ROTORUA HIGHLIGHTS & CULTURAL TOUR
Our preferred excursion for those wanting to experience New Zealand culture and be treated to a little pampering. This tour provides great insight into the Rotorua area, Maori culture and the natural healing of our mineral hot pools. Included in this trip is the wonderful Whakarewarewa Maori Living Villiage with Pohutu Geyser
This trip is very much family friendly and suitable for all ages. Capturing some truely delightful sights this is an ideal venture for those wanting to gain a broad appreciation and understanding of the area.
Generally starting from Mount Maunganui you will have the opportunity to visit a Kiwifruit Orchard on your journey to Rotorua. Experience the unique country backdrop as we head inland to the 10th Largest Lake in New Zealand covering 80 square kilometers.
Visiting Whakarewarewa you will walk through time and experience Maori life and learn some of their history. Captivated by not only their story but also the picturesque surrounds they call their Rohe or territory. When you step into the outdoor lounge instead of a TV you will be able to gaze upon 'Pohutu' the largest active geyser in the Southern Hemisphere. Your experience does not end here as you will be treated to a traditional Maori Hungi for lunch. As to ensure you have the complete experience you will also be apart of a live Maori Cultural Show with audience interaction.
This tour generally consists of the following (dependent on daylight and cruise ship times):
- Whakarewarewa Maori Living Village
- Overlook Rotorua's Blue and Green Lakes
- Explore Rotorua's Redwood Forest
- Rotorua Government Gardens
- Rotorua Lake Front
- Mossops Honey Shop with Live Bee Display
Expected tour time 7.5-8 hours
Child $140 (up to 15 years of age)
Under 5's $110