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Mt Tarawera Volcanic Guided Hike Experience

4 Ratings
  • E-Ticket
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup Service
  • Live Guide
  • 4 hr

Experience the majesty of Mt. Tarawera, infamous for its volcanic eruption in 1886. This guided 4-hour trek encompasses the stunning landscape and unique history of the area. You'll follow a winding trail to the crater's edge for a panoramic view of the geothermal area. Travel by 4WD vehicle from central Rotorua hotels.

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At:

Your Local Kaitiaki (Guide) will pick you up from your desired pickup location

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Te Puia

We head off on our journey past Te Puia

Pass By: Tamaki Maori Village

Passing Tamaki Maori Village along the way

Pass By: Waimangu Volcanic Valley

You will learn about Waimanngu & Wai-O-Tapu on the bus

Pass By:

As we head closer to the Mountain we will pass Lake Rerewhakaaitu

Stop At: Mt. Tarawera

Transporting you from the Base of Mount Tarawera we will drive 8.2km ascending through the Native forest until we reach the Craters edge to begin our Hike. Starting our hike with a karakia or Maori prayer; The hiking component is roughly 90mins long with different options for those with different fitness levels. 360 scenic veiws - Don't forget your camera! Once we have reached the summit you will hear more stories and information about the Mountain. We will then head around to the craters edge and Run down the Scree into the heart of the volcanic crater - 400m Once the Hike is completed we will drive you down and back to your desired drop off location.

Duration: 3 hour