Specialist's in small group Cruise Ship Tours & Excursions to Tauranga, Rotorua & Hobbiton.

We are a team of friendly and passionate local expert guides based at the Port of Tauranga who are committed to making your holiday in New Zealand the best possible. We offer small group personalised Tours, will not bore you with rehearsed text and we will give you an insider look into real life in the Bay of Plenty with interesting anecdotes and a professional service….you will not be disappointed!

We can offer you just about everything you need to have the perfect holiday. Airport transfers, Port or Hotel pick-up and drop-off, high-quality day Tours, suggestions and advice on how to maximise your tour and a personal caring service.  You will see diverse landscapes including beautiful beaches,  Lakes plus NZ fauna. In Rotorua see magnificent erupting Geysers, bubbling mud pools and immerse yourself in Maori culture.

Our aim is to make your holiday hassle-free and enjoyable. We will do the absolute maximum to depart with very satisfied and happy new friends and we guarantee back to your ship in plenty of time.

We hope that we can welcome you too in Tauranga soon!

 

A1 Affordable Rotorua Maori Culture, Geysers and Mudpools .....early bird special only $99!

This is our entry level Tour for visitors wanting an awesome day sightseeing of all the local attractions including Rotorua , Mt Maunganui and Tauranga without the added cost of entrance fees to the main attractions.

(nb; These can be purchased on the day NZ $25-$54 )

We start with an overview of Mt Maunganui including the serene Pilot Bay then around to the golden sands of our award winning surf beach before departing for Rotorua. We stop at the Kiwifruit Country Store, Fruit tasting and orchard tour. Then a short journey to Okere Falls, watch thrill seekers River rafting and Kayaking , walk through New Zealand native fauna. From here we drive past the picturesque Lake Rotoiti the stunning Blue Lake and Redwood Forest. In Rotorua view the amazing Pohutu Geyser & bubbling mud at our private location, then onto lunch at the Lakeside Cafe . ( additional cost ) next to the beautiful Lake Rotorua. Drive through and past the picturesque Government Gardens , Polynesian Spa, Rachels pool, Blue baths and Rotorua Museum. Return through farmland, steep gorge's & forest with spectacular views of Tauranga & Mt Maunganui. On our return we stop at Mossop's Honey for tasting gifts & ice cream (optional -time permitting ). Tauranga overview before returning to your ship via Tauranga City and the Harbour Bridge. We guarantee you back to your ship in plenty of Time !

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A2 Rotorua's Best Value Tour see Geysers, Mudpools & Maori Culture at Whakarewarewa

Voted best value by passengers wanting a great day out sightseeing in this diverse area including Tauranga , Mt Maunganui and focusing on the Geothermal area in Rotorua with entry to Whakarewarewa. See the stunning Pohutu Geyser and bubbling mudpools in an actual living Maori Village plus enjoy a Maori Cultural Performance including song dance and the famous "Haka"plus  a 1 hour fully guided Tour with a Local Maori to learn about the History and Culture of this unique area.

We start with an overview of Mt Maunganui including the serene Pilot bay then around to the golden sands of our award winning surf beach before departing for Rotorua. We stop at the Kiwifruit Country Store, Fruit tasting and orchard tour. Onto Okere Falls watch thrill seekers River rafting and kakayingthen a native walk through New Zealand native fauna. From here a short drive past the picturesque Lake Rotoiti and onto the stunning Blue Lake and Redwood Forest. We stop for lunch at the Lakeside Cafe ( additional cost ) next to beautiful Lake Rotorua after which we drive through and past the picturesque Government Gardens, Polynesian Spa, Rachel's pool, Blue baths and Rotorua Museum Then onto the main event Whakarewarewa Maori village, ( The Living Maori village ) emmerse yourself in Maori culture, bubbling mud, see the stunning Pohutu Geyser erupting plus a 1 hour guided tour and 25 min Cultural Performance with a rousing Haka, one not to be missed . On our return we a shorter route through steep gorges , farms and forest then we stop at Mossops Honey Centre for tastings, ice cream and gifts (optional & time permitting). Then an overview of Tauranga before we cross the Harbour bridge and back to your ship. We guarantee back to your ship in plenty of time!

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A3 Great Family Tour. Skyline Gondola & Luge with optional Geyser & mudpools

A great Tour for those who want to enjoy some family fun  to The Skyline Gondola with spectacular views and optional Luge rides . Also included  an overview of the other attractions including the Geothermal area in Rotorua, Lakes ,waterfalls , Kiwifruit Tour and tasting plus an overview of Tauranga and Mt Maunganui.

