Morning Lakes Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Selwyn District

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Morning Lakes Tour – 8.30am to 12.30pm daily ($85)With 18 lakes in the Rotorua area our Lake Morning tour provides a driver-guided exploration of some of the highlights of New Zealand’s Lake District: Hamurana springs, Okere falls, lake Rotoiti, the Blue and Green lakes and lake Tarawera. Explore our favourite scenic spots and natural springs on foot. Take photographs at your leisure and learn about Rotorua’s colourful culture and history from our knowledgeable and friendly guide. • Highlights • Small group, relaxed atmosphere. •  Informative, outgoing driver-guide. • Breath-taking scenery. • No queues or entrances fees. • Half day tour.
Tour takes 4 hours and departs every morning from 8:30am. Pick up from I-Site (Rotorua information center 1167 Fenton St street) or from accommodation upon request. We will vist: Hamurana Springs: Beautiful place to perk your self up with an easy half hour walk in a tranquil setting of towering Redwood trees and the water! Crystal clear but laced with shades of turquoise, jade and emerald; it looks so inviting you have to resist taking your cloths off and jumping in. Okere Falls: A half hour native bush walk with scenic lookouts over the Okere River and its spectacular falls, descending Hinemoa's steps to the caves and river below. Blue and Green Lakes: These two lakes sit side by side and yes one is blue and the other is green. We will stop at a viewing point between where it is high enough to view both and on a good day the difference is quite marked. Mt Tarawera Scenic Lookout: Spectacular views of Lake and Mountain. Lake Tarawera: A short walk along the shore line to stony point taking in the beautiful scenery. Returning at 12:30pm. We will stop for a refreshment during the tour. Bring good footwear, sun hat, water, dress accordingly to seasonal weather.

What’s included

  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What’s not included

  • Lunch