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Thermal Amphibious Experience

Experience a land where myth and legend come to life, where the earth boils, mud heals, and steam disappears into the clouds above combining an opportunity to Sit back and Ride, Quack, Laugh, Splash, and discover Rotorua with amphibious Duck Tours, a once in a lifetime unique adventure!

Named “One of the 20 Most Surreal Places in the World" by TripAdvisor, Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland is New Zealand’s most colourful and diverse geothermal area. Thousands of years in the making, this stunning landscape is nestled within a natural bush setting through which self-guided walks take between 30 and 75 minutes. The range of geothermal activity is extensive and includes huge volcanic craters formed by collapsing ground, steaming vents, sinter terrace formations, coloured hot and cold water springs among which is the world famous Champagne Pool.

Included is a fun and unique sightseeing experience of Rotorua and the lakes region in New Zealand on WWII Amphibious Landing Crafts.

per adult from

$437

NZD

Duration

12 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the tour
    • Complimentary pick up and drop off from Auckland CBD
    • Complimentary refreshments and water on board
    • Fully guided return transfers from Auckland
    • Luxurious temperature controlled transportation in a minibus
    • Entry to self-guided experience at Wai-o–Tapu thermal wonderland
    • Entrance to Lady Knox Geyser
    • Entry to fully guided 90 minutes amphibious duck experience
    • Explore the incredible Lady Knox geyser eruption with heights of 10 to 20 metres
    • Explore the amazing Wai-o-Tapu Thermal Wonderland geothermal walk
    • Explore the truly fascinating champagne pool
    • Discover surreal beauty and dramatic geothermal landscapes
    • Learn about the history of our lakes with a Splashdown into two different areas
    • Fully guided and entertaining insight into the City of Rotorua and the surrounding areas
    • Learn about Maori culture, migration and their way of life
    • See iconic buildings, hot springs, geothermal activity and so much more
    • Ride, laugh, quack, splash and so much more!
    • Entry/Admission - Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland
    • Entry/Admission - Rotorua Duck Tours
    What's excluded :
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, 201 Waiotapu Loop Road Rd 3, Rotorua 3073 New Zealand

    Named “One of the 20 Most Surreal Places in the World" by TripAdvisor, Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland is New Zealand’s most colourful and diverse geothermal area. Thousands of years in the making, this stunning landscape is nestled within a natural bush setting through which self-guided walks take between 30 and 75 minutes. The range of geothermal activity is extensive and includes huge volcanic craters formed by collapsing ground, steaming vents, sinter terrace formations, coloured hot and cold water springs among which is the world famous Champagne Pool.

    Presented daily at 10.15am is the eruption of the Lady Knox Geyser and ever active is the nearby “Mud Pool” where bubbling mud is always evident. Finish off your experience with a trip to the Mud Pool. A visit to Wai-O-Tapu isn't complete without it! The Mud Pool is located at the site of a large mud volcano that was destroyed by erosion in the 1920's. You'll discover why Rotorua is nicknamed "Sulphur City" here.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Rotorua Duck Tours, 1241 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand

    What better way is there to explore the rich and scenic history of Rotorua, than in a 'duck' amphibious vehicle. Our Rotorua City and Lakes tour is a fantastic sightseeing experience. Discover the fantastic local landmarks, including the Museum, Government Gardens, Lake Rotorua, Mokoia Island, Geothermal Sulphur Point and Blue baths, as well as a multitude of picturesque and gorgeous surrounding areas. You’ll be thrilled and amazed by each and every destination on your list. This 90 minute journey starts in the spectacular Rotorua City, then you'll venture out for a "splashdown" entry into Lake Tikitapu (blue lake). Lake Okareka has the abundance of magnificent bird life that will keep even the most experienced birdwatcher in awe. Mixed in with the glorious wildlife is a setting for million dollar homes and you will also be granted access to thrilling views of Mt Tarawera. After the marvelous scenery has left you in awe, you will head back through Rotorua and bask in the glorious day!

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Grand Mercure Auckland, 8 Customs Street East, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    6:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Near public transportation
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • 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.

Language

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Age Req.

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Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

11

Organised by ExperienceKart

Activity ID: V-168163P61

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