We will collect you from your Hotel/Accommodation in Rotorua on one of our luxury small group vehicle. Being a small group tour this makes for a personal and friendly service. Experience geysers, mud pools and steam vents with Maori culture. Not to forget the infamous Haka War dance. This is performed by one of Rotorua's leading Maori cultural performance groups. Encounter a strange landscape of sights, sounds and smells. Marvel at the way the Maori's have tamed this land for cooking, bathing and heating.
We then make our way to Rainbow Springs where the magic of New Zealand’s wildlife comes together in one incredible place. From birds that can’t fly to reptiles that walked with dinosaurs, you will get to meet, feed and be entertained by the amazing residents. Then jump onboard the Big Splash a water log flume ride or let the kids have fun in the adventure playground.
A perfect family funday out
Your tour starts from your Accommodation/Hotel in Rotorua, where we will pick you from reception on one of our small group tours. Being a small group this allows for a more personal and friendly service. On arrival at our first venue, your small group will have an official Maori guide in order to experience this fascinating tour of the valley intimately. Enter a strange and unusual landscape with the aroma of sulfur and sights of steam vents exiting the earth at every available crevice. You will visit Rotorua and its Whakarewarewa Valley. Here you can witness The prince of wales Feathers geyser and The Pohutu Geyser (the biggest Geyser in the southern hemisphere). This valley is steeped in history, traditions and cultures that span hundreds of years the people of this village have lived surrounded by geothermal activity (geysers, steam vents and mud pools) which they utilize in their everyday life for cooking, bathing and heating. Experience one of Rotorua's leading Maori cultural performance groups as they serenade you with a song and dance including the world famous Haka. For centuries Whakarewarewa village has been home to the Tuhourangi Ngati Wahiao people. As New Zealand's original tourist attraction, They have hosted visitors from around the world since the mid 1800's.
Rainbow Springs is the perfect place for families to explore and get up close to birds, bugs and beasts. Set amongst the native trees and beautiful forests of Rotorua, Rainbow Springs Nature Park offers a fun-packed and educational experience for the whole family. Each day a team of experts run special encounter which allow you to get closer than ever to some of the favourite park residents including trout, reptiles and native birds. Walk into our canopy aviary and watch the birds being fed!! Watch the natural ground foraging behaviour of the kākāriki , Kiwi, Kaka, Weka, Kea and Morepork hear our tui sing and see our huge kereru up close. As you walk around this native park you will come across Water Dragons, Blue Tongued Lizards, Geckos and Tuataras. Jump onboard the Big Splash a water log flume ride or let the kids have fun in the adventure playground.