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Stroos New Zealand Tours

Single Day Tours in Bay of Plenty
Price range:
$128.00 - $3515.00


Description

We are a small Independent New Zealand owned tour operator, located in the Bay of Plenty. We are passionate to show you this beautiful country. We pride ourselves on excellent service, flexibility and local knowledge. We specialized in small group tours, shore excursions, day trips and charters.We are proud to show you this beautiful country and therefore we are one of the best local tour operators.

Small group tours Tauranga to Rotorua shore excursion tours & trips, many options, geothermal, geysers, hot mud, spa pools, cultural show. MANY other options, attractions, and destinations.Tauranga to Rotorua tour with the best local tour operator. We

Other opportunities are our Multi-Day tours from Auckland and Tauranga special designed for short stay visitor, for example, if you like to see a bit more from NZ before or after your cruise ship journey you can book one of the short multi-day tours.Discover NZ now and book here at bookit.


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#1 - Whakarewarewa Tour

No.1. New Zealand Culture, nature scenic tour.
Our most popular tour!
ALL SHORE TOURS: Duration about 5/6 hrs
Entrance fee's and sightseeing, commentary included in this tour!
We start our tours with a coastal tour along the Pacific Ocean.
On our sightseeing Tauranga shore excursion we visit a kiwi fruit and avocado orchard and tell you all about it.
Drive through NZ farmland and pine forest country from the port of Tauranga to Rotorua.
What to see at the second stop on this Tauranga to Rotorua day tour we will view a small but pretty waterfall surrounded by NZ native bush. If we are lucky we can observe white water rafters and/or kayaks coming down this fall. (Temporary unavailable)
View stunning NZ panoramas geothermal, NZ lakes and NZ mountains.
We than visit the one and only living Maori authentic geothermal village and valley "WHAKAREWAREWA". A guided tour through the geothermal valley and Maori village is included. No shortcuts here, your guide will be one of the local Maori. View the spectacular power full eruption of the one and only "Puhutu Geyser", steam vents, boiling mud and hot water springs. Also included is a 35 minutes cultural show by the locals.
With plentymore Rotorua highlights to see we take you to the NZ Government Gardens with the beautiful Tudor style Museum and the Mediterranean style Blue Baths, Polynesian spa pools, beautiful Lake Rotorua and Rotorua City Centre and parks.
No worry's we bring you back in time!


#2 - Te Puia Tour

TAURANGA TO ROTORUA TOUR GEOTHERMAL, MAORI CULTURE plus highlights.

We are leaving the port of Tauranga and you are traveling as part of a small group with Willem (owner/operator) of Stroos New Zealand Tours.

You can sit back relax and enjoy the stunning scenery while your listening to Willems informative commentary on this cruise ship shore Tour, no hassles the mini bus is air conditioned and is extremely comfortable and the best way to travel with a small group. On the Tauranga to Rotorua shore excursion to or from Rotorua we do some sightseeing, for sure we will stop at a kiwifruit place, here I will show you and explain as much as possible about growing and maintaining a kiwi fruit orchard, also included here a free tasting of delicious kiwifruit.

Rotorua highlights will be on the Itinerary as well hot mud pools, hot water springs, steam vents, geothermal geyser, Maori Culture, government gardens with historic buildings like the Elisabeth Tudor style Rotorua museum, Mediterranean - style Blue Baths, miscellaneous old style club buildings and the hot water Rachel springs.

We also drive along the Lake Rotorua waterfront and you can enjoy the pictures lake views and park like environment.

Extra sightseeing*can be waterfall located in native New Zealand rain forest, green and blue lake, Kuirau parks hot water lake, city center, coastal drive.


#3 - Two Day Coromandel Tour

From Auckland and Tauranga area

Tour Code MD01

Day 1. Leaving from Auckland direction south up and over the Bombay hill entering the Waikato region beautiful farmlands. After about one hour twenty minutes, we will stop for about 30 minutes in the historic gold mining town of Thames located in between the Firth of Thames and the majestic ranges of the Coromandel.

