From Tauranga. Private Day Tour. "Te Puia" Geysers. Rotorua

After leaving Tauranga Port we tour downtown Mount Maunganui, a popular Kiwi holiday destination and it's stunning white sandy surf beach, voted best in New Zealand.
We visit a kiwifruit orchard (3 billion-dollar horticultural industry in the region) Drive through lush farmland, native bush, pine forest plantations and scenic lakes district. New Zealand hinterland at its best.
Arriving at Te Puia, see, smell & hear "Pohutu Geyser" the biggest geyser in the southern hemisphere, rumbling noisily as it erupts, a stream of steam and boiling water up to 30 meters (100ft)
Marvel at the display of bubbling mud & hot water pools in a steaming volcanic landscape! All very safe.
Experience a traditional Maori welcome, an entertaining cultural performance, and the fierce Haka.
See NZ's iconic kiwi bird, pre-European Maori village, wood carving, and flax weaving.
We explore Rotorua's lakefront, highlights, govt gardens, and historical architectural gem the Elizabethan Spa Bath House.

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  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Professional local kiwi tour guide/driver
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Entry fees to "Te Puia" are not included
    • Entry/Admission - Te Puia
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Mt Maunganui Main Beach, Marine Parade, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga New Zealand

    After leaving Tauranga Port we tour downtown Mount Maunganui, a popular Kiwi holiday destination and it's stunning white sandy surf beach, voted best in New Zealand.

    Stop At: Te Puke, Te Puke, Bay of Plenty Region, North Island

    We visit a working kiwifruit orchard. This is an opportunity to taste the Green, Gold & new Red variety Kiwifruit. Your experienced guide explains the fascinating history of these special fruits and how they are grown. Take the opportunity to try a real kiwi fruit ice cream. Duration: 25 minutes.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest, Long Mile Road The Redwoods, Rotorua 3046 New Zealand

    Redwoods Forest. A wonderful experience like no other, a short walk amongst huge 118 - year- old, 75-foot high redwood trees. Marvel at the natural beauty of our forest. A peaceful haven as you surround yourself with these gentle giants, native flora & sweeping silver ferns.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Te Puia, Hemo Road, Rotorua New Zealand

    Te Puia Geysers: Heartland of Rotorua's geothermal activity & Maori culture. See and experience 'Pohutu' geyser the largest active geyser in the Southern Hemisphere in action rumbling away as it erupts boiling water and steam up to 100 feet. An awesome sight. See & smell boiling mud pools, hot water pools, steam vents, a steaming volcanic landscape.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: Rotorua, Rotorua, Rotorua District, Bay of Plenty Region, North Island

    The best of Rotorua. We explore Rotorua's lakefront and highlights. Admire the beautiful pristine Government Gardens and historical architectural gem the Elizabethan Spa Bath House.
    We return to the Port via the old scenic Rotorua to Tauranga highway on time on board your ship well before the sailing hour.
    A wonderful tour and great memories of New Zealand holiday.

  • Departure Point :
    1 The Mall, Bay of Plenty 3116, New Zealand
    Traveler pickup is offered
    I will meet you 15 minutes prior to departing time at the Port entry/exit gates 5 -10 minutes walk from your ship.I will be waiting there with your name sign.For cruise ship passengers tour, start times will fit in with ship arrival/departure times.A reminder will be sent 10 days prior to the tour date.I guarantee to have you back to your waiting ship on time onboard well before sailing away.I have never missed a ship!I look forward to meeting you and your friends and showing you this beautiful region of New Zealand.For local accommodation pickup, the start time is more flexible.Airports
    • Tauranga Airport, Tauranga New Zealand
    • Tauranga Port
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Tauranga Scenic Tours

Activity ID: V-137971P8

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