Elite Adventures Rotorua Tours

Elite Adventures Rotorua Tours

Elite Adventures Rotorua Tours
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Elite Adventures is an award winning tour company providing scheduled and private half-day and full day tours of Rotorua. We also organise custom-made private and group tours and shore excursions to Rotorua from Tauranga port. Tell us where your interest lies and we can create the tour you desire. Why choose us? We offer tours through many of Rotorua's attractions that do not offer guided tours. Our guides are locals and are fun, friendly and informative! We keep our tour groups small and personalised.
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Amanda J
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
What a great tour. I had a lovely tour guide Trent who was so kind and informative. He picked us up from the hotel at the exact right time. Beautiful & must visit spots if you are planning to visit NZ/Rotorua
Written 2 March 2024
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Therese H
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3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
We enjoyed the trip as the landscape is really beautiful. However do think the tour company needs to assess the number of people they squash into a very small van. We had 9 people and it had very limited space. For the size of the vehicle they should have had less people. Or spread them out over their other vehicles. First tour by Viator where we had such an uncomfortable tour.
Written 27 February 2024
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Karen S
65 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Spent a wonderful day at the parks, as well as a stop to see a geyser. Blake was full of information, and walking around the parks was not difficult, but a tad warm with the sunshine and geothermal activity. We thoroughly enjoyed the scenery and lesson in science, and got some great pics of the various bubbling and smoking pits.
Written 21 February 2024
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Hi there, Elite adventures is thrilled to hear that you had a wonderful day exploring the parks and experiencing the geysers. Thank you for acknowledging Blake's informative guidance throughout the tour. It's fantastic to know that despite the warmth from the sunshine and geothermal activity, you found walking around the parks enjoyable. Elite adventures is delighted that you appreciated the scenery, the educational aspects, and the opportunity to capture captivating images of the bubbling and smoking pits. Your feedback is invaluable to us, and we are elated that you had a memorable experience. Thank you for sharing your positive review!
Written 29 February 2024
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Gidz59
Yeovil, UK51 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We did the morning eco thermal park tour - Wai-O-Tapu and Waimangu. Our guide was Trent who was very informative and knowledgeable. He made sure everyone was included in all aspects of the tour. There was a reasonable amount of walking (4 km over 2 areas) but all was fairly easy and at a good pace. The sights were incredible and def worth the time and money spent. Highly recommended.
Written 20 February 2024
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Hi Sandra, Thank you for providing feedback on your experience during the morning eco thermal park tour of Wai-O-Tapu and Waimangu. Elite adventures is thrilled to hear that Trent, our guide/boss, impressed you with his informative and knowledgeable commentary, ensuring all participants were engaged throughout the tour. The moderate 4 km walk across two areas, conducted at a comfortable pace, was appreciated by all. The breathtaking sights you encountered were deemed invaluable and well worth the time and investment. Your high recommendation is cherished, and we are delighted that you found the tour to be a rewarding and memorable experience. Thank you Sandra,
Written 29 February 2024
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Gerald H
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Brian, our driver and guide provided a great narrative of the sites we were visiting and a unique perspective. The pace of the tours was good, neither too quick or too slow. Timing on the Lady Knox geyser was perfect.
Written 18 February 2024
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We are thrilled to hear about your positive experience with Brian, our dedicated driver and guide. It is fantastic to know that his narratives added value to your visit, offering a unique perspective on the sites. We are pleased that the pace of the tour was just right for you, striking a balance between being neither rushed nor leisurely. Your feedback on the timing of the Lady Knox Geyser stop being perfect is greatly appreciated. Thank you for sharing your wonderful review!
Written 1 March 2024
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Clara G
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Absolutely breathtaking!! The views, the bio diversity, such an amazing half day tour!! Brian was a wonderful guide, super friendly, knowledgeable and passionate about the Maori culture and history of Rotorua.
Written 17 February 2024
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Elite adventures is thrilled to hear that you had an absolutely breathtaking experience on our half-day tour! Your appreciation for the stunning views and rich biodiversity is truly rewarding for us. It is fantastic to know that Brian, our guide, made your experience even more memorable with his friendly demeanor, extensive knowledge, and deep passion for the Maori culture and history of Rotorua. Thank you for sharing your glowing feedback, and we hope to welcome you back for more adventures in the future!
Written 1 March 2024
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Lonnie L
20 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Very nice tour. Blake was excellent and gave great local insight and information about the area. Comfortable van and excellent communication. Would highly recommend this tour if you have time.
Written 13 February 2024
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Mahsa G
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
We really enjoyed our day taking pictures as many as we could. Our tour guide Trent was super knowledgable. Very friendly. Never forget this day. Nothing was perfect without him.
Written 8 February 2024
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Murty C
Columbia, MD78 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
I took this half day tour because I had limited time. It turned out to be a very informative and pleasant tour. Our guide, Trent, is of Māori heritage and proved to be extremely knowledgeable about Rotorua and Māori /New Zealand culture & history. He was also punctual, patient, and had a modern minibus (with good air conditioning, which proved valuable on the warm day). We visited principally the Te Puia, which combines a Māori cultural institute with geothermal geysers and a Kiwi conservation center and a gift shop. We also visited the grounds of the Tudor-style Rotorua Museum and the Blue and Green Lakes.

It was a perfect outing for me , and I enjoyed lots of interesting conversations with Trent. I am sure that the full day tour would be even better and I highly recommend this company.
Written 8 February 2024
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Marita G
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Solo
Great Tour guide sadly I forgot his name but he was kind and respectful of the time did not rush. Tour was great comfortable transport and love the small group size. The attractions were lovely and worth every stop
Written 6 February 2024
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