SHORE EXCURSION: TE PUIA AND RAINBOW SPRINGS FROM TAURANGA

Te Puia and Rainbow Springs Rotorua

Highlights of Your Day   

  • Famous Rotorua sights, including Blue Baths, Rachel
  • Spring and the Bath House        
  • Geysers, bubbling mud pools and hot springs·        
  • Kiwifruit orchards and Okere Falls·        
  • Maori culture, including a 45 minute concert·        
  • Native and introduced flora and fauna


 ·        Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

 Itinerary:
Marvel at New Zealands rich and unique natural and cultural heritage on this wonderful day tour. We combine entry to the cultural and geothermal hub of Te Puia with a visit to see New Zealands remarkable wildlife at Rainbow Springs.

Te Puia Highlights:
See geysers explode high into the air, viscous mudpools bubble away and boiling hotpools simmer endlessly. You will only get those iconic geyser photos at Te Puia!  

Experience an awe-inspiring cultural performance from a local Maori group. The 45 minute concert includes a powhiri (welcome) onto the Marae (meeting house), as well as traditional songs and dances. You will see the famous Haka (war dance) - guaranteed to send a shiver down your spine! - Watch craftsmen and women learn their trade in the newly refurbished carving and weaving schools.

Rainbow Springs:
Enjoy viewing NZ wildlife amongst spacious grounds under a canopy of native trees. - See native birds such as the Kiwi, Kaka, Tui, Kereru (Wood Pigeon), Kea and Whio (Blue Duck).
Step back in time and see a living dinosaur - the Tuatara. These guys have been around for over 200 million years!
The kids will love the Big Splash ride, trout pools and playground.

Visit the Kiwi Encounter conservation hatchery. Here you can see kiwi conservation in action - where your admission fee helps save this endangered icon. We also visit a kiwifruit orchard to see how this quintessential icon is grown, stop at Okere Falls, and tour Rotoruas interesting city centre to see famous landmarks such as Govt Gardens, the Bath House, Blue Baths and more.

Your guide will share their passion and knowledge about Rotorua and the Bay of Plenty region. Youll see why its such a popular place to live! 



Included: .
Air-conditioned transport .
Entry to Rainbow Springs .
Entry to Te Puia and Maori Concert .
Experienced private guide .
Pick up and drop off at the port

Not Included: .
No meals are included in this tour but time is provided for you to buy a snack lunch at the Te Puia cafe.

Restrictions: . Children and Infants must have a valid ticket to travel as under NZ Transport Agency law each person is counted as part of the vehicles loading limit.
Please note that for safety reasons we recommend you bring a suitable child/infant seat as these are not available on the on the day. .
If your group is larger than 24 persons then please contact us for a quotation. .
This tour is NOT suitable for users of mobility scooters or wheel chairs as there is no storage capacity on the minibus.

Instructions: .
Please be at the designated meeting point at least 15 minutes prior to departure.
Details are on your voucher.
If your group is larger than 24 persons then please contact us for a quotation.This tour is NOT suitable for users of mobility scooters or wheel chairs as there is no storage capacity on the minibus.