Rotorua Te Puia Guided Tour with Hangi Buffet Lunch

Meals included
Self drive
Fitness level low
Intensity level low
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Highlights & inclusions

Guided tour of Te Puia geothermal valley
Marvel at the famous Pohutu Geyser
Entry to the Kiwi Conservation Centre
Visit the NZ Maori Arts & Crafts Institute
Views of geyser terrace from the restaurant
Enjoy the renowned Te Puia hangi lunch
or 4 payments of $31.51 with more info
Free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to experience

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Thu, Jul 18, 2024

What you can expect

Experience New Zealand's geothermal wonders and indulge in a delicious Hangi buffet lunch at the Te Puia Geothermal Valley in Rotorua. Including a 90-minute Te Puia guided tour and the world-famous Te Puia hangi lunch, this 2.5 hour experience is a must-do while visiting Rotorua.

Start your Rotorua geothermal park experience with a guided tour of Te Puia, led by knowledgeable local guides. Learn fascinating insights into the Maori culture and the significance of the Te Puia Geothermal Valley. Explore bubbling mud pools, steaming vents and marvel at the iconic Pohutu Geyser, the largest naturally active geyser in the southern hemisphere. You will also have access to visit the Kiwi Conservation Centre and the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute, where you can discover more about the rich history and traditions of the Maori people.

After immersing yourself in the Te Puia Geothermal Valley, treat your taste buds to an authentic Te Puia hangi lunch. This delicious feast is inspired by traditional Maori cuisine and includes mouthwatering meats, vegetables and desserts, all infused with unique flavours and cooked to perfection. Your Te Puia hangi lunch is served with spectacular views over the geyser terrace.

The Te Puia guided tour and hangi lunch combo offers a truly immersive and unforgettable adventure in Rotorua, combining the natural beauty of the Te Puia geothermal valley with the cultural richness of the Maori people. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, a history buff or a food lover, this experience caters to all, providing a unique opportunity to explore New Zealand's geothermal wonders and traditional Maori culture.


What you need to know

  • 90-minute guided tour of Te Puia geothermal valley
  • Delicious hāngī buffet lunch overlooking the geyser terrace
  • Entry to the Kiwi Conservation Centre
  • Visit the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute
  • Knowledgeable & friendly guide
  • This experience is open Monday to Sunday, 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • The Te Puia restaurant is open daily for the Hāngī Lunch Buffet (11:30pm until 2:00pm)
  • Last seating is at 1:30pm
  • Please check-in 15 minutes prior to tour
Departure Location
  • This experience Departs from Hemo Road, Rotorua (approx 2.5km from central Rotorua)
What To Bring
  • Comfortable shoes and appropriate clothing for walking
  • Bottled Water to keep you hydrated
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
Cancellation Policy
  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience
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
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • 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-66BB
  • This experience is supplied by Te Puia Geothermal and Maori Cultural Experience


Our Promise

  • We are committed to sustainability
  • We have an approved Science Based Target
  • We use third party verified standards
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