We continue our tour to Whitianga where we visit the hot water beach, explore the Coromandel Scenic Cruise (optional) one of the world's most stunning piece of coastline, Cathedral Cove, sea caves, volcanic rock formations, and pinnacles, plus marine reserve above and below the surface.

After our busy day, I will bring you to your accommodation in Whitianga township where you can enjoy the rest of the day, perhaps with a good meal and a nice glass of NZ wine. 

Day 2. Day two is the day with plenty photo opportunities stunning white sandy beaches, backed by white cliffs. You will see the pristine native forest and impressive sea and land views. We drive over SH25 via Kuaotuna, Te Renga to Coromandel Town.  Here the famous “Driving Creek Railway & potteries” (optional) a 1 hrs event you do not want to forget. The railway is a Narrow-gauge mountain railway train ride through regenerated native forest with pottery sculptures lining the track.

Having seen the unique character of Coromandel town and the arts & craft people we go to our next stop Thames this is our last stop before Auckland where we finished our great tour.

Price Included
Free pick up and drop off from your hotel.
All transport, comfortable air-conditioned Mini Bus, and fuel,
Sightseeing
Visit hot water beach,
Visiting historic town of Thames
Whitianga
Historic town of Coromandel town
One night accommodation (twin share) and breakfast in Whitianga area


#4 - Two Day Coromandel Tour for 4 or more

See two-day Coromandel tour this is for bookings 4 or more people, different price
All prices per couple ( Twin Share)


#5 - Two Day Northland Tour

From Auckland and Tauranga area. Incredible Kauri museum, Waipoua Forest, Tane Mahuta (giant Kauri tree), Waitangi, hot water beach, Paihia, Russel, Whangarei, Auckland
Tour Code MD04
 Day 1. Leaving from Auckland direction south up and over the Bombay hill entering the Waikato region beautiful farmlands. After about one hour twenty minutes, we will stop for about 30 minutes in the historic gold mining town of Thames located in between the Firth of Thames and the majestic ranges of the Coromandel.
We continue our tour to Whitianga where we visit the hot water beach, explore the Coromandel Scenic Cruise (optional) one of the world's most stunning piece of coastline, Cathedral Cove, sea caves, volcanic rock formations, and pinnacles, plus marine reserve above and below the surface.
After our busy day, I will bring you to your accommodation in Whitianga township where you can enjoy the rest of the day, perhaps with a good meal and a nice glass of NZ wine.
Day 2. Day two is the day with plenty photo opportunities stunning white sandy beaches, backed by white cliffs. You will see the pristine native forest and impressive sea and land views. We drive over SH25 via Kuaotuna, Te Renga to Coromandel Town. Here the famous “Driving Creek Railway & potteries” (optional) a 1 hrs event you do not want to forget. The railway is a Narrow-gauge mountain railway train ride through regenerated native forest with pottery sculptures lining the track.
Having seen the unique character of Coromandel town and the arts & craft people we go to our next stop Thames this is our last stop before Auckland where we finished our great tour.

Price Included
Free pick up and drop off from your hotel.
All transport, comfortable air-conditioned Mini Bus, and fuel,
Sightseeing
Visit hot water beach,
Visiting historic town of Thames
Whitianga
Historic town of Coromandel town
One night accommodation (twin share) and breakfast in Whitianga area


#6 - Two Day Northland Tour for 4 or more

Same as Two Day Northland Tour four or more book here different price. Price per couple ( Twin Share)


#7 - Three Day Coromandel Bay of plenty Rotorua tour booking for 4 or more people

See Tree day Coromandel tour this is for bookings 4 or more people, different price.
Price is per couple ( Twin Share )


#8 - Three Day Coromandel-Bay of Plenty--Rotorua Tour

From Auckland and Tauranga area.

Includes Three-day tour Coromandel, hot water beach, Cathedral Cove, Bay of Plenty, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves.

Tour Code MD02

Day one. Leaving from Auckland direction south up and over the Bombay hill entering the Waikato region beautiful farmlands.

After about one hour twenty minutes, we will stop for about 30 minutes in the historic gold mining town of Thames located in between the Firth of Thames and the majestic ranges of the Coromandel.

