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Headfirst Travel Rotorua offers several day tours out of Rotorua. - Geyser Link Shuttle - Explore Rotorua's thermal wonders. Start your day with a visit to Lady Knox Geyser and see the amazing eruption of a real geyser. Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The caves were cool and Hobbiton was great, but I wish we had just gone to those two spots on our own. The drive from Rotorua is totally doable- not long at all- and the roads are fine. Our guide made us late to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great trip to the Waitomo Caves with Headfirst Travel. Our guide was friendly and pointed out many sights to and from the caves. She took care of our tickets and made sure we had a good day. We asked to to be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A day tour for Waiotapu and Hobbition. Driver Alan is helpful. Bus schedule is efficient. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked Absolutely Rotorua and loved it. Our guide Christine for the snapshot tour went out of her way to show us a few extra sites which made the tour feel like it was tailor made for us. Excellent service and informative guides get a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We had a great day out with headfirst. Our Driver Christine was the best! She was very knowledgeable about the area, and was hilarious! She was so sweet and went out of her way to ensure we had a great time. First stop was to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Only had one day in Rotorua - most amazing/exciting/execptional tour with headfirst! Wendy the busdriver/tourguide was so lovely - she stopped at multiple places for me to look at and enjoy the scenery. Most friendly and hospitable! The tour of Wai-o-Tapu is astonishing - extremely...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Claartje B
Reviewed 19 September 2018

We booked multiple tours through Headfirst travel and were happy with their level of customer service and the tour options they provided. We did plenty of research before booking anything in Rotorua and are so glad we settled on Headfirst as we couldn't fault themMore

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jamesdunn93
HeadfirstTravel, Reservations Consultant at Headfirst Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Kia Ora, Thank you for your review and comments, we are pleased to read you have enjoyed your time with us. Our main goal is to Bring Alive Local Legends and provide a great travel experience that you'll never forget. We wish you well and...More

Reviewed 19 September 2018

The team at Head First travel are fantastic and we had fantastic customer service on the multiple tours we booked with them. The tours allow the perfect amount of time to see all the activities before pick-up without feeling rushed or being out for longer...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jamesdunn93
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Great Trip I can only recommend. The combination of Waimangu and Wai O Tapu was perfect. Unbelievably beautiful landscape.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

Breath taking sights, geothermal park was amazing. A must do for all holiday makers. Wai-O-Tapu was a little challenging for lunch, but we did arrive late!

Date of experience: August 2018
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ThatLostCanuck
21 April 2018|
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Response from HeadfirstTravel | Property representative |
Hi there! Thank you for your enquiry. We do have a Hobbiton only option that currently departs Rotorua around 2.15pm and returns around 6.45pm. From 1st May this schedule will change to departing 1.15pm returning around... More
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Mango211
8 December 2017|
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Hi there! The main difference is that tour #929 includes a Movie Set Tour at Hobbiton, which #918 does not. However, as both tours use the same bus, those passengers who choose not to do a Hobbiton Tour will have 2 hours to... More
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