Rotorua Shore excursion, Maori Culture incl Tauranga and Mt Maunganui


Tour Number

Activity Level



Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Shore Excursion


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent)

incl entry to Maori village , concert , geysers Mudpools plus much more

Let me show you this amazing area that has been my home for nearly 50 years. We will explore beautiful Beaches, Scenic Lakes and countryside plus guide you through the Geothermal Wonderland in Rotorua where you will discover spectacular Geysers, bubbling mud pools and be entertained with a Maori Cultural Performance including the Famous Haka (one not to be missed). Other highlights include the Polynesian Spa where you can in soak in mineral hot pools , The Skyline gondola for spectacular views of Rotorua and adrenaline pumping rides . Also west of Tauranga is a short drive across beautiful mountains and farmland to Hobbiton the Lord of the Rings Movie set.

You will be personally escorted and given an overview of Mt Maunganui and Tauranga before departing for Rotorua, or Hobbiton we will tell the stories, share the facts and figures of our many industries that include Farming, Kiwifruit growing and Forestry to name but a few.

Come and join me on a Personalised group Tour, I guarantee you a fantastic day!



* Mount Maunganui & Tauranga overview before departing for Rotorua
* Kiwifruit Country Orchard Tour, fruit tasting plus souvenirs
* Travel past beautiful Forests, Lakes and farmland
* Okere Falls watch thrill seekers river rafting & kayaking
* Visit Whakarewarewa Thermal area Whakarewarewa or Te Puia attractions, immerse yourself in Maori culture, bubbling mud, see the stunning Pohutu Geyser erupting plus guided tour and Cultural Performance
* Lunch at The Lakeside Cafe ( additional ) next to beautiful Lake Rotorua
* Drive through picturesque Government Gardens, Blue Baths , Rotorua Museum & Polynesian Spa
* Visit Mossops Honey Centre Honey tasting and gifts (optional & time permitting)
* Return to your ship via Tauranga City And Harbour Bridge.
Please Note : We Guarantee you back to your ship in Plenty of Time !

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Salisbury Ave , Mount Maunganui 3116 ( if Cruise ship ) otherwise your hotel or street address

End location: Salisbury Ave , Mount Maunganui 3116 ( if Cruise ship ) otherwise your hotel or street address

Duration: 7 hours

We can customise any Tour duration and any location in greater North Island. Pick up from Auckland Airport or your hotel can also be arranged


Modern air conditioned mini coach ( up to 14 seats available )

What’s Included

Fully guided Tour incl Luxury mini coach ,( air conditioned) Wifi , bottled water and snacks

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 New Zealand dollar - Lunch costs

What’s Extra

Entry fees and lunch

A Recent Review of this tour

Great day, fun and interesting tour. Roger had great local knowledge which added to the experience.
Jeff Wagner

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