Departing Tauranga, you will see erupting geysers, boiling hot pools, steaming volcanic landscape, Maori village where they use natural geothermal activity to cook, bathe & heat their homes.
Private Tour. NZ $660 (US $484)
excludes entry fee and refreshments
Experience an authentic living Maori village where the villagers have their homes set amongst the steam vents and hot pools. They use natural geothermal resources to cook, bathe and heat their homes. As you walk amongst the wonders of the Whakarewarewa Valley, our Maori guide explains the history of the village, where for over 200 years the Tuhourangi / Ngati Wahiao tribe have lived.
See the famous Pohutu Geyser erupting up to 30 meters. Experience the traditional Maori cultural performance set in the heart of the village where you will see the fearsome Haka, dance and song.
On our tour we explore Rotorua’s lakefront, hotspots and highlights, visit a Kiwi Fruit Orchard, the regions 2 billion dollar horticultural industry, take in the lakes, farmland, native bush, pine plantations and scenic Redwood Forest (if time allows) before returning you to Port and your waiting ship, well before boarding time.