Tours and Tickets

Rotorua Highlights Small Group Tour including Wai-O-Tapu from Auckland provided by Cheeky Kiwi Travel

Reserve Now & Pay Later

Rotorua Highlights Small Group Tour including Wai-O-Tapu from Auckland

Save
Share
Support this operator:Times are tough for the travel community right now. To show your support, consider leaving a review or posting photos of tours and experiences you have taken. Your support will go a long way in helping tour operators worldwide get back on their feet down the road
View all photos (17)
Recommended by 100% of travellers
Select Date and Travellers
From
US$187.80
Date
2 adults
Options
Reserve Now & Pay Later
Low Price Guarantee
Overview
Itinerary
+
You'll get picked up
See Important Information for details
  • Pass by Auckland Central
    Pass by Waikato Region
  • 1
    Tirau
    Stop: 10 minutes -
    See details
  • 2
    Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    See details
    Pass by Blue Baths
  • 3
    Lake Rotorua
    Stop: 10 minutes -
    See details
    Pass by Government Gardens
  • 4
    Rotorua
    Stop: 90 minutes -
    See details
    Pass by Taupiri
    Pass by Huntly
  • 5
    Pokeno
    Stop: 15 minutes -
    See details
Important Information
Duration
12h
Inclusions
  • Fully guided small group return tour from Auckland (maximum 11 passengers)
  • Hotel pick ups and drop offs (specific central Auckland hotels only)
  • Rotorua City Highlights Tour
  • Refreshments and snacks whilst driving
  • On screen entertainment during the drive
  • Multiple stops to purchase food, buy souvenirs or take photos
  • Wifi and charging ports available in vehicle
  • Transport in modern and comfortable minibuses
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • WiFi on board
  • Entry/Admission - Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Show More
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved.
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • • Children below 5 years old are required to travel in a child safety car seat. If you don't have a car seat one can be rented from us for $50 per child (with 24 hours notice). Children between 5-7 years old are also recommended to be in a booster seat for their safety.
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes and weather appropriate clothing.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled 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 16 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
24Reviews
0Q&A
Traveller rating
  • 18
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Popular mentions
Dan e wrote a review Mar 2020
Chicago, Illinois8 contributions3 helpful votes
We did this tour in February. Andrei was out driver and guide. He was very informative. Wai-O-Tapu was awesome. On a side note- learned that 'Sweet as' is not a cuss word !
Read more
Date of experience: February 2020
Helpful
Share
jessicatheexplorer wrote a review Feb 2020
Brisbane, Australia160 contributions52 helpful votes
I booked this day tour as a solo traveller and I was so lucky to get such a great driver (Mike) and group also full of other solo travellers! I originally only booked the Wai-O-Tapu attraction and ended up adding on the Te Puia attraction because there isn't a whole lot else to
Read more
Date of experience: February 2020
Helpful
Share
Steve wrote a review Feb 2020
Los Angeles, California1 contribution
I enjoyed the whole day...the Guide was great and I learned a lot about Rotorua and the Cultural Center and had some fun!
Read more
Date of experience: February 2020
Helpful
Share
Gy@loh wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
My family had a fabulous trip down to Wai-O-Taipu and Te Puia today (28 Nov 2019). The trip was made doubly fabulous with the company of our driver/guide- Louise from Cheeky Kiwi. We had a previous encounter with another tour guide from Cheeky Kiwi on our trip down to Hobbiton
Read more
Date of experience: November 2019
Helpful
Share
Anita O wrote a review Nov 2019
Sydney, Australia1 contribution
An fab tour! Andre our tour guide was awesome. He was friendly, easy going and informative. Loved spending time with him in Kurian Park. Had such a great day! Thanks Andre for a wonderful day :) see ya next trip ha ha
Read more
Date of experience: November 2019
Helpful
Share
About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Cheeky Kiwi Travel
grainner_313
00
Great day!
A long but enjoyable day trip. We took in Hobbiton and the Waitomo caves. It was a lovely day but it was a long day
Read more
amelienegele
00
hobbiton tour with sun
We had the chance to have a lot of sun during the tour, the driver was very friendly. I have enjoy a lot The Hobbit
Read more
MESONYX
00
Lovely, friendly complete Tour
What a lovely day exploring both Hobbiton movie set and Waitomo glowworms caves . Grant, our guide, was very frie
Read more
Anna-Lena_0606
00
Very nice tour!
We had a very nice and interesting tour. Our tourguide Michael was very friendly and gave us many interesting infor
Read more
O5426MTclairek
00
Would Do Again!
Had an excellent time on this tour! Our tour guide/driver, Michael, was very knowledgeable, friendly, and overall,
Read more
jessiemnoconnor69
00
A must do travel pack!
Great experience loved hobbiton and Waitomo, swift delivery and return and overall friendly guide! Would definitely
Read more
timholiday50
00
Rotorua Small Group Tour with Optional Add on Wai-o-tapu & Skyline Gondola Ride
Early morning pick up in a van. It is a very long day but truely an amazing experience . It was well organized to a
Read more
363shellr
00
Awesome Tour and Guide
Had an amazing day with Grant as our tour guide. He had snack for us since our tour starts so early, and greeted ea
Read more
M2245RFdonm
00
Hobbiton Movie Set small group tour
The tour with "Lance" was made interesting with his knowlege and humor for a trip to the set that could have been d
Read more
M2245RFdonm
00
Best tour in Aukland
While not even a great fan of the Hobbit movies and looking for something to do in Aukland, this turned out to be
Read more
L8722YPrichardb
00
A thoroughly excellent day out.
An excellent day tour. The opportunity to see sunrise on the journey and being on the first trip round Hobbiton mad
Read more
l84tens
00
Long day but two good attractions
If a tour gets me up before 6AM and has me in a van for 12 hours it better be good. Tour started out well with all
Read more
dienh2016
00
Hobbiton day trip
We had a pleasant trip to visit Hobbiton. Michael, our tour guide/driver managed to keep everyone informed, happy,
Read more
Eric1505
00
Great Experience
My wife and I loved the tour from start to finish. Our guide Michael was extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and ult
Read more
dan e
00
Excellent experience
Coming from United States where we drive on the opposite side of road, we were apprehensive whether we should drive
Read more
Key Details
  • Duration: 12h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
Why Book on Tripadvisor?
  • Reserve Now & Pay Later
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Low Price Guarantee
  • No Booking Fees
  • Secure Payments
  • 24/7 SupportCall:+60 392125427
Frequently Asked Questions about Rotorua Highlights Small Group Tour including Wai-O-Tapu from Auckland