Cruise Ship Passengers
Are you visiting the Bay of Plenty on a cruise?
You can make the most of your time in this beautiful part of the world by taking advantage of the packages we offer to all cruise ship passengers.
We run organised trips to the adventure park as well as to the Lake Rotoiti glowworm caves and thermal pools. Your package will include transport to and from the ship and lots of extras.
Scenic Lake Rotoiti Glow worm Cave Kayak Tour
Enjoy a scenic sea-kayak tour past the cascading native bush including the Pohutukawa, NZ’s native Christmas tree. View classic Kiwi holiday homes dotted amongst the cliffs and coves. Explore the quiet lake's edge with abundant birdlife before parting the bush to enter the glow worm cave. Relax in the natural thermal hot pools as you reflect on the experience. Glide over the calm waters with NZ’s only scenic lake and glow worm cave kayak tour. Enjoy the myths and legends of the Maori people linked to Lake Rotoiti.
Relax on the lakes edge with a sumptuous Kiwi packed lunch. Coach transport from the port to Lake Rotoiti and back and listen to the entertaining and informing commentary of the countryside as you travel through it.
Inclusions: Kiwi packed lunch, transport, guided kayak tour
What to bring: clothing appropriate for the weather, swimwear and togs (wear it before you get there)
Time: 6.5 hours
Cost / Bookings: If you are a cruise ship passenger interested in this Scenic Lake Rotoiti Glow Worm Cave kayak tour, contact your cruise company for further information about booking.
Please Note:The following dates are avilable to be booked directly with Waimarino:
- Dates to be updated.
However, if you are not available to join us on these days, please contact your on board cruise ship booking agent to book this tour.
Wairoa River Tour
- Enjoy the personal experience of a Waimarino guide collecting you from the Port of Tauranga and providing a running commentary of Mount Maunganui and Tauranga before entering the upper reaches of the Wairoa River.
- Learn about the cartage of native timbers down the Wairoa River from the old mill site and how the locals were barged across for school.
- No prior experience required for this picturesque flat water paddle to Waimarino with your personal guide.
- Stop onroute for gourmet refreshments of Mills Reef award winning wine, juice, cheese, crackers.
- This is a must trip for anyone visiting Tauranga!
Included: All relevant equipment provided, Gourmet style lunch, Dry bags, Transport from Tauranga harbour and back.
What to bring: Swimwear & towel. Sun block and a sun hat are recommended.
Time: Pick up time is at 11am from the Port approx 3.5 hours total
Cost: $139 per adult, $115 per child
Waimarino Adventure Park Supreme Pass
This action packed half day’s adventure is the perfect way to experience real Kiwi fun! Get blobbed on NZ’s biggest human catapult, fly down NZ’s only kayak slide, climb the outdoor rock wall or just have a relax in a kayak. Waimarino has many activities that entertain young and old or you may choose to just relax in the warm pool.
Included: All transport & wetsuit at Waimarino
What to bring: Swimwear & towel for Waimarino
Time: Pick up time is at 11am from the Port approx 3.5 hours duration
Cost: $65 adult and $55 child (under 16)