Rotorua Duck Tours Sightseeing
There’s no better way to explore Rotorua’s countless lakes with the family than by Duck. The happy-looking amphibian vehicles are originally military vehicles and are perfect for a sightseeing trip around Rotorua, highlighting what makes the region: (Volcanic) land and lots and lots of lakes.
Rotorua Duck Tours is a true family business for families.
City & Lakes Tour, 1.5 hours
In the City & Lakes Tour, Rotorua Duck Tours takes you around town through gardens and geothermal sites before splashing down into Lake Okareka and Lake Tikitapu (also known as Blue Lake). Your guides will make sure to tell you about Rotorua’s history so that’s it informative but also a lot of fun. The typical Kiwi way, really.
The City & Lakes tour takes about 1.5 hours
Price: Adults NZD 75 and kids (3 – 16 years) NZD 50
Family price: NZD 175 (2 adults and 2 kids)
Tarawera & Lakes Eco Tour, 120 mins
The Tarawera & Lakes Tour takes you deeper into Rotorua’s nature and closer to Mt Tarawera, the volcano that last erupted in 1886.
You’ll experience your first splashdown into Lake Okareka. Next on the list is Lake Tikitapu. It’s English name is Blue Lake and on a sunny day, you can truly see how its name came about. Get even closer to nature as you disembark the Duck at Lake Tarawera and have the opportunity to view Maori drawings and native bush up close. Plus you’ll learn a lot about Rotorua’s volcanic past and laugh along with Duck Tours’ famous conductors.
The Tarawera & Lakes Eco Tour takes about 2 hours
Price: Adults NZD 95 and kids (3 – 16 years) NZD 60
Family price: NZD 225 (2 adults and 2 kids)