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Mt Tarawera Guided Volcanic Crater Hike Experience - 4.5hrs

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Experience the history and unique landscape that is Mount Tarawera. Let our local knowledgeable guides enthrall you on this fully guided walking experience.

Experience the history and unique landscape that is Mount Tarawera. Let our local knowledgeable guides enthrall you on this fully guided walking experience.

Highlights

  • 4WD Drive 8.2Km up to the Base Camp, Toilet Stop
  • Drive to Craters Edge & Commence Hike (Several Options available)
  • Approx. 90 minute Hike, Be enthralled by History and Cultural stories
  • 'Scree Run' into the heart of the Volcanic Crater
  • Optional pick up from Central Rotorua with running commentary from Guide of surrounding area
  • Return drive back to Rotorua after your adventure!

Experience the history and unique landscape that is Mount Tarawera. Mt Tarawera erupted on June 10th, 1886, the eruption destroyed the legendary Pink and White Terraces but also created the world’s youngest geothermal valley of Waimangu.

Let our local knowledgeable guides enthrall you on this fully guided walking experience. With 360 panoramic views and unmatched scenic vistas this trip encompasses the unique landscape and history of the area. It is ideal for all ages and includes an optional run in to the heart of the volcanic crater!

Per Person $195.00

What's included

  • Shuttle/Transport
  • Local Knowledgeable Guide

Duration

  • 4.5Hrs

Location

  • Meeting Location: Main Carpark Hemo Road. Located directly off the Hemo Road Roundabout (Next door to Te Puia)

Restrictions

  • Minimum age: 7

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.

Notes

  • Courtesy transport Option: Available 7 days a week from all central Rotorua accommodations, and the Rotorua Information Centre.

    Self-Drive Option: Main Carpark Hemo Road. Located directly off the Hemo Road Roundabout (Next door to Te Puia).

    Please indicate if you require the courtesy transport option, or if you will self-drive to the meeting location when proceeding through checkout.

    Suitable for Moderate Level of Physical Fitness - if you are unsure, please contact us!

    This experience is weather dependent: We do hike in the rain however some views maybe compromised. We do not hike in high winds.

Available Bookings from 14 Apr to 27 Apr 2024

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  • Per Person$99.00 Less than 6 at this price!

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  • Per Person$99.00 Less than 6 at this price!

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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raewyns1 from New Zealand wrote on 03 December 2022

Raesy

Loved the whole experience from start to finish. Fabulous views from the Summit!

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Kia ora Raewyn, Thank you for the kind review, it was a pleasure hosting you! Nga mihi nui,

matthews5 from Australia wrote on 15 May 2021

Excellent.

Great experience, the guides are very friendly, cant fault the service...

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Kia Ora, Thank you for your review! We are glad you had a great time up on Mt Tarawera with our guides. Nga Mihi, Kaitiaki Adventures.

Theres Lieser from Germany wrote on 10 August 2023

Just WOW

Amazing hike, amazing views, amazing experience, amazing volcano! Thank you

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Hi Theres! It's our pleasure to have been able to take you on our unique Mt Tarawera Experience. Thank you for the great photos and the awesome review. Nga Mihi, Kaitiaki Adventures

Nigel Foster from New Zealand wrote on 05 July 2023

Dramatic mountain

Even though the weather was very changeable, windy and cold and cloudy it was an awesome experience. The guides were very knowledgeable and very helpful and really nice. I highly recommend this.

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Kia Ora Nigel, it's great to hear you were still able to enjoy your experience despite the weather. Thank you for the awesome feedback, we appreciate it! From the Team here at Kaitiaki Adventures

Francesca from New Zealand wrote on 29 April 2023

Good fun!

We really enjoyed the afternoon with our brilliant guides Chucky and Jude. Great fun on the ride out then the walk to and into the crater. Our guides did an excellent job explaining the history and importance of the area, keeping the pace right for the entire group, being entertaining and showing us the respect the place deserves. It was stunning to be there.

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Kia Ora Francesca It was our pleasure to be able to share the incredible maunga with you. Thanks for the awesome review Nga Mihi, Kaitiaki Adventures

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