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Cruise Excursions: Tauranga & Rotorua Day Tour with Te Puia

Cruise Excursions: Tauranga & Rotorua Day Tour with Te Puia

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CRUISE EXCURSIONS: Rotorua geothermals of Whakarewarewa and Te Puia
Cruise Excursions: Tauranga & Rotorua Day Tour with Te Puia - Adult
From NZ$165.00*
Cruise Excursions: Tauranga & Rotorua Day Tour with Te Puia - Child (Aged 3-14)
From NZ$119.00*
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Depart Tauranga for Rotorua, passing through Te Puke, the home of the New Zealand Kiwifruit. A stop will be made at Kiwi360 which showcases the kiwifruit industry, A short tour through the orchard in included. The route then continues through farmland, native bush and forested areas, passing by Lake Rotoiti and Lake Rotorua before arriving at Te Puia. On arrival at Te Puia a short walk through the geothermal valley of Whakarewarewa will lead you to the mud pools, the famous Pohutu geyser and hot pools that make Te Puia unique. See New Zealand’s iconic flightless bird, the Kiwi in a purpose built Kiwi-house and explore the recreated traditional Maori fortified village..

Seats are reserved for a Maori Cultural Performance; given on the Marae, in one of the few fully carved meeting houses in New Zealand, a place of special spiritual significance. Here you will see the traditional songs, dances and demonstrations of fighting skills [including the Haka] performed..

Leaving Te Puia you will proceed to Rotorua where you will see the historic Bathhouse and Government Gardens. The Rotorua tour will also include Rachel’s Pool, the Blue Baths and the Polynesian Spa. The tour then departs Rotorua for the return to Tauranga by an alternative route over hills and through deep gorges. On the way we tour through Mount Maunganui to view its famous ocean beaches, harbour and the iconic Mount Maunganui, an extinct volcanic core, which gives the area its name.

The Tour Highlights
  • Fruit tasting at Kiwi 360, Te Puke
  • Scenic sights of Lake Rotoiti and Lake Rotorua and surrounding native bush & forest
  • Te Puia geothermal valley, including mud pools, hot pools and geysers
  • Maori Cultural Performance at the marae
  • Maori wood carving and flax weaving
  • Kiwi Viewing
  • Rotorua Sights including Historic Bathhouse, Government Gardens & Blue Bath

Pick-Up:Tauranga Port Gates




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Tour Code: LT58CS

* Prices are per person valid from 01 October 2017 to 30 September 2018 and are in New Zealand Dollars and only depart when passenger cruise ship enter the harbour.




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