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Full day Eco Cultural tour

Elite Adventures Rotorua Tours

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Highlights

The tour departs daily between 8:00-8:30 am. from your accommodation and drives you through forestry and farmland to New Zealand’s largest boiling mud pool. Your guide shows you a series of colorful hot springs and volcanic features at Wai-O-Tapu. Then see the Lady Knox geyser eruption at 10:15 am.

Next a short drive to the Waimangu Volcanic Valley where your guide explains the Mt. Tarawera eruption which blew open this spectacular, bush-covered, geothermal park.

Spend the afternoon experiencing Rotorua’s Maori culture and geothermal activity and see how they are intricately entwined. First, a guided tour through Te Puia, Rotorua’s premier cultural attraction. This includes a visit to the wood carving school, art and craft gallery, Rotowhio Marae, weaving display, kiwi house and finally the Pohutu geyser.

Next, we visit the Lakefront area to see the Maori War Canoe and learn more about Maori history and customs.

What You'll Get

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, 201 Waiotapu Loop Road Rd 3, Rotorua 3073 New Zealand

Explore the beautiful Wai O Tapu thermal region

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Waimangu Volcanic Valley, 587 Waimangu Road Off State Highway 5, Rotorua 3043 New Zealand

Travel through the young and Jurassic Waimangu Valley

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Te Puia, Hemo Road, Rotorua New Zealand

learn about the Maori culture from our local guides

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Rainbow Springs Nature Park, 192 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua 3015 New Zealand

Situated amongst flourishing native forest and natural springs, you’ll see and learn all about New Zealand’s wonderful wildlife, our ecological history and our cultural stories.

We are home to many native animal species including birds, reptiles and aquatic life, and offer our manuhiri [visitors] the opportunity to meet these stunning creatures face-to-face!

We are also home to the National Kiwi Hatchery, the most successful Kiwi hatchery in the world - take a guided tour to see real kiwi conservation in action, support our effort to save kiwi, and, if you are lucky, witness a kiwi chick hatch or get a health check!

Play and discovery are around every corner, from Taonga Treasures of New Zealand experience, to interactive Playscapes and the exciting Big Splash water ride - here is for a fun day out for the whole family!

Duration: 1 hour

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Medium level of fitness required
  • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland
  • Entry/Admission - Waimangu Volcanic Valley
  • Entry/Admission - Te Puia
  • Entry/Admission - Rainbow Springs Nature Park


Exclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch


Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
we pick up from all Rotorua accommodations within the city limits



Departure Time
8:00 AM

Duration
8 to 9 hours

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Elite Adventures Rotorua Tours in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

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The Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.