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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Polynesian Spa plus Geothermals

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Experience one of the worlds finest mineral spas on this small group tour to the geothermal heartland of New Zealand - Rotorua. Visit the Polynesian Spa where entry to the pools is included for you to soothe your body in the silky mineral water. Also see interesting geothermal features in the heart of Rotorua city - including bubbling mudpools and hot springs. Plus view kiwifruit hanging on the vines when we stop in the home of New Zealand's kiwifruit industry.

About us:

Our team has been delivering world-class Shore Excursions for over 16 years - we have over 100 years combined tour guiding experience so you know you are in capable hands.

Travel in a modern, air conditioned vehicle with a passionate local as your host. We specialise in small groups to allow an intimate and personalised experience. Every tour is commentated from start to finish - we delight in showing off our little corner of the world. And, we guarantee to have you back to the ship on time!

What You'll Get

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Stop At: Polynesian Spa, Hinemoa Street, Rotorua 3010 New Zealand

Take a dip at one of the worlds finest mineral spa complexes. Situated right on the edge of Lake Rotorua, Polynesian spa is fed by 2 natural hot water springs. Entry to the adult pools includes a choice of slightly acidic pools (great for aches and pains) or alkaline pools (leaving your skin silky smooth) - ranging from 38 to 41 degrees celsius. If you are travelling with children there is a family area alternative.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Kuirau Park, Ranolf Street and Lake Road, Rotorua New Zealand

Set in the heart of Rotorua City, here you will see bubbling mudpools and hot springs. This is New Zealand's only public geothermal park, and is set amongst beautiful gardens.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Government Gardens, Queens Dr 9 Queens Dr, Rotorua New Zealand

Situated in downtown Rotorua, this large public space is where we will get iconic photos of historic Rotorua Museum (the old bath house) and the Blue Baths. Visit Rachel Spring close by and see locals enjoying a game of bowls or croquet.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Lake Rotorua, Rotorua New Zealand

Enjoy the beautiful Rotorua lakefront

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Okere Falls Track, 21 Km from Rotorua on Trout Pool Road Off SH 33 The Rotorua to Tauranga Highway, Okere Falls New Zealand

We hold a concession to visit Okere Falls - a natural series of spectacular waterfalls. If you're lucky you might see white water rafters cascading over the 7 metre high falls!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Kiwifruit Country, 316 State Highway 33, Paengaroa 3189 New Zealand

See kiwifruit on the vines and taste a range of kiwifruit products

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Mt Maunganui Main Beach, Marine Parade, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga New Zealand

See New Zealand's best beach - lined with million dollar houses

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This tour requires some walking on well made paths, gentle inclines.
  • Please bring your own bathing suit and towel. If you forget or don't have these they can be hired at $10.00 each from the spa.
  • This tour is not suitable for user of mobility scooters or wheelchairs (unless very small collapsible ones) . Folding walkers/frames can usually be accommodated but passengers must be able to enter a minibus using the standard steps. You must advise us at the time of booking if you are bringing any mobility device - failure to do so may result in you not being able to take the tour.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Professional and friendly driver/guide
  • Air conditioned transport
  • Entry to Polynesia Spa Standard Adult Pools
  • Visit to a kiwifruit orchard, Rotorua geothermal areas and Okere Falls
  • Entry/Admission - Polynesian Spa
  • Entry/Admission - Okere Falls Track

  • Food and drinks
  • Private pools at Polynesian Spa or Polynesian Spa massage treatment/therapies

Departure Point
4 Salisbury Avenue, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand

Departure Time
9:30 AM

7 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
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The Fine Print

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