The Original Canopy Experience

Tour Summary

 

​If you want to experience the thrill of flying through the incredible surrounds of native New Zealand forest, then Rotorua Canopy Tours can provide you just that. New Zealand’s only native forest zip line canopy tour – allows you to experience the wonders of the ancient New Zealand native forest in a totally unique and exciting way. I think everyone should experience that fear-excitement zone!

Tour Highlights

 

  • 3 hour journey meanders through the treetops via walking trails, swing bridges, platforms and zip lines/ flying foxes at heights of up to 40 metres above the ground

  • Total 600m Zip line Adventure

  • Find yourself 22m up in the air on our highest platform, and cross some phenomenal swing bridges. 

  • Highly trained guides to keep you completely safe, and are guaranteed to make you smile!

  • Suitable for 6+ years

  • Won a ‘100% Pure Experience’ award

  • Small group, fun & educational experience

Tour Inclusion

 

  • Fully guided return transfers from Auckland

  • Complimentary pick up and drop off from Auckland CBD

  • Complimentary refreshments and water on board

  • Access to Wi-Fi on board for a small surcharge

  • Admission to 3 hour original canopy guided experience

  • All equipment included

  • Complimentary photos

  • A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the tour

  • Luxurious temperature controlled transportation in a minibus

Tour Description

 

The drive from Auckland to Rotorua is a very common North Island route planned into New Zealand Itineraries for visitors exploring by road. The travel time for directly driving Auckland to Rotorua takes about 3 hours. While driving from Auckland to Rotorua takes a few hours, the trip will fly by with these awesome stop-offs - plus the drive from Auckland to Rotorua is also filled with amazing scenery!

If you want to experience the thrill of flying through the incredible surrounds of native New Zealand forest, then Rotorua Canopy Tours can provide you just that. New Zealand’s only native forest zip line canopy tour – allows you to experience the wonders of the ancient New Zealand native forest in a totally unique and exciting way. I think everyone should experience that fear-excitement zone!”

The Rotorua Canopy tour guides are passionate, professional and friendly and will walk you through the history of the forest, pointing out some of the most unique flora and fauna in the world.

Our Original Canopy Tour is eco-tourism at its absolute best – in fact, this tour just won a 2019 ‘100% Pure Experience’ Award. Your three-hour journey meanders through the treetops via walking trails, swing bridges, platforms and zip lines/ flying foxes at heights of up to 40 metres above the ground! We will take you into an ancient, pristine, forest where you’ll see and hear lots of beautiful native birds up close.

You’ll also find yourself 22m up in the air on our highest platform, and cross some phenomenal swing bridges. These vantage points will give you a whole new perspective on how special New Zealand’s native forests really are.

Our guides are passionate, professional and friendly and will walk you through the history of the forest, pointing out some of the most unique flora and fauna in the world and are trained to keep you completely safe, and are guaranteed to make you smile! We’ll also show you why you’re at the heart of our conservation story and explain how you’re literally saving this forest from destruction. There’s truly no better way to explore the beauty of New Zealand’s native forests! If you want something higher, longer & more spectacular then check out the Ultimate Canopy experience.

Tour Requirements

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

  • Good fitness level required - must have the ability to hike and walk for at least 1-hour

  • Ability to walk up 3 flights of stairs unassisted.

  • Maximum weight limit is 120kg. Please advise if your child weighs less than 35kg

  • Minimum age of six years old. There is no upper age limit – so far the oldest customer was 93!

  • Children (15 years and under) must be accompanied by a responsible adult (16 years or over).

  • Please dress with an additional layer of clothing & closed toe footwear

  • Rotorua Canopy Tours operates in all weather conditions except high winds & electrical storms. The forest is at its most beautiful during rain

  • You will be provided with wet weather gear (if required) & all safety equipment

  • You are welcome to bring your camera but it must have a small strap that can be attached to your harness

Optional Add-Ons

Deluxe Lake Spa

Nestled on the shores of Lake Rotorua lies Deluxe Lake Spa – a geothermal bathing and soul soothing retreat, where you can experience wellness sourced from Rotorua’ s very own backyard. Embrace nature’s sanctuary and slip into five mineral hot pools overlooking Lake Rotorua. The slightly acidic Priest Spring relieves tired muscles, aches and pains while the alkaline waters of the Rachel Spring nourish skin.

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+64 21 026 60993

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