7hr Waimangu Geothermal Valley & Lake Rotomahana Tour - Departs Tauranga

7hr Waimangu Geothermal Valley & Lake Rotomahana Tour - Departs Tauranga

Leaving Tauranga you head south through rolling farmland and forestry, past Lake Rotorua and on to the magical Waimangu Valley where your guide will take you through the world’s youngest geothermal valley. Starting at the head of the valley you will wind your way down the 4 klm walk, passing a range of geothermal activity, hot springs, volcanic craters, and wildlife. Some highlights to look out for include the world's largest hot spring, and the brilliant blue Inferno Crater.

The trails ultimately lead you down to the lake, where you’ll enjoy a relaxing 45 minute cruise around the tranquil waters of Lake Rotomahana. On the cruise, you'll encounter stunning geothermal activity only accessible by boat, as well as rare native birdlife, and stunning views across the lake at the imposing Mount Tarawera. You can also listen to the onboard commentary of the historic stories of the lake, and hear about the 1886 Mount Tarawera eruption that covered and destroyed the pink and white terraces.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

This geothermal experience tour completely immerses you in the unique environment of Waimangu Volcanic Valley.

The tour starts with a drive through the suburb of Mount Maunganui with the iconic landmark mountain where you will hear the Maori legend of how Mauao got his name. See one of New Zealand’s most popular beaches "The Mount Main Beach" home of surfing, professional beach volleyball and surf lifesaving competitions. Listen to the history of the Bay of Plenty and hear how the first peoples to arrive here made this beautiful place their home.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Waimangu Volcanic Valley, 587 Waimangu Rd Off State Highway 5, Rotorua 3043 New Zealand

Leaving Tauranga you head south through rolling farmland and forestry, past Lake Rotorua and on to the magical Waimangu Valley where your guide will take you through the world’s youngest geothermal valley. Starting at the head of the valley you will wind your way down a 4 kilometer pathway, passing a range of geothermal activity, hot springs, volcanic craters, nature and wildlife. Some highlights to look out for include the world's largest hot spring, and the brilliant blue Inferno Crater.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Lake Rotoma, Rotorua New Zealand

The trails ultimately lead you down to the lake, where you’ll enjoy a relaxing 45 minute cruise around the tranquil waters of Lake Rotomahana. Throughout the cruise, you'll encounter stunning geothermal activity only accessible by boat, as well as rare native birdlife, and stunning views across the lake at the imposing Mount Tarawera. You can also listen to the onboard commentary of the historic stories of the lake, and hear about the 1886 Mount Tarawera eruption that covered and destroyed the pink and white terraces.

After a short bus ride back up the valley there is time to shop and grab a bite to eat before heading back to Tauranga.

Duration: 3 hours



Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"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 11 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Duración: 7 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Port of Tauranga Ltd, 2 Salisbury Avenue, Mount Maunganui 3116, New Zealand
Traveler pickup is offered
If meeting at the port please be there no later than 15 minutes prior to departure.

Ports

  • Port of Tauranga Ltd, 2 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.

Incluye

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local Driver / Guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Entry into Waimangu Volcanic Valley
  • 4 Kilometer walk down the valley
  • 45 min boat ride on Lake Rotomahana
  • Entry/Admission - Waimangu Volcanic Valley
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Rotoma

No Incluye

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities

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