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Tu Tika Tours - A unique cultural experience with a local Maori family

Tu Tika Tours - A unique cultural experience with a local Maori family

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Looking for a genuine connection with a local Maori family? We welcome you to step off the tourist trail and come join us for a personal and meaningful life-time experience. Embrace the warmth of true Maori culture through our family. You will immediately feel welcomed and at ease with your hosts as you experience our culture, land, nature, amazing stories and food on this unforgettable experience. Sure to create friendships and memories that will last a lifetime.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$216.58
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$216.58
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Waipoua Forest: Twilight Encounter - Maori Cultural Eco Night Tour

Waipoua Forest: Twilight Encounter - Maori Cultural Eco Night Tour

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Experience a mystical journey through the sacred forests of New Zealand’s Maori people during this 4-hour evening forest walk in Waipoua with an indigenous guide. Walk beneath the giant Kauri trees of this forest sanctuary, including the majestic ‘Te Matua Ngahere’ tree, absorbing the site’s spiritual energy as you learn about the site’s significance to Maori beliefs.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$78.42
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$78.42

The Awesome Scenic Rafting Adventure - Full Day Rafting on the Rangitikei River

The Awesome Scenic Rafting Adventure - Full Day Rafting on the Rangitikei River

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With over 30 Grade 2 (easy) rapids, amazing scenery and a riverside lunch, the 13 km section of the Rangitikei River downstream from River Valley Lodge is perfect for all ages.   On the way down the river, immense cliffs cradle the river canyon. It is in one of these sections that we stop and have a picnic lunch. From there it is a relaxing float out to the take out, followed by a scenic drive back to River Valley Lodge. For those wanting more of an adventure, we can run this trip with inflatable kayaks. Or, for those who are less active we can take oared rafts. This is a full day trip, departing from River Valley Lodge at 9.30am.  You will be spending approximately 4 hours on the river, plus a stop for your picnic lunch along the way.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$137.62
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$137.62
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Bay of Islands Shore Excursion: Sightseeing with Kawiti Glowworm Caves

Bay of Islands Shore Excursion: Sightseeing with Kawiti Glowworm Caves

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Join a Bay of Islands sightseeing tour from the Waitangi Port. See some of the best locations that this region has to offer while your ship is berthed in the harbour, including a guided tour of Kawiti Glowworm Caves, a stop at the picturesque Kerikeri, with tastings at Makana Confections, and a visit to the beautiful Haruru Falls and lookout point over Waitangi and the Bay of Islands.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$126.96
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$126.96

Tongariro River White Water Rafting Adventure

Tongariro River White Water Rafting Adventure

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Enjoy an exhilarating white water rafting trip in New Zealand with this half-day excursion on the Tongariro River. Your expert guide takes you on a roller coaster-like series of class three rapids that offer views of pristine wilderness that can only be accessed from the river. Your tour includes lunch, rafting instruction, and use of all necessary gear, making it suitable for all levels of experience.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.58
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$105.58

Half-Day Vintage Car Tour with Food Platter Up To 4 Passengers

Half-Day Vintage Car Tour with Food Platter Up To 4 Passengers

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Instead of crowding into a tour bus, explore the Hawke’s Bay in a perfectly-preserved 1930s vintage car on this stylish half-day tour of the region. Choose between one of three tours – sample what’s unique local wines with a Winery Tour; see Napier’s art deco landmarks on the Scenic Tour; or visit popular attractions on the Best of the Bay Tour. Choose your destinations or avoid the stress of choosing: your guide can put together the perfect day.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$618.92
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$618.92
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3-hour Private Scenic and Taster Tour by Vintage Car

3-hour Private Scenic and Taster Tour by Vintage Car

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Take a 3-hour private tour of Napier & Hawke's Bay in your very own vintage car to see the Art Deco architecture and other highlights. Sit back and enjoy the stories and scenery while your chauffeur drives you around the town in a beautifully restored vehicle from the Art Deco period. We have included in the itinerary section a list of options available (please note that we cannot cover all options in 3 hours!) so that you can customize your personalized itinerary either through the booking process or your chauffeur will help you plan your day on arrival.  This is a bespoke tour that can be designed to suit your tastes.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$448.09
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$448.09
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Hobbiton Tour ( Max 11 Passengers)

Hobbiton Tour ( Max 11 Passengers)

our tour guides are multi lingual and have 10 years experience and we provide services so that our customers feel comfortable and enjoy their trip,our vehicles are fully air-condition with Luxury seats.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$130.70
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$130.70

