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Evening Glow Worm Kayak Tour in Tauranga
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Evening Glow Worm Kayak Tour in Tauranga

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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.
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  • 3 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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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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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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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour Including Rotorua Sightseeing

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

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Take a shore excursion to the Hobbiton Movie Set and sightsee Rotorua with a guide when your cruise ship pulls into port at Tauranga. Journey to Middle-earth and The Shire of ‘The Lord of the Rings’ fame, featured in the popular LOTR trilogy and ‘The Hobbit.’ Then learn traditional customs at the Maori village of Whakarewarewa before strolling past the spouting geysers and steaming hot springs of thermal Rotorua. Numbers are limited to 19 participants in this small-group tour to the land of hobbits and hot pools.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Tauranga Hidden Gems Kanu Experience
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Tauranga Hidden Gems Kanu Experience

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When your ship pulls into port at Tauranga, take a shore excursion to Waimarino Adventure Park for a kayaking adventure on Lake McLaren. Paddle on the serene lake with an expert guide and look for myriad birds within reach. Peer at gentle streams that lap the tranquil water’s edge and find photo ops against the scenic backdrop of steep-walled Mangapapa Canyon.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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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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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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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Deluxe small group Cruise Day Tour, Rotorua, Tauranga & Mt Maunganui highlights

Deluxe small group Cruise Day Tour, Rotorua, Tauranga & Mt Maunganui highlights

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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).
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Swim With Wild Dolphins in Tauranga
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Swim With Wild Dolphins in Tauranga

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Get up close to wild dolphins in their natural habitat during a 5-hour dolphin cruise from Tauranga. You can watch from the boat or interact with these playful marine mammals as you swim and snorkel alongside them in the water. Hear informative live commentary and enjoy hot drinks and muffins on board. Tour operates during summer months from November to May.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Scenic Lake McLaren Kayak Tour
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Scenic Lake McLaren Kayak Tour

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Get up close to New Zealand’s natural beauty on this scenic 3.5-hour Lake McLaren kayak tour. Paddle out onto the calm waters of Lake McLaren with your guide. Discover wildlife native to the region and gain insight into the habitat it calls home. Gaze up at sheer cliff faces towering overhead and enjoy panoramic views over the dense, sun-dappled woodland. Paddle along the tranquil lakeshore and through Mangapapa Canyon, where the water is as deep as the cliffs are high and the dense shrub forms caves along the water’s edge.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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What people are saying about Kayaking Tours in Tauranga

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Evening Glow Worm Kayak Tour in Tauranga
"Hannah and the team did a great job guiding us and being patient with me as it was my first time kayaking. Overall, I felt like I learned a new skill and would definitely recommend this experience to anyone who wants to try something new and cool!"..."
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
"Iwe can not express high enough how wonderful this tour was for us. Steven our guide was brilliant. Hobbiton was fabulous. Went with Zealander tours afte ship cancelled our reservations. So glad we did price was 20% less than cruse ship. We booked online ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️"..."
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6 hour Small-Group Rotorua Naturally Shore Excursion From Tauranga
"Great tour with Simon. He was very knowledgeable and took us to Rotorua, Redwoods and Māori village past Kiwi fruit"..."
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour Including Rotorua Sightseeing
"Rolf was a great guide! The tour was also enjoyable and entertaining. I would recommend for anyone who is a LOTR fan."..."
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Tauranga Hidden Gems Kanu Experience
"Would absolutely recommend this tour. Our guide Archie was brilliant. Very knowledgeable and went out of his way to make this a memorable experience. Stunning scenery, and although it may seem a long time kayaking it went on a flash."..."
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Highlights
"Jane was great! Our ship was delayed by 1.5hours - but the tour still accommodated all of us. Even with the compressed schedule, we were shown all the places, albeit a bit rushed(no fault of the tour). The knowledge of the guide was great!"..."
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Rotorua Geothermal Living Maori Village Tour Whakarewarewa 6.5hours Tour
"Maori guide walked us through his village and answered everyone’s questions, learned so much about Maori culture. Never felt rushed. Loved seeing the geothermal pools."..."
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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"..."
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Deluxe small group Cruise Day Tour, Rotorua, Tauranga & Mt Maunganui highlights
"The whole day was memorable, and although we have toured in this area before, this was a much better tour. It was relaxed, informative and allowed us to see the best of Rotorua. Our driver Kerry was friendly and very approachable and shared his vast store of information and experience of this wonderful region."..."
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Swim With Wild Dolphins in Tauranga
"Great experience, awesome crew, it was one of my best tours ever!!! I enjoyed the trip, the dolphin watching, best were the baby’s with their mother!"..."
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