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Elite-Cultural Afternoon Tour

3 Hours | 7 Days A Week

Quick Details

Afternoon sites include:

  • Te Puia
  • Boiling mud pools
  • Rotorua lakefront – Maori War Canoe
  • Kuirau Park
  • Government Gardens – Sulphur Bay
  • Blue and Green Lakes
  • Lake Tarawera – Lake Okareka
Adult Ages 16 and older
Child Ages 5-15
Child (under 5)

Learn about Maori customs, traditions, history and protocols new and old, with a guided tour to Te Puia, Rotorua’s premier cultural centre. These are small group tours no more than 12 people.

Spend the afternoon experiencing Rotorua’s Maori culture and geothermal activity and see how they are intricately entwined. First a guided tour through Te Puia, Rotorua’s premier cultural attraction. This includes a visit to the wood carving school, art and craft gallery, Rotowhio Marae, weaving display, kiwi house and finally the Pohutu geyser.

Next we visit the Lakefront area to see the Maori War Canoe and learn more about Maori history and customs. A short visit to Kuirau Park to view a recent geothermal eruption site. Finish the day visiting the pristine and tranquil lakes of our amazing volcanic region, including views of Mount Tarawera with explanation of volcanic and Maori history.

Excelente guide! Congratulations Linda

"Amazing time, especially because of Linda’s attention! She always concerned about out if we were understanding and If We had questions! Perfect morning!"

– Luciano L.
Enjoyable and personalized

"Linda provided a knowledgeable and congenial introduction to the sites we visited. I can recommend this company without reservation."

– L.M.
Absolutely wonderful

"We went on this tour as part of our APT experience. Brian and the driver made this a wonderful trip. We learnt so much and had a lot of fun. Well done boys. Thanks for a wonderful trip."

– Denise M.
Excellent Eco Thermal Park tours

"Took the full day tour. The morning tour on Eco Thermal parks was really outstanding and not to be missed. The afternoon tour on the Buried Village and Living Maori Village was good though not as spectacular as the signts in the morning tour. The blue and green lakes were sort of disappointing - it was just a quick photo stop. Guide was excellent and tour was well organized."

– ECWorld