Rotorua Day Trip from Auckland with Options - Smaller groups

Rotorua Day Trip from Auckland with Options - Smaller groups

We pick up all customers using several vehicles. You will not be driven around the city from hotel to hotel for hours before we leave Auckland

Rotorua is located in the North Island of New Zealand and is famous for its beauty, culture, hospitable locals, learn about Maori culture,and see the thermal activity. Add Waiotapu, Polynesian Spa or Maori Concert - this is added value - not in place of Te Puia

This tour is flexible, with options to leave from and return to Auckland, or leave from Auckland and finish in Rotorua. If you book the one way option this leaves you in Rotorua. If you do not buy additional options you will have free time to either explore on your own without a guide or extra time at Te Puia.

You can book this tour one way and finish in Rotorua or return to Auckland at the end of the day.
Guaranteed departure - Due to low numbers and sustained losses caused by Covid 19, until further notice we will need a minimum of 4 people (or price equivalent) to run tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute, Hemo Rd, Rotorua New Zealand

Located inside Te Puia this centre is where you can see the end product and the local Maori practising + learning the traditional carving, weaving and other traditional arts .

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Lake Rotorua, Rotorua New Zealand

Visit the iconic sights of Rotorua including the lake front and weather and time dependent places such as the Redwood forest - town centre - short stops are included

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Te Puia, Hemo Road, Rotorua New Zealand

See geysers, visit the Kiwi house - explore on own or join a guided tour - A buffet lunch is included while you are at Te Puia

Duration: 3 hours

Informacion Adicional
"Infant seats are required by law in NZ in private vehicles for children under 7 years - We recommend the same standard be applied for your child's safety and have them available in all vehicles for use of seat and child restraint for the day."
"Infant meals not included"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Please note that because of the amount of travel time this tour is not suitable for children under 2 years as part of the group - It can be booked as a private tour - please ask TripAdvisor/Viator to contact us for the custom Tour price"
"We must know where you are staying in Auckland - We do not have a standard meeting place and go only to prearranged hotels and places to meet people"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult - note must be over 2 years old to be on group vehicle"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Hotel or Accomodation information"
"Pickup address"
"We have been forced to temporarily suspend our policy“We guarantee to travel for one person” due to low numbers and sustained losses caused by Covid19. Until further notice we will need a minimum of “4 people (or price equivalent)” to run tours"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability"

Duration: 13 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
We pickup for free at all Central Auckland accomodation, hotels, apartments, etc. We only go to the hotels/accomodation which are booked for that day. We also offer a subsidised shuttle service for people staying out of the city centre to bring them to meet the tour coach. Please liaise with us re where you are to be picked up. It is essential you get in contact with this information as soon as possible

We use shuttles to minimise the time between pickup and tour departure - You will not be driven around for hours at the beginning or end of your tour while other people are being picked up or dropped off

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Buffet Lunch at Te Puia (vegetarian and gluten free options available)
  • Live commentary on board given by experienced guide
  • Pickup and drop off from all accommodation in the city centre and
  • Small-group tour Transport in air-conditioned minibus with luxury leather seating
  • Local taxes
  • Entry/Admission - New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute
  • Entry/Admission - Te Puia

Not Included

  • Gratuities
  • Not suitable for children under 2 years
  • Snacks


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