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Experience Rotorua’s indigenous history and culture at Whakarewarewa, the Living Maori Village. Built around Te Whakarewarewa Valley’s geysers and hot pools, the Tuhourangi-Ngati Wahiao tribe have welcomed visitors for more than 200 years. Enjoy hangi, a meal cooked in the valley’s thermal vents, and traditional song and dance (waiata and haka).

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17 Tryon St, Whakarewarewa, Rotorua , 3010
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Highlights

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Highlights

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See the highlights of Rotorua on a full-day shore excursion from Tauranga. You’ll travel to one of New Zealand’s famed regions in the North Island, observing otherworldly landscapes and Pohutu Geyser at Whakarewarewa’s thermal springs. Visit Okere Falls at the Bay of Plenty; receive a traditional welcome at an authentic Maori village where you’ll watch a 'haka' (war dance); and view the Government Gardens, a historic bath house and more in Rotorua.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$112.47
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Shore Excursion: Geothermal Rotorua with Maori Cultural Performance at Whakarewarewa

Shore Excursion: Geothermal Rotorua with Maori Cultural Performance at Whakarewarewa

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When your cruise ship docks in Tauranga, head out for a full-day tour of Mt. Maunganui and Rotorua. In Rotorua, learn about Maori culture, and see geothermal hot pools and the Pohutu Geyser at Whakarewarewa—The Living Maori Village. Sample New Zealand specialties such as manuka honey and kiwi fruit, and spend time checking out highlights including Lake Rotorua and Government Gardens.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$150.00
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Whaka Geothermal Trails Self-Guided Tour

Whaka Geothermal Trails Self-Guided Tour

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Explore the mysterious geothermal landscape of Rotorua with this self-guided tour. After gaining access to the geothermal site, follow the well-marked trails to see colorful steaming lakes, thermal pools, geysers and more. As you wander, enjoy being immersed in native forest, with the chance to also see edible plants. This is a wonderful way to explore the fascinating geothermal world of Rotorua.
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  • 30 minutes to 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$19.97
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Rotorua Geothermal Living Maori Village Tour Whakarewarewa 6.5hours Tour

Rotorua Geothermal Living Maori Village Tour Whakarewarewa 6.5hours Tour

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Visit an authentic Living Maori Village deep in the geothermal region of Rotorua on this full-day excursion including a Hangi Lunch. Tour with a local Maori guide and learn about how the villagers have adapted to the harsh geothermal environment. You tour will also include visits to the famous Government Gardens and Rotorua Lake. This is a small group tour with a group size up to 18. Please note that the ticket sent to you by Viator/TripAdvisor will show the standard tour departure time. As the ships arrival time in port varies so much, we adjust the start and end times each day to suit the ships time in port. When your booking is accepted by us, we will confirm the true start time for the day, which overrides the time printed on your voucher. We use the correct times for the ship which we take from the Port of Tauranga web site and details provided to us by the ships booking agent as we also provide some of the official tours to the ship, so trust us.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Shore Excursion Rotorua/ Tauranga Maori culture, Geyser & concert

Private Shore Excursion Rotorua/ Tauranga Maori culture, Geyser & concert

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Discover many of New Zealand’s top attractions in one day on this 6-hour private shore excursion to Rotorua from Tauranga Port. Sample kiwifruit and local wines at the Kiwi 360 Center, and admire the sandy beaches of Mt Maunganui with your guide. Travel past dense forests, shimmering lakes and rolling farmland to Okere Falls. Immerse yourself in Maori culture in Rotorua, and marvel at mighty geothermal activity at Whakarewarewa or Te Puia. See famous sites such as the Government Gardens, Blue Baths and Rotorua Museum before returning to your ship.
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  • 6 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$725.00
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Whaka Trails and Maori Village Combo Tour
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Whaka Trails and Maori Village Combo Tour

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Our combo offers your access to our Iconic Village Guided Tour learning of our rich history, traditions and how our people utilise the geothermal that the village sits upon, including a corn on the cob cooked in our hot pools. Hot pools and Geysers all situated in one iconic place. Our Geothermal Trails was opened in December 2021, you will experience untouched natural landscapes, mud pools and steaming lakes, excellent photo opportunities and suitable for the entire family.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$41.93
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Hobbiton & Rotorua Living Māori Village Experience - Full Day Tour From Auckland
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Hobbiton & Rotorua Living Māori Village Experience - Full Day Tour From Auckland

