Rotorua Day Tour Te Puia - Geysers - Maori Performance - Redwoods & Kiwi Bird

Deluxe small group tour from Rotorua with your personal driver guide for the day!

Discover and experience, Rotorua's most popular & unique visitor attraction Te Puia with highlights stops along the way. Walk through a landscape, where steam rises all around you, the water boils and geysers erupt high into the air. The mud pools bubble and jump and the earth is heated from geothermal activity under foot. Be in awe as you catch a rare sighting of the Kiwi bird in its nocturnal enclosure. This is the homeland of the Maori people! Listen and learn the history and stories on a fully guided tour, then take your seat to experience and expressive, meaningful cultural show with songs and dance including the world famous Haka.

Explore Rotorua's top highlights including The Redwood Forest, Lake Rotorua, the Government Garden, Blue Baths, Rachels spring, Klamath rose gardens, the Museum and Kairua park.

A perfect tour for everyone, which offers so much to see and do in just one day.

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6 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • All entrance fees including the cultural show
    • Pick up and drop off in Rotorua
    • Entry/Admission - Te Puia
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Te Puia, Hemo Road, Rotorua New Zealand

    The tour includes all entrance fees, offical Maori guided tour and a Cultural Performance a show not to be missed while travelling through New Zealand. This is a small group tour, which allows for a more attention to detail to each and every guest. We take regular breaks for photo opportunities and restroom stops along the tour.

    After pick up from your accommodation our first stop is Te Puia, Rotorua's Leading Maori Arts & Craft and Geothermal Valley. Here you will be treated to guided tour around this amazing geothermal landscape where history, culture and nature collide. Your offical Maori guide will share stories passed down through generations. Learn how the Maori people have tamed and utilised this unforgiving landscape in their everyday life's. You'll also gain an insight into features of the Maori carvings, which have deep cultural significance. Watch the master craft men at work, you can see this prestigious art form being handed down from master carvers to young trainees in front of your eyes. Also watch the flax weavers at work and interact with them as they create garments of great beauty.

    You'll also be able to observe the legendary Pohutu Geyser. This is the largest geyser in the Southern Hemisphere, which can erupt to a height of 100 feet or 30 metres, this is one of three geysers in this geothermal valley. Walk through a valley, where steam rises from the ground all around you, where water boils and hot bubbling mud jumps and plop's. Learn more about the Kiwi bird, the national icon of New Zealand, a rare opportunity to see for this nocturnal bird.

    You will be greeted with a traditional Maori welcoming ceremony, before taking your seats, for a show not to be missed, where the Maori's share with you songs and dance including the spine chilling Haka war dance.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Government Gardens, Queens Dr 9 Queens Dr, Rotorua New Zealand

    The government gardens display a burst of colour with the beautiful flower beds along with the fragrant rose garden. The gardens also provide facilities for bowls, croquet, petanque and golf. The grand museum building which was opened in 1908 the first major investment in the New Zealand tourism industry by the government.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Lake Rotorua, Rotorua New Zealand

    A stunning stop to get that perfect photo, no trip to Rotorua would not be complete without taking in the highlights drive, and the lake front dose not disappoint! The Rotorua lake front the largest lake, with it elegant black swans and resident geese, as well as all the activity which takes place on the lake, Jet boating, Float planes, Helicopter rides and not forgetting the Lakeland Queen a beautiful paddle steamer which takes guests for a trip around the lake, (a tour you might like to do in your own time).

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest, Long Mile Road The Redwoods, Rotorua 3046 New Zealand

    Leaving Te Puia we visit the Redwood Forest, one of Rotorua's natural beauty spots, for a walk under these enchanting trees. Here you will also get the chance to see the Silver Fern and learn why it became New Zealand's national emblem.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Kuirau Park, 1371, Pukuatua St and, Ranolf Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand

    We take a walk through this open geothermal park, with a hot stream leading into an impressive steaming lake, and walking tracks lead to numerous areas of vigorous geothermal activity.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Fenton Street, Victoria, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up and drop off from Hotel/accomodation including Airbnb in Rotorua
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Rotorua Tours

Activity ID: V-159368P2

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