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Blue Baths is a renovated bath house originally opened in 1933 and located in Government Gardens, Rotorua, New Zealand. The buildings geothermal heated pools are renowned for being one of the first places in the Southern Hemisphere to offer mixed sex bathing. The venue is open to the public and hosts private functions within its various spaces.

The Social Room At Blue Baths

Enjoy food, drink, conversation and the expansive views across Government Gardens

  • Versatile space with elegance, art deco ambience and all-day sun
  • Space available year-round for private events
  • Roofdeck with couches & dining area suitable for 60pax
  • Platters to share, tray serviced canapes, degustation &  tailored menus available
  • Wedding ceremonies & receptions, conference dinners
  • Partners programmes, tour lunches + more
  • Take the terrazzo staircase or lift to this upper level



Lido Lounge At Blue Baths

This spectacular 600 sq metre area was once the adult pool; now “shallowed” to be just 30cm deep , the Lido is a large, clear space suitable for a raft of events

  • Lido Lounge is entered from the Foyer or via the Museum Gallery
  • Trellis bi-fold doors connect the Lido to the original Juvenile Pool, providing a great backdrop when lit up at night.
  • Poolside Terraces can be used as a picturesque predinner area
  • Onsite catering tailored to your event, dietary requirements & budget



Dining Room At Terrace Kitchen

Relaxed all-day eatery, ideal for group bookings or exclusive hire

  • Open plan kitchen with modern, innovative menu
  • Tailored menu’s for groups – canapés, platters to share, 2-3 set course
  • Weddings, conference dinners, product launches, private parties
  • Thermally heated porch, children’s play area, large back lawn
  • Kitchen garden area available for private events with marquee



Tonic Bar At Terrace Kitchen

Meet at Tonic Bar or book it exclusively for your next event.

  • Enjoy signature cocktails, craft beer, good food and a cool vibe
  • Sharing platters, tray serviced canapés, degustation menu’s + more
  • Celebrations, meetings, conference dinners, tour group lunches,  product launches
  • Entertainment & AV equipment by arrangement



We are continually amazed at the choice of exquisite locations in and around the Rotorua area that we can offer to our clientele for their special event; majestic settings like dining amongst the 100 year old Redwoods at Whakarewarewa Forest or a stretch tent at a pristine lakeside or bush clad site - with food and beverage tailored to suit the occasion and locality.


The stunning peace and beauty of this unique location ensures a magical backdrop for any occasion from intimate wedding ceremonies & receptions to gala dinners and product launches. The magnificent Redwoods offer a calm oasis, a world removed, yet only a few minutes from Rotorua CBD. The talented Terrace Catering team have a long history of delivering outstanding catering services to the Redwoods.

Five majestic dining and event locations are set within the 107 year old Redwood Forest. Each of the designated settings is unique. The most spacious area has a permanent sail canopy ensuring an all weather venue. The four other areas each have their own fabulous features from spectacular stonewalls and lovely lawned areas to intimate bush clad settings. But which ever you choose you will be awed by these forest giants, technically still in their infancy, but already tall enough to have you recalling Gulliver’s travels and feeling very small indeed!



Te Runanga Tea House

Te Runanga, (The Meeting House), built in 1903 lies at the heart of the 50 acre garden. It became the social centre of the nearby spa facilities.

Te Runanga, (The Meeting House), was built in 1903 and lies at the heart of the 50 acre garden. It became the social centre of the nearby spa facilities. The place to be seen, for invalids, tourists and locals alike, relaxing and drinking tea or mineral waters from the local springs. A gracious villa with wide verandas on three sides it’s perfectly positioned to enjoy the expansive views across the Gardens to the city’s two most iconic heritage buildings, the Tudor styled Bathhouse Museum and contrasting Spanish Mission architecture of The Blue Baths. Te Runanga is one of Rotorua’s most nostalgic and attractive venues, its unique character and central location make it a favourite destination for intimate incentive and executive dinners, retreats, cocktail events and weddings. Blue Baths is a preferred caterer at this RLC venue.



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