Remutaka Rail Trail Cycle Explorer - Cruise Ship Shore Excursion

Remutaka Rail Trail Cycle Explorer - Cruise Ship Shore Excursion

Discover the Remutaka area’s rich rail history and natural beauty on an easy, all-inclusive, 6 hour mountain biking day trip. The flagship of the Remutaka Cycle Trail, this trail is suitable for riders of all levels. Cycle through native, bird-filled forest, over bridges and through tunnels while enjoying views of the natural landscape and the old railway system. Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch at the Summit and embark on a fun (but easily controllable) descent to Cross Creek in the Wairarapa, home to some of New Zealand’s most scenic farmland.  You will be provided with everything you will need for your adventure - transport to and from your cruise ship, comfort mountain bikes / eBikes with trunk bags for your personal effects, and all food - so all you need to do is wear appropriate clothing and be ready to ride! Distance 18/25km, riding time 3-4 hours, total duration 6 hours
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$131.07
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$131.07

Remutaka Rail Trail Explorer Cycle Tour

Remutaka Rail Trail Explorer Cycle Tour

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Beginner and advanced cyclists alike will enjoy this fun cycling tour through the Remutaka Ranges, on the Remutaka Cycle Trail. The easy-to-moderate trail is suitable for most riders who are up for an adventure, and the standard 11 mile (18 kilometer) route can be lengthened or shortened to suit your needs. Enjoy the forested scenery that you’ll ride through, and learn more about the history of this area from your local guides.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$101.94
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$101.94

Thermal Path Tour

Thermal Path Tour

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Enjoy a 4 hour, small group tour (11people max). Departs every day from 1:15 pm return 5:15pm. Discover some of Rotorua's "off the beaten track" mud pools and best thermal areas. Dip your toes or fully immerse yourself in our favourite hot springs. Rainbow ,Mountain, Crater Lakes - uniquely coloured vegetation and lakes. Waiotapu mud Pool - boiling mud with mini-eruptions guaranteed. Hot lakes and Kerosene Creek - a natural thermal bath experience like no other. Te Manaroa Spring - NZ's largest source of 100% boiling spring water. Finish the day soaking in Waikite Valley Thermal Pools Spring n Spa.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$62.14
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$62.14

Mornin Lakes Tour

Mornin Lakes Tour

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Rotorua’s volcanic history has created a landscape of lakes. See some of the most spectacular ones on this half day tour, traveling in a small group with a knowledgeable guide. Exercise your legs with a bushwalk, watch springs bubble, and learn about the natural processes which have shaped this land of fire and water.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.02
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$66.02

Nocturnal adventure Glow-worm tour

Nocturnal adventure Glow-worm tour

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Even on the cloudiest night, the New Zealand glowworm lights up the darkness in a lucky few spots across the country. This short evening bush-walk departing from Rotorua involves a short drive, a walk through picturesque native bush and the chance to see these increasingly rare creatures. Tack this tour onto the end of a thrilling day in Rotorua instead of hiring a car for an almost two-hour drive west to visit the exceedingly popular Waitomo Caves. This is one of the easiest ways to experience Aotearoa’s unique glowworm habitats.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.49
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$50.49

Private Shore Excursion: Bay of Islands Tour with Wine Tasting

Private Shore Excursion: Bay of Islands Tour with Wine Tasting

This full-day Bay of Islands tour with wine tasting is designed for cruise ship passengers who want to make the most of a short stay in the area. You’ll travel with a private guide, so you have the freedom to adjust the itinerary, go at your own pace, and ask questions. Visit several must-see sights around the Bay and some of New Zealand’s best vineyards at Kerikeri, all on an easy day trip.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$231.51
Price varies by group size
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$231.51
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Private Tour: Bay of Islands Tour with Wine Tasting

Private Tour: Bay of Islands Tour with Wine Tasting

The Bay of Islands is one of the most visited attractions of New Zealand’s North Island, and this private 6-hour tour from Paihia combines all its highlights with wine tasting in the Kerikeri wine region. Along the way, discover New Zealand’s colonial history at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, marvel at natural wonders such as Haruru Falls and Wharepuke Falls, and immerse yourself in Maori culture at Rewa‘s Village.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$231.51
Price varies by group size
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$231.51
Price varies by group size
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Private Shore Excursion: Full-Day Bay of Islands Tour

Private Shore Excursion: Full-Day Bay of Islands Tour

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This full-day Bay of Islands tour has been especially designed for cruise ship passengers, so you can get the most out of your short time in the area. You can choose to see natural spots like waterfalls and glowworm caves, or sites of historical importance, like the Treaty Grounds at Waitangi. The choice is yours, as this is a private tour just for you and your party.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$231.51
Price varies by group size
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$231.51
Price varies by group size
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Private Tour: Full-Day Bay of Islands Tour

