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Rotorua Canopy Tours

147 Fairy Springs Rd, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-343 1001
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Opened in August 2012. Explore the ancient forest of the Mamaku Plateau 10 minutes from Rotorua on New Zealand's only native forest zipline canopy tour. An incredible experience built and opened in 2012 this 3 hour eco adventure includes tree platforms up to 22 metres above the forest floor, 6 ziplines and 2 tree to tree swing bridges. In small groups of up to ten people you will be accompanied by two highly trained guides who will teach you about the rare New Zealand flora and fauna and the conservation efforts to protect them. Every plant and tree species you see, you will not see in any other country on earth!!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
147 Fairy Springs Rd, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-343 1001

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Reviewed 19 August 2013

Best 3 hours spent! Full credit to all the staff for their hard work for making this an exceptional experience. Also the great message about helping out our native forests and protecting our wildlife from predators. Thanks so much guys!!

1  Thank cherie2014
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Great staff... Very professional. It's really great to see how much care has gone into the design of the tour... With sustainability and environmental awareness at its forefront. We thought it was great value and the perfect way to appreciate New Zealand's most valuable asset......More

1  Thank Kate A
Reviewed 16 August 2013

This trip was awesome! The staff was great - we felt very safe and comfortable during the whole experience. They made sure we knew and understood everything and would help us stop at the end of each line. The scenery is amazing - it's through...More

1  Thank lanamom
Reviewed 15 August 2013

We visited in the school holidays, and the youngest was just 11. We were made to feel welcome right from the start, and always felt safe. There was encouragement, gentle ribbing, and a great sense of camaraderie among the group generated by our guides. But...More

1  Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 12 August 2013

We had an incrediable afternoon with Greg and Billy bob (Phil). We were entertained, educated and wowed by the amazing forest, information shared and fun during our journey. I would highly recommend this as a must while you are in Roturua. Thanks guys we will...More

1  Thank Caryn R
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Wonderful experience zip lining through the canopy. The staff were professional and at no point did I feel unsafe. The tour was more than fun. It was full of information about our forests, and wildlife - very inspiring. The staff were entertaining and fun was...More

1  Thank Deborah A
Reviewed 11 August 2013

From the well maintained trails, to the thrill of a lifetime zip lining across two hundred metre chasms, the Rotorua Canopy Tour is an amazing journey through some of the most pristine forest that New Zealand has to offer. Putting the fun aside, it was...More

1  Thank Art H
Reviewed 10 August 2013

Even though I am scared of heights up in the tree canopy you didn't feel frightened at all. The staff were friendly, knowledgable and professional. Ensuring everyone was safe but had an amazing time. The zip lining is incredible fun. We also enjoying hearing about...More

1  Thank JackiD2013
Reviewed 8 August 2013

We found out about Canopy Tours through Trip Advisor and even though we were staying in Auckland, we decided that the three hour drive to visit was worth a blast! What a great decision we made! Everything about the afternoon was great - the staff...More

1  Thank Jamie B
Reviewed 7 August 2013

During a recent visit to New Zealand, my daughter, older grandson, and I booked a ziplining canopy tour with Rotorua Canopy Tours (RCT). The tour was absolutely marvelous! RCT is well organized and operated. Even though we took the trip during the austral winter, RCT...More

1  Thank Grandma Denver
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1 March 2017|
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Response from James F | Property representative |
Hi, It really doesn't matter to be honest although the first tour of the day when the forest is walking up is great and then you are finished to enjoy your rest of your day by mid morning! Also if you are coming in the... More
13 January 2017|
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Response from James F | Property representative |
Hi, As long as you are flexible with your time you will be fine waiting until you are in Rotorua in Mid June. The most popular times are morning and they book up earlier but in June there will always be availability at... More
Ralph S
14 March 2016|
Response from James F | Property representative |
24 hours in advance in April is wise - longer if you arn't flexible with dates. Dress warmly, it will be cool in early April as opposed to cold. Cheers and see you soon!