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Rotorua Highlights Small Group Tour including Te Puia from Auckland

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    Stop At: Dog and Sheep Shaped Corrugated Metal Buildings, Tirau New Zealand

    One day tour from Auckland to the famous and magical geothermal wonders of Rotorua including Te Puia Geothermal Park and Maori Cultural Village.
    On this tour you will be picked up from the hotel in our comfortable mini-bus and driven through the stunning Waikato countryside, the most extensive farming area in the world, on a fully guided journey to Rotorua. During the trip south, you will encounter stunning scenery, great photo opportunities, beautiful mountains and see several different farm animals. We will also pass through the unique town of Tirau (the corrugated iron sculpture capital of the world) and the stunning Fitzgerald Glade.
    Once in Rotorua we will guide you past many of its famous and historical sites including Lake Rotorua, The Government Gardens, Blue Baths, Thermal Springs and Polynesian Spa. From here we head to one of the most famous attractions in New Zealand, Te Puia Geothermal Park. Once inside the park we stop for lunch and we highly recommend trying the traditional Maori Hangi meal.
    After lunch we set off for a fully guided tour around this amazing park to see it's geothermal and cultural wonders. You will see Pōhutu Geyser, Māori Architecture, the Māori craft school, geothermal craters, geothermal vents and even have the chance to view a kiwi bird in the kiwi viewing house.
    Upgrade and enjoy a traditional Maori concert including a demonstration of the world-famous Haka.
    Finally, our guides will take you for some discounted souvenir shopping in town before heading back north on a fully guided drive back to Auckland or you can choose to be dropped off in Rotorua instead.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Lake Rotorua, Rotorua New Zealand

    See beautiful Lake Rotorua as part of your Rotorua City Highlights Tour.

    Pass By: Rotorua Museum, Oruawhata Drive Government Gardens, Rotorua New Zealand

    See Rotorua Museum as part of your Rotorua City Highlights Tour.

    Pass By: Blue Baths, Government Gardens 1 Queens Drive, Rotorua 3010 New Zealand

    See the Blue Baths as part of your Rotorua City Highlights Tour.

    Stop At: Te Puia, Hemo Road, Rotorua New Zealand

    Enjoy a fully guided tour around Te Puia Geothermal Park and Maori Arts and Crafts School. Add a Maori Cultural Show and Maori Hangi Lunch onto your tour to enhance your experience even more. Additional cost for show and hangi - please add these onto your tour during the booking process.

    Duration: 2 hours
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Had a great time with a small group (6 pax). Melissa, our driver/guide was very accommodating and friendly. Would recommend this to anyone who is not into very rigid schedules (like me).

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    Reviewed 31 May 2019

    We had a great time and Michael was fantastic. He took the time to explain the wonderful country of New Zealand in addition to covering over useful facts. Very knowledgable and we can't thank him enough.

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank adamsbryanp
    Reviewed 24 May 2019 via mobile

    Lou & Jack blended well, good tandem. No dull moment during our trip, both of them have a sense of humor. They are well-versed with Moira culture and history. We learned a lot about NZ, Rotorua and all places we visited Tepuia & Wai-O-Tapu. One...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank BOBBER-CASTRO
    Reviewed 12 May 2019 via mobile

    This Rotarua tour was really stunning, we included the concert and buffet which was awesome - the concert is a must! The buffet whilst meat heavy did have plenty of veggie options & everything was delicious. Our tour guide Louise was super, really knowledgeable and...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Dia_Bermu
    Reviewed 25 March 2019

    Richard the tour guide was very friendly, flexible and knowledgeable. I was travelling solo and I would recommend this tour without any hesitation. A must if you are visiting Auckland and would like to get to see more of the country.

    Date of experience: March 2019
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