Standing sentinel high above Rotorua, Mt Tarawera is revered by local Maori and offers a unique adventure for those who come and explore it on a guided tour with Kaitiaki Adventures.

The Iwi of Rangitihi are the Kaitiaki of Te Maunga o Tarawera and hold the mana whenua of the Maunga (mountain).

Experience the unique landscape and history of Mt Tarawera. Infamous for its eruption on June 10th, 1886, Mt Tarawera created the world’s youngest geothermal valley of Waimangu, at the same destroying the legendary Pink and White Terraces. This fully guided walking experience encompasses the unique landscape and history of the area. With unmatched scenic vistas and 360 panoramic views this experience is ideal for all ages and includes an optional run in to the heart of the volcanic crater.

Kaitiaki Adventures also offers:
Kaituna Grade 5 Rafting
Kaituna Grade 3 Sledging


Transport is provided from all central Rotorua accommodations including the i-SITE Information Centre (Tourism Rotorua).