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Shore Excursion: Rotorua Cultural and Geothermal Experience from Tauranga provided by Tauranga Tasting Tours

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2 adults
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Overview
Take the guesswork out of what to do in Rotorua; this shore excursion from Tauranga takes care of all the details, including round-trip transportation from the port. Start with a welcome concert and tour of the geothermal grounds at the Te Puia Maori Cultural Center. Your guide continues on to Rotorua-area highlights, including Government Gardens, Okere Falls, and Kiwi 360.
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  • Pass by Tauranga Tasting Tours
  • 1
    Port of Tauranga Ltd
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 2
    Te Puia
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 3
    Kiwifruit Country
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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    Pass by Mt Maunganui Main Beach
Highlights
  • Rotorua shore excursion from Port of Tauranga
  • Visits include the Te Puia Maori Cultural Center
  • See a geothermal valley plus Okere Falls
  • Stop at Kiwi 360 for tastings of New Zealand fruit
Important Information
Duration
7h
Inclusions
  • Quality transportation
  • Local taxes
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Te Puia
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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sheldon g wrote a review Feb 2020
Hollywood, Florida93 contributions40 helpful votes
The Rotorua Cultural and Geothermal Experience tour was a lot of fun. Seeing geysers, boiling lakes and a Maori cultural village with a very entertaining show were interesting and fun. Paul, our tour guide was very helpful, and extremely informative. For someone who has only
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from tastingtour, Owner at Shore Excursion: Rotorua Cultural and Geothermal Experience from Tauranga
Responded 6 days ago
Thank you, Sheldon, for writing this complimentary & comprehensive review. We appreciate it and are very glad you found the day both informative & interesting.
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william f wrote a review Nov 2019
163 contributions43 helpful votes
The concert was entertaining and explained some of the Maori culture. The performers seemed to enjoy what they were doing especially when the guests performed the haka under their direction. A truly enjoyable hour. The thermal springs were interesting but was crowded as a large
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Response from tastingtour, Owner at Shore Excursion: Rotorua Cultural and Geothermal Experience from Tauranga
Responded 14 Jan 2020
Thank you, Wiliam. We're glad you felt that your experience was worth what you paid, as we hate visitors to our country being "ripped off' with substandard activities. Unforunately we can't control the vagaries of the kiwi bird! Sometimes it is a bit anti-social!
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SuzieQ040 wrote a review Apr 2019
Adelaide, Australia9 contributions2 helpful votes
Paul was friendly, polite & informative for our shore excursion tour. He was patient & considerate of everyone in the group.Took the time to explain different aspects of culture & pointed out many sights. Definitely recommend this tour!
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Date of experience: March 2019
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Response from tastingtour, Owner at Shore Excursion: Rotorua Cultural and Geothermal Experience from Tauranga
Responded 5 Aug 2019
Thanks for your comments. Paul thoroughly enjoyed his day with you & always enjoys showing people our lovely region & culture. We're glad you enjoyed your day & hope the rest of your trip went well
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pdanaher wrote a review Mar 2019
Melbourne, Australia9 contributions7 helpful votes
We were met at the wharf and continued with a comprehensive history of the area. Along the way we visited a Kiwi Fruit farm with sample tastings, the old Hydro plant before getting to the geothermal. Our timing was perfect and our driver was able to get to the geyser while
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Date of experience: March 2019
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Response from tastingtour, Owner at Shore Excursion: Rotorua Cultural and Geothermal Experience from Tauranga
Responded 5 Aug 2019
We're pleased you enjoyed your day & that the geyser performed for you on cue! Thank you for taking the time to write a review.
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Leanne Godfrey wrote a review Feb 2019
Hobart, Australia2 contributions
Fantastic tour - professional, friendly tour guide, great itinerary, brilliant activities, modern bus, small group. Highly recommended!
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Date of experience: February 2019
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GKimb
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Excellent tour!
We had a wonderful day exploring the Waitomo glow worm caves, kiwi sanctuary and the countryside of the Tauranga ar
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Robert W
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Waitomo Caves and Kiwi House
We chose to book this tour via Viator rather than through Viking Orion. In fact Viking did not offer a true tour of
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The Best Wine Tour we have ever been on includes Australian Hunter Valley and SA Barossa
We booked the Tour through Trip Advisor rather than on the Ship We were met outside the gate at Tauranga at 10am as
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Robert C
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Fantastic Tour
Bron, our guide, met us right at the port and took us to the Waitomo Caves and on the way pointed out local sights.
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Jason W
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Fantastic Tour
My Partner and I had two fantastic Days with Paul on the Tours. We went to Waitomo and Rotorua. Paul is a font of l
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Jeri82
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Very informative, more facts than a typical tour
Bron provided more information about the area than many guides would have. She has lived in the area her whole lif
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elaineebrey
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Beer and wine tasting
My husband and I went on this tour around Tauranga Sept 2018, Paul our tour guide was absolutely fantastic, it was
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Coley52
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Taranga to Rotorua Tour
Paul was a great guide on our March 11 tour to Rotorua! We went to the Te Paui cultural center to attend a Maori c
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Smwinc4
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Tauranga Wine Tasting from the Port of Tauranga
We booked a private Wine Tasting Tour with Paul Marston rather than a cruise shore excursion.The cost was similar t
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Marie K
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Worth every penny
This was a fantastic day spent with a knowledgeable and entertaining guide. The beer and wine were flowing as much
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Rik H
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A bloody good day out
A personalised tour by this company saw just my wife and I and this extremely affable tour guide back after an illn
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Aussieoldie64
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Tour to Rotura
Visiting Tauranda on a Royal Caribbean Cruise in March we signed up for a tour with this company. The bus was comfo
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Carolyn_B_27312
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Glowing Tour!
My husband and I were on a cruise that stopped in Tauranga. This was our second time in that port. On the first vis
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Victoria W
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Great Charter and Driver
We booked one of the buses for our group of 12 right when we got off our cruise ship when we ported in Tauranga. Ou
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KathiM17
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Nice tour of Rotoroa
We booked this tour prior to leaving on our cruise and were most pleased. Paul picked us up right at the port gate
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  • Duration: 7h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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