Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland Sightseeing Tour from Rotorua

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Design your own ideal day with a full-day or half-day tour to Rotorua attractions and Hobbiton.  Experience the must-see half day geothermal wonders of Rotorua at the Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland. This convenient tour is fully customisable.  All Tours also include a stop to see the Lady Knox Geyser Erupt before heading into Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland to enjoy a self guided walk around, exploring all the unique lakes, pools, craters and walkways that the park has to offer as you go. Your options include half or full-day tours to Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland.  You can add on a number of other interesting natural and cultural attractions, choose from Waimangu - The youngest volcanic valley in the world, Hobbiton movie set, or Whakarewarewa Living Maori Village Tour in the afternoon. (A Maori cultural village) or Huka Falls in the afternoon. Make the most of your time in the Rotorua area by mixing and matching the best options for you.
Wai-O-Tapu Half-Day Morning Trip:Experience the Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland on a tour that departs Rotorua at 9:15am (pickups start at 8:45am, or you can meet the group at a centrally-located departure point). Travel the Thermal Highway on your way to the site, stopping by the Lady Knox Geyser along the way. Upon arrival at the park you'll have the morning to explore before departing Wai-O-Tapu at 12.30pm for a 1.15pm arrival back into Rotorua.Please note: If you'd like to extend your time at the Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, you'll have the option to depart Wai-O-Tapu at 3.15pm for a 4pm arrival back into Rotorua.  Wai-O-Tapu and Waimangu Geothermal Combo:Following the morning to to Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, continue to Waimangu Volcanic Valley.  Waimangu is the world's youngest geothermal system. Discover how the world began. The home of spectacular volcanic craters & enormous hot water springs. Native Bird Life. Pink & White Terraces. Rare & Unusual Plant Life. Enormous Hot Springs. finishing in Rotorua at 4pm. Wai-O-Tapu and Hobbiton Movie Set Tour:Following the morning to to Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, continue to the Hobbiton Movie Set, the film site for Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. You'll tour the set with a guide, finishing in Rotorua 6:30-7pm.Wai-O-Tapu and Whakarewarewa Living Maori Village Combo:Following the morning to to Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, continue to Whakarewarewa Living Maori Village for a 1 hour village Tour and 30 minute Maori Cultural performance. There is also time before your Village tour starts to grab a traditional Hangi Lunch at the Cafe in the Village (extra cost). Finishing in Rotorua at 4pm.Wai-O-Tapu and Huka Falls Combo:Following the morning to to Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, continue to Huka Falls (approx 30 minute drive). You will have 30 minutes at Huka falls before heading into Taupo and then returning to Rotorua. You also have the option of finishing your day in Taupo.

What’s included

  • Flexibility to stay longer
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks