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Tour Rotorua's most popular geothermal parks and colorful lakes on a day trip led by a local naturalist guide. You'll see the Lady Knox Geyser erupt, visit the Lake Tarawera lookout and see boiling mud pools and hot springs at Wai-O-Tapu. Along the way, you'll learn all about volcanology, New Zealand's stunning flora and fauna, and Maori history from your naturalist guide.
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- Day trip (destination A to B)
- Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
- Small group ensures personal service
- All entrance fees included
Your day trip takes you through forestry and farmland to New Zealand's largest boiling mud pool and a series of colorful hot springs at Wai-O-Tapu. After seeing the Lady Knox geyser erupt, you'll take a short drive to the Waimangu volcanic valley, where your guide will tell you about the Mt Tarawera eruption which blew open this spectacular, bush-covered, geothermal park.
Lake Tikitapu (Blue Lake) and Lake Rotokakahi (Green Lake) are amazingly clear and colorful lakes, and their gorgeous scenery make them a favorite stop for visitors. You'll also visit the Buried Village, the site of a Maori village that was destroyed during the Tarawera volcanic eruption. You'll then take a walk through beautiful native bush to a waterfall and the Lake Tarawera lookout.
Lady Knox Geyser
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Departure Point:Tour departs from all central city Rotorua hotels
- 8:00am - 8:30am
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
- Returns to original departure point between 4pm and 4:30pm
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Rotorua Eco Thermal Small Group Full-Day Tour
- Transport by air-conditioned minivan
- Small group tour, maximum 12 people
- Local naturalist guide
- Hotel pickup and drop off
- Entrance fees
- Meals and beverages, unless specified
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Minimum age is 5 years
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