From Auckland: Te Puia & Polynesian Spa Rotorua Day Tour


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Embark on a small group day tour from Auckland to Rotorua to explore Te Puia's Geysers and Māori culture. Unwind at the Polynesian Spa's mineral pools surrounded by a stunning natural environment.

Highlights

  • Take in the geothermal wonderland of Rotorua on a guided tour
  • Learn about New Zealand's rich history and fascinating Māori heritage
  • Get up close and experience the Pohutu Geyser's daily eruptions
  • Unwind at the Polynesian Spa, surrounded by nature and Lake Rotorua
  • Witness a leading cultural performance in their beautifully carved meeting house

Description

Begin your journey with a hotel pickup in Auckland and embark on a scenic drive through New Zealand's picturesque landscapes, setting the stage for a day filled with adventure and tranquility. As you arrive at Te Puia, be greeted by the sight of impressive geothermal activity, with steam rising from the earth and the scent of sulfur lingering in the air. Follow your guide through this captivating landscape and learn about the significance of each bubbling mud pool and erupting geyser. Marvel at the power of nature as you witness the iconic Pohutu Geyser shoot water high into the sky. Learn about the rich Māori culture that thrives in this geothermal wonderland, with opportunities to interact with locals and gain insight into their traditions and way of life. This exhilarating experience extends out from Te puia’s Te Rā Guided Experience by offering a leading cultural performance in their beautifully carved meeting house, Te Aronui a Rua. It will include a Pōhiri (Traditional Māori Welcome), Waiata (Song), Mōteatea (traditional chant), Poi and Haka. After immersing yourself in the wonders of Te Puia, unwind and rejuvenate at Polynesian Spa. Nestled on the shores of Lake Rotorua, find a sanctuary of relaxation amidst stunning natural beauty. Indulge in the healing properties of the thermal waters as you soak in the warm mineral pools, feeling your cares melt away with each moment. Whether you prefer the alkaline waters for their gentle rejuvenation or the acidic pools for their invigorating effects, emerge feeling revitalized. Take in the serene views of Lake Rotorua and surrounding forests as you enjoy your spa experience, letting the tranquility of the setting envelop you in a sense of peace. After a blissful afternoon of relaxation, experience some of Rotorua's popular highlights before your return journey to Auckland.

Includes

Hotel pickup and drop-off Roundtrip transportation Te Puia admission Entrance ticket to Polynesian Spa Guide Live commentary

Important Information

  • This tour is not suitable for wheelchair access A medium level of fitness is required for this activity as you will be walking around the geothermal and cultural parks Children must be accompanied by an adult Adult swimwear can be hired or purchased at the Spa Essentials Shop Please consult your medical practitioner if you are pregnant Please consult your medical practitioner in the case of heart complaints or other serious medical conditions or allergy to sulphur exists

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