Geothermal Valley Rotorua Te Puia
Experience Maori Culture, Geothermal Wonders, Native Plants & Birds.
Daily tours from Auckland to Rotorua’s Geothermal Valley
Visit one of New Zealand’s Geothermal wonders situated in the Whakarewarewa on a half day tour from Auckland City. Te Puia Geothermal Valley Rotorua is a active geothermal wonderland!
This 60-hectare site is home to the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute, alive kiwi enclosure, the world-famous Pohutu Geyser, and more than 500 natural geothermal wonders.
Tour starts with us picking you up from your Accommodation in Auckland City or Airport; then you enjoy a three-hour scenic drive towards the Bay of Plenty.
On arrival, you will be welcomed by the Maori residents and offered to choose your steam box meal (extra cost) to be cooked in Woven baskets and placed in the active steam vent.
After that; your tour guide will take you through a 60 mins tour around 60 hectares of Te Puia Geothermal Valley including the largest active geyser in the Southern Hemisphere, the Pohutu Geyser.
you can also See the native Kiwi bird, Mud Pools, watch New Zealand’s iconic native Carvings and Weaving performed in front of you, as well as Learning about the Maori Culture while performing at the sacred Marae.
After you finish your amazing experience we make our way back to your Auckland City Accommodation or Airport.
- Pick up from Auckland CBD or Airport.
- Snacks & water.
- Admission & Guided tour in Te Puia.
- Kiwi Bird watching.
- Puhuto Geyser, Mud Pools, Maori Village, Glimpse of Maori Haka performance, National Wood & Stone carving school.
- Drive Back to your Accommodation in Auckland CBD or Airport.
Cabin Crew $165 pp
Add Authentic Hangi Lunch $58 pp
Experience the taste of our culture with a hangi meal prepared using ancient geothermal cooking techniques.
Add Cultural Performance $35 pp
Take a trip back through time and be entertained by our unique performers as we showcase our vibrant Māori culture through dance and song.