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Wai-O-Tapu

geothermal Wonderland

 

 

 

with The Option of adding an afternoon Attraction To make a Full day Tour

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Morning Tour 

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Adults $95.00     Children $80.00

Price is for the Morning tour! 

Duration 4.5Hrs

PICK-UP FROM YOUR ROTORUA HOTEL, ACCOMMODATION

INCluding AIRBNB

join us on a morning tour of wonder and intrigue at one of rotorua's most popular and natural geothermal parks.  Here at wai-o-tapu there's a spectacular collection of geothermal features that will take your breath away. 

  • lady knox geyser which erupts to heights of 10-20 metres 
  • the largest hot bubbling mud pool in nz
  • the Champagne pool hot spring was formed 900 years ago
  • devils bath this neon green pool of stagnant stink water is a natural wonder
  • walking tracks around the geothermal park filled with craters, steam and colourful pools

all this and more makes for a morning tour to remember in this Wonderland of Stunning volcanic Geothermal Activity.

This tour departs daily with pick-ups from 08.45am - 09.15am on a small group tour with your driver/guide, with full commentary on board your vehicle throughout your journey.   

You can add any of the following attractions in the afternoon!

 

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Rainbow 

Springs

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River

Rafting

Polynesian

Spa resort

Te Puia

Geothermal

Gondola &

The Luge

The Living

Maori Village

Hobbiton

Movie Set

Agrodome

Farm Show

 


Te Puia 

 

Adults $160.00          Children $130.00

Price is for the full day tour!

Duration 8hrs

WAI-O-TAPU MORNING TOUR WITH TE PUIA MAORI CULTURE
FULL DAY TOUR

Experience Wia-O-Tapu geothermal Wonderland morning Tour

After the morning tour we make our way to te puia New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute!  here you will have a offical maori guided tour. hear their stories on life as they became the first people to discover and inhabit new zealand as their home. you will be guided around this attraction taking in the following sights:

  • pohutu geyser the largest geyser in the southern hemisphere (one of many geysers here at the park)
  • kiwi bird EXTRAORDINARY AND ENDANGERED and New Zealand’s national icon  
  • maori arts and crafts institute wood carvers and flax weavers Established in 1926
  • bubbling mud, boiling springs, hot rocks and steam vents all escaping from this unforgiving landscape
  • maori architecture tells the stories from the past generations
  • hangi steam box (see the traditional way the maori cook their food)

An eye opening experience into the insight of the maori people!

 

Includes all entrance fees Pick up & drop off to you Rotorua Accomodation



hobbiton movie set 

 

Adults $210.00          Children $180.00

Price is for the full day tour!

Duration 9hrs

Wai-O-Tapu Morning & hobbiton movie set

Full day Tour

EXPERIENCE WIA-O-TAPU GEOTHERMAL WONDERLAND MORNING TOUR

After the morning tour we make our way to hobbiton movie set one of new Zealand's most popular attractions.

on arrival at the shire you will jump onboard an offical green hobbiton bus to start your journey down onto the movie set as featured in the lord of the rings and the hobbit trilogies:

  • Learn all about how this location was chosen (which is a great story in itself!)
  • see all the Hobbit holes including Bilbo's and Frodo's home
  • the party tree, the mill & plum trees just some of the delights as you make your way around the set
  • an offical hobbit guide will share stories, movie secrets and guide you around the set

You will finish your exploration of the movie set with a visit to the famous Green Dragon Inn. a complementary drink (alcoholic or non alcoholic) will be waiting for you at the bar. the Green Dragon Inn promises to be a trip to the pub you will never forget! 

A very popular tour be sure to book early to avoid disappointment! 

Includes all entrance fees Pick up & drop off to you Rotorua Accomodation



polynesian spa 

 

Adults $160.00            Children $125.00

Price is for The full day tour!

Duration 8hrs

Wai-O-Tapu & polynesian spa 

Full day Tour

EXPERIENCE WIA-O-TAPU GEOTHERMAL WONDERLAND MORNING TOUR

After the morning tour we make our way to the Polynesian spa, a geothermal bathing and soul soothing retreat.  These award wining spa's is simple not to be missed, Your soul will thank you for it.

  • geothermal hot mineral waters are sourced from two natural springs and fed into 28 mineral pools
  • the priest springs offers relief for tired muscles aches and pains
  • the Rachel springs nourishes the skin (leaving you feel 10 years younger)
  • people have flocked to these water since the early 1800 for their healing and natural benefits
  • Spacious changing rooms and showers with private cubicle options

adults and children 15 years and older will bathe in the adult pools

Families with children under 15 years will bathe in the family bathing area, Sliding and splashing, the kids will love the supervised large pool.

 

Includes all entrance fees Pick up & drop off to you Rotorua Accomodation



skyline gondola & 3 luge ride

 

Adults $195.00             Children $150.00

Price is for The full day tour!

