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Aorangi Peak Restaurant

353C Mountain Road | Bay of Plenty, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
+64 7-347 0036
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good23%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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“lake rotorua” (12 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
New Zealand, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
353C Mountain Road | Bay of Plenty, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Nice view from the top of the hill. Nice menu from soup..fish...and ice cream desert. Can be used for metting also

Thank SanjayaKanginnadhi
Reviewed 20 May 2018

The only thing to go there for is the view! What a position to occupy on the very peak! I have known and been a client of this restaurant for years when it was under previous owner. But new owners turned it into a shameful...More

1  Thank Advice1000
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

A winedy road high up in the mountain .. with beautiful view of Rotorua. Beautiful view whilst having dinner. Gorgeous beautifully presented food... service was cautious n very polite. An undescovered jem ... although for a fine dinning restaurant the toilets were in a disgusting...More

Thank 600lorrained
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Beautiful spot on top of the mountain overlooking Rotorua. Very friendly owner and staff. Best coffee in Rotorua maybe because of their own spring water. Would have liked to stay longer but they had a booking for 400 for lunch!

1  Thank wahut54
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Skyline gondola alone 31$, so 62$ for a couple. We drove our rental car to the peak of Mount Ngongotaha to Aorangi Peak Restaurant. The view is even better than the Skyline view because it is higher. We ate for lunch a great fish and...More

Thank Sith
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We have had dinner here and lunch several times, the lunch menu is great something for everyone young and old. The staff always happy to help and explain anything you may ask. The restaurant is set high above Rotorua with fantastic views across the lake...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 19 February 2018

This out of the way eating place was well worth the trip up a winding hill road to get there. We arrived in time to get late evening views of the Lake Rotorua below. Our table looked out well above the town and this made...More

Thank Ross M
Reviewed 22 January 2018

One of the best places to have a peak view of the city. Must visit for the views. Food is nice as well. Makes for a good place to click pictures.

Thank Nabeel K
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Although we are local Aorangi is not well advertised.We booked for lunch and the food was surperb.Friendly Chinese and Maori staff looked after us and the view over the City was great.We finished as 6buses arrived with Chinese visitors and the place started to rock.If...More

Thank tikitapu
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is a lovely spot to take in the views over the lake. The ‘safe’ background music seemed more suitable for an airport lounge and the small area available for morning tea had limited seating/tables, but the view made up for that. I enjoyed...More

Thank OriginalCoffeeQueen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$20 - US$41
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 353C Mountain Road | Bay of Plenty, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-347 0036
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There is no other view like the one you'll experience from Aorangi Peak, the site is situated over 2,000 feet high, which is exactly 3 times higher than Sky City tower showcasing a splendid panorama of Rotorua, the spiritual home of New Zealand culture. Aorangi Peak High Land Retreat is just a 15-minute scenic drive from central Rotorua and boasts the highest viewpoint in the district. As a historical iconic location, we offer wide range of facilities for customers such as accommodation, restaurant, shops and deer park. This place will highlight your entire journey and the memories will last forever. We sincerely advise you to bring your camera along to take Rotorua home. This is where you can discover the real beauty of New Zealand has to offer in a setting beyond your imagination.
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