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Tarawera and Rotorua Lakes Eco Tour by Boat with Guide provided by Rotorua Duck Tours

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 27/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 27/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    1241 Fenton Street
    1241 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
    See address & details
  • 1
    Rotorua Duck Tours
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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    Pass by
    Redwoods Treewalk
  • 2
    Lake Okareka Walkway
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 3
    Blue Lake Track
    Stop: 15 minutes
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    Pass by
    Buried Village of Te Wairoa
    Mt. Tarawera
  • You'll end at
    1241 Fenton Street
    1241 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
1241 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Live commentary on board
  • Driver/guide
  • Entry/Admission - Rotorua Duck Tours
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • We have tours available with translation sheets in Chinese, French and English
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 56 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Rick O wrote a review 15 Feb.
Auckland, New Zealand4 contributions
A tour not to be missed and definitely value for money. Marcus is an excellent tour guide, funny and knows the area like the back of his hand which makes the tour all the more interesting. A hive of information and utmost credit to him for making sure of our safety by checking
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Paula wrote a review 13 Feb.
1 contribution
Ah - mazing!!! Josh - a legend !! Thanks so much for an awesome afternoon- highly highly recommended!!
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Mónica A wrote a review Jan. 2021
9 contributions1 helpful vote
Crew are very kind,I can’t believe all this stuff is real and so old .... and still working safe and sound
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from DuckRotorua, General Manager at Tarawera and Rotorua Lakes Eco Tour by Boat with Guide
Responded 22 Jan. 2021
Thank you for your kind words. We love our Ducks and we take extremely good care of them to keep them on the roads, it really is a labour of love!
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John K wrote a review Oct. 2020
Christchurch, New Zealand2 contributions
Absolutely awesome experience. Superb views with some very good tour guides who know a lot about the history and cultural knowledge of the areas, particularly the lakes. Customer service from all of the staff was 5 star which unfortunately is a rare thing these days. A must do.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from DuckRotorua, General Manager at Tarawera and Rotorua Lakes Eco Tour by Boat with Guide
Responded 15 Oct. 2020
Thank you very much for your kind words, we pride ourselves on giving people a positive experience from the moment they contact us and we are very glad to hear you had this experience!
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SarahMcKBall wrote a review Sep. 2020
Auckland71 contributions25 helpful votes
I have been on both duck tours and found them both highly enjoyable. I took my young toddler on both also and he liked looking out the side and going on the water, great you can take snacks onboard also. Marcus was a great guide and extremely knowledgeable about the area and has
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Response from DuckRotorua, General Manager at Tarawera and Rotorua Lakes Eco Tour by Boat with Guide
Responded 15 Oct. 2020
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we are so happy to hear you enjoyed both our tours! We definitely find the tour is great for all ages, something for everyone!
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About the operator

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By: Rotorua Duck Tours
scr1be
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Great trip
A fun, entertaining trip with Josh our guide. Went on a couple of lakes on amphibious craft. Josh was funny & had g
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281taniag
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Fun, lakes and a duck
What a fun and informative trip! Beautiful lakes and very unique experience. Thanks for a great day out team
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Dilnott
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Duck your rotorua
Going onto lakes in duck truck was amazing as it was so easy to change from truck to boat. Our guide was Josh and
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AndrewR4925
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Ducking into the Blue Lake
Marcus provided a great deal of useful info and even more entertainment. Good trip, great fun. Thank you.
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lauraphillipss188
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Happy local
Such a great time! Hilarious tour guides and so full of information. Highly recommend this if you’re a local also,
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MsMaeD
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A Unique Experience
Most fascinating 2 hours WW2 amphibious cruise exploring the magical Rotorua Lakes, amazing sights and hearing the
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cmcvarnock26
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#SUPPORTLOCAL
We had such a great time playing tourist in our own backyard, our tour guide Josh was such a laugh. We were the onl
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Grey999
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Entertaining and Informative
Our Guide Josh kept everyone entertained through the 90+ minutes of the tour and gave a lot of very insightful comm
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asianmikey
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Shelley quacked us up!
Tour guide, driver and skipper Shelley did a fine job highlighting some of the city sights and surrounding natural
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AndraJenkin
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Ducking Amazing
My family and I took a guided tour of the Rotorua lakes in the amphibian duck boat. A genuine WW2 military craft, t
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Naina-Damani
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FANTASTIC DUCK TOUR.
Most fascinating 2 hour World War 11 amphibious cruise to explore Lake Rotorua. The scenery, the history and of cou
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Grandvisitor
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A nice way to see a little of Rotorua
Once again we chose this tour on recommendation. Our tour guide was informative on the many sights we were taken to
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Jorged3672
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An Unforgettable Experience!!
On our last day in Rotorua, we decided to go on the Duck Tours. The level of customer service, we received from Rot
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capitalfoodie
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Fantastic family fun
This is such a great excursion for the family or a couple visiting Rotorua. Shelley was our guide and she was great
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SouthAuckland2113
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LESSSH KO JOSH
What can I say? It was like riding shot gun with a cousin who just wouldn’t shut up but was coming up with really a
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