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Thermal Land Shuttle

9 High Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 21 668 462
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Fantastic day trip

Did the Wai-O-Tapu/Waimangu tour, Thomas was awesome and professional. Gave me lots of good tips on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andy_from_Seattle
Amazing tour package and awesome tour guide!

I signed up for the Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland + Waimangu Volcanic Valley tour package. It was a... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
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Thermal Land Shuttle is an easy and cost effective transfer option in Rotorua, taking the hassle out of getting to and from your next geothermal adventure. There are certain magic spots you must see when in Rotorua – we know them all and we’d love to show you!
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  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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9 High Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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+64 21 668 462
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Did the Wai-O-Tapu/Waimangu tour, Thomas was awesome and professional. Gave me lots of good tips on navigating the parks and wasn't bothered that I had booked the wrong package and spent a little more time at Waimangu. Definitely would recommend Thermal Land Shuttle to anyone...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

I signed up for the Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland + Waimangu Volcanic Valley tour package. It was a pretty heavy tour activity for one day, but was definitely worth every minute and penny spent. The Waimangu part of the tour in particular blew me away. Wasn't...More

Thank rowimperial
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Thermal_Land_Shuttle, Owner at Thermal Land Shuttle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Rowland, Thank you for your time to write this review We are glad to hear you had a good day seeing these attractions with Thomas, Altho you felt it was pretty heavy it's great you thought it was well worth it! Kind regards Thermal...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

We joined "Wai-O-Tapu & Waimangu Full Day Thermal Tour" last week (the cost includes transportation and entrance). Our driver Thomas is very friendly and helpful. This is an efficient and time-saving tour for those who do not drive. Both the Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland and Waimangu...More

Thank Wendy C
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Thermal_Land_Shuttle, Owner at Thermal Land Shuttle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia Ora Wendy, Thank you for your time to write this review We are glad to hear you had a good day seeing these attractions with Thomas. We are very humbled to be able to show people from all over the world these amazing attractions...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

We booked a full day tour - "Return transport, Waimangu and Wai-o-tapu entry: $129 (per person)" through YHA Rotorua reception desk when we stayed there. I was not sure the exact name of the tour operator, but remembered the van had "Thermal Shuttle" on it,...More

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Thermal_Land_Shuttle, Owner at Thermal Land Shuttle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia Ora, Wow! Now this hard to read. Basically if your not on time or are not going to let us know you are going to be late we presume you wanted to stay out there all day or your going to find your own...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

If you don't have a vehicle this is probably your most economical way of getting to the Thermal Park (apart from hitch hiking). Thomas, our driver, was extremely knowledgeable and had a great sense of humour! He answered questions, gave great insight on the best...More

1  Thank James W
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Thermal_Land_Shuttle, Owner at Thermal Land Shuttle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia Ora James Thank you for your time to write this review That's great to hear you had a good time with Thomas. He has been doing this for years and knows the place like the back of his hand its all part of the...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

spontaneously booked this as i wanted to see Waiotapu and there's no public transport to get there. Akira my tour guide was fantastic. lovely and great sense of humour. he even took us on a detour to the mud pool at my request and dropped...More

1  Thank ilikesparklystuff
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Thermal_Land_Shuttle, Owner at Thermal Land Shuttle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia Ora, Thank you for your time to write this review Akira is a top guide and we are happy to hear that he was very accommodating to your request. The mud pool is a sure stop as we know it's so good to see....More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

We took the Thermal Land Shuttle to Wai-O-Tapu a little over a week ago. The was well worth while and Thomas was an enthusiastic guy who could tell us all sorts of things along the way. We thought the tour left quite early but turns...More

1  Thank JakePol
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Thermal_Land_Shuttle, Owner at Thermal Land Shuttle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Rowland, Thank you for your time to write this review We are glad to hear you had a good day with Thomas, We are all about those hidden gems, we are so humbled to be able to show these wonderful attractions to people from...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

We can highly recommend using Thermal Land Shuttle to provide a full morning trip to the awesome Waiotapu geothermal area on the North Island, New Zealand. We were collected from our hotel in Rotarua right on time and welcomed by our friendly, relaxed guide Thomas....More

1  Thank Pam J
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Thermal_Land_Shuttle, Owner at Thermal Land Shuttle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia Ora Pam Thank you for your time to write this review. We are happy to hear to had a memorable trip with Thomas. He does know this area of New Zealand very well and enjoys being able to show it off to people from...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

It is a really good thing to do. Perfect 1/2 day trip (from like 8 am to 1 pm). Tom picked us up at the hostel and provided some good infos down the way to waiotapu. He gave us good tips where to go (like...More

Thank Kathrin N
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Thermal_Land_Shuttle, Owner at Thermal Land Shuttle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia Ora Kathrin, Thank you for your time to write this review Good to hear you had a awesome time on our half day tour! We certainly know where all the good places to visit are like secret hot pools. Many thanks Thermal Shuttle

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Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

It sounded a bit expensive to take such shuttle service to Thermal Wonderland but it turned out to be a satisfying experience. Driver cum tour guide came on time and also managed to pick us up at the time we requested in the return trip....More

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Thermal_Land_Shuttle, Owner at Thermal Land Shuttle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia Ora, Thank you for your time to write this review We do think our pricing is reasonable and competitive with the current economic situation. It's good to hear you had a satisfying experience and enjoyed the nice scenery. The mud pool is a guarantee...More

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HellCa
1 October 2015|
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Response from Thermal_Land_Shuttle | Property representative |
Hi Cat, We operate a Waitomo Tour Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. We also do a combo with Hobbiton with our Waiotapu or Waimangu tours which operates everyday. If you would like to visit our website it might give you a... More
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Cherie2468
31 July 2015|
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Response from Thermal_Land_Shuttle | Property representative |
Hi Cherie, Probably the most economical way of getting to Rotorua from Auckland would be catching a bus either intercity or mana bus. We have tours that depart Rotorua in the morning and in the afternoon so depends on what... More
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