We continue our tour to Whitianga located on the Coromandel Pacific Ocean here we visit the hot water beach. Explore the Coromandel Scenic cruise (optional) one of the world's most stunning piece of coastline, including Cathedral Cove, sea caves, volcanic rock formations, and pinnacles, plus marine reserve above and below the surface.

After our busy day,  I will you bring you to your accommodation in Whitianga township where you can enjoy the rest of the day perhaps with a nice glass of NZ wine and a meal.

Day Two. Our destination today is Rotorua via Thames, Historic town Waihi, Bay of Plenty, Tauranga and Mount Maunganui the first stop will be Waihi. Waihi “Heart of Gold” few parts of New Zealand can offer so much history glimpses of the hard-fought, gold-rich, pioneer lifestyle. Waihi's gold – mining heritage is embraced and on display in the local Information center. Only meters away from the information center we can walk right to the edge of Waihi's huge open pit gold mine here you have stunning views of the pit and town. This stop will take about 1.5 hrs.

Next drive will be from Waihi to Tauranga and the very popular beach town of Mount Maunganui located in the Bay of Plenty known in The Maori Language as “Te Moana-a-Toi”. This area is known for its volcanic landscapes, kiwi fruit, avocado's, dairy farming, impressive stunning beaches, and pristine native forest reserves. We show you some impressive hilltop views over the western bay of plenty, an olive grove, avocado trees we visit a kiwifruit orchard and a winery, included wine tasting and the very popular beach of Mount Maunganui. This will be a day with many photo opportunities.  We are arriving in Rotorua later in the afternoon and time permitted I will show you some Rotorua City highlights before or after we bring you to your accommodation.                            Day Three. Today you will visit one of the most popular and spectacular geothermal areas in New Zealand it's located on the Southern end of the Okataine Volcanic Centre about 30km south of Rotorua. Explore and walk the spectacular unique nature landscape at NZ most colorful natural volcanic park it will take you between 50 and 75 minutes. You will have amazing photo opportunities from the natural colored pools and springs and the biggest boiling mud pool in NZ.  All this will take us about two hours and that means we must move on to the Waitomo Caves another 2.5 hrs drive including a 30 minutes' stop.                                                                               
Waitomo glow-worm caves are another one of the famous and spectacular NZ attractions discover the magic light of the Arachne Campa lumonis a glow-worm. As your boat is glide silent under the magical starry luminescent lights you experience a unique and enjoyable feeling that never will forget.

Moving on to Auckland another 2 hours' drive, however, time permitted we can give you the opportunity to visit the Otorohanga Kiwi house where you admire the kiwi bird. (Optional)

Included
Free pick up and drop off from your hotel.
All transport comfortable air-conditioned Mini Bus and fuel.
2 nights' accommodation included. (twin share)
Visiting historic gold towns of Thames and Waihi
Whitianga and hot water beach
Experience the Wiahi's huge open pit gold mine walk.
Mount Maunganui beach and town.
Wine tasting in Katikati
Kiwi country guided tour and tasting
Rotorua City sightseeing
Wai-o- Tapu
Waitomo Caves
Free pick up and drop off from your accommodation


#9 - Three Day Northland Tour

Tours from Auckland and Tauranga area.
Day one. Driving north for about 90 minutes enjoy a relaxing journey through beautiful farmland and some of New Zealand's earliest settlements to the Kauri museum. This is the best kept New Zealand secret has an element of surprise. The Kauri museum tells the stories of the pioneer's settlers and is a must see. This museum receives about 90000 visitor's p.a.
We continue our journey our next stop in the Waipoua forest here you will have the opportunity to admire “Tane Mahuta” (optional) a huge century's old Kauri tree. From here we will drive north to Kaikora we stop and sleep here overnight.
Day two. A very exciting adventures bus tour over the ninety-mile beach to the most Northern tip of New Zealand “Cape Reinga” here you can see the Tasman Sea and the Pacific Ocean collide with each other.
When you come back from this trip we will drive you to your accommodation for the night so we can start fresh at the Paihia and Russel area.
Day three. The last busy day we are giving you the opportunity to visit the Waitangi treaty house (not included) thereafter we will take the Opua ferry you enjoy looking around the quaint township(s) of Russell. From here we meander back through small New Zealand towns and get to experience the life of true New Zealand. While we on our way back to Auckland we will have different stops for you to enjoy the scenery. The first brief stop will be in Whangarei the regional capital of northland with a population around 55.000. Arriving in Auckland (area) we will drop you off at the agreed destination.

