Walking tours in Rotorua

Top Walking Tours in Rotorua, New Zealand

Walking Tours in Rotorua

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6+ hours
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$349.00
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6+ hours
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$287.00
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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$222.00
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Walking Tours
3–4 hours
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$199.00
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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Walking Tours
1–2 hours
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$40.00
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Walking Tours
4–5 hours
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$185.00
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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$210.26
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Shore Excursions
6+ hours
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$307.00
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Adventure Tours
60–240 minutes
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$30.00
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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6+ hours
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$369.00
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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$290.00
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  • CRISTIANA
    3 contributions
    had a wonderful day. Waitomo caves are interesting, the glow worms cave structure was explained by the local guide and it's really beautiful. Te Puia was also suprising. Because of COVID restrictions, we coudn't enjoy the buffet, neither the Maori performance, but the guide gave us other tracks around Rotorua. Cheeky Kiwi is reliable and safe. Michael was our guide and was very attentive, good driver, kind, respectful, informative, and a good photographer! I really appreciated and recommend the company.
    Written 25 June 2021
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • timholiday50
    Calgary, Canada70 contributions
    Grant did a Fabulous job of organizing the day so that everyone got the most of what they wanted to experience. I would highly recommend the geothermal park as it was fascinating and Grant gave us a personal tour. The gondola was a relaxing end to the day in Rotorua. It is a long day but well worth the trip. Exceptional company!
    Written 12 February 2020
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  • Chloe M
    East Wenatchee, WA3 contributions
    Simon was early to pick us up at our hotel and over all a total blast to ride with. Lots of great information, but didn't talk the entire time. Very attentive to breaks and drink/food needs. The springs and mud bath are stunning and the spa is extremely relaxing.
    Written 9 March 2020
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  • Nykeeta Sophia C.
    1 contribution
    Despite the wet weather, we had fun ziplining and immersing ourselves in the forest. Hopefully, there will be more birds next time.

    Thanks to Matt and Paul for being awesome tour guides as well! 😊
    Written 15 May 2022
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  • Shell R
    1 contribution
    Had an amazing day with Grant as our tour guide. He had snack for us since our tour starts so early, and greeted each one of those pick up with the biggest smile! He was nice, funny and knowledgeable about the country - got lots of inside info about NZ. Hobbiton was fun and Wal-O-Tapu was gorgeous. Absolutely loved my experience!
    Written 15 April 2020
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  • Abdullah_Alhaidari
    Medinah - Saudi Arabia13 contributions
    ALERT: this is one of the, if not the, best tour you will ever have in New Zealand. Stephen, the tour guide, is passionate and continues to do this tour despite COVID's effects on tourism. The cost/price is more reasonable than other tours around NZ.

    You may think that the highlight was seeing hundreds of glowworms from a few centimeters away near waterfalls but this wasnt the case. Dont get me wrong, that was spectacular but the trip itself was extraordinary.

    Stephen picked us up from the tourists help centre on time. He drove us in a very comfortable high tech specialised van. He handed us different types of tourches and we walked about 2Km in the dark; including our 3 and a half year old child. You aim your tourch up to see the trees forming a bridge hiding the whole sky from you. We saw tens of wallabies (tiny kangaroo like creatures) hopping meters away from us, Wetta like insect shells (forgot their names) and different types of trees and plants. Ive been in New Zealand for 21 years and this was the first time I saw the real Silver Ferns; they arent as evident in day light. You end the journey with hot chocolate to replenish your energy.

    I cannot recommend this tour enough. Thank you Stephen for the hollywood like photos you took of our family in the dark :)
    Written 2 March 2022
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  • Jordan Welsh
    New Zealand1 contribution
    Brilliant tour and learnt so much! A must do for visiting New Zealand. The tour gave great insight of the Maori culture
    Written 10 April 2022
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  • val m
    United States161 contributions
    Do the walk with a guide because you will get so much more out of the experience. 3 hours will allow for the walk and soaking in the hot springs. Remember to take a bag for the wet suit! The employees were good and conscientious. The sulfur smell is subtle and hardly noticeable! I found it better than Iceland’s geo thermal areas!
    Written 4 March 2020
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  • rerp
    Kibworth Beauchamp, UK289 contributions
    Arrived on a Cruise Ship (Arcadia) and covered similar items to those covered by the cruise ship's own tour but in a smaller vehicle and for a much lower price. I have no criticism of the tour or our driver. As is usually the case with independent tours; feedback shared with those on the ship's own tour afterwards, came out very favourably in respect of the independent tour. They are more flexible as to the length and variety of stops (if nobody is interested in a stop you quickly move on rather than have a fixed time stop), and calls can be made at places that cannot accommodate large coaches. My only criticism of this tour was in respect of the guide "allocated" to us at the Maori village; she spent far too long teaching us how to say the name of the village (repeated during the show), then took far too long explaining other things about her relatives, then followed some other tours that meant we could not get close to items worth viewing, then arrived at the show so late that we ended up behind all the other tours. This was not the fault of Zealander; we were just unlucky, and could have been allocated a better guide. A worthwhile day trip.
    Written 5 March 2020
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  • nr0we
    Te Puke, New Zealand66 contributions
    OMG what an amazing experience. Absolutely stunning hike with very informative and friendly guides who didn't rush us at all.
    I was absolutely blown away by the scenery and how far we could actually see from the summit.
    If you haven't done it yet put it on your bucket list.
    Written 15 May 2022
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  • B. Fett
    1 contribution
    I had been away for 7 months. Stacking bitcoin, Shiba.

    One thing I really missed is this hidden gem.

    Ah! The Polynesian Spa. Come to New Zealand and try something new.

    There is no words.
    Written 2 April 2022
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  • Dan e
    Chicago, IL8 contributions
    We did this tour in February. Andrei was out driver and guide. He was very informative. Wai-O-Tapu was awesome. On a side note- learned that 'Sweet as' is not a cuss word !
    Written 14 March 2020
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  • Inspire757599
    3 contributions
    Great views, great walk and cafe at the start, free shuttle bus included with the ticket which was handy to take you back to the start after completing the trail.
    Written 15 April 2022
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  • FrequentFlier371964
    3 contributions
    I did Hobbiton and Rotoura tour. It was amazing experience, amazing tour guids, with lots of knoweledges, amazing organization, I can just recommend! They are also very qucik with repleys.
    Written 4 March 2020
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  • Michael
    2 contributions
    Stephen gave us a very knowledgeable, exclusive and friendly tour of major highlights around Rotorua. We were really appreciative of the information and the hot chocolate :-) It had amazing scenery , views of the lakes and great walks.
    Written 7 April 2021
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.