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Experience the unique landscape and history of Mt Tarawera
With unmatched scenic vistas and 360 panoramic views
Western Side of Crater Mt Tarawera
Scree Run into Mt Tarawera Crater
Volcanic Rocks in the Crater - Mt Tarawera
This fully guided walking experience encompasses the unique landscape and history
Rotrorua Mount Tarawera Guided Volcanic Crater Hike

Mount Tarawera Guided Volcanic Crater Hike

Discover the unique landscape and history of Mt Tarawera with a guided hike. Explore Rotorua's youngest geothermal valley, created by the 1886 eruption, and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views. Perfect for all ages, with an optional crater run. Book your Rotorua day trip now!


NZ$ 195.00

NZ$ 136.5

Per Person


  • Climb a Mountain!

  • 360° Panoramic Views

  • 4x4 through Native NZ Bush

  • Fully Guided Hike

  • Be Enthralled by your local knowledgeable guide


Full Description

Explore the extraordinary landscape and captivating history of Mt Tarawera on an unforgettable guided hike.

Infamous for its cataclysmic eruption on June 10, 1886, Mt Tarawera sculpted the world’s youngest geothermal valley, Waimangu, while obliterating the legendary Pink and White Terraces.
This fully guided walking experience immerses you in the unique geological and historical significance of the area. As you traverse the rugged trails, you'll be rewarded with unmatched scenic vistas and stunning 360-degree panoramic views that showcase Rotorua's natural beauty. The hike is suitable for all ages, ensuring that everyone can enjoy the adventure.
For those seeking an extra thrill, there's an optional run into the heart of the volcanic crater, offering a closer look at the raw power that shaped this incredible landscape. Whether you're an avid hiker or a curious traveler, this Mt Tarawera adventure promises a day trip filled with wonder and awe.
Book your journey today and uncover one of the most intriguing Rotorua activities. Experience the majesty of New Zealand’s geothermal wonders and create memories that will last a lifetime. Don't miss out on one of the top things to do in Rotorua – your adventure awaits!
We’re passionate about continually providing world-class adventure tourism products in Rotorua. Infused with a unique blend of Maori culture, we’re inspired by the stunning environment we live in and the culture we live and breathe.



Friendly Knowledgeable Guide

Meeting Point

Please arrive at our meeting point 10 mins before your trip time
Main Carpark, Hemo Road, Whakarewarewa, ROTORUA 3015

(Outside the Wheelhouse coffee shop)

Additional Information

Bring: Sturdy Walking Shoes, Bottle of Water, Sunblock if it's Hot, Warm Windbreaker Jacket.

Cancellation policy

Full refund if cancelled up to 48 hours before activity starts.

Good weather is required for this experience. If we need to cancel due to poor weather, you'll be offered a different date or a full refund.

There is a minimum number of travellers for this experience. If the minimum isn't met and we need to cancel, we will offer a different date/experience or a full refund.

Risk Disclosure

All participants are required to read and sign a "Risk Disclosure" form at arrival, prior to taking part in any "Adventure Activity" by NZ law.

Please view this form now before booking. No action is required now other than to read it to make sure you are happy to sign at arrival.

View Participant Risks Here


Terms & Conditions: Both the Operator and any Agent (including their respective employees, agents, officers and directors) exclude, to the fullest extent possible under law, all and any liability for any loss, damage or injury (whether direct or indirect or consequential, however arising) suffered by the Guest or any person associated with the Guest in relation to the booked activity. All activities have elements of risk and all guests undertaking any Activity do so voluntarily and at their own risk. To the extent permitted by applicable laws, all warranties, representations and implied terms are also excluded. The Operator reserves all rights to cancel any Activity at its discretion for (but not limited to) any of the following reasons: a) waterway, road or weather conditions; b) lack of numbers participating in the Activity; c) unsuitability of Guest(s) due to reasons such as age, ill health, poor fitness, intoxication or any other reasons rendering a Guest unsuitable or unfit.


NZ$ 195.00

NZ$ 136.5

Per Person

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