Private Tour: Full-Day Bay of Islands Tour

The Bay of Islands is one of the most visited destinations of New Zealand’s North Island, but it has the traffic to match. Escape the crowds on this private 6-hour tour and enjoy a personalized itinerary, taking in attractions such as Wharepuke Falls, Rewa’s Village, the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, and Rainbow Falls.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$231.51
Price varies by group size
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$231.51
Price varies by group size
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Pahia Shore Excursion: Private Half-Day Bay of Islands Tour

Pahia Shore Excursion: Private Half-Day Bay of Islands Tour

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Enjoy a private half-day sightseeing tour of the Bay of Islands region led by a knowledgeable guide. Personalize the itinerary with options including historical sites like the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, The Stone Store and Kemp House in Kerikeri, and Russell — where Europeans first settled in New Zealand. See St Paul's Anglican Church in Paihia, learn about Maori culture at Rewa‘s Village, and admire natural attractions including marine wildlife, Haruru Falls and Rainbow Falls. Or check out wineries and gourmet shops with handmade treats, fine wine and fresh seafood.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$179.24
Price varies by group size
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$179.24
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Bay of Islands Half-Day Private Tour

Bay of Islands Half-Day Private Tour

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The Bay of Islands encompasses 140 small, mostly undeveloped islands surrounding North Island. Explore a few highlights on this half-day tour with a local guide. Visit the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, the site of the first treaty between British settlers and the indigenous Maori people. You’ll also visit Haruru Falls, Kemp House, Rainbow Falls, Rewa‘s Village, the Stone Store, St. James’ Anglican Church, and more.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$149.36
Price varies by group size
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$149.36
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Private Shore Excursion - The Giants and Tiny Dwarfs of the Bay of Islands

Private Shore Excursion - The Giants and Tiny Dwarfs of the Bay of Islands

During this tour you will experience an encounter with mighty prehistoric giants that only a couple of centuries ago dominated the vast forests of the North Island of New Zealand. You will see amazing Kauri – our bewitching giants... ... and tiny and defenseless glow warms which bring to the darkness of the underground caves a mysterious bluish glow of an endless starry sky…
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$194.17
Price varies by group size
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$194.17
Price varies by group size
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Shore Excursion Auckland Introduction Tour (3 Hours)

Shore Excursion Auckland Introduction Tour (3 Hours)

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Make the most of the little time you have on shore in Auckland with this concise tour that takes you all across Auckland. Rather than staying around the crowds in the central city, head out to spots like Bastion Point, Mt Eden and One Tree Hill and enjoy panoramic views of the Auckland landscape and the Hauraki Gulf. Visit landmarks like the Wintergardens and the Harbor Bridge and experience the full range of suburbs and green spaces in Auckland.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.47
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$66.47

Auckland Hidden Gems Tour- A personalised introduction to Auckland

Auckland Hidden Gems Tour- A personalised introduction to Auckland

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Step off the tourist trail and discover hidden corners of New Zealand’s largest city on this Auckland express bus tour. Travel with your guide to One Tree Hill, Mt. Eden Volcano, the Wintergardens, Parnell Village, and the historic Holt Trinity Church. Visit Bastion Point for panoramic views over Waitemata Harbour, delve into Auckland’s rich maritime history, see a working farm in action, and gain insight into the native Maori heritage for which New Zealand is famous.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$66.47
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$66.47
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Hula Haka - Cultural Experience and Buffet

Hula Haka - Cultural Experience and Buffet

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This action-packed Rotorua tour will give you access to incredible outdoor beauty, teach you about Maori culture, and allow you to taste a delicious Hangi feast too. By going on a guided 4WD tour—you’ll be able to visit remote places you wouldn’t discover alone and spot native wildlife. Conveniently, all entrance tickets are included, and you’ll enjoy Maori performances at Maori Village. When you’ve worked up an appetite, you’ll be treated to a delicious Hangi feast served from a buffet.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$93.93
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$93.93

Mitai Maori Village Experience in Rotorua

Mitai Maori Village Experience in Rotorua

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Get an authentic introduction to Maori culture with an evening at the Mitai Maori Village of Rotorua. See warriors in traditional dress paddle in an ancient canoe, and be captivated by the displays of weaponry. You'll watch 'haka' and poi dances and view glowworms in their natural habitat. This 3-hour experience includes round-trip hotel transport and a traditional 'hangi' feast with your admission ticket.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.56
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$89.56

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