4 hours 30 minutes (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Offered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds
Experience the majesty of Mt Tarawera and gain insight into New Zealand’s rich geology on this 4-hour hike from Rotorua. Travel by off-road 4x4 vehicle into the North Island wilderness with a guide. Follow winding hiking trails from the base of Mt Tarawera up to the crater’s edge, and learn all about the mighty volcano’s 1886 eruption. From your vantage point near the crater, admire panoramic views over the geothermal valley of Waimangu. This exciting hiking tour is suited to adventurers of all ages.
- 4-hour Mt Tarawera hike from Rotorua
- Spin into the New Zealand wilderness by 4x4 vehicle with a guide
- Hike along rugged trails up the side of Mt Tarawera to the crater’s edge
- Gain insight into the region’s rich geology
- Admire sweeping views over the geothermal valley of Waimangu
- Tour includes pickup and drop-off from your Rotorua hotel
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4.5 Hr Mt Tarawera Crater Experience
Professional Kiwi Guide
Free Hotel/Motel Pickup
Departure & Return
Departure PointTraveler pickup is offered
We pick up from most accommodations in central Rotorua
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- Not wheelchair accessible
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
- OPERATED BY Kaitiaki Adventures Aotearoa
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
- For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
- If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
- Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
- Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
Learn more about cancellations.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on sanitization during Mt Tarawera Volcanic Guided Hike Experience?
A:The policies on sanitization are:
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
What is the social distancing policy during Mt Tarawera Volcanic Guided Hike Experience?
A:The policy on social distancing is:
- Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Mt Tarawera Volcanic Guided Hike Experience?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
- "The hike is well fun and not grossly challenging, just enough to get your heart rate up and make you feel alive." See review
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