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

From Rotorua: Eco Cultural & Wildlife Full-Day Tour

Product ID: 151112
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Discover the best geothermal, cultural, and natural sites Rotorua has to offer. Witness the power of mother nature with two geysers, including the punctual lady know and the ever consistent Pohutu geysers. Learn about New Zealand's Maori culture.
About this activity
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Duration: 8 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
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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.

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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
  • Interact with New Zealand's native birds, including the kiwi
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.

Finish your day with a visit to the pristine and tranquil lakes of this amazing volcanic region. Marvel at the views of Mount Tarawera and then interact with New Zealand's native birds at Rainbow Springs. Get dropped back to your accommodation between 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation
  • Driver-guide
  • Small-group tour
  • Live commentary
  • Wai-O-Tapu admission and Lady Knox Geyser
  • Waimangu Thermal Valley admission
  • Te Puia admission and guided tour
  • Rainbow Springs admission
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drink
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off outside of Rotorua

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

From US$ 197.33 per person

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Product ID: 151112