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 Maori Sights, and New Zealand Farm Life.

THERMAL ENCOUNTERS  & SCENIC AND HISTORICAL TOUR

We leave Rotorua heading South on SH5 past the man-planted Kaingaroa Forest. Our first stop is at Rainbow Mountain (Maungakakaramea) to view the lower crater lake. We then move on to the world famous Wai O Tapu Thermal Wonderland, with its amazing Champagne Pool , Devil’s Bath and NZ’s largest Mud Lake. At 10.15 we witness the Lady Knox Geyser erupt. From here we proceed to Waimangu Thermal Valley, the world’s newest geothermal system , created by the 1886 Mt. Tararewa eruption.View the Frying Pan Lake and Echo Crater.

In the afternoon we return to Rotorua, taking in the magnificent Redwood Forest, the Blue and Green Lakes, Lake and Mount Tarawera Lookouts and a guided stroll through the Buried Village.