Te Puia

From Tauranga - Te Puia, Rotorua’s Geothermal Wonderland- Private Tour 6 Hours

See amazing Rotorua: The heartland of New Zealand’s geothermal activity and Maori culture. Highly rated day tour from the Port of Tauranga to Rotorua,


Optional visit to Polynesian Spa Pools can be included in the tour at no extra cost other than NZ$30 entry


Pick Up / entry-exit gates 5 minutes walk from your ship. I will be waiting with your name sign.


What you will see today:

Visit a kiwifruit orchard, a tour of Mount Maunganui, beaches,  lush farmland, forests, lakes, Okere Falls, popular waterfall with white water rafters,  Rotorua’s lakefront, hotspots, and highlights.


At Te Puia see, “Pohutu Geyser” erupting, steam and boiling water up to 30 meters, boiling mud, hot water pools a steaming volcanic landscape! Experience a traditional Maori welcome, cultural performance, All very safe.

As we proceed to our main destination, “Te Puia” Rotorua, we stop to inspect a working kiwifruit orchard, an important three billion dollar horticultural industry in the region.


Driving through the countryside we pass dairy farms, farmland, orchards, pine forests, scenic lakes, before arriving at “Te Puia”, in the Whakarewarewa Valley, New Zealand’s active geothermal volcanic zone.


We are greeted with a traditional Maori welcome & cultural show. I will guide you on a tour of the Park; we get up close to erupting geysers, boiling mud, hot water pools, a steaming volcanic wonderland.


After lunch we explore downtown Rotorua’s hotspots, lakefront highlights awesome Redwood Forest and Govt Gardens.


A busy enjoyable day, we return you back to Tauranga Port on time on board well before sailing away.


I have never missed a ship


Private Tour 1-8 people

NZ$660   (US$465)   excludes entry fees & refreshments.

Adult entry fee  NZ$71 pp   (US$49)