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6 hour Small-Group Rotorua Naturally Shore Excursion From Tauranga
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.
Shore Excursion: Local Tasting Tour from Tauranga
Discover the prestigious food and drink purveyors of Tauranga and Karangahake when your ship pulls into port. Sip and savor a diverse array of tastings and two award-winning wineries. This shore excursion includes pickup and drop-off by minivan.
3hr Tauranga Sun-downer History Tour COMPLIMENTARY Wine or Beer
Learn about early European settlements and gorgeous nature on this evening sundown tour of Tauranga. Drive through the hills of Mount Maunganui while admiring gorgeous beaches and viewing the township from above. Visit some of the oldest buildings in New Zealand and develop your understanding of the New Zealand Land Wars and their relationship with the indigenous Māori people. Finish at The Clarence Hotel to enjoy a complimentary beverage.
Evening Glow Worm Kayak Tour in Tauranga
Experience the magic of New Zealand’s North Island on this evening glow-worm kayak tour in Tauranga. Begin your tour with refreshments and delicious New Zealand cheeses on the banks of Lake McLaren. As day turns to night, hop into your kayak and paddle with your guide to the glow-worm canyon at the head of Lake McLaren. Marvel at the millions of bright green glow-worms clinging to the towering cliff sides, and gain insight into the life cycle of these fascinating creatures.
Deluxe small group Cruise Day Tour, Rotorua, Tauranga & Mt Maunganui highlights
Easily explore the area outside the Port of Tauranga during this guided tour that includes port pickup and drop-off. First visit a New Zealand kiwi orchard, and get the chance to taste the native fruit yourself. Catch sight of natural wonders such as Okere Falls, Blue Lake, and Whakarewarewa Forest before going to taste New Zealand honey at a local farm (time permitting).
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.
Rotorua Geothermal Living Maori Village Tour Whakarewarewa 6.5hours Tour
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.
Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Highlights
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.
Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Tauranga 5.5 to 6 hours CTT-17 - TRG-17
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.
What people are saying about Food Tours in Tauranga
6 hour Small-Group Rotorua Naturally Shore Excursion From Tauranga"The tour guide really made this tour special. It was such a fun day and interesting experience. The cost was very reasonable when compared to other options on the ship. Thanks for a great day!"..."
Shore Excursion: Local Tasting Tour from Tauranga"Was a great day. Paul our guide was friendly knowledgeable and we enjoyed the day. Food and drinks all great."..."
3hr Tauranga Sun-downer History Tour COMPLIMENTARY Wine or Beer"Small intimate group which gave us plenty of time to look at places of interest Knowledgeable and friendly guide. Enjoyed our tour immensely."..."
Evening Glow Worm Kayak Tour in Tauranga"This was a great trip. Our guides, Frosty, Ellie and Russ were very enjoyable and made the trip better. I would recommend it to anyone."..."
Deluxe small group Cruise Day Tour, Rotorua, Tauranga & Mt Maunganui highlights"Toby was a wonderful guide... very knowledgeable and personable and really looked after us. The entire experience was wonderful and I would highly recommend anyone visiting the Tauranga area to book this day trip. The Mauri village and performance was very interesting and also culturally enlightening."..."
Explore Tauranga"With Jenny very informative tour.loved kiwi country tour. Could not believe all the science of growing kiwi fruit. Would have been nice to have been told what time to meet as we were ov er an hour waiting for others who had been told"..."
Rotorua Geothermal Living Maori Village Tour Whakarewarewa 6.5hours Tour"The bus driver was excellent, local guy with knowledge of the area. Very well organised at departure and an entertaining day. The only slight downside was the food at the village, But I hadn't noticed it was included was actually, so it was fine."..."
Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Highlights"Interesting places to visit, and knowledgeable, friendly guide. Concert at the village was fun and history was good to hear ."..."
Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Tauranga 5.5 to 6 hours CTT-17 - TRG-17"To see the area and hear the story about how it used and found by scouts, also to see it and reflect back to the movies and the scenes they were in. The amazing thing was the guide was well versed in the whole information and knew so much it was a pleasure to listen to a guide that absolutely loves and involves themselves in their work."..."
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