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6 hour Small-Group Rotorua Naturally Shore Excursion From Tauranga

6 hour Small-Group Rotorua Naturally Shore Excursion From Tauranga

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See, hear, smell, touch and taste on this full-day shore excursion from Tauranga. Experience the unique and special natural beauty of The Bay of Plenty. You will visit some out of the way spots that not everyone knows about and will go where the big buses don't. This tour is not a shuttle and will not drop you off anywhere to explore on your own. It is a fully guided small-group tour with a knowledgeable, fun and friendly tour guide. Along the way you will see and learn about the uniqueness that is New Zealand and you will learn about the geothermal region of Rotorua and its significance to the Maori people. We do not visit the commercial geothermal reserves on this tour, but we do see boiling mud pools, crystal clear bubbling hot springs, volcanic lakes and picturesque forests.  Please note that the ticket sent to you by Viator/TripAdvisor will show the standard tour departure time, we will advise an updated time when you book the tour which may be different, this is the one to use.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$83.19
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US$83.19

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

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Swap the Tauranga cruise port for the Shire, featured in "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" trilogies, on a Hobbiton Movie Set shore excursion. Your tour includes movie structures such as hobbit holes, the party tree and the Mill. Sip a drink at the Green Dragon Inn, and then suit up in a favorite LOTR costume with a stop at McLaren Falls Park.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$119.13
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US$119.13

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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US$125.79
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US$125.79

Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Tauranga 5.5 to 6 hours CTT-17 - TRG-17

Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Tauranga 5.5 to 6 hours CTT-17 - TRG-17

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Enjoy a magical 5.5 to 6-hour tour to the Hobbiton Movie set, used for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film series. Leaving the Port of Tauranga, we first travel past the stunning beaches of Mount Mauganui, a top NZ holiday destination, then across the harbour and out into country, up and over the Kaimai mountain ranges and then down into the lush farming district of the Waikato, location of Hobbiton. At Hobbiton there is time to buy a light lunch at The Shires Rest cafe, browse the extensive souvenier shop or just realax and take in the stunning views. The Hobbiton guide will then join us for a 2 hour guided tour. This is a coach-based tour of up to 36 passengers, which allows us to book our own private guide at Hobbiton, though on some days we do operate with 12 to 24 seat vehicles. As the ships arrival time in port varies so much, we adjust the start and end times each day to suit. When your booking is accepted by us, we will confirm the tour start time for the day.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$119.13
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US$119.13

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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US$112.47

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Waitomo Caves and The Kiwi House

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Waitomo Caves and The Kiwi House

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Explore one of the North Island’s most impressive natural wonders and see the national symbol of New Zealand on this shore excursion from Tauranga. Walk through the caves to see stalagmites and stalactites before boarding a small boat to the incredible Waitomo Caves, filled with glittering glow-worms. Then visit the Otorohanga Kiwi House to learn more about the native birds. Port pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$175.70
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US$175.70

Hobbiton & Tauranga Highlights Shore Excursion from Tauranga

Hobbiton & Tauranga Highlights Shore Excursion from Tauranga

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On this full-day shore excursion, take a journey deep into Middle Earth without the stress and strict scheduling of a large group tour. Drive from Tauranga into the heart of the Waikato with a small group and guide and visit Hobbiton, the iconic filming location from Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies. But this is more than just a there-and-back-again Lord of the Rings tour: also spend some time in the secluded New Zealand bush at McLaren Falls Park and see the striking titular waterfall.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$133.11
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US$133.11
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Private Tour Rotorua Shore Excursion up to 8 Passengers

Private Tour Rotorua Shore Excursion up to 8 Passengers

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Make the most of a short time in Tauranga and Rotorua on a private shore excursion for up to eight people. Travelers with a range of interests will enjoy this varied itinerary, which can be customized to suit your needs. Visit beautiful beaches, sample local kiwifruit, stroll through shady redwood forests, and be amazed at Rotorua’s geothermal attractions. A mix of cultural and natural attractions are offered.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$592.32
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US$592.32
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Explore Tauranga

Explore Tauranga

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Explore exquisite Tauranga in style, riding in a luxurious modern Mercedes tour-vehicle as you cruise from hilltop to seaside and sample along the way some of New Zealand’s finest honey and kiwifruit export produce. After learning about and tasting the delights of rural Tauranga this tour returns you to port comfortably, and contented - stopping at a scenic lookout to take in the natural beauty of the Bay of Plenty from above.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$58.57
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US$58.57

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
Price varies by group size
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US$150.00
Price varies by group size

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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US$172.50

