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Real Rotorua

Rotorua 3007, New Zealand
+64 27 666 0144
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Great Lake Tour of Rotorua

Stephen was a great tour guide, very knowledgeable of the area. It was a bit chilly and overcast... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
hulagirl78749
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Austin, Texas
above and beyond

Steve and the night tour exceeded my expectations in every way. We saw glow worms, wallabies... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kditman22
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Godfrey, Illinois
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Small group tours connecting you with hard to reach places
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Rotorua 3007, New Zealand
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+64 27 666 0144

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stephen was a great tour guide, very knowledgeable of the area. It was a bit chilly and overcast but I saw a lot more than I thought I would. A 3.5 hr tour including Wairere Falls, Blue & Green Lakes, Okere Falls, Hamurana Spring &...More

Thank hulagirl78749
rotoguide, Owner at Real Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Nice to hear you enjoyed my tour . Rain or sunshine their is always beauty in nature. cheers Stephen

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Steve and the night tour exceeded my expectations in every way. We saw glow worms, wallabies, possums and a hedgehog as well as hearing facts about the plants and history of the area. He even gave us hot chocolate and cookies while we star gazed....More

Thank kditman22
rotoguide, Owner at Real Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yes the Nocturnal tour is full of surprises, thanks for coming along and thanks for taking the time to share your experience. cheers Stephen

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Steve went above and beyond what is expected of a tour guide. He really seemed to know what he was talking about and made the night hike a great time!

Thank nickispeak
rotoguide, Owner at Real Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

thanks, what a great night I had also, thanks to all your friends as well. cheers Stephen

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved seeing the glow worms, wallabies, possums, hedgehog, and waterfall. Steve is incredibly nice, outgoing, and fun. Had high expectations going into it, and this exceeded all of them. Will definitely look into again next time I come back to Rotorua.

Thank Bart B
rotoguide, Owner at Real Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review, it puts a smile on my face knowing you enjoyed it. welcome back any time. cheers Stephen

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While travelling solo for work, I decided to see some of the local sights. I'm not a fan of long queues and crowds of tourists, so Real Rotorua was perfect. Stephen took me on his full day tour (exceptional value for money) which included strolls...More

Thank Karen G
rotoguide, Owner at Real Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for braving the weather but luck was on our side and we beat the rain. cheers and bring the whole family along next time. Stephen

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks Steve for showing us some amazing sights and an adventurous time in the evening. Beautiful starry night, bush walk, glow worms, waterfall and wallabies with lots of interesting information. Totally recommend your trip as a unique adventure. Loved the hot choc and biscuit at...More

Thank Lynette M
rotoguide, Owner at Real Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

That's great to hear you enjoyed the evening and their is no better way to finish a great night out by relaxing at the beach! cheers Stephen

Reviewed 18 May 2017

I took a tour with Stephen a few months ago, and had a wonderful time. He was very knowledgeable about the area, and was incredibly friendly. I loved seeing the "real" Rotorua from a local's point of view, and it was really nice to avoid...More

Thank Kathryn Z
rotoguide, Owner at Real Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

your welcome and I like to think of myself as a specialist . A specialist at avoiding crowds. Thanks it was great to have you along. cheers Stephen

Reviewed 16 May 2017

Steve came to pick us up right at our hostel for the night tour. He was superb. He told us about the area, the wildlife, constellations, plants and so much more. He is very knowledgeable, and funny as well. The tour is great, I ended...More

Thank LilCanadian07
rotoguide, Owner at Real Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

cheers my friend it was really nice to have you along on a second tour, when you get to Ireland check out Bunbeg , ask any local for Sabba and his boat trip they will all know him. safe travels Stephen

Reviewed 8 May 2017

Stephen offered a free trip to our mentoring organization - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rotorua and took 5 of our mentoring matches out for an amazing visit to Okataina. The kids and adults loved the Glow worms, spectacular night walk through the bush and...More

Thank darryl2016
rotoguide, Manager at Real Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

It was my pleasure to take your group out and it is always nice to meet enthusiastic people. It would be nice to do it again in the future. cheers Stephen

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Going on this night trip was one of the best decision I have made so far in New Zealand. First of all, my friend and me got really comfortable from the first minute we jumped in the van of Stephen. We felt really safe and...More

Thank Kajaey
rotoguide, Manager at Real Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thanks so much for a wonderful review and it is so nice to hear about the smaller details of the tour that helped make your evening special . cheers Stephen

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