From Auckland: Wai-O-Tapu & Polynesian Spa Rotorua Day Tour

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Embark on a small group tour from Auckland to the enchanting Wai-O-Tapu Geothermal Wonderland. Afterwards, unwind in the invigorating mineral pools of the Polynesian Spa amidst a stunning scenery.

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  • Take in the geothermal wonderland of Rotorua on a guided tour
  • Get up close and experience the geothermal wonders of Wai-O-Tapu
  • Unwind at the Polynesian Spa, surrounded by nature and Lake Rotorua
  • Sit back and relax on a convenient transfer from Auckland to Rotorua
  • Explore the beautiful lakes in the area, such as the Blue and Green Lakes


Begin your journey with a hotel pickup in Auckland, embarking on a scenic drive through New Zealand's picturesque landscapes. Upon arrival at Wai-O-Tapu, behold the mesmerizing sight of extraordinary geothermal activity, where steam rises from the earth and the scent of sulfur fills the air. Admire this site sculpted by volcanic activity over thousands of years with an intricate natural landscape beneath the surface, revealing one of the country's most extensive geothermal systems, spanning over 18 square kilometers. Following your exploration of Wai-O-Tapu's wonders, unwind and rejuvenate at Polynesian Spa. Nestled on the shores of Lake Rotorua, enjoy complete relaxation amidst breathtaking natural beauty. Immerse yourself in the therapeutic properties of the thermal waters as you soak in the warm mineral pools, feeling your cares melt away. Whether you prefer the gentle rejuvenation of the alkaline waters or the invigorating effects of the acidic pools, emerge feeling revitalized. Take in the serene vistas of Lake Rotorua and the surrounding forests as you indulge in your spa experience. After a blissful afternoon of relaxation, explore some of Rotorua's renowned highlights before beginning your return journey to Auckland.


Hotel pickup and drop-off Wai-O-Tapu admission Entrance ticket to Polynesian Spa Guide Live commentary

Important Information

  • A medium level of fitness is required for this activity, as you will be walking around the geothermal and cultural parks 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 or in the case of heart conditions, other serious medical conditions, or allergy to sulfur

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