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Rotorua Maori Geothermal Geysers Tour with Highlights provided by New Zealand Discovery Tours

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Updated 24/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 24/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Rotorua is known for its dramatic geothermal landscapes and rich Maori culture, and lies under just outsidemTauranga. Take in all the highlights on this shore excursion, including a visit to the Whakarewarewa Maori Village and guided walks through the Redwood Forest and Government Gardens. See geysers and volcanic mud pools, visit a kiwi orchard, admire views of Lake Rotorua, and enjoy lunch (included) at a Rotorua restaurant.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Port of Tauranga Ltd
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Village
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Government Gardens
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 3
    Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 4
    Kiwifruit Country
    Stop: 25 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Port of Tauranga Ltd
    2 Salisbury Avenue, Mount Maunganui 3116, New Zealand
    Please make your way to the Port gates where we will be waiting for you with a name board with your name on it!
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Highlights
  • Magnificent views of Lake Rotorua and Rotorua’s geothermal wonders
  • Watch a Maori ‘Haka’ dance performance in Whakarewarewa village
  • Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from Tauranga cruise port
  • Small-group tour: enjoy extra attention from your guide
Important Information
Departure Point
Port of Tauranga Ltd, 2 Salisbury Avenue, Mount Maunganui 3116, New Zealand
Duration
6h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • All Entrance Fees
  • Entry/Admission - Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Village
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This Is a Pre Booked Tour only!
  • No sales on the day of the tour!
  • Ensuring a quick departure for you!
  • All vehicles are modern vehicles with duel air-conditioning uv protection glass and meeting the highest safety standards.
  • Pick up time will be sent to you after booking confirmation, dependent on arrival time and departure time of your ship
  • Pick-up is from the port directly and dependent upon time of arrival of your cruise ship!
  • Pick-up time will be confirmed 30 days from the date of tour (or upon booking if within 30 days).
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 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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Avewest wrote a review Mar 2020
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Very unique & informative. Well worth a visit! Not like your typical “excursion.” Worth every penny.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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gratefultraveler777 wrote a review Mar 2020
Kaneohe, Hawaii4 contributions
Tauranga was a port destination on the Celebrity Solstice. Great overall view of nature and culture in this region in a limited time period.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Companion483263 wrote a review Mar 2020
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Andrew was our guide. Fantastic trip, he was very knowledgeable, enjoyed all the additional information regarding the country. I would definitely recommend this excursion.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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K Louis wrote a review Mar 2020
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Don, our guide, did a wonderful job giving us a tour of his district. He told us about the city, the different types of agriculture, the topography and the people. There were plenty of time at the different stops to explore and ask questions. We learned a lot about Kiwis and
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Belinda C wrote a review Feb 2020
Grimsby, United Kingdom4 contributions1 helpful vote
This is a trip well worth going on. Andrew runs a great professional tour. Pick ups were spot on, Andrew's knowledge and commentary on New Zealand from a Brit is very interesting and informative. The trip to the Maori village and show were great and gives you a good insight
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Date of experience: February 2020
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By: New Zealand Discovery Tours
Kerry G
Kerry G
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Even better than I anticipated
Amazing scenery, friendly staff. Very well laid out facility and so clean. Everyone that visits Rotorua should visi
Nitinkalra13gmail_
Nitinkalra13gmail_
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Very good
It took only 34$per person to visit this whole site by oneself and is worth seeing. Beautiful experience
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H6003GQgaryf
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Fabulous tour
Everything, the husband & wife team r fantastic guides and reps for NZ and they r from Manchester in the UK and lov
jamesh0205
jamesh0205
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Excellent Tour and First Class Service
Andrew was extremely knowledgeable about all things New Zealand and kept us informed whilst driving to the attracti
Sunshinesmile2
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Rotorua's Geothermal Geyser's & The Polynesian Spa
We booked this trip through the Shore Excursions Group and they contracted with New Zealand Discovery Tours. Natali
1946Patty
1946Patty
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Deluxe Thermal Valley and Polynesian Spa
We did this tour with Natalie she was amazing, very informative and lots of fun We went to a Maori village which w
WCVB1
WCVB1
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Fantastic Tour
Andrew was an awesome tour guide! We were picked up at our resort and off we went. Andrew have a great commentary
BiggieKiwi
BiggieKiwi
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Thank you
Brilliant and entertaining day was an amazing experience and would definitely recommend to anyone andrew was funny
teaandmuffins
teaandmuffins
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Superb day about 9 hour tour
We were pick up from our ship by Natalie. Natalie is very knowledgable and a safe driver, we went to the Maori vil
6continents1ship
6continents1ship
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Living Maori village, geysers, lunch and Polynesian Spa
Excellent value for money. Natalie was our fantastic guide and took very good care of us. Don’t even hesitate abou
yvettes486
yvettes486
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Great Day
It was a great day. We were picked up at the port in Tauranga, because we arrived by cruise ship. Very friendly we
sacdog
sacdog
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Maori Village Excursion
This was an excellent excursion . Our Maori guide showed us how they they live among the hot springs and geysers an
pams33
pams33
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Awesome!!!
We had a blast! The BEST excursion on our 14 day cruise. Do NOT pass up this opportunity to have the most fun of
Skinflint_traveller
Skinflint_traveller
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Hobbiton has top billing, but don't discount the Maori experience!
Hobbiton is not to be missed. If you're a fan, doubly so. However, there's been plenty written about this... the un
Richard A
Richard A
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Better than I imagined
This tour was fantastic - you get to see the real set of the Hobbit - lots of hobit holes and you learn some fascin
Key Details
  • Duration: 6h
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