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Climb aboard our authentic World War II Amphibious landing crafts and see Rotorua by land and lake. Our tours are a great introduction to Rotorua, its history, its people and the magnificent lakes region. View spectacular scenery. Tours depart up to...more
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1241 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Many thanks for our super ride today. We took our family two adults and two teenagers . Surprisingly they got into the swing of it and laughed a lot! From the interesting local history to the scenic lakes it was fun all the way ....More

Thank cara r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of fun and a lot of interesting info about Rotorua, the locals, and it's explosive past! Our driver was a great story teller with plenty of Dad jokes

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best coverage of natural beauty of Rotorua can be most effectively done in minimum time is to take Rotorua duck tour . This is 2 hours trip covering 3 lakes and all beautiful terrains of Rotorua. The duck is of 2nd world war vehicle...More

Thank Tanmay M
DuckRotorua, Owner at Rotorua Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Tanmay, we greatly appreciate the review of our Tarawera & Lakes Tours. We are constantly thriving to ensure the best possible tour experience for all clients with engaging, informative and humorous guides. It definitely helps that we have a unique vehicle and some of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My hubby and I went on our second duck tour this week and loved every second of it. Our driver Marcus,was very entertaining and knowledgeable and a credit to the company. I would highly recommend anyone who is thinking of doing this tour to do...More

Thank aussiechick2360
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

This is the second duck tour I have ever done, and it was fantastic! Our driver Shelley was informative and super entertaining. The tour itself was fantastic, and really gives you a glimpse into the beauty of the area.

Thank irshcladda
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Great trip on an interesting Vehicle. Tour guide Shelly was great with jokes and information. Don’t know why I didn’t do it sooner.

Thank Caitlin I
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Booked the tour online before the trip if you don't want to have disappointment. The tour showed us around the city and went to 2 lakes. It was fun and learned some facts about Rotorua.

Thank hyaus
DuckRotorua, Owner at Rotorua Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Hyaus. Thank you for the positive feedback from the tour. We try to provide an exceptional overall view of what Rotorua is about from its past to the now. Thank you for taking the time to experience Rotorua along with the Duck. Trevor

Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Took the 2 hour trip on the “Duck”. Leaves at 11am which meant we could have an easy start to the day and late breakfast. Team we’re well prepared when we arrived and the 70 year old Duck was surprisingly comfortable. It was rain and...More

Thank Bigozpete
DuckRotorua, General Manager at Rotorua Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thank you for leaving this review as it covers a lot of different aspects of what we do, we are glad you enjoying riding on a piece of history seeing the sights we love so much. Thanks again!

Reviewed 22 May 2018

I did the duck tours trip last Friday and had Shelly as a guide, she was lovely and you could tell she is really enjoying herself doing the trips which made it fun for all of us. The lakes we visited were gorgeous and it...More

Thank Shirelle S
DuckRotorua, General Manager at Rotorua Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

It does help when you enjoy what you do and our drivers bring their own personal energy to every tour so we are glad you had fun with Shelley seeing some of the amazing sights. Thanks again and we hope you enjoy the rest of...More

Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

45 minutes of fun and information. Our guide was Nick. He was full of fun, jokes and information. Touring around Rotorua seeing the sites then going for a sail round the lakes with Nick and his choice of music on entry and exit for each...More

Thank heatherad_69
DuckRotorua, General Manager at Rotorua Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thanks for the review! We are glad you had a good time with Nick and his antics and got to see some of the sights we are so proud of, thanks for coming and we will see you next time!

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17 November 2016|
Response from DuckRotorua | Property representative |
Hello Thank you for your inquiry regarding the Duck. No we do not have wheel chair access on the Duck. In the past we have had people that have been in wheel chairs participate in the tour by leaving the wheel chair at our... More
17 November 2016|
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Response from DuckRotorua | Property representative |
Hi there, we have in the past been able to assist people on board the duck who have been wheel chair bound. We will have a driver there to assist as well if need be. We are able to leave the wheel chair at the departure... More