ROTORUA - ONE DAY TOUR INCLUDING WHAKAREWAREWA LIVING MAORI VILLAGE AND POLYNESIAN SPA.
Please note admission is based on access to the 'adults only' 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.
8.00am. Depart Intercity coach depot Hobson Street by Intercity Coach
12.15pm. Arrive Rotorua
You will be met on arrival 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 Rahui shared geothermal area used for cooking, cleaning, and catching up on the local news 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 with about 40 minutes to relax in the hot thermal waters before making your way (10 minutes walk) to the I Site to join your coach. Admission to the Adult only pools included with temperatures 36 to 42 degrees celsius.
5.00pm. Depart Rotorua by Intercity Coach.
8.10pm. Arrive Auckland