Discover the highlights of New Zealand's North Island and South Island. Flying saves you time, so you can experience both islands and six cities in just 10 days. Enjoy Auckland's beautiful harbour, Rotorua's geysers and hot pools and Wellington, our creative capital city. Hop over to the South Island for Nelson, the Abel Tasman National Park beaches, the Southern Alps, and Christchurch. Finish your journey at Queenstown, the home of adventure.
Rotorua's geothermal parks and outdoor adventures
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland & Maori Cultural Evening, Village, Hangi & Music
Bernard Shaw: “the closest thing to hell existing on earth”
This is an eerie landscape and once you have see the boiling mud, the roaring geysers of hot boiling water, enormous steaming craters and sink holes and of course the all-consuming offensive sulfuric odour – It becomes quite clear you are somewhere resembling Hell! Yet Wai-O-Tapu has become one of the most visited attraction in New Zealand and houses some of the world’s most incredible geothermal forces. Take a walk through and observe the world-famous and multicolored champagne pool, catch the daily eruption of the Lady Knox geyser that spurts out boiling liquid at 10.15 am daily to a height of 20 meters.
Maori Cultural Evening – Village, Hangi & Music
Spend an evening sharing and feasting on a selection of foods cooked the traditional Maori way – on hot stones in an authentic earthen oven (a Hangi). Understand the spiritual significance of the moko (facial tattoo) as warriors demonstrate with tools made of fine bird bone and sharpened greenstone and then perform a concert including the world famous ‘Haka’. An educational and enlightening experience, coupled with a ‘good feed’ and sing-a-long makes for a Unique Cultural and entertaining experience!
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