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Rotorua Maori Hangi Dinner and PerformanceDining Experiences

Rotorua Maori Hangi Dinner and Performance

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While in Rotorua, see a cultural performance and take part in a traditional Maori ‘hangi’ feast at Tamaki Maori Village. A local guide escorts you by coach to the ‘marae’ (Maori village) for an immersive evening that begins with a welcome ceremony by New Zealand's indigenous people. Learn about local customs and watch a powerful display of song and dance before a hangi dinner.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$87,28
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US$87,28
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Ziplining Forest Adventure - The Original Canopy Tour RotoruaHiking

Ziplining Forest Adventure - The Original Canopy Tour Rotorua

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This Rotorua zipline tour takes you soaring through a centuries-old forest canopy as you switch between the six zipline cables suspended 72 feet (22 meters) above the ground. Get a bird’s-eye view as two expert guides suit you up with safety equipment and teach you about the forest environment. Bonus: you can later download photos taken of you during your treetops adventure. Round-trip hotel transport is included on this small-group tour, limited to 10 people.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$100,04
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US$100,04

ZORB Inflatable Ball RideExtreme

ZORB Inflatable Ball Ride

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While in Rotorua, take a wild and wacky ride in an Outdoor Gravity Orb (OGO). You’ll love ‘orbing’ downhill as you slide around inside an inflatable ball. Choose from three different runs — a straight slope, a multipoint harness or a curvy water ride — and get instruction before enjoying twists and turns. Document the latest thrill with a provided hand-held go pro, and relax between rides in the on-site hot tubs.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$23,50
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US$23,50

Kaituna River White Water Rafting from RotoruaRafting

Kaituna River White Water Rafting from Rotorua

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This Kaituna River rafting adventure in the Okere Falls Scenic Reserve promises plenty of thrills! With an expert guide at the helm, you’ll paddle through Class 5 white-water rapids of the Kaituna River, including an awesome 21-foot (7-meter) drop down Tutea Falls, the worlds highest commercially rafted waterfall. Accessible to adventurous beginners, this 3-hour tour includes a safety briefing with paddling instruction, all necessary equipment and round-trip hotel transport from Rotorua.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$73,18
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US$73,18

Rotorua full-day tour, Wai O Tapu, Waimangu, Buried Village, WhakarewarewaNature and Wildlife

Rotorua full-day tour, Wai O Tapu, Waimangu, Buried Village, Whakarewarewa

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Tour Wai-O-Tapu with a naturalist guide and discover the bubbling mud pools and hot springs of Rotorua’s most popular geothermal park. This full-day tour with a small group delivers you to the shores of several volcanic lakes and includes a bush walk to a waterfall and the Lake Tarawera lookout. Learn about Maori history, volcanology and New Zealand’s native flora and fauna along the way. Numbers are limited to a maximum 12 people to ensure an intimate experience.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$211,48
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US$211,48

Rotorua Rafting - Kaituna River White Water Rafting Rafting

Rotorua Rafting - Kaituna River White Water Rafting

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Go on an adrenaline-filled rafting excursion down the Kaituna River during this 3-hour adventure tour from Rotorua. Here, white-water rapids flow past a subtropical rainforest lining a deep canyon. See stunning waterfalls, including rafting over Tutea Falls, and jump at the opportunity for exhilarating cliff diving. Tour operates winter and summer. Wetsuit, booties and helmet are provided. No experience necessary!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$53,71
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US$53,71

Nocturnal adventure Glow-worm tourHiking

Nocturnal adventure Glow-worm tour

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Even on the cloudiest night, the New Zealand glowworm lights up the darkness in a lucky few spots across the country. This short evening bush-walk departing from Rotorua involves a short drive, a walk through picturesque native bush and the chance to see these increasingly rare creatures. Tack this tour onto the end of a thrilling day in Rotorua instead of hiring a car for an almost two-hour drive west to visit the exceedingly popular Waitomo Caves. This is one of the easiest ways to experience Aotearoa’s unique glowworm habitats.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$46,55
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US$46,55

Mt Tarawera Volcanic Guided Hike ExperienceNature and Wildlife

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Mt Tarawera Volcanic Guided Hike Experience

