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PRIVATE TOUR: From Tauranga: Wia-O-Tapu Geothermal and The Living Maori Village

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PRIVATE TOUR: A self-guided tour following demarcated tracks through a stunning variety of volcanic phenomena. You’ll see fantastic naturally colored hot and cold pools, the world-famous Champagne Pool, massive craters and New Zealand’s largest boiling mud pool; Wai-O-Tapu was formed over thousands of years of continuous volcanic activity. WHAKA LIVING MAORI VILLAGE … Experience an authentic living Maori village where the villagers have their homes set amongst erupting geysers, boiling mud, the steam vents, and hot pools. They use natural geothermal resources to cook, bathe and heat their homes. As you walk amongst the steaming landscape our Maori guide explains the history of the village, where the Tuhourangi / Ngati Wahiao tribe have lived for over 200 years. See the world-famous Pohutu Geyser erupt up to 30 meters boiling mud, hot pools, thermal vents, surrounded by a steaming volcanic landscapePRIVATE TOUR: MAX 8 PEOPLEENTRY FEES: (adult $77.50 / child 5-15 $31)

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

New Zealand’s most colorful and diverse geothermal attraction, visitors are self-guided following demarcated tracks through a stunning variety of volcanic phenomena. You’ll see fantastic naturally colored hot and cold pools, the world famous Champagne Pool, the amazing Lady Knox Geyser (depends on your ships arrival) and massive craters, New Zealand’s largest boiling mud pool; Wai-O-Tapu was formed out of volcanic activity, thousands of years in the making.


Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Village, 17 Tryon Street Whakarewarewa Village, Rotorua 3010 New Zealand

Experience an authentic living Maori village where the villagers have their homes set amongst erupting geysers, boiling mud, the steam vents, and hot pools. See how they use natural geothermal resources to cook, bathe and heat their homes. As you walk amongst the wonders of the Whakarewarewa Valley, our Maori guide explains the history of the village, where the Tuhourangi / Ngati Wahiao tribe have lived for over 200 years.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Additional Information

  • 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
  • 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
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional local kiwi tour guide/driver
  • Full audio commentary


Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Entry fees to Wai-o-Tapu: adult $32.50 / child 5 -15 yrs $11
  • Entry fees to Whaka Village: adult $45 / child 5 - 15 yrs $20
  • Entry/Admission - Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland
  • Entry/Admission - Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Village


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


Departure Time
8:30 AM

Duration
7 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point


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