Shore Excursion: Rotorua Cultural and Geothermal Experience from Tauranga
This Rotorua Tour is designed for shore excursions from Tauranga. Clients can be picked up from local accommodation (within the Tauranga/Mt Maunganui/Papamoa area) &/or from the Port of Tauranga. We visit the Te Puia Maori Cultural Center for a welcome concert and tour through its extensive thermal grounds. The tour also covers a variety of different scenery en route and visits Kiwifruit Country and the Government Gardens. Pick up times can be adjusted to fit with cruise-ship arrival times
per adult from
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Quality transportation
- Local taxes
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Entry/Admission - Te Puia
What's excluded :
- Personal expenses
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Pass By: Tauranga Tasting Tours, 14 Ridgemount Terrace Welcome Bay, Tauranga 3112 New Zealand
This is our home base. We travel to you to pick you up from your specified point
Stop At: Port of Tauranga Ltd, 2 Salisbury Avenue, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
Our accredited agent driver/guide will meet you at the port gate & escort you to the vehicle in which you will be travelling. The driver/guide will have your name on a placard.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Te Puia, Hemo Road, Rotorua New Zealand
After proceeding to Te Puia, the Maori Cultural Centre, clients are given a personalised tour of the old pa site, through the thermal grounds (of boiling mud, geysers etc.) & shown the wood-carving school, flax-weaving & the kiwi bird. This is followed by a Maori Welcome onto the marae, before entering a meeting house for a performance by a Maori concert party.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Eat Street, 1107-1111 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010 New Zealand
On leaving Te Puia, we travel to Rotorua's CBD, where lunch is purchased (at client's cost) in Eat Street.. After lunch we travel along the lakefront, through the Government Gardens, stopping at the Rotorua Museum, the Historic Bath-house, to explain the background of this fine old building.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: Kiwifruit Country, 316 State Highway 33, Paengaroa 3189 New Zealand
We return to Tauranga via a different route, which provides clients with the opportunity to view different scenery.
En route we stop at Kiwifruit Country where the kiwifruit industry is explained, from planting through to the beautiful edible fruit.
Duration: 30 minutes
Pass By: Mt Maunganui Main Beach, Marine Parade, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga New Zealand
To end the tour, we travel along our beautiful waterfront & beach, before returning to ship-side.
While travelling, your driver/guide for the tour will give a commentary explaining points of interest.,
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from the Port of Tauranga, the Tauranga airport & local accommodation.At the port of Tauranga we will meet you at the port gate. Your name will be held up on a placard.Airports
- Tauranga Airport, Tauranga New Zealand
- The Port of Tauranga
Departure Time :Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 3/12/2018 - 6/30/2021
Monday - Sunday: 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 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
- Contact tracing of clients in practice for authorities, if needed
- 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.