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Experience the majesty of Mt Tarawera and gain insight into New Zealand’s rich geology on this 4-hour hike from Rotorua. Travel by off-road 4x4 vehicle into the North Island wilderness with a guide. Follow winding hiking trails from the base of Mt Tarawera up to the crater’s edge, and learn all about the mighty volcano’s 1886 eruption. From your vantage point near the crater, admire panoramic views over the geothermal valley of Waimangu. This exciting hiking tour is suited to adventurers of all ages.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$93,96
US$117,45
US$23,49 savings
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US$93,96
US$117,45
US$23,49 savings
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Mitai Maori Village Experience in RotoruaCultural Tours

Mitai Maori Village Experience in Rotorua

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Get an authentic introduction to Maori culture with an evening at the Mitai Maori Village of Rotorua. See warriors in traditional dress paddle in an ancient canoe, and be captivated by the displays of weaponry. You'll watch 'haka' and poi dances and view glowworms in their natural habitat. This 3-hour experience includes round-trip hotel transport and a traditional 'hangi' feast with your admission ticket.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$79,22
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US$79,22

Rotorua Duck Tours - Fully Guided City and Lakes TourCultural Tours

Rotorua Duck Tours - Fully Guided City and Lakes Tour

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Discover Rotorua on a 1.5-hour duck tour. This sightseeing adventure takes you aboard a World War II amphibious vehicle — able to travel on land and water. Start with a city tour past Government Gardens, the Blue Baths and more before splashing down into Lake Tikitapu (Blue Lake) and Lake Okareka. Enjoy family fun along the way with a provided duck caller, and listen to live commentary about Rotorua’s history and local landmarks.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$50,35
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US$50,35

Taupo Day Trip with Waiotapu or Orakei Korako from RotoruaDay Trips

Taupo Day Trip with Waiotapu or Orakei Korako from Rotorua

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Discover New Zealand’s geothermal hotspots on a day trip from Rotorua to Lake Taupo, stopping to explore one of two remarkable destinations. Select Orakei Korako to see terraced pools of steaming water, or opt for Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland’s otherworldly colors. Limited to 11 people for more personal service, this day trip includes pickup and drop-off at centrally-located hotels, as well as entrance fees at the geothermal site.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$168,29
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US$168,29
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Ziplining Forest Experience - The Ultimate Canopy Tour RotoruaHiking

Ziplining Forest Experience - The Ultimate Canopy Tour Rotorua

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Experience the vibrant New Zealand bush on this unique, thrilling zipline adventure. Get right up into the otherwise-inaccessible canopy of the Bay of Plenty forest, where native birds like tui, robins and plump kereru make their homes, and zip through the native trees to the forest floor. This small-group adventure is a great way to experience New Zealand’s native forests without working up a sweat or waiting in line forever.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$133,60
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US$133,60

Morning Lakes TourHiking

Morning Lakes Tour

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Rotorua’s volcanic history has created a landscape of lakes. See some of the most spectacular ones on this half day tour, traveling in a small group with a knowledgeable guide. Exercise your legs with a bushwalk, watch springs bubble, and learn about the natural processes which have shaped this land of fire and water.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$60,87
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US$60,87

Rotorua to Auckland Afternoon Transfer with Waitomo Glow WormsExtreme

Rotorua to Auckland Afternoon Transfer with Waitomo Glow Worms

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Make the most of your trip from Rotorua to Auckland with a tour of Waitomo Glowworm Caves, a fascinating network of flooded caverns lit by bioluminescent glowworms. You’ll travel by comfortable minibus from your hotel in Rotorua to your centrally-located Auckland hotel, pausing in Waitomo for a boat tour of the Waitomo Glowworm Caves. This 6-hour tour includes all transport and entrance fees, and it’s limited to 15 people for a more personal experience.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$157,69
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US$157,69
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Mt. Tarawera Volcano Scenic Floatplane Tour from RotoruaNature and Wildlife

Mt. Tarawera Volcano Scenic Floatplane Tour from Rotorua

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Soar above the otherworldly volcanic landscapes of Mt. Tarawera on seaplane flight from Rotorua. The expert pilot-guide navigates over the Steaming Cliffs and the Waimangu Volcanic Valley, then returns via the Blue and Green Lakes and the bubbling geysers of Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve. Experience the thrill of a water take-off and landing on Rotorua Lake, with a convenient hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$189,78
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US$189,78
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Rotorua Eco Thermal Small Group Morning Tour, Waimangu & Wai O TapuNature and Wildlife

Rotorua Eco Thermal Small Group Morning Tour, Waimangu & Wai O Tapu

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See the awe-inspiring Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland on a half-day tour, led by a knowledgeable guide. Follow a well-marked path alongside bubbling hot springs and volcanic craters at Rotorua’s most comprehensive geothermal site. Hear a morning presentation about the Lady Knox Geyser and observe the daily eruption before a short drive through the Waimangu Volcanic Valley. Numbers are limited to 12 people, providing a more personalized experience with a small group.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$110,78
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US$110,78

