ROTORUA - ONE DAY TOUR INCLUDING WHAKAREWAREWA LIVING MAORI VILLAGE, CITY TOUR AND HANGI LUNCH
7.40am Please be at the Intercity coach depot behind Skycity in Hobson Street
8.00am. Depart by Intercity Coach
12.15pm. Arrive Rotorua
12.30pm You will be transferred to the Whakarewarewa Living Maori Village. Enjoy a natural steam cooked hangi pie lunch 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 views of famous Pohutu geyser. (not always playing)
3.45pm. You will be picked up from the village for your Rotorua city tour including Kuirau Park thermal area, Lakefront and gardens, and Sulphur Point returning to the Information centre about 5.30pm. You have time for a relax in the Polynesian Spa or meal - extra expense.
6.25pm. Depart Rotorua Information Centre .
10.00pm. Arrive Auckland Skycity coach terminal