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Address: Rotorua, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7-347 8282
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Elite Adventures is an award winning tour company providing scheduled and...

Elite Adventures is an award winning tour company providing scheduled and private half-day and full day tours of Rotorua. We also organise custom-made private and group tours and shore excursions to Rotorua from Tauranga port. Tell us where your interest lies and we can create the tour you desire. Why choose us? We offer tours through many of Rotorua's attractions that do not offer guided tours. Our guides are locals and are fun, friendly and informative! We keep our tour groups small and personalised.

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US$108.70*
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Rotorua Eco Thermal Small Group Morning Tour
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US$83.89*
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Rotorua Cultural Eco Small Group Afternoon Tour
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Rotorua Eco Thermal Small Group Full-Day Tour

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Great local guide made memorable tours of Rotorua

We went on two half day tours, one to the thermal areas & one the cultural. We were lucky to have the same Maori guide Huru for both tours. He was excellent & passionate & well... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Keppel14
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Yeppoon, Australia
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Yeppoon, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on two half day tours, one to the thermal areas & one the cultural. We were lucky to have the same Maori guide Huru for both tours. He was excellent & passionate & well informed about Maori culture. Both tours were excellent & I would highly recommend using this company for tours in Rotorua.

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Madison, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our guide, Huru, was fantastic. He picked us up at our hotel and we were pleasantly surprised to find out we were the only ones on the tour. Our tour was a half day trip to Wai O Tapu Thermal Wonderland and Waimangu Volcanic Valley. Even though we have been to Yellowstone NP, the biggest of all the thermal activities,... More 

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Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked the tour of the geo-thermal activities in Rotorua as while on our road trip of New Zealand. We were picked up from our hotel promptly by our very friendly guide, Hura, along with eight others from other hotels. The tour comprised a visit to the geothermal Wonderland followed by seeing the eruption of the Lady Knox geyser then... More 

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eliteadventures, Owner at Elite Adventures Rotorua Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time for your review, our guides name is Huru and he is a respected local Maori elder not a qualified geologist who shares legends and stories about our geology both culturally and scientifically. He is kept up to date on the "true" science of the area and explains the thermophilic organisms that can live in... More 

Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our full day tour of the eco thermal park & Maori culture were truly wonderful due to our guide. He was so knowledgeable, a great story teller, and as a local Maori very sincere & instructive. We highly recommend this experience.

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eliteadventures, Owner at Elite Adventures Rotorua Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review, we are so glad you appreciate having a local guide to bring our wonderful environment alive and also to share our scientific research and many legends, myths and prophecies about this unique region. Thanks again for taking the time recommend our company and the experience you had with us! More 

Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great day out in Rotorua. Our guide Pererika was very knowledgeable, informative, and entertaining. I really recommend taking the full day tour, which combines cultural and geothermal aspects. One of the best tours we did in NZ.

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eliteadventures, Owner at Elite Adventures Rotorua Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review, Pererika has just joined us here at Elite Adventures and is a well respected local Maori who has worked in local government and our education system for many years. We have a range of local guides with different backgrounds and knowledge so we are proud to have him on our team, I will make... More 

Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I highly recommend any tour with Elite adventures. Our guide Trent was a wealth of knowledge and anecdotes about absolutely everything! From nature to history to politics, Trent is the New Zealand experience! The geothermal wonderland was full of such beauty and natural wonders, every corner blew my mind. The cultural tour provided a rich history of the Maori people... More 

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eliteadventures, Owner at Elite Adventures Rotorua Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review, Im glad I enhanced your visit to our little country and I enjoyed sharing my years of experience as being a true "Kiwi" with you whilst on your vacation. Thanks again and also come and see us here again someday! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I really recommend this tour!! It was wonderful time when I took. Because local guide, he is very friendly and kind. His name is Trent. If you were here, you will know and you will be get great memories in Rotorua!!

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eliteadventures, Owner at Elite Adventures Rotorua Tours, responded to this review

Hi Yuki, was lovely to meet you and showcase to you our Rotorua with the time you had here! Arigatoo and see you again someday Yuki! More 

Brasilia, Brazil
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Amazing. We were a small group , led by Trent . He's a great guy . In addition to his knowledge about the place and its history, he works with enthusiasm and gives special attention to each person. I loved the tour and would do it again for sure. Many thanks Trend for the lovely half day tour

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eliteadventures, Owner at Elite Adventures Rotorua Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and kind words, I do try my best to give our manuhiri (visitors) a great time whilst here in our little country. Like yourself, if you give respect you get it and that makes it easy to impart knowledge and share, Obrigado and I cant wait to visit Brazil again someday! More 

Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Trent was fantastically informative and friend, what a great day. Highly recommended Becky and Emily

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eliteadventures, Owner at Elite Adventures Rotorua Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review ladies, was a pleasure spending the day with you! Glad we could show around our neck of the woods and look forward to seeing you again someday! Trent Neilson More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Excellent half day visit on the EcoThermal Wonderland tour. Tour guide Huru, really informative, learnt lots of cultural knowledge too. Awesome sights at mud pools and geysers etc. Huru was fun!

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eliteadventures, Owner at Elite Adventures Rotorua Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review, we're glad you enjoyed your tour of Rotorua with us and Huru said he had a great day with you! Look forward to seeing you again someday! Trent Neilson Elite Adventures More 

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