Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Geothermal Geyser Tour and Polynesian Spa

Join us on a luxury journey of discovery with this full-day combo tour from Tauranga. This tour is conducted in a small group mini van/bus vehicle with full UV protection tinted glass and dual air conditioning.

Experience geysers, mud pools and steam vents with Maori culture! Not to forget the infamous Haka War dance. This is performed by one of Rotorua's leading Maori cultural performance groups. Encounter a strange landscape of sights, sounds and smells. Marvel at the way the Maori have tamed this land for there own purpose.

Next the Polynesian Spa. An internationally acclaimed spa facility, so you can pamper yourself in hot mineral pools, Enjoy this unique lakefront thermal spa experience - offering a wonderful fusion of relaxing hot mineral spring bathing, spa therapies and picturesque views of Lake Rotorua.

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Duration 7 hours
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  • What's included :
    • Te Whakarewarewa! The geothermal valley with cultural show! (entrance fee's included inc show)
    • Polynesian Spa Resort (entrance fee's included)
    • Official Maori guide in the Geothermal Valley of Geysers
    • This is a Tauranga port pickup only tour designed for passengers off ships arriving in Tauranga Port
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Polynesian Spa
    • Entry/Admission - New Zealand Discovery Tours
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: Port of Tauranga Ltd, 2 Salisbury Avenue, Mount Maunganui 3116, New Zealand

      You will be picked up from Tauranga Port, dependent on your ship's arrival time, and journey to Rotorua.

      Join a small-group shore excursion from Mount Maunganui Tauranga Port to explore Rotorua's geothermal valley. Marvel at geysers, mud pools and steam vents with Maori culture and visit the Polynesian Spa for a rejuvenating experience.

      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Whakarewarewa, Rotorua, New Zealand

      Here you experience the very best of Rotorua and stop at the Te Whakarewarewa Valley (with geysers, steam vents and mud pools). Your small group will have an official Maori guide and will experience a fascinating tour of the valley. Learn about Maori culture while watching a traditional Maori cultural performance. Observe the legendary Pōhutu Geyser, the largest geyser in the southern hemisphere, which can erupt to a height of 100 feet (30-meters) and as often as 20 times per day.

      Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

      Stop At: Polynesian Spa, Hinemoa Street, Rotorua 3010 New Zealand

      You then head to The Polynesian Spa, a geothermal bathing and soul soothing retreat. Renowned for its healing waters and decadent therapies, you can experience the private elite facilities of the Polynesian Spa’s geothermal hot mineral waters. The slightly acidic Priest Spring waters relieve tired muscles, aches and pains, while the alkaline waters of the Rachel Spring nourish the skin.

      Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

      Stop At: New Zealand Discovery Tours, Fenton Street, Glenholme, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand

      You will be returned to Tauranga Port, guaranteed to be back in plenty of time for your ship's departure, after a decadent day of discovery and luxury pleasures.

      Duration: 1 hour

    • Departure Point :
      2 Salisbury Avenue, Mount Maunganui 3116, New Zealand
      Traveler pickup is offered
      This tour is solely for passengers arriving on ships at Tauranga Port!Please walk along the wharf (there is only one way to walk) Go through the Port gates, where you will see a representative with a name board with " NEW ZEALAND DISCOVERY TOURS" & your name on It!Please allow time for boarding your vehicle! As the tour leaves at the allocated time!Ports
      • Tauranga Port
      Departure Time :
      8:30 AM
      Return Detail :
      Returns to original departure point
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • This Is a Pre Booked Tour only!
      • No sales on the day of the tour!
      • Ensuring a quick departure for you!
      • All vehicles are modern vehicles with duel air-conditioning uv protection glass and meeting the highest safety standards.
      • Pick-up is from the port directly and dependent upon time of arrival of your cruise ship!
      • Experience two top venues of Rotorua and enjoy a relaxing two course lunch
      • Swimsuit and towel for the Polynesian Spa
      • Please wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes
      • This tour is for Adults and children from the age of 12 or older
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Near public transportation
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
      • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
      • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
      • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
      • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
      • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
      • Guides required to regularly wash hands
      • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • 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 New Zealand Discovery Tours Limited

    Activity ID: V-42230P9

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