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Ziplining Forest Adventure - The Original Canopy Tour Rotorua

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Rotorua, New Zealand
Ziplining Forest Adventure - The Original Canopy Tour Rotorua
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icon3 hours  (approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds


This Rotorua zipline tour takes you soaring through a centuries-old forest canopy as you switch between the six zipline cables suspended 72 feet (22 meters) above the ground. Get a bird’s-eye view as two expert guides suit you up with safety equipment and teach you about the forest environment. Bonus: you can later download photos taken of you during your treetops adventure. Round-trip hotel transport is included on this small-group tour, limited to 10 people.
  • Enjoy breathtaking views while suspended up to 72 feet above the ground
  • All safety equipment and hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Access and download all the photos from your zipline adventure at the end of the tour
  • Small-group tour limited to 10 people ensures a more personalized experience
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Safety equipment
Two professional guides
Hotel pickup and drop-off (if needed)
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Photos available for download
Wet weather clothing and warmer garments
Food and drinks
This operator has two meet-up options available. You can either meet at the departure point below or select a location for pick-up.
Rotorua Canopy Tours | Zipline Experience | Treetop Adventure , 147 Fairy Springs Road, Fairy Springs, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand

Everyone meets at our base prior to their expereince. This is just a 5 -10 minute drive from Rotorua's Center. Call us if you need any help with directions!

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This activity will end right where it started.We will pick you up from any Rotorua central accommodation, restaurants or iconic location. Just wait in the main reception/check-in area or let us know where you need to be collected from!
At your selected departure time you’re picked up from your hotel and transferred to the starting point for your zipline tour in the Rotorua forest, a protected ecosystem that your ticket price helps to preserve.

On arrival, it’s a gentle walk to the first platform, perched 72 feet above the forest floor. Before you launch into the canopy, expert guides provide safety gear and a briefing on what you can expect during your treetops adventure.

Before you shoot off into the tree canopy, learn about the region’s history and birdlife, and hear about steps the local tour operator is taking to care for the 500-year-old forest. Then enjoy aerial views as you zoom along six ziplines — the longest of which is 722 feet (220 meters) long — stopping at two suspended bridges in between.

Back on firm ground, finish your Rotorua zipline adventure with drop-off at your hotel.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • We can help with pickup and drop-off to Rotorua Central. Please contact us with any questions, all contact details are found on your confirmation voucher/email
  • Minimum age is 6 years
  • Maximum weight is 265 pounds (120kg)
  • Closed-toe footwear is required; supportive footwear such as trainers or hiking boots is recommended
  • Not recommended for participants with back problems, heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Availability: This tour is for small groups of no more than 10 people. We will do our best to book you for your preferred departure time but due to other bookings, this may not always be available. If your preferred time is not available, we will contact you to offer an alternative departure
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Rotorua Canopy Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The tour guides were...
, Jul 2022
The tour guides were fantastic. Great bunch of people. Very well organised morning. We were amazed at the forest and the construction.
Was such an amazing...
, Jul 2022
Was such an amazing experience! Our guides Ash, Carter and Jonno made the tour that little extra fun and exciting, providing informative facts about the beautiful rainforest! 10/10
We had a great day. Our...
, Mar 2022
We had a great day. Our instructors Jonno and Emma were amazing, they were friendly and professional, they did an amazing job. We would recommend this activity to anyone.
, Feb 2022
We had the most amazing time ziplining. I overcame my fear of heights.Our guides were so much fun & they made it such an exciting enjoyable time.Unfortunatly we can't remember there names.Highly recommended anyone to to it no matter what age.
icon Response from Host , Feb 2022
Awesome to hear that you were able to conquer your fears while out there zipping through the forest! Looking forward to having you guys back again sometime soon!
, Jan 2022
what a great morning well worth it would recommend it to anyone, really cool zip lines and great forest
Ziplining fun
, Dec 2021
Care taken to ensure I would enjoy the ride. It was made fun. A element of surprise suggested by the guide. Conservation effort to show us how the forest was being cared for.
Our guides were amazing...
, Oct 2021
Our guides were amazing and had safety as a priority. The beauty of the forest and the conservation work is great
1 traveler found this review helpful
Girls weel away
, Feb 2021
Wow this is sooo amazing. The information and the girls that took us are awesome. Big thank u to Jesse and Ash. From Tina and Lynda
Flying high
, Aug 2020
A fun and exhilarating way to experience our native forest.....from above! Our guides (Shaiyan and Harry) were top notch
Zip line revelation
, Jul 2020
From the introductions in the van to the final zip line run I felt welcome and part of a team. It was fun and educational. It gave me a lot to think about in terms of conservation and the environment .
Amazing ultimate tour
, Feb 2020
What can I say Dan & Zoe (the guides) made this trip amazing from start to finish, we originally booked onto the original one and then upgraded once there to the ultimate one and by god it was worth every penny. Zip lines which go on forever with beautiful views and some amazing facts about the wildlife and forest animals. Would recommend everyone try this out
Tree top view
, Feb 2020
Amazing !!!😎 We went with two couples And the experience war great the view was great And pth people were well organized
, Apr 2019
I specifically called and cancelled this experience 2 days before the event... sadly Ihad not accounted for crossing the international dateline, oops! No one said, call Viator & obviously they didn't tell them. I will challenge this on my cc. We were sad to miss the experience, but did aggravated we have to deal with this now. POOR COMMUNICATION
Awesome experience
, Mar 2019
The lush green surrounds you giving you a relaxing and peaceful state of mind. Even if you are ziplining pretty high, the vegetation masks everything and offers you not just beautiful views but also a primitive sentiment of belonging to that environment. The guides that we had were GREAT: joyful, entertaining, knowledgeable, and they made everything easy.
Amazing fun, educational and truly...
Elizabeth M
, Aug 2017
Amazing fun, educational and truly thrilling. Despite having a serious fear of heights, I ended up loving every second of the adventure. Thank you for making my day in the trees so magical!
I've done a few canopy zipline tours...
Ryan G
, Mar 2017
I've done a few canopy zipline tours throughout the world and this is the best I've done by far. Highly professional, safe, and knowledgeable guides that also encouraged heaps of fun were the key. The forest was beautiful and peaceful with the conservation work and information really important. Fantastic tour, definitely do this if you are in Rotorua.
Wow!!! What an amazing experience...
, Jan 2017
Wow!!! What an amazing experience. Fantastic tour with the most wonderful guides. We would recommend this tour to anyone. An absolute must do in Rotorua.
An amazing experience - a must do...
Meredith H
, Dec 2016
An amazing experience - a must do and for a good cause for anyone who likes fun...and is ok with heights!
Fantastic experience. Instructors were...
Valerie B
, Sep 2016
Fantastic experience. Instructors were great too - encouraging and clear in their advice.
Fantastic walk in the forest...
Aisyah A
, Jun 2016
Fantastic walk in the forest, thrilling ziplines and a chance to play your part in saving the birds population there. A must do activity if you are there...suitable for all ages!

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