FIRE (Ahi)Tour

Day 1:

Depart 8.30am

Aratiatia rapids

Lava Glass Garden, Cafe and Workshop Magnificent sculpture garden featuring more than 600 glass art sculptures and some of the largest pieces of glass blown in New Zealand.

Taupo for lunch and Lake Taupo Cruise on the magnificent Lake Taupo, New Zealand’s largest lake. On the western side of Lake Taupo are Maori rock carvings and a small waterfall accessible only by boat.

Turangi Volcanic Activity Centre.  Earthquake Simulator experience similar to the 6.3 magnitude quake that severely damaged Christchurch in 2011, and a geothermal geyser simulator 

 Tokaanu Hot Pools for a lovely long soak in natural thermal waters.

 Day 2:

Top Of The Bruce Road on Mount Ruapehu 

Whakapapa Gondola and Chairlifts Admire the rocky outcrops below of the volcanic plateau and majesty of the Central North Island volcanoes; Ruapehu, Ngaruahoe (Mount Doom) and Tongariro.

National Park Village. Ohakune and Waiouru. Alpine villages, popular with skiers in Winter.

Waiouru War Museum with time to view fascinating war exhibits including some by film-maker Sir Peter Jackson. (The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, King Kong, They Shall Not Grow Old, Tin Tin, Lovely Bones)

Central Plateau Desert Road to  Orakei Korako.

Orakei Korako Geothermal Park boasts the most active geysers of any geothermal park in New Zealand. Up to 23 active natural geysers throughout the native bush-walk area across the lake

Cost from $299 per person per day based on twin shareThe final price is based on accommodation choices and guest preferences.

Includes transport, guide and driver, and accommodation. 

Excludes entry fees to attractions underlined in the Itinerary, meals and taxes

Transfers: Auckland or Rotorua Airport (by prior arrangement).

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