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. 

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

  • Suitable for 6+ years

  • Won a ‘100% Pure Experience’ award

  • Small group experience

  • Fun & educational

Tour Inclusion

 

  • Fully guided return transfer from Auckland

  • Complementary pick up and drop off from Auckland CBD

  • Complementary refreshments and water on board

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

  • Entry ticket for 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 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 Tour.

Tour Requirements

  • A minimum of 3 people are required for this tour to operate.

  • Maximum weight limit is 120kg

  • Minimum age for Original Canopy experience is 6 years. Please advise if your child weighs less than 35kg

  • Children are unable to go on the tour without a participating adult.

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

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

  • 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

Contact Us

+64 21 026 90502

0800 EXP KART

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