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Rotorua and Geothermal Living Maori Village Tour

Learn how New Zealand’s Maori people have adapted to life among the geothermal activity of Rotorua on this small-group shore excursion from Tauranga. At the Living Maori Village, see how residents integrate natural elements like bubbling geysers, mud pools and steam vents into daily tasks, and watch a live cultural performance. You’ll also drive past gorgeous beaches, walk through an ancient redwood forest, and taste local kiwi fruit fresh from the farm on this immersive Bay of Plenty highlights tour.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full-Day Small-Group Rotorua Shore Excursion From Tauranga

When your cruise ship docks in Tauranga, experience the wonders of New Zealand's North Island in a small group on this full-day tour to Rotorua. Take in sights such as Mount Maunganui, Sulphur Bay on Lake Rotorua, hot springs around Rotorua, and places of importance to the Maori people. Taste fresh kiwi fruit at an orchard, stroll through the Redwood Forest, and admire the manicured grounds of Government Gardens. Your small-group tour includes guide, entrance fees, air-conditioned transportation, and port pickup and drop-off.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Guided Tauranga Shore Excursion to Rotorua Whakarewarewa and Wai-O-Tapu

This Tauranga shore excursion allows cruise passengers to explore Whakarewarewa and Wai-O-Tapu—one of New Zealand’s most colorful and diverse geothermal attractions. With a guide in the lead, there’s no need to worry about navigation, just take your time visiting geothermal landscapes and famous geysers. After a morning in Wai-O-Tapu, visit the Living Maori Village, and take a drive through Rotorua—also known as “Sulphur City” for its sulfur-rich air.
  • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Sightseeing Tour Including Tauranga and Mt. Maunganui

Easily explore the area outside the Port of Tauranga during this guided tour that includes port pickup and drop-off. First visit a New Zealand kiwi orchard, and get the chance to taste the native fruit yourself. Catch sight of natural wonders such as Okere Falls, Blue Lake, and Whakarewarewa Forest before going to taste New Zealand honey at a local farm (time permitting).
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Shore Excursion: Geothermal Rotorua with Maori Cultural Performance at Whakarewarewa

When your cruise ship docks in Tauranga, head out for a 7-hour tour of Mt Maunganui and Rotorua. In Rotorua, learn about Maori culture, and see geothermal hot pools and the Pohutu Geyser at Whakarewarewa – The Living Maori Village. Sample New Zealand specialties such as manuka honey and kiwi fruit, and spend time checking out highlights including Lake Rotorua and Government Gardens.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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All-inclusive shore excursion: Geysers & Authentic Maori Cultural Experience

Our tour is small and intimate, with expert local driver guides. We guarantee you a fun and relaxing day out experiencing the best of Rotorua's Maori culture and geothermal activity. Complementary hangi sampler meal (comprising of chicken, kumara, potato and corn) - cooked by mother nature, courtesy of in-ground steamboxes and mineral pools.
  • Duration: 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Rotorua Geo Thermal Valley Private Tour (Max 4 Passengers)

our tour guide has 10 years experience and you will travel in a luxury vehicle. your tour will also be much more enjoyable as it is a private tour this will result in you getting more time for sightseeing.
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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One Day Birding Adventure

Go deep into Whirinaki Forest on a bird-watching tour that explores birding sites around the Bay of Plenty. Using the provided binoculars and a spotting scope will maximize your odds of spotting some of New Zealand’s rare birds in their natural habitat, and with help from a conservationist guide, you'll have the chance to identify everything from miromiro to yellow-crowned karkariri.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Rotorua Geysers and Hobbiton experience

Journey from Tauranga to Middle Earth on this popular all-activities-paid tour through the geothermal mists of Rotorua and on to nearby Hobbiton. Marvel at bubbling-hot mud pools, scorched earth and steamy geysers in Rotorua, before stepping back-in-time for a world-famous cultural performance by local Maori. Then, head toward the rural Hobbiton movie set for a two-hour fully-guided tour.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Shore Excursion Rotorua Geothermals Pohutu Geyser and Mudpools

Discover many of New Zealand’s top attractions in one day on this 6-hour private shore excursion to Rotorua from Tauranga Port. Sample kiwifruit and local wines at the Kiwi 360 Center, and admire the sandy beaches of Mt Maunganui with your guide. Travel past dense forests, shimmering lakes and rolling farmland to Okere Falls. Immerse yourself in Maori culture in Rotorua, and marvel at mighty geothermal activity at Whakarewarewa or Te Puia. See famous sites such as the Government Gardens, Blue Baths and Rotorua Museum before returning to your ship.
  • Duration: 6 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Shore Excursion: 6-hour Private Vehicle with Professional Guide from Tauranga

