Mt Tarawera Volcanic Crater Hike with 4WD Adventure

Hotel pickup
Fitness level moderate
Intensity level low

Highlights & inclusions

Mt Tarawera Volcanic Crater
Complimentary return transport
Unique landscape and history of the area
360-degree panoramic views
4-hour guided experience
World's youngest geothermal valley
or 4 payments of $44.85 with more info
Free cancellation up to 48 hours prior to experience

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Select Travellers
Mon, Jul 15, 2024

What you can expect

Hike into the centre of the Mt Tarawera volcanic crater near Rotorua for a once-in-a-lifetime experience and unforgettable views! This guided hiking experience begins with an exciting offroad 4X4 adventure through New Zealand bushland right to the crater's edge as you discover the history of the region. It is here that you will have 360-degree views of the region. Plus dare to run into the centre of the volcanic crater if you wish. The Mt Tarawera volcanic crater experience operates all year round departing at 8.15 am and 1 pm in summer and 10 am in winter with complimentary transfers from Rotorua.


What you need to know

  • 4-Hour Mt Tarawera Volcanic Crater Guided Experience
  • Complimentary transport to and from Rotorua accommodation
  • Meals
  • Beverages
  • Tours depart at 8.15 am and 1.15pm (Summer) and 10 am in (Winter)
  • Operates all year round
  • This experience has a duration of 4.5 hours
  • Kaitiaki Adventures is located at 1135 Te Ngae Road, Tikitere, Rotorua 304
Departure Location
  • A complimentary pick-up and drop offer service is provided from Rotorua hotels (please select accommodation location at the time of booking)
What To Bring
  • Clothes suited to the weather
  • Comfortable footwear
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
Additional Information
  • Minimum age is 13 years
  • Guardian signature is required for ages 16 years and under
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

Need help?

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  • Help code: D2B-3282
  • This experience is supplied by Mt Tarawera Volcanic Crater Hike with 4WD Adventure


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