Millennium Hotel Rotorua
The conference and workshops will take place at the Millennium Hotel Rotorua, located next to Lake Rotorua and just a brief stroll from the city centre. Perfectly situated for exploring Rotorua and its multitude of attractions!
In addition to its excellent conference facilities, the Millennium Hotel Rotorua offers Qualmark 4 Star accommodation, free off-street parking, a geothermal heated swimming pool, child-friendly facilities including a toddler pool, native gardens and much more.
An exclusive special bed and breakfast rate has been negotiated for conference delegates (use the group code AASC18 to enjoy the discounted rate). For more information on booking accommodation at the Millennium Hotel Rotorua click here.
Rotorua is a major destination for both domestic and international tourists. It is well known for its geothermal attractions, for showcasing Maori culture, and for being New Zealand’s adventure playground. Rotorua offers a raft of activities and experiences for everyone: from thrill-seekers to those just looking to unwind. Watch the video here to explore activities in Rotorua.
The conference’s social program has been designed to help delegates experience Rotorua, whilst providing an opportunity to meet new faces and catch up with old friends. The optional excursions provide a chance to see Rotorua’s famous geothermal areas, raft the highest commercially rafted waterfall in the world, or zipline through the canopy of 1000 year old native trees. During the conference dinner, delegates will feast on locally sourced seafood, meat and produce while enjoying spectacular views of Lake Rotorua.
Rotorua is in the heart of the North Island, 230km southeast of New Zealand’s most populous city, Auckland.
Rotorua is well connected to the rest of New Zealand through a network of air and road links (such as buses and shuttles) that run frequently and connect to almost all major North Island cities.
There are daily direct flights connecting Rotorua with Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown (via Christchurch). Visit http://www.rotorua-airport.co.nz/flight-info/airlines/ for more information. Rotorua Airport is only 10 minutes from the city centre. Baybus transports visitors from Rotorua Airport to central Rotorua for $2.70 one way.
InterCity (https://www.intercity.co.nz/) and Nakedbus (https://nakedbus.com/) have daily services connecting Rotorua with Auckland, Wellington and other North Island centres, including Tauranga, Hamilton, Taupo, Whakatane, Gisborne, Palmerston North, New Plymouth, Napier, Hastings and Wanganui.
Rotorua is a leisurely 3 hour drive from Auckland, the closest international airport.