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Te Puia Day Pass - Geysers, Mud Pools, Kiwi, Culture, History & more provided by Te Puia

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Te Puia Day Pass - Geysers, Mud Pools, Kiwi, Culture, History & more

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Overview
Visit Te Puia and stroll past the steam vents, boiling mud pools, and Pohutu Geyser during a guided tour of the geothermal attraction. This stunning location in Rotorua is also home to the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute. If you wish, upgrade your admission ticket to include a Maori cultural performance.
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  • You'll start at
    Te Puia
    Hemo Road, Tihiotonga, Rotorua 3040, New Zealand
    Departure Point: Te Puia, Rotorua Address: Hemo Road, Rotorua Directions: Enter the main Te Puia car park (free parking) and approach the main entrance. Dates: Daily Return point: Returns to original departure point
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    Te Puia
    Stop: 2 hours
    Te Puia is situated in the geothermal valley of Te Whakarewarewa, Rotorua and is a powerful reminder of the earth’s natural force. With remarkable geothermal features including the famous Pōhutu Geyser and rich layers of Māori culture, from the land itself to the artworks, the people, stories, traditions and architecture. There are nature trails teeming with native bird life and you will even find the New Zealand icon, the Kiwi bird on site. The knowledge and passion of our guides is often what makes the Te Puia visitor experience so special. Passing on the knowledge and wisdom handed down from their ancestors carries a special pride. It opens visitors’ eyes to the interconnectedness of life in the Māori world, and touches hearts across cultures.
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  • You'll end at
    Te Puia
    Hemo Road, Tihiotonga, Rotorua 3040, New Zealand
    Departure Point: Te Puia, Rotorua Address: Hemo Road, Rotorua Directions: Enter the main Te Puia car park (free parking) and approach the main entrance. Dates: Daily Return point: Returns to original departure point
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Explore Te Puia during the daytime on a guided tour
  • See Pohutu Geyser erupt in the Te Whakarewarewa Thermal Valley
  • Visit the Kiwi House and Maori Arts and Crafts Institute
  • Performance showtimes available several times a day (if option selected)
Important Information
Departure Point
Te Puia, Hemo Road, Tihiotonga, Rotorua 3040, New Zealand
Duration
60–90 minutes
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Highest Geyser and most active Geothermal Valley in the Southern Hemisphere
  • Explore our Kiwi Conservation Centre - 2 Kiwi Birds onsite
  • Wood & Greenstone carving, flax weaving, Maori Tattoo Schools
  • Explore a Marae and Maori village
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Gbignell wrote a review Feb 2021
Bristol,uk25 contributions9 helpful votes
Wow what an amazing experience. Paul our guide was amazing, full of knowledge and passion! Basically had a private tour of this unique park and the steam pudding at the end was super yummy 😋
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Antony S wrote a review Feb 2021
Ngaruawahia, New Zealand1 contribution
I came through Te Puia recently as part of a group and loved the amount of passion the tour guides and staff shared for the place they work. Our guide Grace was very knowledgeable about all aspects of Te Puia, especially the Marae. She was friendly and chatty a swell which made
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Date of experience: February 2021
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TabNZ wrote a review Feb 2021
Auckland, New Zealand11 contributions1 helpful vote
Absolutely fantastic day out - one of the highlights, if not the highlight, of our trip. Such a fascinating place that we spent the whole day there. We began the day with the kids being taught how to use poi and sticks, and even getting a temporary Maori tattoo. We then went
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Cassandra Booth wrote a review Feb 2021
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Fantastic experience, unique with our borders closed to emerse yourself in a personal experience... The guide was fantastic!! ! Cannot recommend a guided tour enough!
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Ben G wrote a review Jan 2021
7 contributions2 helpful votes
I wasn’t expecting too much but we were absolutely blown away , our guide (Manaaki) was fantastic, funny, helpful and very knowledgeable. We loved every minute of it and learnt so much. I can’t wait to bring our visiting overseas family here to see this awesome place (
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Pataka Restaurant at Te Puia NOT GOOD!
Dined at Pakata Restaurant tonight 1/5/2021 it was not worth the money at all! The entry was cold dark and unwelcom
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Camper818196
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Night Tour
We did the Geyser Night Tour and although it was a bit pricey it certainly delivered! It was only the two of us on
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alexeZ8208UW
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Te Puia Night Trail
What a wonderful evening! I am in my third trimester and this was such a well thoughout, memorable experience! The
karinar346
karinar346
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Pataka Kai
Amazing Kai, will not find a better buffet with such flavorsome food, we went here for a family dinner and even our
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795ashj
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Take your time, take the guided tour
Really good experience at whakarewarewa. Popped in for lunch but stayed for the tour. What a treat. Great info and
Ruruiswatching
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60th birthday
Restaurant was beautiful. Views if geysers. Good selection and tasty food. Great service ❤ Was kid friendly aswell
Mutt43
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Sunday Buffet
The food was excellent, a good variety, enjoyed what was on offer. Customer service +++, it was an amazing experie
monza81
monza81
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Night tour
Something a little bit different if you want an after dinner activity. Walking the park at night with guides was lo
millzxx
millzxx
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Night tour is enchanting
I highly recommend the night tour. Knowledgeable, funny and thoughtful guides explain the stories behind the land a
JJMistry
JJMistry
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Fascinating
Great afternoon spent seeing the geysers, kiwi encounter, Maori performance and delicious buffet dinner.
JayRae1
JayRae1
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Great evening with a wide variety of things to see and do
My wife and I were touring New Zealand, on a 15-day tour arranged through Travelmarvel by APT, in a group of around
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Kaiapoilakes
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Te Puia guided tour
I’m so pleased we took the guided tour. Manaaki was funny, engaging and informative. The Wananga is a wonderful set
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Bluey P
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Te Puia night experience
Wow. We did the Te Puia night experience last night, it was AMAZING. We had the two fantastic guides, Sean and Tim
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Lovely artisan tour!
It's always fun to see something I can't see in California such as the kiwi birds, the lovely architecture, and the
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ICONIC WORLD FAMOUS GEYSERS.
The Puia is New Zealand's sulphur rich geothermal wonderland, featuring dramatic geysers, bubbling mud and it is ho
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