SOCIAL PROGRAM

Welcome Reception & Annual Horizon Speech

Tuesday 24

Take a ride on the Skyline gondola to the top of Mt Mgongotaha & spectacular views over Rotorua.

Whether you join in the wine tasting, Skyswing or luging your way down to dinner through the towering Redwoods, there’s something for everyone and activities for ALL ages!

Horizon Speech will have a special Maori flavour

Time: 4.30pm – 9pm

Venue: Skyline Rotorua

Cost:

  • Inclusive for delegates, extra tickets $75 per adult & $40 per child 4 – 16. Under 4 free

 

Black & White with a dash of Blue Conference Dinner

Thursday 26

Built in 1933, the historic heritage listed Blue Baths are the epitome of glamour & style and a Rotorua landmark.
There is a Best Dressed prize of 2 tickets to Canopy Tours.

Time: 7pm – Midnight

Venue: The Blue Baths

Cost:

  • Inclusive for delegates, extra tickets $120 per adult

 

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES

Kidz Klub at Kidz World

Wednesday 25

Time: 8am – 5pm

Venue: KIdz World Kidz Club

Cost:

  • $45 per child includes Lunch
  • Ages 5 – 13 yrs

Travel to Our Kidz Club Centre. Where we have a dedicated facility, where children can play, create & enjoy a wide range of activities.

10:30am We will travel to our rural property to partake in Giant Inflatable Obstacle Course, Flying Fox, Inflatable Jousting, Sumo Suit Wrestling, Toasting Marshmallows & Archery.

2pm We will travel back to our Kidz World Kidz Club Centre, where the children will be able to participate in our Kidz World Kidz Club After School Care Program and a wonderful afternoon packed with group activities, games and fun!

5pm We will return by bus to the Millennium Hotel.

 

Thursday 26

Time: 7.30am – 12noon

Venue: KIdz World Kidz Club

Cost:

  • $30 per child includes Morning Tea
  • Ages 5 – 13 yrs

Collection by our Kidz World Kidz Club Bus at 7:30am from the Millennium Hotel to Our Kidz Club Centre. Lots of activities including, Mega Bounce and Slide Bouncy Castle, Candle Wax Pictures, Plaster of Paris and Painting. We head to the Park for a fun time on the Playground.

12pm Return to the Millennium Hotel.

 

Thursday 26

Time: 6.00pm – 11.30pm

Venue: Millennium Hotel

Cost:

  • $45 per child includes Dinner
  • Ages 3 – 13

Craft activities, such as colouring in competition, the chocolate game with music and dress ups! Plus a selection of perfect children’s movies.

Wednesday 25

Rotorua Big Day Out 4 big Rotorua & New Zealand attractions – aMAZEme, Agrodome, Agroventures & Rainbow Springs

aMAZEme -1.4 kilometres of winding hedge lined pathways take you to the centre of the maze. You are bound to get lost and are guaranteed to have loads of fun finding your way.

AgrodomeFamous farm fun… for the whole family! In the heart of 350 acres of lush farmland, experience the world-famous Farm Show – starring a cast of talented animals… and you! Plus, join the Organic Farm Tour, animal feeding and the Nursery.

Agroventures – New Zealand’s most thrilling adventure playground that boasts FOUR high octane rides that will set your adventurous side alight. Choose 2 from Agrojet, Swoop, Freefall Xtreme and Schweeb.

Rainbow Springs- Built around New Zealand’s largest and most successful kiwi conservation centre. Added to this you’ll also be able to experience the adrenalin rush of The Big Splash, explore our many free flight aviaries, feed the birds, meet many tuatara, feed the largest wild trout you will ever see.

Time: 8.30am – 4.00pm

Cost:

  • Adult $105.00
  • Children 4 -16 $65.00
  • Children 3 & under free

Includes Lunch

 

Te PuiaMaori Cultural Centre & Te Whakarewarewa Geothermal Valley

Te Puia is the premier Māori cultural centre in New Zealand – a place of gushing waters, steaming vents, boiling mud pools and spectacular geysers.
Our Māori tradition lives on at Te Whakarewarewa, with our guided tours, our Māori cultural performances & attractions, and our National Carving and Weaving Schools.

Time: 9.30am – 12.15pm

Cost:

  • Adults $40
  • Children 4 – 14 $24
  • Children 3 & under free

 

Thursday 26

Mountain Biking at Whakarewarewa Forest

The Whakarewarewa Mountain Bike Trails have made Rotorua the ‘mecca’ of NZ mountain biking, attracting thousands of people from all over the world each year.

Within Whakarewarewa an extensive and varied network of trails offer riding for all levels of ability, from novice to expert, child or adult.

Rolling beginner trails, fast flowing single track to more challenging cross country trails exhilarating downhill to boot. There is something for everyone….this guided tour allows you to see as much of the forest as possible.

Time: 12.00 – 3.30pm

Cost:

  • Adults $80 (includes lunch pack, bikes & helmets)
  • Children under 14 $57 (includes lunch pack, bikes & helmets)


OffRoad NZ

An amazing afternoon of adventure!
4WD Bush Safari

The ultimate 4WD adventure. Rugged and remote, the trail ahead disappears into thick native NZ forest. Prepare for a journey that is full of unknowns….for drivers and passengers (Drivers licence required for driver).

Raceline Karting
Test your courage and driving ability like never before when you race New Zealand’s newest and longest KartSport circuit. Experience the sensation of ground rush as your kart reaches up to 100km/hour on the 150-metre straight. Minimum age 14 years and 1.4 metres tall.

 

Time: 1.00 – 4.00pm

Cost:

  • Adults $95.00
  • Children 14 – 16 $50.00 (including Raceline Karting)

 

Canopy Tours

Mix thrill and wonder through an incredible network of trails, tree platforms, ziplines (flying fox), and swing bridges. The changing views are breath taking as you experience the thrill of flying through changing landscapes from high above unexplored forested valleys, to tight openings through the forest sub canopy, to amongst stands of giant long forgotten trees.

In between the thrill let the guides share their passion and knowledge for the local history, the forest and the conservation challenges to preserve it all to bring alive the forest environment you are passing through.

 

Time: 1.00 – 4.30pm & 1.30 – 5.00pm

Cost:

  • Adults $90
  • Children 4 – 16 $60


Polynesian Spa

Voted as one of the World Top 10 Spas, Polynesian Spa is a must do activity while in Rotorua.

Polynesian Spa offers a choice of 26 hot mineral bathing pools and an enticing array of spa therapies. The Lake Spa is Polynesian Spa’s deluxe bathing and relaxation haven with deluxe lake spa pools and four rock pools set invitingly alongside the shores of Lake Rotorua.

We have arranged for discount vouchers for SSEM delegates & guests for 10% discount on spa treatments and 20% discount on lakeside communal bathing.

 

Rotorua Museum

Discover the great stories of the Rotorua region through innovative exhibitions and cinema experiences. Learn about the rich culture, volatile landscape and legendary figures that have shaped this fascinating region.

We will have 20% discount vouchers for general Museum admission (which includes a Museum tour).