Tauranga
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  • Tauranga: Rotorua Geysers & Polynesian Spa Shore Excursion

    1. Tauranga: Rotorua Geysers & Polynesian Spa Shore Excursion

    Join a small-group shore excursion from Tauranga to explore Rotorua's geothermal valley. Marvel at geysers, mud pools and steam vents with Maori culture and visit the Polynesian Spa for a rejuvenating experience. You will be picked up from Tauranga Port, dependent on your ship's arrival time, and journey to Rotorua.  Here you will experience the very best of Rotorua and stop at the Whakarewarewa Valley (with geysers, steam vents and mud pools). Your small group will have an official Maori guide and will experience a fascinating tour of the valley. Learn about Maori culture while watching a traditional Maori cultural performance. Observe the legendary Pōhutu Geyser, the largest geyser in the southern hemisphere, which can erupt to a height of 100 feet (30-meters) and as often as 20 times per day.   Next, enjoy a two-course lunch at one of Rotorua's highly regarded restaurants followed b...

    It was a wonderful day the driver was very informative and the guide that took us through the park where the geysers and mud pits were was great.

  • Rotorua: Cultural and Rejuvenation Tour

    2. Rotorua: Cultural and Rejuvenation Tour

    Starting at the Port of Tauranga by the Cruise Ship gateway, you will begin traveling in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle to Rotorua, Bay of Plenty. As you travel along Mt Maunganui, local information and places of interest will be provided to you by your personal tour guide. Your journey will continue toward Rotorua, with an interesting stop at Kiwifruit Country where you will receive a close-up view of the kiwifruit vine. Onsite, you will have the opportunity to learn the history of kiwifruit, including which countries New Zealand exports the fruit and fruit products too. You will also enjoy free tasting samples during this visit. You will then step back in time at Te Whakarewarewa Maori Living Village. This village was built above geothermal land and is home to the largest geyser in the southern hemisphere. Your guide will be blood related to the original settlers "the descenda...

    Tour guide (Amanda) was excellent. The whole experience was very informative and interesting. Much better value than the cruise ship offering.

  • Tauranga: 5.5-Hour Te Puia Geysers Shore Excursion

    3. Tauranga: 5.5-Hour Te Puia Geysers Shore Excursion

    Join a 5.5-hour small-group shore excursion from the port of Tauranga in a luxury air-conditioned vehicle. Explore the marvels this land holds as well as the forces beneath its crust whilst encountering hot bubbling mud pools and erupting geysers. You'll encounter Pohutu, the largest geyser in the southern hemisphere, which has steam rising from every crevice. You will also be in awe as you spot the iconic kiwi bird in its special darkened enclosure, and will learn how the locals protect these extraordinary endangered birds. Get a deeper understanding of Maori art and tradition by listening to stories and legends which have been passed down over generations. Afterwards, watch master woodcarvers and artisans trained in the intricate art of weaving flax, with Te Puia housing the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute since the 1920s. After leaving Te Puia you will drive through Roto...

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What people are saying about Tauranga

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 16 reviews

Really interesting excursion. Maori village was excellent experience. Also enjoyed time at spa. Lunch was excellent. Large portions! Nice spot. Driver Natalie was good and provided good information throughout bus ride.

Friendly guide/driver. Luxury vehicle Welcomed with drinks , snacks plus option of WiFi Given overview of the day which was very well organised and timed. Nothing was too much trouble. Very informative

It was a wonderful day the driver was very informative and the guide that took us through the park where the geysers and mud pits were was great.

Tour guide (Amanda) was excellent. The whole experience was very informative and interesting. Much better value than the cruise ship offering.

Great day. Was impressed with the Maori. Ill age and entertainment. Polynesian Spa was also very good