We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Mt. Tarawera

| Tr, Rotorua, New Zealand
+64 7-349 3714
Website
Save
Book In Advance
from US$114
More Info
Mt Tarawera Volcanic Guided Hike Experience
from US$179
More Info
Mt. Tarawera Volcano Scenic Floatplane Tour from Rotorua
from US$301
More Info
Mt Tarawera Helicopter Tour with Volcano Landing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
LOCATION
| Tr, Rotorua, New Zealand
CONTACT
Website
+64 7-349 3714
Write a Review
Reviews (115)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 99 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This volcano was responsible for a massive eruption in 1886 which killed about 120 people. That eruption and the consequences of it are now part of the warp and weft of tourism in this area which include Waimangu Volcanic Valley, the Buried Village of Te...More

Thank dik-bardon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked the obligatory Crater Walk tour with Kaitiaki Adventures and unconditionally enjoyed it. We totally lucked out and my wife and I were the only two on the tour! Our guide was terrific and everything about the tour was amazing. The scenery and views...More

Thank dr_j_now
Reviewed 17 May 2017

After our "Buried Village" visit at Rotorua we then headed towards the lake and had a great glimpse view of the Mount Tarawera. The scenery was picturesque and really amazing. As we had a lesson of lecture about the volcano burying the village, we can...More

Thank Justin9127
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Kaitiaki Adventures take you up the mountain via a very bumpy 4WD track, and you walk around one of the craters, down inside the crater, and back out of it. We were there on an absolutely perfect day, with only 5 of us in total...More

Thank Hilaryvu
Reviewed 26 April 2017

With Kaitaki Experiences from Rotorua - it is a thirty minute ride to the start of the 4WD track up to the mountain - a very bumpy thirty minutes plus experience in a bus with limited suspension - once you break the tree line you...More

Thank PTY999
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We tackled Mt Tarawera with the team at Kaitiaki Adventure and the ride alone was epic, with crevasses and holes to maneuver along the way. The hike was absolutely mind-blowing and took us deep into the crater of this stunning dormant volcano, what an adventure!!!

Thank Robin_Laura
Reviewed 14 March 2017

What a stunning view from the outlook on top of the mountain. We stopped there along with quite a good crowd of other people and took some great shots of the lake in front - stunning outlook over the trees.

Thank christmascrazy002
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We climbed up into the crater and it was fantastic. Every time I see this mountain it gives me goosebumps. Such a majestic place.

Thank truffleland
Reviewed 14 January 2017

This is my favourite lake in Rotorua. Has a special feel to it. The scenery is out of this world and the water is sparkling and so clean. The water is perfect for a dip on a hot summers day. Please note that there is...More

1  Thank jimollie
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Headed to Tarawera with Kaitiaki adventures on Sunday and it was truly amazing... definitely up there with the Tongariro, and the views are some of the best I have seen in NZ . Staff were amazing, so knowledgeable and helpful and made the trip even...More

1  Thank allymcfarlane28
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Ciabatta Cafe and Bakery
458 reviews
23.20 km away
Knives & Forks Cafe
5 reviews
23.01 km away
The Bakehouse
6 reviews
23.02 km away
Mokoia Restaurant
294 reviews
21.80 km away
Nearby Attractions
Totally Tarawera
276 reviews
11.99 km away
Waimangu Volcanic Valley
1,031 reviews
12.52 km away
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland
5,987 reviews
19.06 km away
Wai-O-Tapu Mud Pools
49 reviews
17.62 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
anklecracker
8 April 2015|
Answer
Response from racoonian | Reviewed this property |
We just did the Mt. Tarawera Helicopter tour and got to land on top of the volcano where we had a few minutes to walk and enjoy the views. We enjoyed it and felt that it is well worth the price . The experience, the views... More
0
Votes