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  1. New Zealand
  2. Bay of Plenty Region
  3. Rotorua
  4. Te Puia

Wai-O-Tapu, Waimangu & Te Puia Day Tour from Rotorua

Product ID: 151112
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See the best of Rotorua including Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, Waimangu Volcanic Valley, Te Puia and Rotorua's lakefront. Enjoy a full-day small group tour for a personal experience led by a knowledgeable guide.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese

Pickup included

Hotel pick-up and drop off is available from most Rotorua accommodations with pick-up time between 8:05 AM and 8:30 AM. Provide your hotel name when booking and the local operator will confirm your pick-up details.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Discover Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland and Waimangu Volcanic Valley
  • Visit Te Puia, New Zealand's leading Maori Arts and Crafts Institution
  • Get up close with mother natures gems while discovering the Pohutu Geyser
  • Explore the beautiful lakes in the district of Rotorua such as the famous Blue and Green Lakes
Full description
Get picked up from your Rotorua accommodation between 8:05 AM and 8:30 AM. Head to Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, located just 25-minutes from central Rotorua. See bubbling hot springs and volcanic craters and observe the daily eruption of Lady Knox Geyser at 10:15 AM.  

Visit Waimangu Volcanic Valley to learn about the Mt Tarawera eruption. Pause at the Waimangu Volcanic Valley Cafe for lunch at 12:00 PM. In the afternoon, enjoy a guided tour through Te Puia. Visit the woodcarving school, art and craft gallery, Rotowhio Marae, weaving display, kiwi house and the Pohutu Geyser.

Discover Rotorua's lakefront area, see the Maori War Canoe and learn more about Maori history and customs. Enjoy a short visit to Kuirau Park to view a recent geothermal eruption site. Finish your the day by visiting the pristine and tranquil lakes of this amazing volcanic region and marvel at the views of Mount Tarawera. Be dropped back to your accommodation between 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transport
  • Driver/guide
  • Small group tour
  • Live commentary
  • Wai-O-Tapu admission fee and Lady Knox Geyser
  • Waimangu Thermal Valley admission fee
  • Te Puia admission fee and guided tour
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drink

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• A medium level of fitness is required for this activity as you will be walking around the geothermal and cultural parks
• This activity is capped at 11 guests for a personal experience and is led by a knowledgeable guide
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 13 reviews
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Elite Adventures

Product ID: 151112