This is our most popular tour as we visit interesting attractions such as Comvita New Zealand and a working Kiwifruit Farm on the way, free tastings are available. Find out why this region has such a mild climate and why it is one of the most desirable area's to live. Lakes and Streams, waterfalls on the way which well impress you. From here we will travel to Rotorua to start the second part of your tour.
Here you will find a lot of interest in our history and belonging, Cultural performance, Arts and Crafts,Pohutu Natural Geyser (Unique in NZ) the Geothermal landscape, native plants, our very own Kiwi Bird, traditional cooking of Kai (food ) using the power from the thermal activity. You can taste our Hangi (earth oven cooked) food. Small charge for this. Once you have seen all you want to see come and meet us at a point discussed before you began you stroll.
Te Puia is one of Rotorua’s most iconic geothermal attractions. It’s vibrant geothermal activity, central North Island location and proximity to a major tourism city combines to provide students with easy accessibility to a multi-layered out-of-town field study and a positive learning experience.
In addition to a regular guided tour option, our knowledge guides can also (on request) concentrate on specific geographic, tourism or sustainable aspects of the park to enhance the discovery process and meet curriculum needs.
After leaving Te Puia, we will take you for a drive through Rotorua city showing you a number of truly interesting sights.You will see some of the best Lakes, Forests and Parks in New Zealand and see how the locals have adapted their lives to being among the geothermal activity. The scenery in Rotorua Lakes District is impressive. The variety of attractions make it easy to have a great day.
Then we take you back to your ship or to the shops, 10 mins walk away from your ship.