ROTORUA - ONE DAY TOUR INCLUDING WHAKAREWAREWA LIVING MAORI VILLAGE, CULTURAL CONCERT, HANGI PIE LUNCH, AND POLYNESIAN SPA.
Please note admission is based on access to the DE LUXE LAKE SPA pool. Children will be accepted but access is to the general pools or for an extra charge access to the de luxe Lake Spa pools can be arranged. Private pools can be arranged for extra expense.
Please note travel is by scheduled coach. No hotel pickups or dropoffs, or on board commentary are provided.
7.40am Please be at the Intercity coach depot in Hobson Street behind Skytower.
8.00am. Depart by Intercity Coach
12.15pm. Arrive Rotorua
12.30pm. You will be met and transferred to the Whakarewarewa Living Maori Village. Enjoy natural steam cooked hangi pie with fresh salad, sweet corn, and famous steam pudding, fruit salad, custard and cream with tea or coffee before experiencing a 30 minute Maori Cultural Performance with Mihi (welcome), Waiata (songs), poi display, and the world famous Haka. Your local guide who lives in the village will introduce you to the history and help you pronounce its name, (Tewhakarewarewatangaoteopetauaawahiao - whaka for short!). Visit the shared geothermal area used for cooking, cleaning, and catching up on the local gossip then tour the geothermal area including bubbling mud pools and famous Pohutu geyser.
3.45pm. You will be picked up from the village and transferred to the Polynesian Spa to relax in the hot thermal waters before making your way (10 minutes walk) to the I Site to join your coach.
6.25pm. Depart Rotorua by Skip Coach.
10.00pm. Arrive Auckland Skycity coach terminal