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Waitomo and Rotorua (Te Puia) Small Group Tour from Auckland (Return Trip)

Discover two of the best natural attractions in the North Island in just a day - the magical Waitomo caves and the Geothermal wonders of Te Puia!

Highlights

  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves guided tour and boat ride
  • Te Puia Geothermal Park guided tour
  • Pลhutu Geyser
  • Maori Architecture and Maori cultural show and hangi lunch options
  • Kiwi bird viewing house
  • Rotorua City Highlights Tour

Experience two of New Zealand's most unique and fascinating natural attractions on this epic small group tour from Auckland.

Beginning with a convenient pick-up in a comfortable 12 seater mini-van, you'll enjoy a scenic drive through classic New Zealand countryside passing by the longest river in NZ, mountains and typical farm animals on the way to your first destination - stunning Waitomo Caves.

An iconic natural wonder known for its glow worms, ancient caves and all-round beauty, Waitomo Caves are a must see for visitors and locals alike. You'll explore different cave formations including Stalactites, Stalagmites and Lime Columns then head further underground to board a boat where you'll cruise along the grotto river lit up by thousands of glow worms above - simply magical!

We next head to Rotorua passing by many iconic spots on the way, after which we'll seek out famous and historical sites including Lake Rotorua, The Government Gardens, Blue Baths, Thermal Springs and Polynesian Spa. We'll then head to Te Puia Geothermal Park - a natural marvel, where you can enjoy lunch and even choose to purchase a traditional Maori Hangi meal!

You'll enjoy a fully guided tour of the Geothermal Park to discover the Pลhutu Geyser, Maori Architecture, the Maori craft school, geothermal craters, geothermal vents and even possibly see a kiwi bird! Top off your experience with some souvenir shopping before heading back to Auckland after a great day out.

Adult $455.00
Child $255.00

What's included

  • Hotel Pick Ups & Drop Offs (specified hotels in central Auckland only)
  • Fully guided small group return tour from Auckland (maximum 11 passengers)
  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves entry fee, guided tour & boat ride
  • Te Puia Geothermal Park entry fee and guided tour
  • Rotorua City Highlights guided tour
  • Refreshments, snacks and on screen entertainment in tour vehicle

Duration

  • Allow approximately 13 hours for the whole experience

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • 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.
  • Child Age is 4 - 14 years. Infants fares are under 4 years old.

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Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Caroline from United Kingdom wrote on 20 January 2019

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Awesome Small Group with excellent Guide

This was a fantastic day. our Guide was knowledgable and fun he obviously had a passion for the country and Maori history. The caves were breathtaking and Rotorua was a spectacular as I imagined with the Cultural experience being and added bonus. Brilliant

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ARATI PAWAR from India wrote on 11 September 2018

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Good! ๐Ÿ˜Š

The tour was good, the tour guide provided us with lots information about NZ which i loves! Both the places, waitomo and rotorua were amazing and a must watch place for everyone; but involves a lot of traveling time!

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Emile Saliba from Canada wrote on 02 April 2019

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Great guide

Long day but nice guide (Jack)

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Brian from Australia wrote on 30 January 2019

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hot trip

excellent experience

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Katja Malinen from Finland wrote on 20 January 2019

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Excellent

Good guide!

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