Full Day Heritage & Cultural Tour

This is the perfect tour for people wanting a more in-depth Rotorua experience rather than just a quick snapshot tour.

On this guided tour walk through historical Ohinemutu Maori Village and visit famous St Faiths Church.

Discover why Maori and later Europeans were attracted to the warm healing waters of a unique thermal area.

Learn of the areas volcanic past including the 1886 Mount Tarawera eruption and the rich Maori and local history at the Rotorua Museum.

Admire a picturesque waterfall admidst the rainforest and learn of the rivers importance to local maori people.

Stunning panoramas of Lake and Mount Tarawera provide an idyllic setting for lunch.

See the destructive forces of the Mount Tarawera eruption first-hand at Te Wairoa, the Buried Village and stroll through the excavated site.

Experience the culture of the Maori people and the amazing geothermal activity at the NZ Maori Art and Crafts Institute at Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve.

Walking time 3 hrs (3 kms).

  • Departs 8am, returns 4.30pm.

Description & Highlights

This is the perfect tour for people wanting a more in-depth Rotorua experience rather than just a quick snapshot tour.

On this guided tour walk through historical Ohinemutu Maori Village and visit famous St Faiths Church.

Discover why Maori and later Europeans were attracted to the warm healing waters of a unique thermal area.

Learn of the areas volcanic past including the 1886 Mount Tarawera eruption and the rich Maori and local history at the Rotorua Museum.

Admire a picturesque waterfall admidst the rainforest and learn of the rivers importance to local maori people.

Stunning panoramas of Lake and Mount Tarawera provide an idyllic setting for lunch.

See the destructive forces of the Mount Tarawera eruption first-hand at Te Wairoa, the Buried Village and stroll through the excavated site.

Experience the culture of the Maori people and the amazing geothermal activity at the NZ Maori Art and Crafts Institute at Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve.

Walking time 3 hrs (3 kms).

  • Departs 8am, returns 4.30pm.

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