Rotorua Highlights w Whakarewarewa Maori Village - Tauranga Shore Excursion
The best way to experience top Tauranga destination - Rotorua!
Inc: Admission to Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Village (geothermal) - see details below "What You Can Expect"
Full commentary on tour.
What's included :
- Live commentary on board
- Local taxes
- GST (Goods and Services Tax)
- Port pickup and drop-off
- Air-conditioned vehicle
What's excluded :
- Food and drinks
- Tour typically departs at approximately 9:00am from the gates of Port of Tauranga (Mt Maunganui). We head directly to Rotorua.
The tour features city sights of Rotorua, and ample time at Whakarewarewa to enjoy a guided tour & to explore.
Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Village admission details
Whakarewarewa – The Living Maori Village, is one of the most unique geothermal and cultural sites in the world.
This a truly authentic experience, a real Maori village, where the local Maori people live traditionally using natural geothermal energy in daily activities, from cooking in the bubbling waters and steam, to heating their homes and bathing in the therapeutic and refreshing waters.
You will be able to view the geothermal wonders of Whakarewarewa Valley, including the world famous Pohutu geyser, boiling mud-pools, steam vents and bubbling pools with names such as Parekohuru and Korotiotio.
Try one of the hourly guided tours – these are entertaining and informative with a focus on giving everyone an understanding of the Maori history, culture and the and how the villagers live in the challenging Whakarewarewa Geothermal field and the significance of protecting it for future generations. For over 200 years the Tuhourangi/Ngati Wahiao tribe have welcomed visitors into their backyard.
Included is a traditional Maori cultural performance where you will witness see the famous Haka, as well as Maori dance & song. (performances at 11:15am and 2:00pm)
Departure Point :Outside main port entrance - Salisbiry St, Mt Maunganui, Tauranga.
Departure Time :9:00 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
Tour departs within walking distance of the cruise port
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Infants must sit on laps
- Wheelchair accessible
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 999 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.