Tours & activities by Travora Media from Viator

  • Location: Rotorua, New Zealand
  • Duration: 5 hours (approx.)
From USD $115.74

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Discover Rotorua's leading attractions on this five-hour morning tour. Highlights include the bubbling mud pools and steaming geysers at the Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve, carving and weaving demonstrations at the Maori Arts and Crafts Institute, Rainbow Springs and a hands on farming experience at the Agrodome Sheep Show. Upgrade your touring to include a Rotorua Skyline Gondola ride or a visit to the Hobbiton Movie Set.
The first stop is Te Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve and the Maori Arts and Crafts Institute. Enjoy a guided tour to view mighty geysers, boiling mud pools, and the traditional arts and culture of the Maori People including carving and weaving demonstrations.

Next you will visit Agrodome Sheep Show - a hands-on experience giving you an animated insight into New Zealand's farming history, followed by Rainbow Springs - a unique showcase of New Zealand's flora and fauna including New Zealand's national icon, the kiwi bird;

Optional Upgrades

Rotorua Skyline Gondola Ride

Why not combine the tour with an optional Skyline Gondola ride offering spectacular views of Rotorua, 487 meters above sea level. The 900 meter long cableway has comfortable 8-seater cabins and offers great photo opportunities.

Hobbiton Movie Set
The Hobbiton Movie Set is built on a working New Zealand sheep farm and one of the last remaining structures from the Lord of the Rings films. See where Bilbo Baggins lived and the quest for the ring began, with opportunities to have your photo taken in front of a hobbit hole or by the pond, this is a must do for Lord of the Rings fans!

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Tourism Rotorua Office
Departure Time:

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

5 hours (approx.)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point at approximately 12.30pm Hobbiton Movie Set upgrade returns approximately 6pm

Pricing information

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Tour Only
Code: GS39

Morning tour without lunch

USD $115.74
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Tour & Gondola Ride
Code: GS39S

Morning Tour including Skyline Gondola ride

USD $137.12
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Tour including Lunch & Gondola
Code: GS39L

Morning tour including lunch and Skyline Gondola ride

USD $159.97
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Tour & Hobbiton Movie Set
Code: GS39H

Morning tour without lunch, followed by a visit to Hobbiton Movie Set

USD $195.36
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Discover Rotorua Morning City Tour

Discover Rotorua Morning City Tour

  • Lunch (if option selected)
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off at selected inner-city hotels
  • Entrance fees
  • Skyline Gondola ride (if option selected)
  • Hobbiton Movie Set (if option selected)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Mark W, February 2016

This was a great tour. The people were knowledgable and very helpfull. As expected we saw a lot and were on and off the bus. the ability to return for a second look on the same pass was good. Definatly a great way to see everything.

Reviewed by: Kathy B, December 2015

Wonderful tour and guide went out of the way to accomodate us