ROTORUA - ONE DAY TOUR INCLUDING WHAKAREWAREWA LIVING MAORI VILLAGE AND CITY TOUR.
7.40am Please be at the Intercity coach depot behind Skycity in Hobson Street
8.00am. Depart by Intercity Coach
12.15pm. Arrive Rotorua
You will be met on arrival and transferred to the Whakarewarewa Living Maori Village. Enjoy a 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 views of famous Pohutu geyser. (not always playing)
3.45pm. You will be picked up from the village for 50 minutes touring Rotorua including Kuirau Park thermal area, Lakefront and gardens, and Sulphur Point.
5.00pm. Depart Rotorua by Intercity Coach.
8.10pm. Arrive Auckland