From Auckland: Rotorua Māori Village & Polynesian Spa Tour

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Embark on a day tour from Auckland to Rotorua to explore Whakarewarewa Village's Māori culture amid geothermal wonders, then unwind at the Polynesian Spa's mineral pools surrounded by a stunning natural environment.

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  • Marvel at the beauty of Rotorua's silica formations that nature has created
  • Learn about Māori life and customs in an authentic, living village from locals
  • Take in the panoramic views of Geysers and explore the boiling hot pools
  • Unwind at the Polynesian Spa, surrounded by natural beauty and Lake Rotorua
  • Sit back and relax on a comfortable, return bus ride from Auckland to Rotorua


Begin your tour with a scenic bus ride from Auckland to Rotorua, where you arrive at the enchanting Whakarewarewa Village. Step into this living Māori village and be greeted by the warmth of the local community and the rich aroma of geothermal steam rising from the earth. Guided by knowledgeable locals, embark on a cultural exploration of Whakarewarewa, discovering the fascinating traditions, customs, and lifestyle of the Māori people. Marvel at the bubbling mud pools, spouting geysers, and steaming vents that dot the landscape, each with its own story to tell. Immerse yourself in the captivating performances of traditional Māori songs and dances, which offer a glimpse into the vibrant heritage and enduring spirit of this indigenous culture. Interact with locals, learn about their ancient customs, and gain insight into their deep connection to the land. After your enriching experience at Whakarewarewa Village, it's time to unwind and rejuvenate at the world-renowned Polynesian Spa. Nestled amidst picturesque surroundings, the spa offers a tranquil oasis where you can relax and soak in the healing mineral waters. Indulge in the therapeutic benefits of the spa's natural geothermal pools, each filled with mineral-rich waters sourced from deep beneath the earth's surface. Whether you choose to immerse yourself in the soothing alkaline waters or enjoy the rejuvenating effects of the acidic springs, emerge feeling refreshed and revitalized. Take in the stunning views of Lake Rotorua and the surrounding forests as you soak away any tension and stress, letting the natural beauty of the landscape envelop you in a sense of peace and tranquility. After a blissful afternoon of relaxation, board the bus for your return journey to Auckland.


Entrance ticket to Whakarewarewa Village Cultural performances at the village Entrance ticket to Polynesian Spa Round-trip transportation by bus Hotel pickup and drop-off Guide

Important Information

  • This tour is not suitable for wheelchair access Children must be accompanied by an adult Adult swimwear can be hired or purchased at the Spa Essentials Shop Please consult your medical practitioner if you are pregnant Please consult your medical practitioner in the case of heart complaints or other serious medical conditions or allergy to sulphur exists

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