Design your own perfect shore excursion with a 6-hour, private tour from the Port of Tauranga that’s tailored to your cruise schedule and interests. Explore the geothermal landscape of Rotorua, step into Middle Earth at Hobbiton, or visit a Maori marae to see traditional carving, crafts, and dances. This 6-hour tour includes pickup and drop-off at your cruise port, and accommodates your private group of up to 15 people.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Duration: 6 hours
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Shore Excursion: Fly by Plane or Helicopter over Volcano's with Kiwifruit Orchard Cart Tour

When your cruise ship docks in Tauranga, save time by booking ahead and see the best of New Zealand’s North Island from the air. Choose a light-aircraft flight over the Bay of Plenty or a helicopter flight over beautiful White Island—and upgrade to land for a walking tour with your pilot. See more of New Zealand from the skies in one day than you ever could on land.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Katoa Jet & the Sacred Island Mokoia guided tour

Ride a jet boat to Mokoia Island on an hour-long excursion to the forested wildlife sanctuary, speeding across Lake Rotorua at 53 mph (85 kph). You'll step off the boat for a 30-minute hiking tour of the island, which is home to kiwi birds, pukeko, papango, and many more, including endangered species that thrive in the predator-free environment. Wind to the island's summit for gorgeous views across Lake Rotorua, pausing by a simmering hot pool before the high-speed trip back to shore.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Shore Excursion to the Maori Culture Centre: Kiwi birds, and Geo-Thermal Valley

Explore New Zealand’s magical North Island on this 7-hour Tauranga shore excursion. See the golden sands of Mt Maunganui’s Marine Parade and stroll along Papamoa Beach as local fishermen haul in their catches. Learn about traditional Maori arts and crafts, culture and history in Te Puia, and watch a performance of the Maori war dance. Explore Rotorua’s geothermal valley, famous for its steaming geysers and bubbling mud pools, and admire New Zealand’s national bird in the Kiwi House.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Tour : Hobbiton & Rotorua with Cultural Experience from Tauranga

This tour is your day. We facilitate things to make sure that you arrive on time for your activities. Providing luxury transport in our 6 seater van or for larger groups our custom build 19 Seater Coach. Your comfort and your wishes for the day as we do everything we can to provide you with the best possible service and experience in the Bay of Plenty.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Rotorua Day Trip from Tauranga

Head inland for the day without the hassle of organizing tickets and rental cars on this Rotorua day trip departing from the Port of Tauranga. Visit a number of Rotorua highlights between your departure and return, including the Te Puia Māori Arts and Crafts Institute. Explore Te Puia’s bubbling geothermal valley, see the explosive Pōhutu Geyser, and experience a kapa haka cultural performance performed by local Māori.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Rotorua Exclusive Luxury Day Tour from Auckland

In this exclusive luxury tour you will visit the heartland of Maori culture, Rotorua sits at the centre of one of the Pacific's most active thermal regions, and is surrounded by some magnificent examples of boiling mud pools, spouting geysers, steaming fumuroles, and giant water filled craters. There is much to entertain, mountain biking, fishing, hunting, golf, spa baths, lake & river activities and scenic flights to name a few.
  • Duration: 8 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Hike New Zealand's finest forest - Whirinaki forest

Explore one of New Zealand’s finest forest trails on this 7-hour hiking tour in the Whirinaki Forest from Rotorua. Travel from your accommodation in Rotorua into the Whirinaki Forest, widely considered among the world’s greatest rainforests. Follow your guide along hiking trails beneath the leafy canopy and marvel at mighty native trees such as ‘kahikatea’, ‘matai’, ‘miro’, ‘rimu’ and ‘totara’. Along the way, discover rich flora and fauna for which the forest is famous, and hear birdsong from the many different species of birds flying among the branches above.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua & Tauranga Highlights Tour Gondola & Luge ride

Discover the highlights of Rotorua when your ship pulls into the Port of Tauranga. You'll pass through Mt. Maunganui and learn how kiwifruit is grown. Then check out Rotorua City before a stop at the Rotorua Skyline Gondola. This 7-hour shore excursion includes pickup and drop-off by minivan.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Shore Excursion Rotorua, Tauranga Mt Maunganui Maori Culture Geysers & Mudpools

Explore New Zealand’s Maori culture, and marvel at geysers and mud pools beneath Mt Maunganui on this full-day Rotorua tour. Travel from Tauranga Port by coach with your guide and discover some of the North Island’s top attractions. Admire pristine beaches and million-dollar homes in Mt Maunganui. Visit the Kiwi 360 Visitor Centre to sample homegrown wine and fruit. Discover dense forests, shimmering lakes and rolling farmland, and immerse yourself in Maori culture in Rotorua. See bubbling mud pools and shooting geysers, and gain insight into traditional Maori crafts.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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