Living amongst Boiling Mud and Erupting Geysers
For generations the villagers have lived amongst this volatile steaming landscape … Rotorua New Zealand
Experience an authentic living Maori village where the villagers have their homes set amongst erupting geysers, boiling mud, 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 the Tuhourangi / Ngati Wahiao tribe have lived for over 200 years.
Optional extra – Polynesian Mineral Spa – adult NZ$30
Price per person: adult $145 / child 5 -15 yrs $110 – entry fee included
Private tour: $690 – entry fee not included (adult $45 / child 5 -15 yrs $20) we arrange all entry bookings
See the world-famous Pohutu Geyser erupt up to 30 meters boiling mud, hot pools, thermal vents, surrounded by a steaming volcanic landscape. Experience the traditional Maori cultural performance set in the heart of the village where you will see dance, song and the fearsome haka.
On this tour you will see NZ’s best surf beach, stunning scenery, kiwifruit orchard, (3 Billion dollars horticultural industry in the region) take in the lakes district, beautiful farmland, native bush, pine plantations, waterfalls, Rotorua’s Lakefront and highlights, pristine Government Gardens, New Zealand’s hinterland at its best. A wonderful tour and great memories of New Zealand holiday.