Specialising in Cruise Ship Tours to Rotorua, Tauranga and Hobbiton

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Arrow Tours are based at the Tauranga Port suburb of Mt Maunganui, the largest port in New Zealand and its fastest growing City .....the gateway to Rotorua.

We are rated No 4 on Tripadvisor who just awarded us a Certificate of Excellence and we offer a worry free guarantee to have you back to your ship on time !

We offer smaller personalised group Tours, much more affordable than the Cruise Ship tours. We maximise your time sightseeing in comfort making it your special day, one you will long remember .

We specialise in Cruise Ship shore excursions and Tours to all the best attractions showcasing the diverse culture and stunning landscape in the Bay of Plenty including Tauranga , Mt Maunganui, Rotorua and Hobbiton.

Friendly professional local guides traveling in comfortable air conditioned vehicles ( mainly Mercedes) Roger and his team offer a worry free Guarantee, you will enjoy a fantastic  day and we will have you back to your ship in plenty of time!

 

Tauranga, Rotorua & Hobbiton Tours details

See the Tauranga , Rotorua and Hobbiton Tour options below for more details.


A1 Rotorua, Tauranga & Mt Maunganui.......our most affordable Tour!

This extremely popular Tour is  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.

Entrance fees can be purchased to Whakarewarewa on the day NZ $40pp )

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 onto the stunning Blue Lake & Tarawerea , Buried Village plus walk in a Redwood Forest. Lake Rotorua nad Government gardens/Rachels pool then onto Rotorua's largest mud pools, you can even soak in a thermal stream. Optional...view the amazing Pohutu Geyser with 1 hour village tour and spectacular concert at Whakarewarewa " The living Maori Village" , entrance fees $40pp . 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 )and overview Tauranga before returning to you 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, Tauranga and Mt Maunganui's Best attractions incl Whakarewarewa , Voted Our Best Value Tour!

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 Rotorua,Tauranga and Mt Maunganui Highlights ...... great family Day incl Skyline Gondola

A great Tour for those who want to enjoy Rotorua, Tauranga and My Maunganui.

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. Next we explore 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 we go to the Skyline Gondola and see stunning views of Rotorua and thrill seekers can enjoy the many rides on offer including the Luge ( entrance fees and one ride is included ) Optional is the 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 ( extra $40pp ) . 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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A4 Rotorua, Tauranga and Mt Maunganui's Top Attractions including " 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 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 Whakarewarewa 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 plus Carving & Weaving demonstrations. 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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A5 Rotorua & Hobbiton Combo Day Tour

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.

Visit Hobbiton and Rotorua with Arrow Tours. We offer the best Rotorua and Hobbiton Tours as shore excursions from Port of Tauranga . Our day tour takes you from Tauranga / Mount Maunganui to the wonders of Rotorua. We then travel to middle earth New Zealand to the Hobbiton New Zealand Movie Set. Your Rotorua attractions and Hobbiton entry fees are included in our prices. Departing Tauranga; you will travel 1 hour to Rotorua to visit the Whakarewarewa Geothermal Valley ( The Living Maori Village ) see erupting geothermal activity, hot geothermal springs and hot bubbling mud pools. This is the location of the famous Pohutu Geyser. Learn about the traditions and culture which has been passed down and upheld by the Maori people for generations.on your 1 hour guided Tour with a local Maori then enjoy a experience a concert including a traditional Maori welcome, traditional songs, dances and demonstrations of fighting skills including the famous Haka. We guarantee back to your ship in plenty of time!

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A6 Private Group Shore Excursion

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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A8 Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

A fantastic day tour from Tauranga, to see Hobbiton the famous Lord of the Rings Movie set on a 6 hour tour to the stunning Waikato countryside an hours scenic drive just over the hills from Tauranga. The breath taking location a sheep farm selected by Peter Jackson for his movie masterpieces. Be memorised on a 2 hour guided tour that will bring to life the scenes from these box office hits. You can buy lunch at the Green Dragon pub used in the movie then ample time to browse for souvenirs and enjoy a snack or lunch before returning for an overview of Tauranga. On the way back visit Mossop's Honey for honey tasting, gifts and maybe a iconic Kiwi ice cream, see stunning views at McClarens Falls park and the Minden Lookout. We return to your ship via Tauranga Harbour Bridge. We guarantee back to your ship in plenty of Time !

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