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Rotorua Duck Tours

1167 Fenton Street
, Rotorua, New Zealand, 3010 - View the map

Rotorua City and Lakes Tour (Duration 90 Min)

Discover Rotorua on a unique 90 minute sightseeing adventure onboard our WWII amphibious vehicle able to travel on land and water! Tours depart 3 times per day during summer and 2 times per day during winter from the Rotorua i-SITE Fenton St. Pickups are available on request for groups (centrally located). We are flexible with the tour time with groups bigger than 15 guests.

Join us on this fascinating journey of discovery that begins in town where Rotorua's rich history unfolds before you as we tour local landmarks and share stories and legends of the past. Highlights include Lake Rotorua, Mokoia Island, Geothermal Sulphur Point, Government Gardens, The Museum, Blue Baths and much more...?The adventure continues as we venture out to the spectacular lake's area for "SPLASHDOWN" (entry) into Lakes Tikitapu (Blue Lake) and Okareka. Visit a small lakeside community where the Duck's elevation affords magnificent views of Mt Tarawera.

Tarawera & Lakes Tour (Duration 120 Min)

Your two hour journey of discovery of Rotorua and its lakes region begins in central Rotorua where you will board your WWII Landing Craft and meet your legendary conDUCKtor who is in charge of the guided tour. Our first lake visit is Lake Okareka with its amazing million dollar homes and abundance of bird life. We are flexible with the tour time with groups bigger than 15 guests.

Next we journey out past the Sacred Lake Rotokakahe (the Green Lake) to see the magnificent volcanic domes of Mount Tarawera. Your second plunge will be into Lake Tarawera where you will hear the stories of the devastation of that fateful day of the eruption in 1886. After cruising Tarawera amongst the local ducks and swans for 15 minutes you can disembark for your opportunity to capture the perfect picture and stretch your legs.

Your return trip brings into view Te Wairoa (The Buried Village) before splashing down into Tikitapu (the Blue Lake) your third lake visit. Your homeward leg takes you past Rotorua's burgeoning Te Whakarewarewa Forest back to the sulphurous aroma of Rotorua. This is a fun and enjoyable way to learn about Rotorua and New Zealand's most picturesque Lakes Region..

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+64 7 345 6522

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