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Elite Adventures Rotorua Tours

#19 of 56 Tours in Rotorua
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Address: Rotorua, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Elite Adventures is an award winning tour company providing scheduled and...

Elite Adventures is an award winning tour company providing scheduled and private half-day and full day tours of Rotorua. We also organise custom-made private and group tours and shore excursions to Rotorua from Tauranga port. Tell us where your interest lies and we can create the tour you desire. Why choose us? We offer tours through many of Rotorua's attractions that do not offer guided tours. Our guides are locals and are fun, friendly and informative! We keep our tour groups small and personalised.

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US$109.77*
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Rotorua Eco Thermal Small Group Full-Day Tour

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Best day out ever!

Yes, the reviews are all correct and I can't add to them. You'll see lots, and learn lots. All done by experienced professionals (we had Graeme in the morning, which is part of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Basel, Switzerland
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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Yes, the reviews are all correct and I can't add to them. You'll see lots, and learn lots. All done by experienced professionals (we had Graeme in the morning, which is part of the short tour) and Trent in the afternoon for the Maori and early settlers experience - both were perfect with a great mix of knowledge and humour).... More 

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Wilmette Illinois
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time in New Zealand our tour to the geo thermal area was most disappointing the areas are beautiful unfortunately we did our trip with elite we got picked up at 8 and after 5 stops taking 30 mins we left for our first park the park was beautiful and we were rushed at every stop. All... More 

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eliteadventures, Owner at Elite Adventures Rotorua Tours, responded to this review

Wow, little disappointing to hear your brutal opinion as you can see you are the only one to say our tour was terrible. I am interested to know which day you did this tour with us and who was your guide as you haven't put your full name down? I would like to address this with my guide about the... More 

Adrogué
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Probably our best activity in NZ : Elite Adventures geothermal and maori tour. A1. We had a Maori guide, very good in every sense. The extra expense of a private tour was more than justified. Beside what we did see, we got a lot of information on Maori matters, past and present. Only regret : that it was not a... More 

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Yeppoon, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We went on two half day tours, one to the thermal areas & one the cultural. We were lucky to have the same Maori guide Huru for both tours. He was excellent & passionate & well informed about Maori culture. Both tours were excellent & I would highly recommend using this company for tours in Rotorua.

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Madison, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Our guide, Huru, was fantastic. He picked us up at our hotel and we were pleasantly surprised to find out we were the only ones on the tour. Our tour was a half day trip to Wai O Tapu Thermal Wonderland and Waimangu Volcanic Valley. Even though we have been to Yellowstone NP, the biggest of all the thermal activities,... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We booked the tour of the geo-thermal activities in Rotorua as while on our road trip of New Zealand. We were picked up from our hotel promptly by our very friendly guide, Hura, along with eight others from other hotels. The tour comprised a visit to the geothermal Wonderland followed by seeing the eruption of the Lady Knox geyser then... More 

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eliteadventures, Owner at Elite Adventures Rotorua Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time for your review, our guides name is Huru and he is a respected local Maori elder not a qualified geologist who shares legends and stories about our geology both culturally and scientifically. He is kept up to date on the "true" science of the area and explains the thermophilic organisms that can live in... More 

Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Our full day tour of the eco thermal park & Maori culture were truly wonderful due to our guide. He was so knowledgeable, a great story teller, and as a local Maori very sincere & instructive. We highly recommend this experience.

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eliteadventures, Owner at Elite Adventures Rotorua Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review, we are so glad you appreciate having a local guide to bring our wonderful environment alive and also to share our scientific research and many legends, myths and prophecies about this unique region. Thanks again for taking the time recommend our company and the experience you had with us! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

This was a great day out in Rotorua. Our guide Pererika was very knowledgeable, informative, and entertaining. I really recommend taking the full day tour, which combines cultural and geothermal aspects. One of the best tours we did in NZ.

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Thank BGumboots
eliteadventures, Owner at Elite Adventures Rotorua Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review, Pererika has just joined us here at Elite Adventures and is a well respected local Maori who has worked in local government and our education system for many years. We have a range of local guides with different backgrounds and knowledge so we are proud to have him on our team, I will make... More 

Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I highly recommend any tour with Elite adventures. Our guide Trent was a wealth of knowledge and anecdotes about absolutely everything! From nature to history to politics, Trent is the New Zealand experience! The geothermal wonderland was full of such beauty and natural wonders, every corner blew my mind. The cultural tour provided a rich history of the Maori people... More 

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eliteadventures, Owner at Elite Adventures Rotorua Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review, Im glad I enhanced your visit to our little country and I enjoyed sharing my years of experience as being a true "Kiwi" with you whilst on your vacation. Thanks again and also come and see us here again someday! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I really recommend this tour!! It was wonderful time when I took. Because local guide, he is very friendly and kind. His name is Trent. If you were here, you will know and you will be get great memories in Rotorua!!

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eliteadventures, Owner at Elite Adventures Rotorua Tours, responded to this review

Hi Yuki, was lovely to meet you and showcase to you our Rotorua with the time you had here! Arigatoo and see you again someday Yuki! More 

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