Real Rotorua

Family Fun / Central

Experience Rotorua with guided eco and sight-seeing tours.

Real Rotorua takes you off the beaten track and away from the crowds. Your guide shares his in-depth knowledge of local history and culture, and delivers a genuine Kiwi experience and ever-lasting memories. Enjoy a small group tour in a relaxed atmosphere in the comfort of a modern tour vehicle. For any of the tours, pick up from your central Rotorua accommodation or Rotorua i-SITE can be arranged.

Explore the Lakes Tour
Visit some of Rotorua’s most scenic lake areas and hidden gems: Hamurana Springs, Okere Falls, Blue and Green lakes, Lookout, and Lake Tarawera. Admission is also included for Hamurana Springs. Along the way your knowledgeable guide will capture photos and share these with you (complimentary) after your tour.

Thermal Path Tour
This tour takes you to some of the off-the-beaten-track mud pools and thermal areas such as Rainbow Mountain, Wai-o-Tapu mud pool, Kerosene Creek and Waikite Valley Hot Pools. Dip your toes or fully immerse yourself in our favourite thermal springs, free from queues and crowds. Take in the volcanic landscape at your leisure and learn some of the history of New Zealand’s greatest hot spot. This tour includes admission to Waikite Valley Hot Pools. Along the way your knowledgeable guide will capture photos and will share these with you (complimentary) after your tour.

Nocturnal Adventure Glow Worm Tour
This experience to a secret glow location will blow your mind! This includes an easy 2km hike over uneven ground at night. Torches/flashlights are provided. After a walk through the darkness of the native forest you will be guided by the sound of running water. Towering banks will rise up around you and if you turn your flashlights off you will not be disappointed. Literally, thousands of glow worms are lit up like the night sky, forming their own constellations all around you. Experience New Zealand’s wildlife by night and top this stellar evening by relaxing under the stars.
Tours operate year round. Tour times vary with the seasons, please visit the Real Rotorua website for details.
How to find us?

1167 Fenton Street, Rotorua