We start with an overview of Mt Maunganui including the serene Pilot bay then around to the golden sands of award our winning surf beach before departing for Rotorua. We stop at the Kiwifruit Country Store, Fruit tasting and orchard tour. Onto Okere Falls watch thrill seekers River rafting and native walk through New Zealand native fauna, then a short drive to the stunning Blue Lake and Redwood Forest. Then onto lunch at the Lakeside Cafe ( additional cost ) next to beautiful Lake Rotorua after which we drive through and past the picturesque Government Gardens, Polynesian Spa, Rachels pool, Blue baths and Rotorua Museum Ride the Skyline Gondola to the top of Mt Ngongataha see magnificent views of Rotorua (optional Luge Rides) enjoy coffee or Volcanic Hills wine tasting. Rotorua's Geothermal area including the famous Pohutu Geyser, bubbling mud pools & springs (entrance fees additional $35) We return via shorter route through steep gorges, farmland and forest then we stop at Mossop's Honey Centre Honey for tastings, ice cream and gifts (optional & time permitting). Then an overview of Tauranga before we go past downtown Tauranga and across the Harbour bridge and back to your starting point. We guarantee back to your ship in plenty of time!

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A4 Remarkable Rotorua's Top Attractions including Our Heritage " Te Puia "

Our most popular Tour where you can get up close to the spectacular Pohutu Geyser , Bubbling mudpools and steam vents plus  a Maori challenge, Cultural Performance , Carving and weaving demonstrations and the iconic Kiwi Bird at Te Puia in the Whakarewrewa thermal valley

lt also includes a fully guided 1 hour tour with a local Maori guide to explain the history and culture of this diverse and unique area and overview of Rotorua including a rousing Cultural performance  Tauranga and an overview of Mt Maunganui highlights. 

We start with an overview of Mt Maunganui including the serene Pilot bay then around to the golden sands of award our winning surf beach before departing for Rotorua. We stop at the Kiwifruit Country Store, Fruit tasting and orchard tour. Onto Okere Falls watch thrill seekers River rafting and native walk through New Zealand native fauna, then a short drive to the stunning Blue Lake and Redwood Forest. Then onto lunch at the Lakeside Cafe ( additional cost ) next to beautiful Lake Rotorua after which we drive through and past the picturesque Government Gardens, Polynesian Spa, Rachels pool, Blue baths and Rotorua Museum. Then onto the main event Te Puia in the Whakarewrewa geothermal valley,Immerse yourself in Maori Culture, bubbling mud pools,and steam vents, see the Famous Pohutu Geyser gushing 30 metres skyward plus our native Kiwi Bird. Be entertained with a Maori Challenge and Cultural performance including a rousing Haka plussee Carving & Weaving demonstartions. We return via a shorter route through steep gorges , farmland and forest then we stop at Mossops Honey Centre Honey for tastings, ice cream and gifts (optional & time permitting). Then an overview of Tauranga before we go past downtown Tauranga across the Harbour bridge and back to your starting point. We guarantee back to your ship in plenty of time!

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A6 Private Group Charter

If you are are group of 4 or more people the Private Charter your whole day is about you. This is the perfect tour for your group simply choose any attractions options from our selected Tours or let us customise a Tour for you, just let us know what your preferences eg wine tasting, river rafting and we will do the rest.

Let us customise a Tour to show you all the best the area has to offer in a Luxurious Mercedes Van. Explore beautiful beaches stunning lakes and the famous Geothermal region of Rotorua. Seeing gushing Geysers and bubbling mudpools in a relaxed private group where you maximise your time on shore . Includes Bottled water, snacks and complimentary Wi fi

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A7 Rotorua's famous Polynesian Spa plus Maori Culture

Escape to Polynesian Spa and unlock nature’s gift in Rotorua. Your soul will thank you for it.

Nestled on the shores of Lake Rotorua lies Polynesian Spa – a geothermal bathing and soul soothing retreat, where you can experience wellness sourced from Rotorua’s very own backyard. Renowned for its healing waters and decadent therapies, discover why people have flocked to these waters since the 1800s.

Channelling the geothermal marvels in its backyard, waters from two natural springs are fed into the 28 hot mineral pools at Polynesian Spa. The slightly acidic Priest Spring relieves tired muscles, aches and pains while the alkaline waters of the Rachel Spring nourish skin. Wellness rituals such as hydrotherapy and a reflexology walk complete the experience.

Specialising in a range of health and wellness treatments, The Retreat at Polynesian Spa has a decadent spa therapy menu. From Aix spa therapies to geothermal mud body wraps, aromatherapy massage, relaxation massage and facials, this is the perfect place to reset and relax.

Rotorua's Famous Polynesian Spa plus optional Geysers and Maori Culture Soothe away your aches and pains and experience the ultimate in relaxation , Lakeside pools filled with soothing alkaline water, surrounded by New Zealand native fauna, natural rocks, with a majestic waterfall and grotto . Pools range in temperature fro 36 to 42 degrees . Then enjoy an optional viewing of The Famous Pohutu Geyser and mudpools, Maori cultural performance in the Whakarewarewa Geothermal valley at one of three different locations from only $15 pp, which can be booked on the day .

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