Ex Tauranga - Rotorua Geysers & Hobbiton Movie Set - Private Shore Excursion

Ex Tauranga - Rotorua Geysers & Hobbiton Movie Set - Private Shore Excursion

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Private tour: exclusive to your group only. See two world-famous attractions in one day. Te Puia Geysers: Heartland of Rotorua's geothermal activity & Maori culture. See and experience 'Pohutu' geyser the largest active geyser in the Southern Hemisphere in action rumbling away as it erupts boiling water and steam up to 100 feet. An awesome sight. See & smell boiling mud pools, hot water pools, steam vents, a steaming volcanic landscape. HOBBITON: A Visit to Middle Earth - Escape into the enchanting world of JRR Tolkien’s famous stories. A world of enduring fantasy where the amazing films were brought to life. Set across the 12 acres Hobbit Village. See Bilbo’s house, The Water Mill, Green Dragon Inn, the Arched Bridge, 44 Hobbit houses, gardens, wandering pathways, The Party Tree, lakes. If you haven’t read the books or seen the movies you will still love it.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$840.00
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US$840.00
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6hr Rotorua Geothermal Wonderland Tour - Departs Tauranga
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6hr Rotorua Geothermal Wonderland Tour - Departs Tauranga

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Visit Te Puia home of the famous Pohutu Geyser. The largest geyser in the southern hemisphere. Your guide will take you on a tour of the natural bush, geysers and mud pools with a remarkable walk along the Te Whakarewarewa geyser terrace.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$125.12
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US$125.12

Ex Tauranga: Canopy Tree Walk / Te Puia Geysers - Private Shore Excursion

Ex Tauranga: Canopy Tree Walk / Te Puia Geysers - Private Shore Excursion

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Private Tour: Exclusive to your group only On this tour you will see "The Mount Main Beach" home of surfing & surf lifesaving competitions. Kiwifruit & avocado orchards, lakes district, lush farmland, native bush, waterfalls & pine forest plantations. Redwoods Canopy Walk: World's Longest Tree Walk, 700 meters. 28 bridges.27 platforms. A majestic and magical adventure, the Redwoods Tree walk experience is truly a walk to remember. Suspended high above the forest floor, encounter 75-meter tall giant redwoods as you walk eco-suspended bridges & platforms. Te Puia 1. 5hr guided tour: Get up close to erupting geysers, steam vents and boiling mud pools. See the elusive nocturnal Kiwi Bird, traditional wood & greenstone carving. Your Maori guide explains the history of this volcanic wonderland. We explore downtown Rotorua, the beautiful park like Government gardens and lakefront - before we return to Port.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$656.00
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US$656.00
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Half Day Dolphin & Wildlife Cruise - Tauranga
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Half Day Dolphin & Wildlife Cruise - Tauranga

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Get a close-up view of some of New Zealand’s most beautiful marine life on this half-day dolphin-watching tour from Tauranga. As well as graceful dolphins, you’re likely to spot penguins, seals, whales, sharks, orca, and maybe even turtles. This is an ideal family activity, as the boat is small and your tour personalized. Learn about the marine environment from the crew, and also enjoy views of Mt. Maunganui and Moturiki Island.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$116.47
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US$116.47

6hr Hobbiton Movie Set Tour - Departs Tauranga
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6hr Hobbiton Movie Set Tour - Departs Tauranga

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Experience all that Hobbiton has to offer free of time pressures on this full-day tour. Enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at how the movie set was created, and see one of the few film sets maintained long after shooting has finished. This tour is great for both diehard fans of The Lord of the Rings and those who just want to enjoy a unique day out.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$123.12
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US$123.12

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Waitomo Caves & The Kiwi House Exclusive Tour

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Waitomo Caves & The Kiwi House Exclusive Tour

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The Waitomo Caves are one of New Zealand’s most stunning natural wonders and are a less than 2-hour drive from Tauranga Cruise Port. On this private shore excursion, travel from Tauranga in the comfort of a private vehicle, stopping to admire views over Karapiro Lake and visit the Kiwi House in Otorohanga. In Waitomo, venture underground to see ‘The Cathedral’ and enjoy a thrilling boat cruise beneath thousands of glittering glowworms.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$895.14
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US$895.14
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The Best of Tauranga / Rotorua's Hidden Secrets - Private Cruise Excursion

The Best of Tauranga / Rotorua's Hidden Secrets - Private Cruise Excursion

Optional: Buffet lunch at Skyline Gondolas "Stratosphere" Restaurant with panoramic views See Mount Manganui's surf beach, island walk, water falls, geothermal activity, boiling mud & hot water pools. We take a short walk to beautiful Mototuriki Island. On this tour, you will see kiwifruit & avocado orchards, lakes district, lush farmland, native bush, and pine forest plantations as we pass through different regions. See and experience Rotorua's most famed hot spots and highlights as well as its hidden secrets as your tour guide takes you from place to place, I know the area like the back of my hand. A visit to Kuirau geothermal park, boiling mud, hot water pools, steam vents and visit a Maori ancestral house. A short walk through the enchanting giant 75 ft high Redwoods Forest. Explore Rotorua lake front and the wonderful Govt Gardens, Racheal's boiling hot water pool and an architectural gem, the Old Spa Bath House before return to Port Plenty to see and do on this tour.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$645.00
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US$645.00
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Ex Tauranga: "Te Puia" Geysers - Rotorua - Private Shore Excursion