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Visit Middle Earth on a walking tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set, where you get a behind-the-scenes look at the Green Dragon Inn, the Party Tree and so much more. Next, visit the Whakarewarewa Valley, the home to a living Māori village and the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute. Admire the volcanic landscape, including bubbling mud pools and the erupting Pohutu Geyser.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$332.10
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Private Tour [4 Days]: Waitomo Caves, Hobbiton, Rotorua, Hells Gate & Wai-O-Tapu
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Private Tour [4 Days]: Waitomo Caves, Hobbiton, Rotorua, Hells Gate & Wai-O-Tapu

Thermal Getaway hosts unique insight for travellers wanting to experience a fulfilling and enriching journey that will create lasting memories. Uncover under cave wonders, geothermal hotspots, discover vibrant cities and be immersed in the awe-inspiring Māori heritage that holds a special bond with this ancient land. A huge range of family attractions for adults and kids, adventure and adrenaline activities, as well as peaceful nature-based experiences that will get you back in touch with the real world. Come and discover New Zealand’s most unique geothermal experience.
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  • 4 days
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US$997.63
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Rotorua Living & Buried Village Experience - Small Group Day Tour from Auckland
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Rotorua Living & Buried Village Experience - Small Group Day Tour from Auckland

Experience an authentic cultural encounter that is rich in traditions passed on from generation to generation, set in a landscape where your senses will come alive. Immerse yourself in our unique Māori Culture in the Whakarewarewa village on a guided tour through our real Living Māori Village to Violent and unexpected, the volcanic eruption of Mt Tarawera of New Zealand's greatest natural disasters at the buried village of Rotorua. New Zealand’s most visited archaeological site where stories Tarawera volcanic Eruption come to life and telling tales of the 8th Wonder of the World, the Pink and White Terraces.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$298.82
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Ex Tauranga: Whaka Living Maori Village - Rotorua - Private Shore Excursion

Ex Tauranga: Whaka Living Maori Village - Rotorua - Private Shore Excursion

Private tour: exclusive to your group only. A living Maori village. The villagers have built their homes amongst erupting geysers, boiling mud, steam vents, and hot pools. They use natural geothermal resources to cook, bathe and heat their homes. Walk amongst the wonders of the Whakarewarewa Valley, our guide explains the history of the village, where the Tuhourangi / Ngati Wahiao tribe has lived for over 200 years. See Pohutu the biggest active geyser in the southern hemisphere erupting up to 100 feet. Amongst this steaming volcanic landscape, generations of villagers have made Whakarewarewa there home. On this tour, you will see NZ’s best surf beach, stunning scenery, kiwifruit orchards, the scenic lakes district, beautiful farmland, native bush, pine plantations & dairy farms. We take a short stroll through the breathtaking, giant, 70 ft high, 118 - year- old Redwood Forest and wonder at its natural beauty. Explore Rotorua’s lakefront, hotspots and pristine Government Gardens.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$595.65
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Mount Maunganui and Rotorua Tour from Tauranga with Concert

Mount Maunganui and Rotorua Tour from Tauranga with Concert

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Explore New Zealand’s Maori culture, and marvel at geysers and mud pools beneath Mt Maunganui on this full-day Rotorua tour. Travel from Tauranga Port by coach with your guide and discover some of the North Island’s top attractions. Admire pristine beaches and million-dollar homes in Mt Maunganui. Visit the Kiwi 360 Visitor Centre to sample homegrown wine and fruit. Discover dense forests, shimmering lakes and rolling farmland, and immerse yourself in Maori culture in Rotorua. See bubbling mud pools and shooting geysers, and gain insight into traditional Maori crafts.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$172.50
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2 Day Waitomo Caves, Hobbiton Movie Set and Rotorua Tour from Auckland

2 Day Waitomo Caves, Hobbiton Movie Set and Rotorua Tour from Auckland

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Discover the otherworldly beauty of New Zealand’s North Island, from Rotorua’s geothermal pools and the Waitomo Glowworm Caves to the Shire at the Hobbiton Movie Set. Enjoy standard (3 star hotel) or superior (4 star hotel) overnight accommodation in Rotorua.
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  • 2 days
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2 Day Rotorua Experience: Waitomo Caves, Maori Culture & Ziplining from Auckland

2 Day Rotorua Experience: Waitomo Caves, Maori Culture & Ziplining from Auckland

If you only have two days and want to visit the extraordinary Waitomo Caves on your way to a fun-filled night in Rotorua then this is the tour for you. Experience an awe-inspiring introduction to the indigenous Maori culture and explore Rotorua's Forest Canopy before returning to Auckland. A great way to spend two days in New Zealand! This is an Independent coach tour, where you travel on a combination of touring coaches and sightseeing services with commentary and/or point to point coaches which may not have commentary. You will be with different people on each part of the tour and different drivers.
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  • 2 days
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US$864.53
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