Departure Time: 08:15am - 09:00am - 10:00am - 11:00am
This may be adjusted to suit the arrival & departure of your cruise ship.
Pick up/departure time will be confirmed upon booking!
Deluxe Small Group Shore Excursion from the Port of Tauranga.
Join us on a day filled with Fun, Thrills, Laughter & Action! This tour is perfect for families of all ages who are looking for a day filled with memories.
Jump on board a 8 seater Gondola & experience spectacular views of Lake Rotorua, once at the top the thrills begin. Jump in a luge cart & race down the track with its sweeping bends and exhilarating sections, or take the scenic track through the redwood forest. Next hold on tight and fly through the air amongst Skylines majestic redwood forest on a Zoom Zip-line. Then face your fears and test your limits at New Zealand’s only Sky-swing which doubles as Rotorua’s highest and fastest adrenaline rush!
Need a sit down after all this, then relax and be treated to a gourmet buffet lunch at the Stratosfare. You will be taken you on a gastronomic journey from the tidal mussel tank, ensuring the freshest mussels you can find, to the flame rotisserie, Art of the Grill chef station, 24-hour slow cooked roast beef, seasonal salads and delicate cooked-to-order crepes, plus much more.
We will be there to meet you at the Port of Tauranga, where you will jump onboard one of our small group vehicles. We will take in the sights of Mount Maunganui and drive along one of the best beaches in New Zealand. See the abundance of coffee shops, cafes & breath taking scenery, not forgetting the infamous" Mount" which this area is named after. After leaving the coastline we head into the lush countryside, where our first stop will be a visit to a Kiwifruit orchard. You will have the opportunity to walk under the vines to see and learn all about the fuzzy little fruit growing. You will have the chance to taste different varieties of fruits, jams, juices and much more. Back on the road we make our way to Rotorua, passing lakes, forestry and the first hint of the geothermal area we are heading too!
On arrival at Rotorua you will first board one of the eight-seater Gondola's to experience spectacular views of Lake Rotorua, the city & the steaming geothermal vistas. The 900 metre long cableway system will transport you and your group on a gentle, scenic ride up to the Skyline Rotorua complex.
Then the choice is yours, what to ride first? Sky-Swing, Luge rides or Zip-Line?
The three-seated Skyswing hoists you 50 metres above Skyline Rotorua, coming to a halt with a breath-taking view over Lake Rotorua and beyond. Hanging from your harness, with the release in your hand, it’s up to you to make the drop! Reaching 150kph, the Skyswing drop will give you a thrill like no other. Eventually the swinging will slow, but don’t get comfortable, we like to excite you one more time with a surprise to finish with!
5 Luge rides
Nestle into a Luge cart and zip off with friends or family to discover who has the skills to master the Luge. You have total control over speed and direction. Pull back on the bars to slow down, push forward to go and enjoy the ride. There are 3 tracks to choose from scenic, intermediate or advanced. After a stunning chair-lift ride back to the top, once is never enough. The Luge is great for any age (the oldest rider is 101) and small children can ride with adults.
Get harnessed up before descending 385 metres on a dual zipline, you can choose to race a friend or to have the Adrenaline rush on your own with a drop of 48 vertical metres. Flying through the sky amongst majestic Redwood forest up to 80km/h, you're zipping through the air on a thrilling ride. The Zoom Zipline finishes on a platform by our Luge chairlift but the fun isn't over yet - now's your chance to take a leap of faith and jump off the gangplank for a 10 metre free-fall (if your feeling brave) or you may choose the stairs.
All Inclusive Gourmet Deluxe Buffet Lunch
Relax and enjoy a delicious 3 course gourmet buffet style lunch, at the Stratosfare Restaurant and Bar, which is home to some of New Zealand’s best award-winning cuisine. Enjoy a delicious Lunch featuring a stunning array of freshly prepared buffet and cooked-to-order dishes highlighting locally sourced seafood, meat and produce.
Adult $285.00 NZD
Child $260.00 NZD
Shore Excursion Cancellation Policy:
If you cancel within 48hours of the scheduled departure, there is a 100% cancellation fee.
If for whatever reason your ship is not able to dock on the day of your excursion then all monies paid will be refunded!
Excellent value for money
Family friendly experience
Small group ensures personal service
Guarantee back to ship on time
Free port pickup and drop-off included
Pick up/drop off in 2017/18 small group vehicle
Entrance fees to all attractions
Deluxe Buffet included
Cold bottled water