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Rotorua and Central Plateau Excursions

Buried Village of Te Wairoa

Obliterated by the volcanic eruption of Mt Tarawera in 1886, the buried village of Te Wairoa is now the most famous archaeological site in New Zealand. 

Hobbiton Movie Set & Farm Tour, Matamata

1.75 hours Year round
Lord of the Rings trilogy, the site of Hobbiton, home to Sam, Frodo and his uncle Bilbo, was reconstructed for the new films of the Hobbit.

Huka Falls Jet, Taupo

A unique combination of excitement and natural beauty, this is a 30-minute jet boat ride to Taupo's bubbling Huka Falls.

Mitai Maori Hangi & Concert, Rotorua

3.25 hours Year round
An evening at Mitai will give you an authentic introduction to Maori culture.

Ohinemutu Maori Village Guided Walk, Rotorua

1 hours Year round
Ohinemutu is a living Maori village set on the picturesque shores of Lake Rotorua.

Orakei Hidden Valley Landing & Tour (Floatplane), Taupo

2.25 hours Year round
Combine a flight over the stunning volcano of Mount Tarawera with a floatplane landing to explore Orakei Korako 'The Hidden Valley'.

Orakei Korako Admission, Taupo

Orakei Korako, New Zealand’s largest geyser field is a highly active geothermal area located just north of Taupo alongside the Waikato River.

Rotorua Diamond Sightseeing Pass

This is a special sightseeing pass which allows admission to five of Rotorua's most popular attractions.

Taupo Riverjet Volcanic Tour, Lake Taupo

5.5 hours Year round
Your tour begins with a lookout over the Great Lake and the rugged volcanic region which includes Mt Ruapehu itself.

Te Po Indigenous Evening at Te Puia, Rotorua

4.5 hours Year round
Experience both Maori heritage and culture as well as witness the incredible geothermal activity for which Rotorua is famed.

Tongariro Full Day Guided Walk, Taupo

9 hours Year round
Tongariro National Park takes in the twin peaks of Tongariro and Ruapehu and is popular with hikers and skiers.

Tongariro Sunset Guided Walk, Taupo

2 hours Year round
This two-hour sunset bush walk comprises a choice of two tracks, one on Tongariro and one on Mt Ruapehu and is led by a guide who is an expert in this National Park.

Waitomo Glow Worm Cave & Ruakuri Cave, Waitomo

3 hours Year round
This is a guided walk that leads visitors through the amazing Cathedral Cave, whose high ceilings and limestone walls provide excellent acoustics.

Whirinaki Forest Full Day Guided Walk, Rotorua

Whirinaki Forest Park is renowned for ancient trees, rich biodiversity and stunning scenery while this walk is regarded as one of NZ's best one day walks.