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About Rotorua Duck Tours
Ride, laugh, quack and splash with Rotorua Duck Tours! Experience New Zealands ONLY genuine WW2 landing crafts for a truly memorable experience! Travel from land onto water without leaving your seat! Explore the magical Rotorua lakes district seeing amazing sights and hearing the history of the area as your passionate conducktor retells new and old stories including the history of the land and people, geothermal activity, our 18 magnificent lakes and so much more. This is the only tour of its kind in New Zealand, and with over 15 years in operation around Rotorua this tour has proven to be a favorite for many visitors to Rotorua and hopefully will remain that way for years to come.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The lakes tour was so much fun - made moreso by the fantastic driver/guide Marcus. He was hilarious and I had sore jaws from laughing so much. The 2+ hours had everything - fascinating information, stunning scenery, and lots of humour. A great family activity...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sylvia B
DuckRotorua, General Manager at Rotorua Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks Sylvia we didn't want you to get hurt but if it has to be from laughing I guess that's the way you'd want to do it! Thanks for taking the time to leave this review and we are glad you enjoyed your time with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our driver/captain was Shelley, what an amazing job driving the Duck on and in the water. She was a lot of fun and very knowlegable. Awesome time. Would do again.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mckeough7
DuckRotorua, General Manager at Rotorua Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Truck driver, boat captain and entertainer Shelley can do it all! We are glad you enjoyed your tour with Shelley and thanks for taking the time to leave this review.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our Duck Tour with Shelley Moana and her Duck "Lucy" was pure fun and entertainment. Our driver Shelley was great and funny. We enjoyed every second of the tour. Hope, we can do it again some day

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HBPinnow
DuckRotorua, General Manager at Rotorua Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We still can't believe that in 16 years of operation it took hiring Shelley to have someone name the Ducks...... We are glad you enjoyed your tour on Lucy (Duck 2...... I think) with Shelley and thanks for leaving us this great review.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A genuine WW2 road/water vehicle 70+ years old weighing 8 tons takes you around the main sites of town and cruises briefly along two of the three main lakes. Sean's commentary was both informative and funny if you like 'dad jokes' as he called them....More

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DuckRotorua, General Manager at Rotorua Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for this awesome review! We pride ourselves on our safety and it's always good to see messages relating to that as well as the fact you had an awesome time! Thanks again for taking the time to leave this review and we will see...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour guide was very knowledgeable. Super entertaining and great sense of humour. Beautiful scenic view tour of the lakes around rotorua!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tamarapaul348
DuckRotorua, General Manager at Rotorua Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the kind words. We are blessed to live where we do and we are glad we got to share this experience with you on the Ducks

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent over two hours being entertained by Marcus our driver of the amphibious vehicle called the Duck. He showed us the beautiful scenery whilst driving to the lakes and on the three lakes. We gained knowledge of the local area, particularly the volcanos and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Slowworms
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time on the Duck boat today with our guide Nicholas. We were picked up at our hotel and then given a tour around the town as well as some history of the area. We drove past the redwood forest area which...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DebbieNH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on the duck tour at Rotorua, it is an amazing vehicle the size of a bus but it can float on water and it can be driven like a boat. The staff were friendly and pointed out all the local attractions. We travelled...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gaz0072018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

really good fun for all ages. free quacker. funny tour guide. safe & great way to look around. no windows so not the warmest of trips.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nannabird
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thorough enjoyed the tour. Shelley kept us entertained with information about the sights as well as stories and music!

Date of experience: January 2019
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kaejae56
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Response from DuckRotorua | Property representative |
Hello Thank you for your inquiry regarding the Duck. No we do not have wheel chair access on the Duck. In the past we have had people that have been in wheel chairs participate in the tour by leaving the wheel chair at our... More
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kaejae56
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Response from DuckRotorua | Property representative |
Hi there, we have in the past been able to assist people on board the duck who have been wheel chair bound. We will have a driver there to assist as well if need be. We are able to leave the wheel chair at the departure... More
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