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Thermal Path Tour provided by Real Rotorua

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Overview
Enjoy a 4 hour, small group tour (11people max). Departs every day from 1:15 pm return 5:15pm. Discover some of Rotorua's "off the beaten track" mud pools and best thermal areas. Dip your toes or fully immerse yourself in our favourite hot springs. Rainbow ,Mountain, Crater Lakes - uniquely coloured vegetation and lakes. Waiotapu mud Pool - boiling mud with mini-eruptions guaranteed. Hot lakes and Kerosene Creek - a natural thermal bath experience like no other. Te Manaroa Spring - NZ's largest source of 100% boiling spring water. Finish the day soaking in Waikite Valley Thermal Pools Spring n Spa.
Important Information
Departure Point
1167 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Local guide
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • All Fees and Taxes
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  • none
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Additional Info
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • 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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LUKAS H wrote a review Jun 2020
Taipei, Taiwan13 contributions
I enjoyed the tour ,and especially the end of tour at Hot springs is amazing. The beautiful sunset and nature are perfect!
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Response from rotoguide, Owner at Thermal Path Tour
Responded 1 Jul 2020
Those Hot pools are the best for sure. I cant think of a better place to finish off the day, great to hear you enjoyed it as well. cheers Stephen
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SoniaL wrote a review Mar 2020
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Had an incredible time with Stephen on the Thermal Path Tour today. Was the only person on the tour so I had a really chill and personalised experience! His extensive knowledge of native and invasive species, the science and history behind the geothermal activity and Rotorua
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from rotoguide, Owner at Thermal Path Tour
Responded 12 Mar 2020
Thanks for joining me , it was real interesting talking with you and I am only to happy to share a little knowledge while showing you around a few of Rotoruas gems. cheers Stephen
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Garry wrote a review Feb 2020
Mornington, Australia67 contributions4 helpful votes
DEFINATELY put on your to do list Stephen has a vast knowledge of Rotorua Stephen obviously really loves his work, environment and his guests You want be disapointed for 1 minute Stephen's personal touch was the best aspect, as he showed and explained to us, many things of
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Response from rotoguide, Owner at Thermal Path Tour
Responded 26 Feb 2020
Thanks for choosing the Thermal path tour . Rotorua has so many interesting geothermal features, a pleasure to show you a variety of activity. cheers Stephen
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LLulu16 wrote a review Jan 2020
Jakarta, Indonesia31 contributions14 helpful votes
Booked Thermal Park Tours with Stephen. Spent great afternoon, lively, informative and witty insight to Rotorua thermal springs, lakes and pools. Tour with small group was nice and personal so could ask questions, was also away from the tourist crowds and most popular spots so
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Response from rotoguide, Owner at Thermal Path Tour
Responded 4 Feb 2020
Thanks for taking the time to leave a review always appreciated. Happy to hear you appreciated what Rotorua has to offer including the smells. cheers Stephen
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Amy M wrote a review Jan 2020
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I love doing tours where the guide has a genuine love and interest for the place they are guiding, and this was how that felt. Stephen was very knowledgeable and took us to some great spots in and around Rotorua. We walked away with a better understanding of the region, its
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from rotoguide, Owner at Thermal Path Tour
Responded 14 Jan 2020
Thanks guys for joining me and great to hear you enjoyed your time with me and exploring all the things that make Rotorua what it is. cheers Stephen
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About the operator

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By: Real Rotorua
Alg9038
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Must-do tour in Rotorua
Prompt pickup at designated spot - clear instructions so no dithering about. Takes approx 30 minutes to the forest
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arcfox72
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Well worth the money, a must-go tour!
Stephen is an excellent guide and a true professional, we went in a larger group of 11 and he had no troubles guidi
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Tayla_7100
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Top pick!
Was an amazing and unforgettable experience. Stephen was very knowledgable about the forest and the creatures withi
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BeckyW1043
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Must do tour on a visit to Rotorua
Everything on this tour was fantastic, the vehicle was modern and comfy, the commentary on the drive was informativ
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ADom88
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Loved this so much!
We had a wonderful time and Stephen was great! My husband had never been to Rotorua or seen glow-worms and it was s
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paryv
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Amazing time both educational and fun
Our tour with Stephen was nothing less than spectacular! It was filled with many more moments on top of the majesti
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Colleen_2309
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10/10 Recommend
An awesome experience. Stephen’s passion for the area and nature are clearly obvious. Such a good time. And the hot
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Francis_Hikumutu
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Totally recommended!
Thanks Stephen, this was an awesome family adventure and the one we have talked about most since we got back from R
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sherylc1988
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Fantastic experience
Fantastic evening walk for all ages, beautiful scenery and so many glow worms set against the noise of waterfalls.
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Udit16Sharma
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Awesome experience
Awesome activity to do. The guide is amazing. The experience is surreal. Highly recommend it to everyone.
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vatsalkgor
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A must do in Rotorua
The best tour guide in Rotorua. Most friendly and has deep knowledge about different plants in the forest. The glow
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Kanha23
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Unforgettable
It is simply mesmerizing. The guide explains a lot of stuff in detail. He clicks amazing photos for you.
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kirstyd269
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Must Do!!
Awesome family activity. Would highly recommend this as a must do. Our children 11, 13 & 16 rated it as their favou
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jfaulknerr
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Incredible thank you Steve
Steve is the best tour guide and I’d recommend anyone to go with him! So passionate and knowledgable about the area
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662ital
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Amazing adventure in the middle of the forest !
Stephen was amazing guide ,I have enjoyed the walk in the middle of the forest to see the glowworms . Stephen answe
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Key Details
  • Lake Rotorua, Rainbow Mountain - Crater Lake Walk, and 2 more
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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