Rotorua Thermal Discovery On Your Own

  • Port

    Tauranga (Rotorua), New Zealand

  • Activity Level


  • Excursion Type


  • Wheelchair Accessible


  • Starting At


  • Minimum Age

    Information not currently available.

  • Duration

    Approximately 8¾ hours

  • Meals Included


From Mount Maunganui, you'll travel by coach to Orakei Korako -- also known as the Hidden Valley. This geothermal wonderland is one of nature's true gifts -- a world of gushing geysers, hot springs, bubbling mud pools and some of the largest and most beautiful silica terraces in the world.

A 25-minute transfer brings you to Waiotapu Geothermal Wonderland. Sculpted out of volcanic activity and thousands of years in the making, this is a uniquely different natural landscape. Clearly defined tracks provide the visitor with the opportunity to enjoy the diversity of this area through a series of different walks taking from 30 to 75 minutes or more.

Finish up in Rotorua, where you will have some free time before returning to the ship.


Refreshments/lunch are available for purchase at your own expense. Admissions to Orakei Korako and Waiotapu are at your own expense. Not advisable for guests using a wheelchair or for those with back conditions.