Rotorua Full Day Tour: Waitomo Caves, Agrodome and Te Puia departs Auckland363 reviews
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Stop At: GreatSights, 102 Hobson Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010 New Zealand
Leaving Auckland in the morning, we travel through lush farmland of the Waikato and King County regions. On board commentary the history and points of interest will be provided by your experienced local driver
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: Waitomo Glowworm Caves, 39 Waitomo Village Road, Waitomo Caves 3943 New Zealand
On arrrival atthe world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves, take a 45-minute guided tour through impressive underground caverns and learn how stalactites, stalagmites and other limestone structures were formed over millions of years. Your tour includes a boat ride through the Glowworm Grotto - glide silently along an underground river as you gaze at the twinkling glowworms overhead.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Agrodome, 141 Western Rd, Ngongotaha, Rotorua 3010 New Zealand
Visit the Agrodome on the outskirts of Rotorua and take a tour of an organic working farm in all terrain vehicles. Get an insight into farming life in New Zealand as you see sheep-shearers in action and view a live sheep dog trial. You will the chance to hand-feed the animals, drive through an organic orchard and watch a sheep being shorn.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Te Puia, Hemo Road, Rotorua New Zealand
At the conclusion of the Agrodome tour, we make our way to Te Puia, one of New Zealand's foremost cultural venues. At Te Puia's marae (meeting house) you will receive a traditional welcome and be invited to experience a Māori cultural performance, in which ancient and modern stories are told through song, dance, poi and stick games. You'll gain an understanding of this unique culture and its history and be thoroughly entertained by the talented and charismatic performers. Next, venture into a landscape unlike any other you will encounter bubbling mudpools and stunning active geysers. The Pohutu geysers unleash vapour jets up to 30 metres high. See the site of the ancient Te Puia pa (fortified village) and, at Pikirangi village find out how Maori lived hundreds of years ago. After your full day Waitomo and Rotorua tour, board the coach for the return journey to Auckland. A delicious afternoon snack, including traditional Māori rewana bread, can be enjoyed en route.
Duration: 1 hour
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Light refreshments
- Live commentary on board
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Entry/Admission - Waitomo Glowworm Caves
- Entry/Admission - Agrodome
- Entry/Admission - Te Puia
102 Hobson St, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel pick ups in most cases will be earlier. Please check with provider open til 8pm - Toll free within NZ 0800744487
If your pick up location is not on the supplied list please contact our reservations team 24 hours prior
Returns to original departure point
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Infant are free provided they do not occupy a seat
- All tours are operated by a luxury 4 star coach with on board toilet
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
Booking Terms and Conditions
When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.
Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:
What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.
What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.
What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.
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