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PRIVATE TOUR: From Tauranga: Discover Amazing Rotorua Cruise Tour

Tauranga Scenic Tours

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This tour takes you on an awesome discovery of the hidden secrets and stunning scenery of this beautiful region ... The Bay of Plenty. One hours drive from Tauranga is Rotorua City, New Zealand's number one tourist destination. The heartland of our geothermal activity and Maori culture. Generations of volcanic activity, eruptions and upheaval have created Rotorua's unique landscape. What you will see on your Rotorua tour today - boiling mud, hot water pools, steam vents and the awesome geothermal activity of Kuirau Park. We visit the Blue & Green Lakes, take a short walk through the towering 120-year-old Redwood Forest. A visit to a Maori Marae and explore downtown Rotorua lakefront and highlights. We take a different route back to port, exploring Tauranga City before returning you to your waiting ship

What You'll Get

PRIVATE TOUR: After pick up from Port, we tour downtown Mount Maunganui New Zealand’s most popular holiday beach town. We take a short walk out to beautiful Moturiki Island. Visit a Kiwifruit orchard. Pass stunning scenery, orchards, lush farmland, forests, lakes, waterfalls.

Visit Kuirau Park where you see and experience boiling mud pools, natural hot springs, and steam vents, a Maori Marae, the Blue and Green Lakes, and the Buried Village of Te Wairoa which was destroyed in 1886 when Mount Tararewa erupted. We visit the enchanting Redwood Forest, Rotorua’s lakefront, Government Gardens and the historical architectural gem the Elizabethan Spa Bath House. A stop for lunch at a delightful cafe. We complete our tour by returning to Port via the Old Scenic Rotorua to Tauranga State Highway passing through Tauranga City, over the Harbour Bridge to your waiting ship on time onboard well before sailing hour. Optional extra, Polynesian Spa.

Please Note: You do not see geysers on this tour.



Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair 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
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Full audio commentery
  • Snacks
  • Professional local kiwi guide/driver

  • Lunch
  • Optional Polynesian Spa entry fee: adult $30

Departure Point
1 The Mall, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand

Pickup Details

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


Tauranga Port


Tauranga Airport, Tauranga New Zealand

Departure Time
9/1/2019 - 2/26/2021
Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 06:00 PM

6 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

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 Tauranga Scenic 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.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

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.