Kaituna White-Water Rafting AdventureRafting

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Kaituna White-Water Rafting Adventure

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Challenge yourself against the world’s highest commercially rafted waterfall and enjoy outdoor adventure in New Zealand on this 3.5-hour Kaituna white-water rafting adventure from Rotorua. Hop into your raft in the Kahikitea Forest and take to the waves with a guide. During your tour, navigate steep canyons through native forest, and test your nerve over 14 challenging rapids. Splash, paddle and roll through New Zealand’s spectacular scenery and make the most of this North Island outdoor adventure. A full briefing and all safety equipment are included.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$61,46
US$81,95
US$20,49 savings
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US$61,46
US$81,95
US$20,49 savings
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Hike New Zealand's finest forest - Whirinaki forestHiking

Hike New Zealand's finest forest - Whirinaki forest

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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.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$234,31
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US$234,31

Sunset Kayak Glow Worm Cave TourKayaking

Sunset Kayak Glow Worm Cave Tour

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As the sun sets over the Bay of Plenty, take a kayak into the hidden glow worm caves around the Rotorua Caves on this remarkable after-dark tour. Instead of trying to find your own way out to the caves, take a kayak across the lakes with a guide by your side who can help you navigate the tunnels and keep you on course. Marvel at the clusters of glowing bugs and the way they light up these underground rock formations.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$136,86
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US$136,86

Te Puia Day Pass - Geysers, Mud Pools, Kiwi, Culture, History & more Attraction Tickets

Te Puia Day Pass - Geysers, Mud Pools, Kiwi, Culture, History & more

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Gain entry to the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute at Te Puia on a guided tour of this geothermal hot spot. Take a walking path up to steaming vents, boiling mud pools and erupting Pohutu Geyser at Te Whakarewarewa Thermal Valley; observe the emblematic kiwi bird; and discover Maori traditions at the cultural center. Upgrade to include a cultural performance of Maori song and dance, including the warlike ‘haka.’ Showtimes are available several times a day during admittance.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$20,14
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US$20,14

Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland Half Day TourDay Trips

Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland Half Day Tour

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Visitors get to explore spectacular nature at New Zealand’s most colourful volcanic area, which has been thousands of years in the making. Visitors will be picked up from Rotorua and transported to Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland. En-route the driver guide will share insights in the region and wonderland. On the morning tour, guests will get to experience the daily eruption of the Lady Knox Geyser. The driver guide will accompany visitors through VIP ticketing and then visitors will be able to walk at their own pace past the unique volcanic features which include the Champagne Pool, hot springs, bubbling mud, steaming ground and huge volcanic craters.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$56,58
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US$56,58

4WD Bush Safari at Off Road NZNature and Wildlife

4WD Bush Safari at Off Road NZ

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Get out of your comfort zone on this challenging Bush Safari from Rotorua. This self-drive experience by 4-passenger 4WD vehicle takes you over steep climbs and descents, with guided instruction via two-way radio as you navigate waterfalls, lunges and tunnels. Upgrade to include a 4x4 Monster Thrill Ride or Raceline Karting, or do all three. Safety briefing and equipment are provided.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$73,85
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US$73,85
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Lake Rotoiti Evening Kayak Tour including Hot Springs, Glowworm Caves and BBQ DinnerKayaking

Lake Rotoiti Evening Kayak Tour including Hot Springs, Glowworm Caves and BBQ Dinner

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Spend a magical evening kayaking on Lake Rotoiti, where you visit glowworm caves and have plenty of time to soak in natural hot springs before a barbecue picnic dinner. Paddle with an expert guide into lakeside caves only accessed by boat to see glowworms and crayfish, then revel in the sunset reflected on the tranquil waters. Instruction, equipment and round-trip hotel transport from Rotorua are all included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$126,89
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US$126,89

Velocity Valley TicketAttraction Tickets

Velocity Valley Ticket

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Gain admission to your choice of five heart-thumping activities at Agroventures, an adrenaline-packed theme park located just minutes from central Rotorua. Not for the faint-hearted, each extreme ride on offer — such as the Rotorua Bungy and Freefall Xtreme — provides non-stop blood-pumping action. Complimentary round-trip hotel transport is available.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$36,93
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US$36,93

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