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Rotorua Small Group Morning Tour Waimangu and Wai O Tapu provided by Elite Adventures Rotorua Tours

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Rotorua Small Group Morning Tour Waimangu and Wai O Tapu

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  • 1
    Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Lady Knox Geyser
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Waimangu Volcanic Valley
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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Important Information
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland
  • Entry/Admission - Lady Knox Geyser
  • Entry/Admission - Waimangu Volcanic Valley
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Tim W wrote a review May 2020
1 contribution
The perfect tour. We had a brilliant morning seeing the incredible sights and scenery that Rotorua has to offer. Brian - our tour guide - was friendly, good humoured and incredibly knowledgable. The tour was made much better by having him there as he was able to pass on local
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Date of experience: May 2020
Jenni R wrote a review Mar 2020
Garboldisham, United Kingdom36 contributions10 helpful votes
Amazing scenary and well worth the trip. Our guide, Robbie, was very knowledgeable and was able to explain how the geothermal features were formed and explaining the local fauna and fauna. There are a few steep downhill gradients, so wear appropriate footwear, but don't miss
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tadu05 wrote a review Feb 2020
San Diego, California8 contributions
The tour with Bryan was pleasant and leisurely. He made sure we hit spots that avoided the crowds. He was knowledgeable and friendly. Lovely.
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Date of experience: January 2020
WRashed wrote a review Jan 2020
Cairo, Egypt804 contributions45 helpful votes
This was the highlight of our Rotorua stay. It was a wonderful morning visiting the geo thermal sites of Wai O Tabu, Lady Knox geyser and Waimangu volcanic valley. Small group in a very comfortable van. Pickup time was spot on. Very well paced. There is a lot of walking
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Beauty of NZ wrote a review Jan 2020
3 contributions
Kay, the guide with her knowledge and sense of humor made this colorful journey memorable for our group which were from US, India, Australia and Auckland.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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By: Elite Adventures Rotorua Tours
This tour was fantastic!! Brian was amazing and so knowledgeable about the area and the geology of Rotorua. I defin
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Bob H
Cultural Eco Thermal Full Day Tour
My wife and I went on this tour and visited Wai-o-tapu (hot springs & Lady Know geyser) ; Waimangu Volcanic Valley;
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Our guide, Brian, was so knowledgeable about not only the geology, but also the cultural aspects, the ecosystems, a
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Happy H
Great Tour
This was a great tour of the thermals. The guide Clive was very informative and obliging. Thanks for your help. We
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A really fun and personable tour.
We just got back from a full day tour with Trent. He took us out on a fun and informative tour of Wai-o-Tapu, Te
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Cultural Tour
Booked the cultural tour through our travel agent and it ended up just being my husband and I. It was our honeymoon
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Great tour and great guide
Highly recommend this tour as a great way to explore fascinating thermal Rotorua. We did the full day tour, which i
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Phil M
Great half day thermal park tour
Tour guide Brian was really knowledgeable and was s great guide for our half day tour, hitting several notable geot
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Great day! Thank you Lady Kay of NZ!!
We book this tour is part of our New Zealand itinerary. KIA was our driver and her guide but we ended up calling he
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A day with Linda exploring the Geothermal Sites
We had a great day with Linda as our guide in the morning we explored all the geothermal sites and had lovely gentl
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Stephanie H
Awesome time with Kay!
We took this half day trip to see Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland and Waimangu Volcanic Valley with our tour guide Ka
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John I
Interesting and fun day
Our family of three did the full day tour and Linda was our guide. We were fortunate to be the only ones on the bu
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Rotorua full day eco trip
My sister and I took an all day tour of Rotorua. Linda, our guide, was FANTASTIC. Linda was knowledgeable and ent
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Very Enjoyable Day
We did the one day small group cultural eco tour. The morning and early afternoon were the geothermal features and
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Leanne W
Fantastic, Amazing, etc
Linda is knowledgeable, well organised, friendly and quickly was able to read the needs and interests of the partic
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Key Details
  • Duration: 5h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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