XTERRA Rotorua Festival

XTERRA Rotorua Festival is the biggest multisport event in New Zealand and the biggest XTERRA event held anywhere in the world. XTERRA offers events for everyone and is all about getting out there and giving it a go.

Please note that the April 2022 event has been postponed due to the NZ Government's COVID-19 red restrictions. The confirmed 2023 date is 11 March.

Events held on the 11th of March 2023 will include:

  • 5.5km, 11km and 21km trail run/walk set in stunning forest scenery.
  • 26km Mountain Bike Event - this event is for mountain biking and general fitness athletes with some mountain bike experience and is set in stunning forest scenery and on world-class trails.
  • XTERRA Individuals or Teams - 1km swim, 26km MTB and 11km run - This event is for multisport, triathlon, mountain biking and general fitness athletes of all abilities. You can enter as an individual or get two or three people together and enter as a team.

For more information and to enter online visit

Distinction Rotorua Hotel are once again proud to sponsor the XTERRA Rotorua Festival and are offering competitors and supporters a great value energiser package including accommodation, packed breakfast on the day of the event, FREE secure bike storage at Distinction Rotorua, FREE bottle of powerade and unlimited WiFi. BOOK NOW

Please click here to check room only availability for 10-12 March 2023


The best off road event in the world comes to Rotorua. As sponsors of XTERRA, Distinction Rotorua are offering competitors great value Rotorua accommodation.
11 Mar 2023
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