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

Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
Rotorua Te Puia Geothermal Wonderland

From US$599.00

per group (up to 4)

Select Date and Travelers

Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 6 hours
  • Pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Cruise passengers can make the most of their time on land with an easy private shore excursion from Tauranga to Rotorua. After being picked up from the port, travel inland to Rotorua, a hub of Maori culture that’s notorious for its sulfurous geothermal attractions. Visit Te Puia, a geothermal park where you’ll see the spurting Pohutu Geyser, bubbling mud pools, a Maori village, and New Zealand’s national bird, the kiwi.
  • An easy way to see and do a lot in a 6-hour day
  • Receive personalized attention on a private tour
  • Get around in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle
  • Admission fees to Te Puia and lunch cost extra

What's Included

  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional local kiwi tour guide/driver
  • Lunch
  • Admission fees
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Please note admission fees & meals not included.

Meeting And Pickup

You can head directly to the meeting point, or request pickup

Meeting point

  • 2 Salisbury Avenue
    2 Salisbury Avenue, Mount Maunganui 3116, New Zealand

    Your ship berth 5 minutes walk from the Tauranga Port exit/entry gates. I will be waiting there for you with your name sign.

Pickup points

Select a pickup point

Start time

Confirm time with the local provider in advance of your experience.

Opening hours

  • 4/6/2020 - 10/13/2024

    Monday - Sunday : 08:30 AM - 09:00 AM

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

Pickup details

I will meet you 10 minutes prior to departing time at the Port entry/exit gates 5 -10 minutes walk from your ship. I will be waiting there with your name sign. For cruise ship passengers tour, start times will fit in with ship arrival/departure times. A reminder will be sent 10 days prior to the tour date. I guarantee to have you back to your waiting ship on time onboard well before sailing away. I have never missed a ship! I look forward to meeting you and your friends and showing you this beautiful region of New Zealand. For local accommodation pickup, the start time is more flexible.

What To Expect

Mt Maunganui Main Beach (Pass By)

Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest

25 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Te Puia

2 hours Admission Ticket Not Included

Rotorua (Pass By)

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Collapsible wheel chairs ok
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

Q:What is the entry fee cost to visit the "Te Puia" Geysers?

A:Admission fees to the Te Puia Geysers is NZD $75.00 per person with a guide. There is also an optional Cultural entertainment show (40-minute concert), which is an additional NZD $30.00 per person. Please note that prices are subject to change at any time.

May 2023

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