Rotorua Hot Lakes Bike Tour

Happy Ewe Cycle Tours is a leisurely 3 hour cycling adventure with no hills and about 45 minutes of cycling time. It is safe to expect a little bit of everything with us, as we use science, nature, culture and history to give an educational and interactive experience highlighting the geothermal wonders within the central city.

You will remember this journey as you shoot mud pools with thermometer guns, test the pH levels of hot springs and laugh at the how our guides make science exciting for you.

Ranked as the best city cycling activity in New Zealand on TripAdvisor and one of the best activities in the country, this is perfect for couples, families or travellers of any age looking to discover the best of Rotorua.

Duration 3 hours
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What's included :
  • Bottled water - Free bottle of water with your tour.
  • Use of bicycle
  • Free photos of your incredible journey
  • WiFi on board
What's excluded :
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Rotorua Museum, Oruawhata Drive Government Gardens, Rotorua New Zealand

    Our Treasure. The most dramatic and impressive building in town. Purpose built for bathing in electricity! And yes it's as crazy as it sounds. Here you'll discover why we built it and why you certainly wouldn't want to take a bath in there nowadays! Definitely get that photo.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Lake Rotorua, Rotorua New Zealand

    Get that photo national geographic will be envious of! Or learn about how the circus came to town with lions in the 1980s, and then the lions escaped...

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Kuirau Park, Ranolf Street and Lake Road, Rotorua New Zealand

    This is the best boiling swamp inside a city in the world! Play with thermometer guns and find out how hot the mud pools and natural springs are while learning how they formed thousands of years ago. All done in a fun, interactive and educational way.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Sulphur Point, 1 Queens Drive, Rotorua 3010 New Zealand

    "We used to bathe in that?!" Thats right, here you'll test the pH levels of the volcanic water and wonder what we were thinking 100 years ago!

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Hatupatu Dr Car Park and Scenic Point, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand

    There have been some fantastic conservation initiatives being implemented in Rotorua to keep our waterways clean. See how we have recycled plastic and used it to help regrow the native flora and fauna. Oh and there's an awesome volcano to show off here too...

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Government Gardens, Queens Dr 9 Queens Dr, Rotorua New Zealand

    The jewel of the Great South Seas Spa Resort. This is where you applaud the gardeners and their ability to incorporate natural geothermal features into a phenomenal garden. Well played Britain, you definitely do an impressive garden!

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Ohinemutu, Mataiwhera St, Rotorua New Zealand

    The most impressive view from a carpark in the country! Overlook the birthplace of Rotorua and how everyone has a hot spring in their back yard! Volcano life at its best!

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Departure Point :
    1115 Pukuatua Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Tag-a-longs are available
    • Tandem Bicycle available
    • adult Tricycle available
    • 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 15 travelers
    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 Happy Ewe Cycle Tours

    Activity ID: V-183713P2

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