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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Highlights provided by Zealandier Tours

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Overview
This handy shore excursion has been especially designed for cruise ship passengers to make the most of their short time on land. Visit one of New Zealand's most famous attractions easily from your port in Tauranga. Be amazed by the geothermal activity in Rotorua, such as boiling geysers and bubbling mud pools. Learn about Maori culture by visiting a Maori village. You'll be returned to your ship in good time.
Highlights
  • See Rotorua highlights like Whakarewarewa, the Pohutu Geyser, and Okere Falls
  • Learn about New Zealand culture, history, and nature through on-board commentary
  • Port transfers are included
  • Cover a lot of ground in a short time on this well-planned tour
Important Information
Duration
7h 30m
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Covered by Viator’s worry-free policy: guaranteed on-time return to your ship
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Please wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes
  • Please bring sun protection and jackets for cooler weather
  • Worry-free Shore Excursion Guarantee
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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rerp wrote a review Mar 2020
Kibworth Beauchamp, United Kingdom262 contributions127 helpful votes
Arrived on a Cruise Ship (Arcadia) and covered similar items to those covered by the cruise ship's own tour but in a smaller vehicle and for a much lower price. I have no criticism of the tour or our driver. As is usually the case with independent tours; feedback shared with
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Carolyn W wrote a review Feb 2020
Saint Louis, Missouri4 contributions
This trip follows its description, although each stop is rather quick. Tour through Tauranga could have been shorter. Geysers were interesting only because they were part of the Mäori people
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Karen in La wrote a review Feb 2020
Sydney, Australia70 contributions37 helpful votes
This was our favorite shore excursion from the NCL Jewel. We found the guide was excellent, took us to several stops, including the Kaituna River waterfall that the local raft adventurers use. It is the world’s Highest Rafted Waterfall. We stopped at a nice place for a bite
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Lea wrote a review Feb 2020
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This was a fun, informative visit to a Maori Living Village to experience the deep history of a proud native culture. We experienced their way of life and viewed the geysers and sulfur pits and how they use them to cook and take baths. We also stopped at a honey store, a
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Darryl wrote a review Jan 2020
Napier, New Zealand1 contribution1 helpful vote
My name is Darryl. I am a local (resident of Napier Hawkes Bay). I have family living at Papamoa Beach. In fact one of my cousins (Jan C) is a tour guide for Zealandier Tours. I did one of the Zealandier Tours while on holiday in the bay. I was so impressed! I truly believe all
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Sabrina D
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better than any ship tour as they combined both popular tourist sites in one day
They were there at the ship and easy to find .. they were fun and friendly always mindful of the time so that we we
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sheree59
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Exceptional Service & Tour
This tour was the highlight of our trip. Zealandier Tours were fantastic from start to finish. We booked this tou
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karenbN4605TW
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An enjoyable & interesting excursion
Had a fantastic time. Comfortable coach journey with the added extra of a goody bag left on our seats. Special
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evelynf686
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Waitomo Glow-worm Caves Experience
Our guide Jennifer with Zealandier tours was fantastic. We stopped at the Kiwi bird house before going to the Glow-
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jennifergH2008ZG
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Amazing tour from start to finish
Shona our tour guide was awesome,she told us about so many things of Tauranga & surroundings all the way through to
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Paul Z
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This tour basically for fans of the books/movies
Took a tour to the Hobbiton Movie Set while visiting this part of New Zealand, It's located at least an hour away
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ferdyEngland
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Hobbiton
We booked directly via the website for this tour which was a bit cheaper than going through the ship . I would high
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ChristineLD
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Lovely Waterfall
Thanks Steve for a great trip around Tauranga. We really enjoyed our ice cream too. It was very easy to find the to
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Niec
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Plenty of sights
We were picked up outside the port as we came off a cruise. There was much to see, MtMaunganui area on route,stoppe
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daniela1234224
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Really enjoyable visit to Hobbiton Movie Set!
Comfy bus & really friendly driver picked us up just outside Tauranga Port. Drove us to McLaren Falls on the way to
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bdmcd2017
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An all-day tour.
Yes, it was in excess of 8 hours, but it included everything we wanted to see in this area of New Zealand. Nick wa
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110daleh
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Absolute rip off - driver was on day release from age care facility
Our ships itinerary was changed last minute from Sth Pacific Island to Tauranga. We were excited to spend the day s
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114neiln
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Tauranga Shore Excursion Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie set tour
Jennifer was a fantastic guide full of information, she went out of her way to make sure we saw everything and enjo
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W5359QAdebrad
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Hobbiton
My husband and I visited Hobbiton with Zealander Tours. Our tour guide was Sharron and she was AMAZING! It was abso
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SueCincinnati_OH
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Great shore excursion!
Great shore excursion! Less expensive than the cruise ship but appeared to be the exact same tour (as observed by
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  • Duration: 7h 30m
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  • Languages Offered: English
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