Ex Tauranga: "Te Puia" Geysers - Rotorua - Private Shore Excursion

Private tour: exclusive to your group only. After leaving Tauranga Port we tour downtown Mount Maunganui, a popular Kiwi holiday destination and it's stunning white sandy surf beach, voted best in New Zealand. Driving to Rotorua we pass through Kiwi fruit & avocado orchards, lush farmland, native bush, pine forest plantations and the scenic lakes district. New Zealand hinterland at its best. At Te Puia, see, smell & hear "Pohutu Geyser" the biggest geyser in the southern hemisphere, rumbling noisily as it erupts, steam and boiling water up to 100ft. Marvel at the display of bubbling mud & hot water pools in a steaming volcanic landscape! See NZ's iconic kiwi bird, pre-European Maori village, wood carving, and flax weaving. Optional: Experience a traditional Maori welcome, an entertaining cultural performance, and the fierce Haka. We explore Rotorua's lakefront, highlights, govt gardens, and historical architectural gem the Elizabethan Spa Bath House before returning to port.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$595.00
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US$595.00
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Shore Excursion: Group Rotorua Cultural and Geothermal Experience from Tauranga

Shore Excursion: Group Rotorua Cultural and Geothermal Experience from Tauranga

This group Rotorua Tour is designed for shore excursions from Tauranga. Clients can be picked up from local accommodation (within the Tauranga/Mt Maunganui/Papamoa area) &/or from the Port of Tauranga. We visit the Te Puia Maori Cultural Center for a welcome concert and tour through its extensive thermal grounds. The tour also covers a variety of different scenery en route and visits a working kiwifruit orchard and the Government Gardens. Pick up times can be adjusted to fit with cruise-ship arrival times.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$1,683.80
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US$1,683.80
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Ex Tauranga - Magical Hobbiton Movie Set - Private Shore Excursion

Ex Tauranga - Magical Hobbiton Movie Set - Private Shore Excursion

Fans of “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” will enjoy this private transfer service to the Hobbiton Movie set from Tauranga. It has been especially designed for cruise ship passengers, with port transfers and start times coordinated with ship arrival times. Get behind-the-scenes insight into the movies on the two-hour guided tour. Even travelers who haven’t seen the films will enjoy the fantastical set and the guide’s stories.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$590.00
per group
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US$590.00
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Exclusive Rotorua Cultural and Geothermal Experience from Tauranga
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Exclusive Rotorua Cultural and Geothermal Experience from Tauranga

This Rotorua Tour is designed for shore excursions from Tauranga. Clients can be picked up from local accommodation (within the Tauranga/Mt Maunganui/Papamoa area) &/or from the Port of Tauranga. We visit the Te Puia Maori Cultural Center for a welcome concert and tour through its extensive thermal grounds. The tour also covers a variety of different scenery en route and visits a working kiwifruit orchard and the Government Gardens. Pick up times can be adjusted to fit with cruise-ship arrival times
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$782.67
per group
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US$782.67
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Waitomo Caves and The Kiwi House Group Tour

Waitomo Caves and The Kiwi House Group Tour

A truly unique experience visiting the world-renowned Waitomo Caves. Experience a short boat trip to the Glow worm Grotto. Visit the Kiwi House in Otorohanga and try to spot the adorable flightless bird.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$2,151.00
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US$2,151.00
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5 hour Shore Excursion - Hell's Gate Geothermal Experience and Mud Spa, Rotorua

5 hour Shore Excursion - Hell's Gate Geothermal Experience and Mud Spa, Rotorua

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Combine all three of Hell’s Gate most popular experiences with this package. Take part in the guided or self-guided interactive geothermal walk before indulging in our geothermal mud and sulphur waters, experiencing the healing properties local Māori have been using for centuries. It’s a Rotorua experience you’ll never forget. Lunch not included (cafe on site) * Remember to bring your old swimwear and towel* Your swimwear and towels will have a sulphur smell to them after your experience and will need to be cleaned thoroughly. We recommend using old swimwear. The chemical makeup of our muds and waters will tarnish most jewellery, particularly silver. We recommend removing it and waiting 24 – 48 hours to put it back on. More information can be found on our FAQ page at https://www.hellsgate.co.nz/faqs
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  • 5 hours
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US$149.74
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