Rotorua & Polynesian Spa Experience

8 hours | Tauranga | T R G - 1 5 0
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Points of Interest

  • Te Puia Thermal Reserve
  • Polynesian Spa
Includes meal, Moderate activity

Description

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

WHAT YOU VISIT
Te Puia Thermal Reserve
Tucked in the Whakarewarewa Valley, the reserve boasts silica terraces, pools of boiling mud and dramatic steams vents. Here, you'll join a friendly Maori guide for a fascinating tour of the valley and a traditional Maori cultural performance. Enjoy demonstrations of fighting skills, the famous haka war challenge, plus song and dance activities still practiced by New Zealand's indigenous peoples.

Polynesian Lake Spa Retreat
Overlooking Sulphur Bay on Lake Rotorua, it's one of New Zealand's leading international day spas. Soak up the blissful serenity as you soak your body in one of the wonderful four hot pools, which range in temperature from 96.8Âş F to 107.6Âş F. The spa features luxury changing rooms, security lockers, towels, soap and shampoo, hair dryers, and even a private lounge with full bar if you wish to purchase refreshments.

Kiwifruit Country
Celebrate the popular kiwifruit that was once known as the Chinese gooseberry with a tour through the lush orchards and farms and at the end sample some kiwifruit wine or other kiwifruit delights.

PHOTO OPPORTUNITY
Be prepared to take photos left and right as you explore the natural wonders of the Whakarewarewa Valley.

LUNCH
Lunch at a local hotel includes your choice of sweet chili chicken with sautéed onion and Vietnamese mint on fragrant rice; traditional fish and chips with tartare sauce and a side of mesclun salad; whole grain mustard infused scotch fillet on garlic bread with French fries; BLT club sandwich with French fries and mesclun salad or tossed mixed noodle and nut salad with balsamic and olive oil dressing. Desserts include cake of the day and fresh fruit platter. (subject to change)

WHAT YOU SEE ALONG THE WAY
As you travel through Whakarewarewa Valley, you'll learn that it's considered to be a sacred place by the Maori people. According to tribal history, it was here that the fire goddesses Te Pupu and Te Hoata emerged from the earth's core.

Special Notes:

Your visit to Polynesian Spa includes entry to the pools at the Lake Spa Retreat only. Tour order may vary.

Child Price:

12 years and under

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Depart from ship and travel to Te Puia Thermal Reserve for Cultural Performance and guided tour

Transport type:
Van
Time at site:
03:30

Travel to a local Hotel for lunch

Transport type:
Van
Time at site:
01:00

Transfer to and visit Polynesian Spa and soak in the Lake Spa pools

Transport type:
Van
Time at site:
01:15

Transfer to and visit Kiwi Country for kiwi sampling

Transport type:
Van
Time at site:
01:30

Depart Kiwi Country and return to your ship

Transport type:
Van
Time at site:
00:45