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“Enjoy the adrenalin high up in the lovely NZ rainforest and benefit native conservation too”

Rotorua Canopy Tours
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US$109.41*
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Rotorua Forest Zipline Canopy Adventure
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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!!
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This was an excellent experience from many perspectives, the scenery was spectacular, the flying foxes huge fun, the guides (Jesse and Sylvester) very funny, friendly and absolutely professional at the same time, the business model superb where some of the profits are put back into conservation (pest eradication) with dedication and enthusiasm that is clearly sincere, and the organisation and attention to technical detail very impressive (eg iPad for everyone to provide details and confirm understanding). By the way, it was raining gently all the time, didn't affect our enjoyment. Truly world class.

Thank Godfrey B
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We did this zip line/walk with Scott and Ariel. These guys had great rapport and , except for the quite serious safety briefing, were incredibly entertaining. There were also some educational aspects about flora, fauna and conservation in this native forest that has never been logged. I was anxious about the zip lines but they were so much fun you had to forget about fears and just enjoy the day. Well done!

Thank Susan S
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

From start to finish a great experience. The conservation concept works really well. The tour guides knew their stuff and really made the trip. The zip lines were lots of fun. The free download of photos was an extra bonus

Thank michaelangelav
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

We were blown away by the whole experience with Rotorua Canopy Tours. The young people leading it were very experienced with the zip lines and were both a fountain of knowledge and very passionate about the conservation work being done in the park. The zip lines were exciting and age was not a limiter. This is a must do when in Rotorua.

Thank Marilyn B
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

Good mix of action and education hearing about the conservation work the team do in the forest.

Once you do your first zip the rest is easy. Even the highest one off a huge redwood tree.

The team were great, making jokes and putting everyone at ease. Pointing out birds and trees along the way and clearing traps when back on solid ground.

This is something a little bit different, but allows you to make a positive contribution to the pest eradication work in the local area.

Thank Georgina F
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