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Mt Tarawera Volcanic Guided Hike Experience provided by Kaitiaki Adventures

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Mt Tarawera Volcanic Guided Hike Experience

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Updated 25/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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All Kaitiaki Staff/contractors have been provided Information and training regarding the Hazards/Risk associated with COVID-19 All staff have been asked to contribute feedback All feedback has been considered by the business to make an informed decision pre-operation
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Updated 25/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Important Information
Duration
4h 30m
Inclusions
  • 4.5 Hr Mt Tarawera Crater Experience
  • Professional Kiwi Guide
  • Free Hotel/Motel Pickup
Exclusions
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 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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Spuds4eva wrote a review 1 May
Tauranga, New Zealand2 contributions
What a great tour!! Frank and Dan were great guides/storytellers/4WD drivers! We had a fantastic time walking around and into the craters that gave great views over Lake Tarawera and the surrounding countryside. We felt very safe and well guided by our two lovely guides
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Date of experience: May 2021
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Stephen S wrote a review Apr 2021
Toronto, Canada3 contributions
Had wonderful guided hike experience on Tarawera with Dan. The road in was an exciting experience in its own right in the 4-wheel drive bus, but this was surpassed by the mountain hike and views from the summit. Particularly enjoyed the scree sliding down into the crater, but my
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Leah wrote a review Apr 2021
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This was such an amazing experience! The guides (Harry and Dan) were amazing and so knowledgeable about the area. And the views were totally worth the hike up. Thank you guys for making it such an memorable birthday.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Owen Shaw wrote a review Feb 2021
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This hike is demanding, requiring a level of physical fitness but well worth the experience. Forget about the helicopter , there is a sense of achievement and exhilaration and well earned fatigue from getting up close and personal with the maunga; the views , the camaraderie
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Response from kaitiakirafting, Front Office Manager at Mt Tarawera Volcanic Guided Hike Experience
Responded 9 Feb 2021
Kia Ora, Thank you for your review. It does take some physical requirement to do it and with a little bit of courage to get it done it is always worth it. We are so glad you enjoyed yourself hiking up Mt Tarawera whilst with our guides and achieveing to concur the maunga and get up close and personal. We wish you all the best in the future. Nga Mihi Kaitiaki Adventures
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Sean C wrote a review Feb 2021
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Very enjoyable and relaxed experience in a magical spot. The guides were helpful and knowledgeable and made the hike interesting and fun.
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Response from kaitiakirafting, Front Office Manager at Mt Tarawera Volcanic Guided Hike Experience
Responded 9 Feb 2021
Kia Ora Sean, We are happy to hear that you had an enjoyable experience up on Mt Tarawera whilst hiking with our guides. Mt Tarawera is truley a significance in its own and we like to share our knowledge about the area with everyone who has the chance to go up the mountain like yourself. Thank you for your review. Nga Mihi Kaitiaki Adventures
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Chuds2004
Chuds2004
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Kaituna Whitewater Adventure
An amazing adventure with a group of teens for a birthday. The guides give clear instructions, are professional and
Evefeeney
Evefeeney
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Amazing!
A group of me and my friends did a Raft today with Dan, he was so funny and we had so much fun! It’s so awesome and
Amisavea
Amisavea
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Would def return
Easy process. Great guides. Very safe procedures. Very experienced established company and would def return.
401sashathain
401sashathain
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Top trip
Had an amazing time, so much fun! The instructors were awesome, made us feel safe! Cheers everyone!!
PKLye
PKLye
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Amazing experience
So much fun!!! Highly recommend it. All the staff are super friendly & our guide Jackie was awesome!! Can’t wait t
LeahH338
LeahH338
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Just do it!
Loved every freakin minute of this! Our guide Dan made the rafting exciting and fun. Absolute gold. Best experience
511jocelynl
511jocelynl
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Highly Recommended!!!
Spending an afternoon with Kaitiaki Adventures has been worth our while. Me and my whanau did the water rafting, an
Martywiles
Martywiles
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Wet n wild fun!
I have rafted the Kaituna several times and wanted to experience the river a bit more up close this time and I was
ReneeRenata27
ReneeRenata27
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Do it ! You won’t regret it !
Amazing experience with even more amazing guides. Really fun to do with family and is non stop adventures from the
GracieM99
GracieM99
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Take the plunge
Started off feeling so nervous at the beginning of the day, but am SO glad I did it! Was an amazing experience and
triniboyinNZ
triniboyinNZ
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Simply AWESOME!
Amazing! Thrilling! Awesome! Just some of the words to describe the experience. Wade, our guide was both knowledg
aimeec376
aimeec376
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Amazing fun!!
Awesome experience and amazing Guides! Thanks especially to Ben! You helped make it all the better with your enthus
Melinajzql
Melinajzql
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Amazing
Excellent team, amazing moment in the falls! Thank you for the crazy rafting ! I recommend x100000000
Kiniggit
Kiniggit
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Wicked!
The instructors were awesome. they are well experienced, they look after everyone and most importantly they respect
Lesonholiday
Lesonholiday
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Rafting
Had a blast, good crew,we're a bit older, but still enjoyed the experience,wife fell out, but survived, which was g
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