Tarawera and Lakes Sightseeing Tour - Discover Rotorua's Natural Landscapes

The Tarawera and Lakes Tour is the best way to appreciate the scenery of the Rotorua lakes district and learn more about the history of the land, the people, and the devastating 1886 eruption of Mt Tarawera. This unique 120 minute fully guided adventure takes place on land and water on-board in a genuine WWII Amphibious Duck. Visit 4 of Rotorua's stunning lakes and travel on 3 with the highlight being the stunning Lake Tarawera at the base of the mighty Mt Tarawera. Comfortable seating for all and great for families, couples and single travelers wanting to learn about our rich history and view natural landscapes. We pride ourselves on having tour guides that are highly knowledgeable and engaging. Our tours are done in a small group environment.

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    • Step back in time on a history tour
    • Informative, friendly and professional guide
    • Family friendly
  • What's included :
    • Live commentary on board
    • Driver/guide
    • Entry/Admission - Rotorua Duck Tours
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transportation to/from attractions
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Rotorua Duck Tours, 1241 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010 New Zealand

    We are on this attraction for 120mins

    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: Redwoods Treewalk, Long Mile Road Whakarewarewa, Rotorua 3010 New Zealand

    Drive past and learn about Treewalk

    Stop At: Lake Okareka Walkway, Lake Okareka, Rotorua 3076 New Zealand

    We travel onto Okareka and clients will learn about Lake,

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Blue Lake Track, Tarawera Road Lake Tikiapu Scenic Reserve, Rotorua New Zealand

    We go onto this lake and clients will learn about this lake and and also get the chance to take photos

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Buried Village of Te Wairoa, 1180 Tarawera Road RD 5 Rotorua, Rotorua 3076 New Zealand

    Drive by view and learn about

    Stop At: Lake Tarawera's Hot Water Beach, Rotorua New Zealand

    We visit and go onto Lake Tarawera 15-20mins. We also stop at the Landing Cafe on the shores of Tarawera where clients are able to soak up the amazing scenery.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Mt. Tarawera, Tr, Rotorua New Zealand

    View and learn about the eruption from Lake Tarawera at the foot of the mountain.

  • Departure Point :
    1241 Fenton St, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • We have tours available with translation sheets in Chinese, French and English
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 28 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


English - Guide, English - Written

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Fitness Req.


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Organised by Rotorua Duck Tours

Activity ID: V-3442P2

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