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Tarawera and Rotorua Lakes Eco Tour by Boat with Guide provided by Rotorua Duck Tours

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 27/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 27/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    1241 Fenton Street
    1241 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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  • 1
    Rotorua Duck Tours
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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    Pass by
    Redwoods Treewalk
  • 2
    Lake Okareka Walkway
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 3
    Blue Lake Track
    Stop: 15 minutes
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    Pass by
    Buried Village of Te Wairoa
    Mt. Tarawera
  • You'll end at
    1241 Fenton Street
    1241 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
1241 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Live commentary on board
  • Driver/guide
  • Entry/Admission - Rotorua Duck Tours
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • We have tours available with translation sheets in Chinese, French and English
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 56 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
95Reviews
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Marka2402 wrote a review Apr 2021
Picton, New Zealand10 contributions4 helpful votes
We went on this tour on the 14th of April with our family of 12. It was a most enjoyable trip with Marcus our trip guide who kept us entertained with his great sense of humor. The weather was not on our side but we all had a great time. Thank you Marcus.
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Response from DuckRotorua, Front Office Manager at Tarawera and Rotorua Lakes Eco Tour by Boat with Guide
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks for the awesome review! There is no way to control the weather but we think we add a pretty fun way to enjoy the tour no matter what the weather is doing!
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Alana wrote a review Apr 2021
4 contributions
Josh was trying to Make it a Good tour. He was very enthusiastic. But the low equality Speakers spoiled it all. Couldn't hear the commentary at all. Tried telling Josh couple of times. Either he couldn't hear me either or he didn't want to comment on it. If there are real good
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Response from DuckRotorua, General Manager at Tarawera and Rotorua Lakes Eco Tour by Boat with Guide
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are sorry that your experience was not all that we would also expect. We investigated the reason behind the poor sound quality and discovered that someone had turned off one of the speakers, we now ensure we run a check on all speakers each morning to try and avoid this happening again. Nga Mihi!
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JAYNE wrote a review Apr 2021
Wellington, New Zealand4 contributions
Excellent tour guide/driver had many funny stories and also stories of the local area. Beautiful scenery and awesome drive out to the lakes. Throughly enjoyed the trip!
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Response from DuckRotorua, General Manager at Tarawera and Rotorua Lakes Eco Tour by Boat with Guide
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for your review! So glad to see you had a great time with us on the Duck! Nga Mihi!
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Theresa Parker wrote a review Apr 2021
4 contributions
This was part of a trip with my older mum in her late 60’s and we both enjoyed it thoroughly. We had an excellent guide Marcus who made the trip really enjoyable and we loved his humour on the tour alongside learning about the lakes. It was an awesome few hours and we had
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Response from DuckRotorua, General Manager at Tarawera and Rotorua Lakes Eco Tour by Boat with Guide
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review! We absolutely agree that Marcus is a fantastic guide, despite the array of dad jokes you may have to endure! Nga Mihi!
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vikingleif_1 wrote a review Apr 2021
4 contributions
Really pleasant little tour around and even into some of the beautiful Rotorua lakes in a very cool 1940s amphibious truck. Kinda different. Lots of interesting information, Josh was trying hard to keep us amused.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we are glad to hear you enjoyed your time. Nga Mihi!
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About the operator

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Melli257
Melli257
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Fun trip
Had a hilarious and very informative time with Shelley as our host on Rotorua Duck Tours. Something a bit different
Eriefairie
Eriefairie
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Fantastic fun
Josh was a great tour driver he had us all laughing and his local knowledge was superb. The lady back at the office
TerryTraveller2
TerryTraveller2
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Everyone was laughing - really fun
Very fun, my wife and I highly recommend this. Shelley gets everyone laughing and we see cool things. We are both o
Skye1502
Skye1502
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Memorable Duck Tour
The tour guide, Josh, was funny and friendly. He told stories and entertained us for two hours of sightseeing that
Bob_from_the_bay
Bob_from_the_bay
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Fun
We were booked for the morning trip. There were not enough people booked So we had the choice to get money back o
scr1be
scr1be
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Great trip
A fun, entertaining trip with Josh our guide. Went on a couple of lakes on amphibious craft. Josh was funny & had g
281taniag
281taniag
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Fun, lakes and a duck
What a fun and informative trip! Beautiful lakes and very unique experience. Thanks for a great day out team
Dilnott
Dilnott
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Duck your rotorua
Going onto lakes in duck truck was amazing as it was so easy to change from truck to boat. Our guide was Josh and
AndrewR4925
AndrewR4925
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Ducking into the Blue Lake
Marcus provided a great deal of useful info and even more entertainment. Good trip, great fun. Thank you.
lauraphillipss188
lauraphillipss188
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Happy local
Such a great time! Hilarious tour guides and so full of information. Highly recommend this if you’re a local also,
MsMaeD
MsMaeD
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A Unique Experience
Most fascinating 2 hours WW2 amphibious cruise exploring the magical Rotorua Lakes, amazing sights and hearing the
cmcvarnock26
cmcvarnock26
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#SUPPORTLOCAL
We had such a great time playing tourist in our own backyard, our tour guide Josh was such a laugh. We were the onl
Grey999
Grey999
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Entertaining and Informative
Our Guide Josh kept everyone entertained through the 90+ minutes of the tour and gave a lot of very insightful comm
asianmikey
asianmikey
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Shelley quacked us up!
Tour guide, driver and skipper Shelley did a fine job highlighting some of the city sights and surrounding natural
AndraJenkin
AndraJenkin
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Ducking Amazing
My family and I took a guided tour of the Rotorua lakes in the amphibian duck boat. A genuine WW2 military craft, t
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