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  1. New Zealand
  2. Bay of Plenty Region
  3. Rotorua
  4. Lake Tarawera

Tarawera and Lakes 2-Hour Duck Tour

Product ID: 109051
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Visit 4 of Rotorua's most stunning lakes, all set amongst native NZ landscapes. Enjoy a fully guided tour delving into Rotorua and New Zealand's rich history.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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English
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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the amazing volcanic domes of Tarawera as you ride on the waters of Lake Tarawera
  • Hear the story of the volcanic eruption, Maori migration to NZ, geothermal activity and so much more
  • Ride on New Zealand's ONLY genuine WW2 landing crafts as you splash onto the water without leaving your seat
  • Enjoy the thrill of turning from a truck to a boat as you splash down on two of the Rotorua lakes
  • Explore the Rotorua region, a place in the world like no other. You'll smell weird smells, see pristine natural landscapes and much more
Full description
Discover Tarawera and Lakes on a unique 2-hour fully-guided adventure that takes place on land and water on-board a genuine WWII amphibious Duck. One of the best ways to appreciate the scenery of the Rotorua lakes district and learn more about the history of the land, the people, and the devastating 1886 eruption of Mt. Tarawera. 

Your tour begins right in the heart of Rotorua and ventures out of town to the spectacular lake’s district where you will experience your first splash down into the sheltered calm waters of Lake Okareka. Your ConDUCKtor will then take you further, exploring the natural beauty of the lakes district with a backdrop of the magnificent volcanic domes of Mount Tarawera. After plunging into the deep blue water of Lake Tarawera, the return trip will see you viewing the sacred Lake Rotokakahe (The Green Lake) before splashing down on Tikitapu (the Blue Lake) your forth and final lake visit before the homeward journey back to the sulphurous aroma of Rotorua’s city centre.

This tour is suitable for all ages and the whole family, combining fun, learning and new experiences during a once-in-a-lifetime adventure in an authentic WWII amphibious Duck.
Includes
  • 2-hour fully-guided duck tour
  • Live informative commentary
  • Duck quacker
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

1241 Fenton Street, Rotorua, New Zealand

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Dress warmly on cold days, due to the open windows on the Duck it can sometimes get a bit cold with wind
• Blankets are provided for colder days but please also be prepared
• Duck tours operate in all weather, clear roll down sides keep you dry on rainy days
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.6 / 5
based on 8 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.7/5
Organization
4.9/5
Value for money
4.7/5
Safety
4.7/5

Organized by

Rotorua Duck Tours Ltd

Product ID: 109051