - 3/31/2020Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Gondola and 1 Luge Ride
10/1/2019 - 3/31/2020Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Gondola and 5 Luge Rides
10/1/2019 - 3/31/2020Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Gondola and 7 Luge Rides
4/1/2019 - 9/30/2019Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

10/1/2019 - 3/31/2020Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Round-trip Gondola Ride
10/1/2019 - 3/31/2020Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Round-trip gondola ride to Mount Ngongotaha
  • Luge rides on choice of three tracks (if option selected)
  • Use of chairlift (if Luge Option selected)
  • Entry/Admission - Skyline Rotorua
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 10 years to ride the advanced luge track
  • Safety helmets and instructions provided to all luge riders
  • Children under 6 years can ride in tandem with adult
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Love the luge rides. Awesome night out. The little bit of drizzly didn't put a damper on it at all. Did the cherry blossom walk... must come back when the blossoms are out, it would have looked amazing. Great couple of hours.
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Our family had planned to get the gondola to the top and have a little bush walk and go back down. My 4 year old begged and begged to do the luge which we hadn’t even considered for a 4 and 2 year old! We gave it a go- husband with 4 year old together and me with 2 year old
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Great views of the city. You take pictures after paying to go up the hill. We asked to ride in a gondola with just ourselves and they were kind enough. Ride is about 10 minutes or so.  There are multiple packages, but we paid around $123 USD for 2 people (5 luge rides, and
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My parents and I visited as our first stop in Rotorua. My mum who is terrified of heights did very well in the Gondola up and was happy with the smooth ride. Views were amazing! My dad and I took one leisurely luge ride down which was lots of fun. We also visited the winery
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Response from skylinerotorua, Guest Relations Manager at Rotorua Gondola with optional Luge Ride
Responded 6 days ago
What a lovely review. We are so glad your mum over came her fear and had a wonderful time!
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The view that we witness heading up the Gondola is absolutely stunning. Was fearful initially but the fear was overcame by the beauty of Rotorua. The Luge was really fun however 5 luge rides proved to be too much for me. Was rather disappointed that the scenic route and luge
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