Rotorua in a Day Tour

Rotorua is one of New Zealand’s most exciting destinations and we can show you some of the reasons why in an action packed day ; taking in Thermal Wonderlands , Native bush & Lakes , Historical Village, Maori Culture and New Zealand Farm Life.

BOTH THESE TOURS ARE TRIP ADVISOR RECOMMENDED

THERMAL ENCOUNTERS  & SCENIC AND HISTORICAL TOUR

We leave Rotorua heading South on SH5 past the totally man planted Radiata Pine Tree Kaiangaroa Forest stopping briefly at Rainbow Mountain ( a Dormant Volcano) to view the volcanic hot water lake , to our first stop at the world famous Wai O Tapu ( Sacred Water ) Wonderland, with its amazing Champagne Pool , Devil’s Bath and NZ’s largest Mud Lake, followed by viewing the eruption of the Lady Knox Geyser. From here we proceed to the Waimangu Thermal Valley, the world’s newest geothermal system , created by the 1886 Mt. Tararewa eruption.View the Frying Pan Lake, try out the Echo Crater, climb to the mysterious Inferno Crater and enjoy the descent to Lake Rotomahana, where you have the option of taking a Lake Cruise passing over the lost Pink and White Terraces.

Then returning to Rotorua we take in the magnificent Redwood Forest, the Blue and Green Lakes, Lake and Mount Tarawera Lookouts and a guided stroll through the Buried Village. Highly recommended with many stories and legends and a descent to the spectacular waterfall.

THERMAL ENCOUNTER S & EVERBODY’S FAVOURITE

We leave Rotorua heading South on SH5, to our first stop at the world famous Wai O Tapu ( Sacred Water ) Wonderland, with its amazing Champagne Pool, Devil’s Bath and NZ’s largest Mud Lake, followed by viewing the eruption of the Lady Knox Geyser. From here we proceed to the Waimangu Thermal Valley, the world’s newest geothermal system, created by the 1886 Mt. Tararewa eruption. View the Frying Pan Lake, try out the Echo Crater, climb to the mysterious Inferno Crater. We then return to Rotorua to visit Rainbow Springs to experience a bush walk taking in aviaries, natural springs, abundant with Trout of all sizes and view live Kiwis. This is then followed by a visit to the world famous Agrodome Sheep and Dog show giving an insight to New Zealand farm life. Then finally a tour through the Te Puia thermal reserve, viewing bubbling mud pools, view the mighty Pohutu and Prince of Wales Geysers followed by an insight into Maori Culture at the Carving and Weaving centre.