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Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Your private tour will begin with a pickup from your Auckland Hotel. From here, your chauffeur will take you on your way to Rotorua.
Along the way you will enjoy a brief stop at Matamata, famous for the Lord of the Rings Trilogy and Hobbiton. This town is also a thriving farming area known for horse breeding and training. We will continue on, passing by stunning landscapes and the dense forest of Mamaku Ranges before reaching Rotorua.
We then go to Te Puia to enjoy a traditional Maori welcome followed by a cultural show. Next, you will have a personalized, guided tour to the Pikirangi Maori Village. The Pikirangi Maori Village is a traditional Maori village settlement. Here you can witness the pre-European Maori society.
Following this, you will be taken to the Kiwi House, where you will come face to face with our amazing national bird and have an opportunity to learn more about them.
Once your Kiwi adventures are complete, you will be taken to the Geothermal Valley in Te Whakarewarewa. Explore the Mud Pools and the world famous geysers. Every day in the Te Whakarewarewa Thermal Valley geysers erupt, mud pools bubble and steam hisses.
You will then be taken to visit the Rotorua city center, where you will see the Government Gardens and Lake Front before visiting the stunning Green and Blue Lake. On the way, explore the famous Redwood Forest.
From here, you will have a choice to either relax in the world of a Polynesian Spa, experience more activities in the city, or Visit Wai o Taupo. After the tour is complete you will be taken back to your Auckland accommodation safely.
Please note this is a suggested itinerary and entrance fees are not included.
There is tremendous flexibility with this tour too, as a guide can be provided in the following languages for an additional flat rate: Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish.
Light refreshments and bottled water
Transport by private vehicle
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks, unless specified
Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
A small amount of walking is involved
Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
Please note this is a suggested itinerary and entrance fees are not included
A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
All guides speak English. If you should need a guide that speaks one the following languages it will cost an additional flat rate of 150NZD per group booked: Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish