Private Charter

Charter your very own private vehicle! Choose from a luxury Mercedes mini bus with dual air-conditioning, UV protection tinted glass and reclining leather seating for up to 11 People with Driver/Guide, or a  Ford Transit with 16 luxury seats for the larger groups!

 Travel in comfort & Safety !

Custom build your own itinerary with help and advice from us  on how to fit in the venues you want to visit

Choose the places to see and activities you would like to do at your own pace on your visit when you dock at the Port of Tauranga. You can visit Rotorua the lifestyle destination of choice for professional couples, families and people that have a passion for life and the outdoors.

It is New Zealand’s playground and a draw card to millions of visitors from around the world. Rotorua is a small city, Full of excitement and discovery. Alternatively choose to go to the shire and visit Hobbiton's Hobbit holes the Green Dragon Inn, the Mill and other structures created for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films. You will see how this beautiful piece of Waikato farmland was transformed into The Shire all with your own private tour guide/driver.

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Your Vehicle:

Tour the Bay of Plenty with your family/group and have your own private vehicle with a professional tour guide/driver from your cruise ships arrival at the Port of Tauranga. These vehicles have the highest safety rating with UV protection tinted glass.  

Your Itinerary:

Your private driver/guide can help build your Itinerary and also book the attractions/venues you wish to visit. You are able to visit Rotorua's Whakarewarewa Valley to see the infamous Pōhutu Geyser at Te Puia or the Māori Living Village with boiling pools, mud pools and steam vents. Have a traditional Hangi meal and visit the Kiwi bird enclosure and then marvel at the traditional culture show. Why not race down the luge, roll down inside an Ogo and then visit Agroventures to experience a bungee or jet boat.

 

You Options:

After lunch you could visit The Hobbiton Movie Set and see the Hobbit holes and enjoy a cool drink in the Green Dragon Inn. You can decide whatever and wherever you want to go as you are in control with local insider knowledge to the attractions and no waiting for other people to catch up. Stop for lunch at a fine dining restaurant or drive through a fast food joint it’s all up to you!

Peace of mind:

Your private driver/guide will be ready to take you back to your ship at the end of the day with the knowledge you were able to visit and experience the Bay of Plenty and its many places of interest in comfort and convenience for you and your family/group.

OUR TIPS:

Examples of time required:

  • Hobbiton - 5 hours

  • Rotorua venue i.e.; Maori living village or Te puia - 6 hours  

  • Rotorua venue plus kiwi fruit orchard experience and redwoods - 7 hours

  • Rotorua and Hobbiton - 8 hours would be comfortable

FLEXIBLE 

PICKUP TIMES TO SUIT YOUR CRUISE SHIP

$120.00
NZD
PER
HOUR

Where to Go? 
Some particular tours and attractions that you might wish to do include!!

  • Rotorua’s Polynesian Spa,

  • River rafting, Kayaking,

  • Hells Gate Spa and Mud Pools, Redwoods Tree Walk,

  • Hobbiton Tour,

  • Duck Tours Rotorua,

  • Ogo Rotorua,

  • Mitai Maori Village,

  • Whakarewarewa Maori living village,

  • Agrodome,

  • Te Puia,

  • Agroventures,

  • Waiotapu,

  • Rainbow Springs,

  • Skyline Gondola,

  • The Luge,

  • Ogo

  • Zorb,

  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves,

  • Horse Trekking,

  • Four Wheel Driving,

  • Clay Bird Shooting,

  • Tamaki Tours,

  • Bungee Jumping,

  • Jet Boats,

  • Helicopter and Floatplane Flights,

  • Kiwifruit Tours 

  • Wine Tasting Tours.

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