Buses operate around the city centre and connect with the leisure park area of Ngongotaha. Fares start from NZ$2.60 (or $1.84 with a Smartride Card).
From Rotorua Airport, Bay Bus Route 10 takes passengers into town for NZ$2.60. Airport shuttles are available, starting from NZ$21 to town.
Totally Tarawera offer scheduled water taxis to Hot Water Beach on Lake Tarawera for NZ$25 per person.