Enjoy the lush natural landscapes and stunning lakes in this Tarawera and lakes eco tour. This tour takes you on a deeper journey through the Rotorua Lakes District with the highlight being a visit to Lake Tarawera. It not only serves as an amazing backdrop, but it's also home to Mount Tarawera, which erupted in 1886.
To start the journey, you will first visit the stunning Lake Okareka, which is a small lakeside community within a bird sanctuary. Then, you will explore Tikitapu (Blue Lake) with its incredible colors and natural surrounding area.
After that, you will pass the most sacred lake in the area, Rotokakahi, and the Buried Village of Te Wairoa. And of course, you will be blown away by the breathtaking view of Mount Tarawera. Together with your fun and expert guide, you will also learn about the amazing history of the incredible WWII landing craft that you are traveling on and how it was used throughout the war and history. If you love history and would like to explore Rotorua, this tour is perfect for you!