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Te Puia Geothermal Valley Experience

On this private day tour from Auckland, explore the geothermal wonderlands of Rotorua in one day. Experience a personal encounter with our people, culture, and place. Home to the world-renowned Pōhutu geyser and New Zealand's Māori Arts and Crafts Institute, Te Puia is one of Rotorua's top attractions. A place where mud pools bubble, boil, and geysers shoot steam high into the air. See two iconic native New Zealand kiwi birds in the Kiwi House and viewing enclosure. Experience traditional food Hangi buffet lunch infused with indigenous flavours and an authentic and traditional Māori concert, a truly wonderful New Zealand cultural experience for all the family.

Duration

Full Day

Location

Auckland & Rotorua

Tour Type

Private Tour

Geothermal & Māori Culture

Price From

NZ $599

Per Person

Tour Summary

On this private day tour from Auckland, explore the geothermal wonderlands of Rotorua in one day. Experience a personal encounter with our people, culture, and place. Home to the world-renowned Pōhutu geyser and New Zealand's Māori Arts and Crafts Institute, Te Puia is one of Rotorua's top attractions. A place where mud pools bubble, boil, and geysers shoot steam high into the air. See two iconic native New Zealand kiwi birds in the Kiwi House and viewing enclosure. Experience traditional food Hangi buffet lunch infused with indigenous flavours and an authentic and traditional Māori concert, a truly wonderful New Zealand cultural experience for all the family.

Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy a scenic drive through lush countryside with opportunity for photo stops.

  • Sightseeing of historical government gardens, blue bath and Whangapipiro thermal springs.

  • Plenty of time in a landscape of steaming thermal waters.

  • Chance to see the towering water jets of Pōhutu Geyser.

  • Spot the iconic New Zealand kiwi bird at the nocturnal house.

  • Up-close look at the valley's immense bubbling mud pools.

  • Captivating experience of the Whakarewarewa geothermal wonderland.

  • Insights into Māori heritage & historical uses of the land.

  • Traditional weaving tutorial to craft your own masterpiece.

Journey Inclusions

  • Fully guided private return transfers from Auckland.

  • Complimentary pick up and drop off from Auckland.

  • Complimentary refreshments and water onboard.

  • Complimentary high-speed internet onboard the minibus.

  • A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the journey.

  • Luxurious temperature-controlled private transportation in a minibus.

  • Exclusive immersive activities and interaction with local communities.

  • Built-in leisure time, to explore destinations as you wish.

Tour Inclusions

  • Admission to guided tour and hangi buffet lunch at Te Puia Geothermal Valley.

  • Admission to traditional Māori cultural performance.

  • Rotorua city highlights – Government gardens, Whangapipiro thermal springs & Blue Bath.

Te Puia Geothermal Valley

Te Puia Geothermal Valley

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