Duration 8hrs

Wai-O-Tapu Morning & gondola with 3 luge rides

Full day Tour

EXPERIENCE WIA-O-TAPU GEOTHERMAL WONDERLAND MORNING TOUR

After the morning tour we make our way to the skyline complex.  here you will board an eight seater gondola cabin to experience spectacular views over lake Rotorua.  once at the top the fun begins as you will jump in a luge cart to zip down the mountain.  once is never enough thats why we give you three goes!!!!

  • The 900 metre long cableway system will transport you and your family on a scenic ride to the top.
  • The part go-cart, part toboggan is gravity fuelled, you control the speed and direction.
  • three luge tracks to choose from scenic beginners to intermediate and advanced tracks. 
  • each gondola cabin hold up to eight passengers and the view is breathtaking. 
  • Enjoy the best view in town, as you look out over Rotorua.  

There is so much more to see and do at the top of the skyline complex and you may wish to purchase other attractions like the zipline or skyswing.  take some time out and enjoy an ice cream or a coffee, sit down and savour a delicious lunch at the award wining Stratosfare Restaurant and Bar or at the Market Kitchen cafe.  Relax with a glass of wine at the tasting room with some of New Zealand's crafted wines.  The kids will love the jelly bean store with so many flavour to choose from.

Includes all entrance fees Pick up & drop off to you Rotorua Accomodation



The living maori village

 

Adults $165.00          Children $135.00

Price is for The full day tour!

Duration 8hrs

Wai-O-Tapu & the living maori village

Full day Tour

EXPERIENCE WIA-O-TAPU GEOTHERMAL WONDERLAND MORNING TOUR

After the morning tour we make our way to the living maori village. here  you will be greeted by a local guide who is a direct descendant of early Maori who have shaped tourism in New Zealand for generations.  this is the only place in the world where people not only live amongst the geothermal but use it in their everyday life's, to cook, bathe and heat their homes.

  • guided tour of the village to learn & see how the maori people utilise this unforgiving landscape.
  • pohutu geyser the largest in the southern hemisphere (one of many geysers here at the village).
  • enjoy a cultural performance a show not be missed including the world famous haka (war dance). 
  • the architecture tells story with Maori carvings that hold deep cultural significance's. 
  • hot springs, mud pools, therapeutic bathing, steam vents and open craters throughout the village.

a rare insight into the maori people and the way they choose to live their life's in this challenging environment.  watch how the residents prepare Hangi meals in the steam boxes and cook corn in the bubbling water in the geothermal hot pools. 

Includes all entrance fees, Pick up & drop off to you Rotorua Accomodation



agrodome farm show

 

Adults $160.00        Children $135.00

Price is for The full day tour!

Duration 8hrs

Wai-O-Tapu & agrodome farm show

Full day Tour

EXPERIENCE WIA-O-TAPU GEOTHERMAL WONDERLAND MORNING TOUR

After the morning tour we make our way the legendary agrodome farm show.  You’ll hear amazing facts and have a few laughs as you’re introduced to various breeds of sheep.  see a live sheep shearing demonstration on stage.  watch the sheep dogs as they amaze you with their tricks and ability to respond to commands and keep those sheep (and ducks!) in line! 

  • get ready for a fun-packed hour of laughter and entertainment.
  • learn the various breeds of sheep and get up close to have your picture taken after the show.
  • get hands on and participate on stage maybe milk a cow or feed the baby lambs.
  • visit the farmyard nursery home to the smallest, cutest animals at the Agrodome
  • watch a live dog trail show herding the sheep and taking orders from its master.

the Agrodome farm show is lots of fun for the whole family, with lots of laughter you are sure to build great memories which will last a lifetime.  there is opportunities to have your picture taken with the sheep or give the sheep dogs a pat on the back.  in the farmyard nursery get up close to the baby lambs, piglets, alpaca's and much more there so cute!!!

Includes all entrance fees Pick up & drop off to you Rotorua Accomodation



rainbow springs  

 
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Adults $165.00        Children $135.00

Price is for The full day tour!

Duration 8hrs

Wai-O-Tapu & Rainbow springs

Full day Tour

EXPERIENCE WIA-O-TAPU GEOTHERMAL WONDERLAND MORNING TOUR

After the morning tour we make our way to rainbow spring nature park, where the magic of New Zealand’s wildlife comes together in one incredible place, From new Zealand's iconic flightless kiwi birds to reptiles that walked with dinosaurs. Set amongst the native trees and beautiful forest follow the natural springs as it wind it way through this wonderful park along the walking tracks.

  • get up close and see the kiwi bird in their enclosure and spot these iconic flightless birds.
  • you will receive fish food to feed the giant trout here at the park. watch the ducks don't eat it first!
  • so much nature to see here from birds, Water Dragons, Blue Tongued Lizards, Geckos and Tuataras. 
  • Jump onboard the Big Splash a water log flume ride and get ready to be thrilled!

Hidden throughout the park are some exciting new, hands-on play installations that will teach you and your family about native species and conservation in a fun and interactive way.  the kids will love the outdoor play area, while you can relax with a coffee. 

Includes all entrance fees Pick up & drop off to you Rotorua Accomodation