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Rotorua Canopy Tours

147 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua 3015, 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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Hours Today: 08:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
147 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand
+64 7-343 1001

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Reviewed 2 February 2013

I planned this tour months ago with Brooke when I first read about Canopy Tours opening in Rotorua. Our group was comprised of mostly (just) retired couples traveling together on a cruise, and a few of us wanted to punch up our adventures on shore....More

Thank Lynne M
Reviewed 31 January 2013

This from begin to end was an experience like no other.To enjoy,learn and laugh with total confidence and safety while immersed amongst the canopy of native trees makes this concept and commitment to eco experiences a chance to feel part of something that can connect...More

Thank Phil B
Reviewed 30 January 2013

Long time user of tripadvisor for its reviews, first time actually writing one. This tour is worth it. Not some conjurer of cheap tricks or thrills, this tour is fun, interesting, and run by genuine people. Its not bungy jumping scary (which we also did),...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 29 January 2013

Experienced this amazing activity over the weekend. My Guides were Steph and Gary and they were exceptional. Their passion for the forest and nature is truly contagious. I went for the thrills but got a lot more than what I bargained for. Thrilling isn't the...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2013

This was the highlight of our NZ holiday. My wife, myself and our two kids (10 and 14) are not the most adventurous family but this trip allowed each of us to go at our own pace. The guides were great fun and very knowledgable,...More

Thank Jon C
Reviewed 28 January 2013

My husband and I enjoyed a canopy zip line and forest tour yesterday. Steph and Alex were great guides. Safety was a top priority at all times . We hadn't been on a zipline before but enjoyed the 1.2 km of adventure and forest education....More

Thank RetiredHappyly
Reviewed 28 January 2013

Smelling the cool dampness and walking on spongy forest floor on a journey back in time to unspoiled tawa forests, feeling the heavy flight of kereru, touching 1000 year old rimu trees transpooped by moa, and flying weightlessly through magnificent canopies -- this is a...More

Thank mojo1998
Reviewed 28 January 2013

This is the most fun you can have in Rotorua!! Did the Canpopy Tour with my husband on 15 January as part of a 2 week trip to the North and South Islands and I highly recommend it. Excellent, funny and fun-filled guides who are...More

Thank KKate1
Reviewed 27 January 2013

Not the usual sort of activity for us in our middle age but we are so glad we made the effort. The operation is very well run and staff were fantastic. Our 2 guides were energetic, friendly and ran our tour superbly. The sights of...More

Thank Richard3150
Reviewed 27 January 2013

My husband, myself and our two teenage boys all had a fantastic time here. I was a little hesitant as I am not that great with heights but I loved every moment - in all the photos I have this huge silly grin. So much...More

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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!