Shore Excursions Tauranga – Most Amazing Way to Explore the Gems of New Zealand

by Roger Simister Arrow Tours

Is New Zealand your next family holiday destination? Want to have an experience you never had! Then shore excursions from the Port of Tauranga is the best way to achieve that as it includes geothermal areas of Rotorua, Hobbiton Movie set visit and a lot more that can make your day!

Are you looking for some family fun in New Zealand? Wish to make it an experience to remember for life? How about going for the shore excursions Tauranga? Sounds interesting right! Want to know what the entire excursion includes? From the visit to geothermal area in Rotorua to overview of Mt Maunganui and a lot more can be experienced! Let us find it out in a much detailed manner below.

As you are looking for ultimate family fun, the Rotorua and Hobbiton Combo day tour that includes the skyline gondola ride with spectacular views and optional Luge rides is a great alternative. This day tour also includes the overview of the other attractions including the geothermal area in Rotorua, lakes, waterfalls, Kiwifruit tour and tasting along with an overview of Tauranga and Mt Maunganui.

Shore excursions from the Port of Tauranga lets you the experience the best out of the Rotorua and Hobbiton combo day tour. The excursion starts from the overview of Mt Maunganui and Tauranga which includes the serene Pilot Bay and the golden sands of the award-winning surf beach. After which you will initiate departure towards Rotorua. While heading towards Rotorua stopping at the Kiwifruit Country store and tasting the fruit makes the journey a sweeter experience. Now as you have satisfied your taste buds, enjoying an orchard tour is the next thing you need to try out! And while heading ahead you will be able to watch the thrill seekers enjoying river rafting onto the Okere Falls while you can have a nature walk through the native fauna of New Zealand. Next is a short drive past the picturesque Lake Rotoiti to the stunning Blue lake and Redwood forest.  

After all this you will be able to explore the beautiful lake Rotorua following which you will drive through and past the picturesque Government Gardens, Polynesian Spa, Rachel's pool, Blue baths and Rotorua Museum. Next, you will be experiencing the skyline gondola and see the stunning views of Rotorua. Here if you seek thrilling adventure you can go for rides on offer that includes the Luge ride. Then appears the Whakarewarewa Geothermal Valley (The Living Maori Village) where you will be able to see erupting geothermal activity, hot geothermal springs and hot bubbling mud pools. This is the location of the famous Pohutu Geyser as well! Here you can learn about the traditions and culture which has been passed down and sustained by the Maori people for generations. For a better experience hiring a local Maori guide is recommended.

Apart from this you will be able to enjoy and experience a concert including traditional Maori welcome, traditional songs, dances and demonstrations of fighting skills together with the famous Haka (i.e. a traditional war cry, war dance, or challenge in Maori culture).

Finally, comes the most exciting part of the shore excursions Tauranga I.e. the Hobbiton Movie Set visit! Hobbiton is the famous Lord of the Rings and Hobbit Movie set which everyone wishes to visit once for sure especially the kids. On the arrival at Shire’s Rest you will be on the largest "green set" in the world and the only place where you get an emotional response to a movie set in a natural setting. During your return do not forget to have a taste of the honey products at the Mossops honey!

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