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Rotorua Highlights Small Group Tour with Optional Extra Activities from Auckland

This flexible fully guided day tour lets you experience the world famous geothermal and Maori cultural wonders of Rotorua, with the freedom to add the activities and attractions of your choosing.


  • Lake Rotorua
  • Government Gardens, Blue Baths, Whangapipiro (Rachel Spring) & Rotorua Museum
  • Free time with options activities
  • Waikato Farm Region

This small group, fully-guided day trip to Rotorua includes the key highlights in the city and gives you the freedom to choose which activities you want to do, unique to our Rotorua day trip. Led by our famously passionate tour guides notorious for bringing your journey to life by sharing their stories and rich background knowledge, and run in modern, comfortable minibuses packed with extras ensuring your comfort and safety.

While the destinations you will be visiting are truly spectacular, we at Cheeky Kiwi Travel believe it’s our small groups, guides, the journey and the little details that set our tours well apart. Secret stops, wildlife viewings, specially designed vehicles, complementary refreshments and many other pleasant surprises ensure our tours are an experience to remember.


  • Auckland - New Zealand’s largest city. Your guide will point out some of the cities top highlights as you make your way out of town.
  • Waikato – From Auckland we travel south through the stunning Waikato countryside. Here beautiful scenery, mighty rivers, impressive mountains and several farm animals make for great photo opportunities, and we stop for coffee at a special location.
  • Tirau – Next we pass through Tirau, famously dubbed the 'Corrugated Iron Capital of the World'. This town always gets a laugh due to the unique corrugated iron sculptures and buildings your guide will point out on the way through.
  • Rotorua City Highlights – Arriving in Rotorua, we take a guided driving tour to get your bearings and see the most famous sites in Rotorua city including: Lake Rotorua, Rotorua Museum, Government Gardens, Whangapipiro (Rachel Spring) and the Blue Baths.
  • Free Time for Optional Activities – Here your tour becomes very flexible and you have the choice between free time to explore or adding (at additional expense) up to two Rotorua attractions to visit including: Te Puia, Wai-O-Tapu, Polynesian Spa, Agrodome & Skyline Gondola.
  • Auckland – Sadly we must start to head north again but there is still plenty to see with a fully guided return trip to Auckland including secret stops along the way.
Adult $199.00
Child $160.00

What's included

  • Small Group & Fully Guided Tour
  • Entry Tickets (purchased activities only)
  • Bottled Water
  • Snacks
  • Optional Extras - Te Puia with Maori Cultural Performance and/or Hangi Lunch, Wai-O-Tapu Geothermal Wonderland, Polynesian Spa, Skyline Gondola, Agrodome


  • Allow approximately 12 hours for the whole experience


Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.


  • The tour must have at least 4 people booked to run. If less than 4 people have booked you will be placed on a waiting list or offered a refund. Cheeky Kiwi Travel does not take responsibility for the weather and we reserve the right to alter the itinerary or activity if required. No refunds will be given to late or no-show passengers..

  • Add on up to 2 activities/attractions (additional cost). Child Age is 4 - 14 years. Infants fares are under 4 years old..

Available Bookings from December 05 to December 11

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  • Child$144.00

  • Adult$137.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$144.00

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Federico Krncsek from Argentina wrote on 16 November 2019


Great day with Simon

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