Kickstart your kiwi experience with a trip to Waitomo Caves, Rotorua and Te Puia! Once in Waitomo, you will explore the ancient and amazing caves with many different cave formations including stalactites, stalagmites and lime columns before descending even further underground for your Glowworm experience. Board your Glowworm boat for a cruise on the grotto river with thousands of Glowworms above you. Continue the adventure with another fully guided journey south to Rotorua! Once in this sulfur-scented town, you'll get the chance to see many of its famous and historical sites including Lake Rotorua, The Government Gardens, Blue Baths, Thermal Springs and Polynesian Spa. From here you'll head to one of the most famous attractions in New Zealand, Te Puia Geothermal Park. Once inside the park, you will stop for lunch and highly recommend trying the traditional Maori Hangi meal.
After lunch we set off for a fully guided tour around this amazing park to see it's geothermal and cultural wonders. You will see Pōhutu Geyser, Maori Architecture, the Maori craft school, geothermal craters, geothermal vents and even the chance to view a kiwi bird in the kiwi viewing house.
Finally, our guides will take you for some discounted souvenir shopping in town before heading back north on a fully guided drive back to Auckland.