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“Even senior citizens can do this”

Rotorua Canopy Tours
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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 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing experience!!! Safety was key with clear instructions and well maintained equipment provided. The guides were helpful, encouraging, and observant. Warm raincoats, warm hats, gloves were provided (we were there on a cold, rainy day). The guides taught us about the rain forest history, current flora and fauna, dangers to the rain forest and plans for its future. On top of all that, there was a magnificent hike, six exhilarating zip line experiences through and above the rain forest and walks across 4 swinging bridges. It was incredible and I was with a group of people ages 64-78.

Thank Sandra M
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James F, Owner at Rotorua Canopy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Senior citizens most definitely can experience the Original Canopy Tour! Age is just a number, right? It's great to hear that you had an amazing experience with us and even got to see native New Zealand rain forest in it's natural environment - in the rain. We're pleased you felt safe and enjoyed learning all about the history of the forest, flora and fauna, and the plans we have to combat the threats the forest faces. We hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well done Rotorua! Beautifully blended with nature, we felt really safe too, great experience for confidence building if you nervous of heights, good for all , only downside pricing rather steep, especially for locals.

Thank sheryl joy b
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James F, Owner at Rotorua Canopy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We always love having locals out with us so it's great to hear you had a good time enjoying our backyard and building your confidence at heights. Thank you for your honesty with the price. We run an extensive trapping program which is funded by people paying to come on tour and also believe our price is a reflection of our experience we offer. We're pleased to hear you still had a great time and felt really safe, and hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My grandsons really enjoyed the canopy tour by zip line. Well guided and well worth the money. Will give my grand daughters the thrill when we head back to NZ in the September school holidays.

Thank Peter G
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James F, Owner at Rotorua Canopy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

That's great to hear your grandsons enjoyed the tour and you think it is well worth the money! Thank you for coming and bringing your grandsons as well, we look forward to seeing you again with your grand daughters.

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