Mt Tarawera Volcanic Guided Hike Experience

Experience the majesty of Mt. Tarawera, infamous for its volcanic eruption in 1886. This guided 4-hour trek encompasses the stunning landscape and unique history of the area. You'll follow a winding trail to the crater's edge for a panoramic view of the geothermal area. Travel by 4WD vehicle from central Rotorua hotels.

per adult from




4 hours


Hotel pickup available


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No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by 4WD vehicle
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Personal expenses

  • Your Local Kaitiaki (Guide) will pick you up from your desired pickup location
    We head off on our journey past Te Puia
    Passing Tamaki Maori Village along the way
    You will learn about Waimanngu & Wai-O-Tapu on the bus
    As we head closer to the Mountain we will pass Lake Rerewhakaaitu
    Transporting you from the Base of Mount Tarawera we will drive 8.2km ascending through the Native forest until we reach the Craters edge to begin our Hike.

    Stop At:

    • Kaitiaki Adventures, 1135 Te Ngae Road, Tikitere, Rotorua 3074, New Zealand
    • Te Puia, Hemo Road, Rotorua New Zealand
    • Tamaki Maori Village, 1220 Hinemaru St, Rotorua 3010 New Zealand
    • Waimangu Volcanic Valley, 587 Waimangu Road Off State Highway 5, Rotorua 3043 New Zealand
    • Rerewhakaaitu Bretts Road Camping Area, Rerewhakaaitu Road, Rerewhakaaitu 3073, New Zealand
    • Mt. Tarawera, Tr, Rotorua New Zealand
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from most accommodations in central Rotorua
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • All Kaitiaki Staff/contractors have been provided Information and training regarding the Hazards/Risk associated with COVID-19 All staff have been asked to contribute feedback All feedback has been considered by the business to make an informed decision pre-operation
  • 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 Kaitiaki Adventures Aotearoa

Activity ID: V-15820P3

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