TAURANGA SHORE EXCURSIONS
We provide unique cultural trips and speciality tours within reach of Tauranga. Rotorua is one of the favourite spots for any tourist entering New Zealand. Rotorua more affectionately known as 'RotoVegas' has a strong history and a large offering for domestic and international visitors. Widely known for 'Pohutu'; Rotorua is proud to have the largest natural geyser in the Southern Hemisphere.
Hobbiton home of The Shire and iconic Green Dragon Inn is within a 60min drive from Tauranga. This magical land is a valued destination for all Lord of The Rings and The Hobbit fans. Journey with us and learn how and why this Matamata sheep farm was chosen for one of the greatest movies of all time.
We value all of our guests and their time with us. To ensure you are looked after and provided for we offer free Wi-Fi, bottled water and select snacks on our tours. It is our aim to provide you with the best tour; too leave you with a positive and lasting impression of New Zealand.
A real destination spot is Hobbiton - Home of the Shire where we first met Frodo, Sam, Pippin and Merry. This is a wonderful trip whether you are on Shore Excursion or traveling the country at your own pace. Suitable for all ages, but as you will be walking for approximately 90 minutes it is best for those who are mobile under their own energy.
This is a must do for any Hobbit or The Lord of the Rings fans. 7.5-8 hour trip
Rotorua Cultural & Rejuvenation Tour
This family friendly tour is perfect for those on Shore Excursion from Tauranga. Offering great value you will see Mount Maunganui, Tauranga and enjoy a Moari cultural experience at Te Whakarewarewa a 300+ year old Maori Village in Rotorua.
Ensuring a complete cultural experience you will also be able to rejuvenate in the healing waters of the infamous Polynesian Spa.
Perfect for those wanting to truly experience New Zealand and Maori culture in a safe and friendly environment. 7.5-8 hour trip
This day tour is customised to suit those on Shore Excursion. Offering great value you will see Mount Maunganui, Tauranga and enjoy a Moari cultural experience at Te Whakarewarewa a 300+ year old Maori Village in Rotorua. During your visit to Te Whakarewarewa you will participate in an interactive Maori Show 'Cultural Performance' and enjoy a traditional Hungi lunch. Perfect for those wanting to truly experience New Zealand and Maori culture in a safe and friendly environment. 7.5-8 hour trip
Rotorua Maori Village and Local Highlights
Adventure Rotorua - Ziplining Mamaku Forest & Velocity Valley
This really is a winning COMBO. Rotorua Canopy Tours will take you into the Mamaku-Kaimai Forest for an experience that is super special with native bush, spectacular wildlife and 600m worth of zipline indulgence. To make sure you really do get your moneys worth and the heart rate pumping Velocity Valley is a MUST DO in RotoVegas. This is one you will not want to miss. 7-8 hour trip
Who said adventure activities cant be family friendly. We have the perfect balance between experience, adventure and age round suitability with our Double Experience tour. You will enter a world of intrigue and visit The Shire 'Home of the Hobbits'. For those that are facinated by sheep, there will be plenty to be seen at Hobbiton.
Rotorua will provide a wonderful rounding for your day. You can either visit Skyline and ride the Luge; alternatively you will visit Paradise Valley Wildlife Park. Paradise Valley is home to many animals and fish, however; the main attraction is the Lions especially at feeding time. Get you Family Pass today! 9-10 hour trip