Maori Culture Small Group Afternoon Tour including Te Puia

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Join a small-group afternoon tour to experience Rotorua’s Maori culture and geothermal activity. See how they are entwined on a guided tour of Te Puia. Scenic drive and lookouts over three local lakes


  • Visit Te Puia, New Zealand's premier cultural center
  • Get up close to boiling mud-pools and NZ's largest active geyser 'Pohutu'
  • Explore the beautiful lakes in the Rotorua district and marvel at Mount Tarawera
  • Discover New Zealand's iconic native kiwi birds active in a nocturnal house
  • Learn more about NZ's Maori culture and history


Discover Rotorua's lakes and premiere Maori cultural attraction Te Puia on a half-day afternoon small group tour. Be picked up from your Rotorua accommodation at 1PM-1.15PM. Enjoy a guided tour through Rotorua’s premier cultural attraction. Visit the woodcarving school, art and craft gallery, Rotowhio Marae, weaving display, kiwi house and the Pohutu geyser. Admire the pristine and tranquil Tikitapu (Blue) and Rotokakahi (Green) lakes in the amazing volcanic crater region. Marvel at views of the Mount Tarawera volcano/lake and learn about Rotorua's volcanic and Maori history.  Highlights of this activity include Te Puia, boiling mud pools, geyser, kiwi bird, Blue and Green Lakes, Lake Tarawera and the Tarawera volcano.  Return to your city accommodation approx 4-4.30pm


Hotel pick-up and drop off Transport Driver/guide Small group tour Live commentary Te Puia admission fee and guided tour Scenic drive out to three local lakes Blue/Green and Lake Tarawera/Volcano

Important Information

  • A medium level of fitness is required for this activity as some walking is involved
  • This activity is capped at 11 guests for a personal experience and is led by a knowledgeable guide

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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