Rotorua Geothermal Living Maori Village Tour Whakarewarewa 6.5hours Tour

Rotorua Geothermal Living Maori Village Tour Whakarewarewa 6.5hours Tour

Visit an authentic Living Maori Village deep in the geothermal region of Rotorua on this full-day excursion including a light lunch of a hangi pie, salad and corn. Tour with a local Maori guide and learn about how the villagers have adapted to the harsh geothermal environment. You tour will also include visits to the famous Government Gardens and Rotorua Lake. This is a small group tour with a group size usually up to 18 persons.

Please note that the ticket sent to you by Viator/TripAdvisor will show the standard tour departure time. As the ships arrival time in port varies so much, we adjust the start and end times each day to suit the ships time in port. When your booking is accepted by us, we will confirm the true start time for the day, which overrides the time printed on your voucher.

We use the correct times for the ship which we take from the Port of Tauranga web site.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Village, 17 Tryon Street Whakarewarewa Village, Rotorua 3010 New Zealand

Experience an authentic Māori Village where people live on a daily basis. Learn what it is like to live in the challenging environment of Whakarewarewa where daily life includes cooking in the bubbling pools and bathing in the therapeutic waters.
Learn about Māori culture and traditions, with many examples of crafts on display.
View geothermal wonders including the world famous Pohutu Geyser, boiling mud-pools and steam vents.
See how the locals prepare and cook Hangi meals in the in-ground steam boxes and cook corn in the bubbling water of the geothermal hot pools.
View the various historical landmarks and buildings, including an active Marae, two historic churches, and tapu (sacred) burial grounds.
Watch a cultural performance with traditional song and dance, and experience the fearsome Haka, with bulging eyes and beating chests, made famous by NZ Sporting teams.
Enjoy a Hangi lunch at the Village cafe and taste the delicious food cooked in the underground geothermal steam boxes.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Lake Rotorua, Rotorua New Zealand

Views of the lake - the central focal point of Rotorua

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Government Gardens, Queens Dr 9 Queens Dr, Rotorua New Zealand

The impressive Elizabethan style building dominating the Government Gardens was the first health spa in New Zealand and now houses the Rotorua Museum. We will point out some of the features of the gardens, including the Blue Baths and Rachel's Spring, and stop for photos among the impressive flowerbeds.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Rotorua, Rotorua, Rotorua District, Bay of Plenty Region, North Island

We will show you the sights of Rotorua city as part of the tour

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tauranga, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty Region, North Island

As we depart (or return) to the port of Tauranga you will travel through the city, one of New Zealand's fastest growing city and home to the country's largest port.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mount Maunganui, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty Region, North Island

As we depart the Port of Tauranga where you cruise ship is berthed, we will dry through one of New Zealand's most popular and also most expensive beach side suburbs of Mount Maunganui, driving along the sea front of Marine Parade past multi-million dollar home.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Te Puke, Te Puke, Bay of Plenty Region, North Island

We will be travelling through the world capitol of Kiwi Fruit, otherwise know as the town of Te Puke and its surrounding area. The region produces 85% of the countries Kiwifruit crop. You will see the extensive orchard and their impressive windbreaks on the way to or from Rotorua, out main destination today.

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"You must provide your own infant/child seat if required"
"Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately. We suggest layers with hats and sunscreen"
"Tour departure time may change due to early and/or late ship arrivals and departures. You will be notified at time of booking Please check your emails to confirm tour departure times. This will over ride the time printed on the voucher."
"Please check in with us 15 minutes prior to the departure time we advise you."
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"

Hora de Inicio:
Confirm time with the local provider in advance of your experience.
Rotorua Geothermal Living Maori Village Tour Whakarewarewa 6.5hours Tour
6/1/2022 - 6/30/2025
Monday - Sunday : 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Duración: 6 Hours 30 Minutes
Lugar de comienzo: 1 Salisbury Avenue, Mount Maunganui 3116, New Zealand

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Experienced professional guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Maori cultural performance
  • FREE light lunch, hangi style
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Village

No Incluye

  • Personal expenses


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