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Mt. Tarawera: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lucky enough to be able to visit this place thanks to Kaitiaki, I was amazed by the beauty of the place... We were the only ones there (a group of a dozen of people), and could see 360 around us. Everything there dated back from...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank leamvrn
Reviewed 24 August 2019

Our visit to Mt Tarawera was actually done a number of years ago, but volcanoes being what they are, generally do not change much over time. The day was fine and clear, We were driven up via a very unformed track to near the edge...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Clive R
Reviewed 29 July 2019

I took a group to the South Pacific & in New Zealand our guide asked us if we would like to hike into a volcano. My group consisted of young people who had an excellent sense of adventure-which I expected. We were picked up at...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 July 2019

Our group hiked up the mountain in June. It was cold and foggy and windy and the top, but we had a great time! We did the hike through a tour agency, and I think it is hard to do the hike otherwise. Our two...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank tedkirby
Reviewed 3 July 2019

My boyfriend and I went on a guided tour up Mount Tarawera with Kaitiaki Tours and we were blown away. From the moment we were picked up from our lodge in Rotorua, we were instantly looked after. The driven track to get to the top...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 24 April 2019 via mobile

This was the best activity that I ever had here in Rotorua.. The view was spectacular. You must wear a hiking shoes for you to be more comfortable. Its a fun experience. Our guide Taryn , David and Meagan were awesome. I would highly recommend...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank marit344
Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

Sitting dusty and shaken (by driver Steve) after a Grand Day Out. Red rocks, black rocks, red and black rocks. Layer on layer. Great views from the top, including White Island in the distance. Thanks a lot guys. Not sure I understood the Maori prayer...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AnthonyEdward
Reviewed 18 January 2019

When you view this mountain from the splendid lookout on the lakeside road leading into Spencer's Bay, you are immediately struck by the odd shape Tarawera, and it's two sister domes, Ruawahia and Wahanga, which make up the present-day mountain, quietly brooding at the head...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank jollyrobert
Reviewed 14 December 2018

I had to select a date from 2018, but I haven't been there for years. But when I was much younger, my late grandparents had retired in Rotorua, so I know the area very well, including this place. It's a pity that the eruption destroyed...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank jono64a
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Its set in the most stunning surrounding hills and Lakes. The Blue and Green Lakes are on the way there. The remains of Pink Terraces are only a ferry trip across the lake as is the Buried Village. Great Mix of Maori history ,culture and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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EmmaSaraWilliams
19 February 2019|
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Response from steevo1977 |
HI EmmaSaraWilliams, there is a rest stop on the way up, about five minutes from the top carpark, we always stop there for people to make use of the toilets as there is very little cover on top of the mountain.
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OzeeTraveller
12 October 2017|
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Response from PTY999 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a toilet stop on the way up in the 4WDs
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