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Rotorua Highlights including Te Puia

Rotorua Highlights including Te Puia

Experience the world famous geothermal and Maori cultural wonders of Te Puia. This unforgettable tour combines natures power and beauty with Maori culture all in one day.

From

NZ$ 299.00

Per Person

Highlights

  • Te Puia Geothermal Park

  • Maori Carving & Arts School

  • Rotorua City Highlights

  • Waikato Farming Region

Full Description

Itinerary:

1.      Auckland - Your tour starts in New Zealand’s largest city. As we drive out of the city your guide will not only set the scene for your adventure today but also point out and guide you past some of the city’s top highlights.

2.      Waikato – Exiting Auckland we travel south through the stunning Waikato countryside, the most extensive farming area in the world, encountering beautiful scenery, mighty rivers, great photo opportunities, impressive mountains and several farm animals along the way. During our adventure in the Waikato we will also stop for a quick coffee break
at a special location.

3.      Tirau – Continuing our journey to Rotorua we pass through Tirau, famously dubbed the 'Corrugated Iron Capital of the World' because of the many unique corrugated iron sculptures and buildings. This town never fails to get a look and a laugh and our guides will point out all the main highlights on the way through.

4.      Te Puia Geothermal Park – Arriving at our feature destination, Te Puia, you will receive a fully guided tour to best experience the geothermal and cultural wonders including: Pōhutu Geyser, Māori Architecture, The National Māori Arts School, geothermal craters, geothermal events and even the chance to view a Kiwi bird in the Kiwi viewing house. Add
optional extras if you choose, like the Maori Cultural Performance or Traditional Maori Hangi Buffet Lunch.

5.      Free time in Rotorua - If you choose to not add any activities after Te Puia you will spend free time in Rotorua while other guest are enjoying other activities. 

6.      Rotorua City Highlights – To finish off our Rotorua experience we do a short guided driving tour seeing the most famous sites in Rotorua city including: Lake Rotorua, Rotorua Museum, Government Gardens, Whangapipiro (Rachel Spring) & the Blue Baths. If there is time, we may even visit a special souvenir shop for some discounted shopping and to try Manuka Honey.

7.      Auckland – Sadly we must start to head north again but your day is not over with a fully guided return trip to Auckland with secret stops along the way.

Includes

Entry tickets to Te Puia

Small Group Capped at 16 or Less

Bottled water & snacks

Meeting Point

Our main central meeting point is the SkyCity Hotel, Auckland. Please wait at the front of the hotel lobby, at the bottom of the Sky Tower.

The closest pickup location we offer to the airport is The Sebel Auckland Manukau. 

We also offer pickup from the below central locations. 

Adina Apartment Hotel Britomart / Copthorne Hotel / Cordis Auckland / Crowne Plaza / Four Points by Sheraton / Grand Millennium / Heritage Hotel / Hilton Auckland / Ibis Budget / Kiwi International Hotel / Mercure Queen Street / Movenpick Hotel / M Social Hotel / Nesuto Stadium Hotel & Apartments / Park Hyatt Auckland / Pullman Hotel / Rydges Auckland / The Grand by Sky City / SO/ Auckland / Sofitel Viaduct Harbour / JW Marriott / Swiss-Belsuites Victoria Park / VR Auckland City. 

 

Additional Information

Weather in New Zealand can be a little unpredictable and it is said we experience four seasons in one day! We recommend bringing a rain jacket, hat, sunscreen & some good comfortable shoes for walking in.

Lunch is not provided on this tour, but you will have the opportunity to purchase lunch throughout the day, at your own expense.

Cancellation policy

Full refund if cancelled up to 24 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.

From

NZ$ 299.00

Per Person

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