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Rotorua Canopy Tours
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US$105.66*
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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 19 April 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic morning- thank you to our funny tour guides. You guys were entertaining!

Such a great establishment and I really like the conservation/ education aspect of the tour. Your company's commitment to the rehabilitation of the forest area including pest control is commendable. Good luck with the conservation trust and achieving for conservation goals for the area.

Thank Kat C
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James F, Owner at Rotorua Canopy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Thank you for your amazing review! Awesome to hear that you enjoyed the conservation side of the tour and lovely to hear that you appreciate what we are doing in our little forest. Thank you for contributing to our projects as well!

Kind Regards
Canopy Tours Team

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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Rotorua. Extremely high safety standards, knowledgeable and entertaining staff. Canopy tours is also a conservation project with some of the funds going into the native forest protection programs.
I would recommend this to anyone visiting Rotorua.
Yes, it's not cheap but it is way more than a fun-activity!

Thank Christian K
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Simply excellent. I'm up for anything but my wife is nervous, and I can't praise the staff more for their care and concern for her fun. She did the whole course, which is quite a challenge. The zip wires are fast and safe. The staff excellent and the facilities second to none. Didn't think this is a gentle walk in the forest, it's a full on adventure, but a good one and we'll worth it!

Thank colin f
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

This is a really terrific activity. On our trip the weather was pretty bad, very heavy rain from cyclone Cook; but everyone still had a great time. Our kids are 7 and 9 and they loved it. My wife is scared of heights and she loved it. I have seen the South Park episode about zip lining being boring and I loved it! The guides were great (Jesse, Josh & Gary). Even the nature information was great. This is almost the perfect activity. The only downside is the price; we paid NZ$508 for four people, but some of the money goes to help the forest and it is a small group activity, etc, etc. I wouldn't pay $508 to do it again but it was worth it for a one off.

Thank Charlie C
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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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