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$168.42 Shore Excursions

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Waitomo Caves and The Kiwi House

This approximately 6-hour tour leaves the Port of Tauranga or local accommodation (within the Tauranga, Mt Maunganui/early Papamoa area) at 8:30am (or at a time suitable to ship arrival/departure times, or as arranged with clients staying locally), then travels over the Kaimai Ranges through the verdant Waikato District (New Zealand's top dairy-farming area) and the historic rocks of the Hinuera Valley. A stop is made at the Karapiro Look-out, above Karapiro Lake, before travelling on to the Waitomo Caves, where expert guides will give interesting and informative facts on the historical and geographical aspects of the caves.  You will view spectacular stalactites and stalagmites as you enter "The Cathedral" which has such excellent acoustics that the Vienna Boys' Choir have recorded there. This will be followed by a boat trip to the Glow Worm Grotto.On the return trip, you will enjoy a stop at the Kiwi House in Otorohanga. Travel back along the scenic route which will cross over the Arapuni Dam. You will be able to purchase lunch on the way if you want to.

$884.22 Shore Excursions

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Waitomo Caves & The Kiwi House Exclusive Tour

This approximately 6-hour tour leaves the Port of Tauranga or local accommodation (within the Tauranga, Mt Maunganui/early Papamoa area) at 8:30am (or at a time suitable to ship arrival/departure times, or as arranged with clients staying locally), then travels over the Kaimai Ranges through the verdant Waikato District (New Zealand's top dairy-farming area) and the historic rocks of the Hinuera Valley. A stop is made at the Karapiro Look-out, above Karapiro Lake, before travelling on to the Waitomo Caves, where expert guides will give interesting and informative facts on the historical and geographical aspects of the caves.   You will view spectacular stalactites and stalagmites as you enter "The Cathedral" which has such excellent acoustics that the Vienna Boys' Choir have recorded there. This will be followed by a boat trip to the Glow Worm Grotto. On the return trip, you will enjoy a stop at the Kiwi House in Otorohanga. Travel back along the scenic route which will cross over the Arapuni Dam. You will be able to purchase lunch on the way if you want to.

$147.37 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Papamoa Hills Helicopter Flight from Tauranga

Departing Tauranga your flight will cover the beaches, around the Mount up the inner harbor to Omokoroa before tracking back to the airport via the Papamoa hills, where you will see the remains of Maori Pa sites and the deep valleys carved out of the hills.

$224.56 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Mount and Maketu Helicopter Flight From Tauranga

Meet at the Tauranga Airport 10 minutes before your departure time. See the beautiful white beaches from the Mount main beach to Maketu. Keep an eye out for sharks and stingrays during the warmer months. Turn inland from the coast over the endless Kiwifruit orchards before heading into the Papamoa hills and over the vast Tauranga Harbour. View the busy Port of Tauranga, the many local islands, Kaimai Ranges and more.Flights require a minimum of 2 passengers to be confirmed. All flights are subject to weather and weight restrictions. If the pilot has any concerns, flights may be altered at their discretion.

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