Included
All transport comfortable air-conditioned Mini Bus and fuel.
Free pick up and drop off from your hotel
2 nights'accommodation
incl. Breakfast (twin share)
Sightseeing, stunning coastal, rural, pristine native
forest and beaches.
Kauri museum
Bus tour over ninety-mile beach
Opua ferry Paihia to Russel
VisitDargaville, Kaikora, Cape Reinga, Paihia, Russel, Whangarei.


#10 - Three Day Northland Tour for 4 or more

See tree day Northland tour this is booking for 4 people or more which is different price
Price is per couple (Twin Share)


#11 - Five Day Tour

Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Hawke's Bay, Gisborne, Art Deco city of Napier, Taupo, Rotorua, Waitomo caves.
From Auckland and Tauranga
Tour Code MD05
Day One. You can sit back and relax in our air-conditioned Mini Bus and enjoy the scenery. Our first target is Auckland to Hobbiton* in the heart of New Zealand close to the town of Matamata. Here you can experience the magic of Hobbiton, you can step on the lush pastures of the Shire, as featured in the Lord of the Rings and the Hobbiton tour will take about 2.5 hrs. including lunch.
We then drive to the beautiful Bay of Plenty where we stay overnight. However, on the way we stop at the top of Kaimai ranges stunning views overlooking the Waikato region. In the descent of the Kaimai ranges, we are having a short stop at the spectacular Maclaren Falls.
From here we move on to Tauranga and the popular beach town of Mt. Maunganui. We overnight in this area.
Day 2. We are leaving the Western Bay of Plenty driving through the town of Te Puke the kiwifruit capital of the world the normal population around 9000 in the kiwifruit harvesting time they will need about 20.000 people extra for harvesting and packing. Eighty percent of the total kiwifruit is growing in this area and there are about 65 packinghouses. We will stop here and visit one of the kiwifruit orchards this include free tasting and a short-guided tour.
After this interesting stop, we move on and over the Pacific Highway to the beautiful town of Whakatane. Here we drop off some or all of us at the White Island Cruise departure. Departing on the tide and weather. This also will decide if we drive all the way to Gisborne or staying here overnight. Be aware that some days the cruise will not go ahead because of the sea conditions. Our alternative for people who are not going with the cruise is exploring the eastern bay of plenty, one of the most beautiful areas of NZ. Depending on the cruise we overnight here or in Gisborne.
Day 3. We will be driving over the Waiweka Gorge, crossing the stunning Raukumara Ranges to the city of Gisborne into Hawk's Bay this is another region of New Zealand east coast south of the east cape. This region is recognized on the world stage for its award-winning wines.
Next target is Napier were the rest of the day you can visit the city of Napier, world-famous Art-Deco city rebuild after a 1931 earthquake, here we recommend a guided city walk in this unique city. Other easy walks over the tree lined waterfront Marine Parade and botanic gardens. The Pania of the Reef statue depicting a Maori maiden is a symbol of the city.
We will overnight here you will enjoy Napier's night live.
Day 4. Another long drive today over and trough country site with steep hills covered with native rain forest like the Raukumara ranges, first city we visit is Taupo and crater Lake Taupo the biggest lake in New Zealand the surface area 616 square km / 238 square miles.
On the south side of this lake is Ruapehu Skiing and Snowboarding fields here are also some active and dormant volcanoes. Another impressive beauty in this area is Huka Falls and yes, we will visit these falls.
Next, we drive in the direction of Rotorua, however about half way we will stop and give you the opportunity to visit a top geothermal attraction on the Taupo volcanic plateau “Wai OTapu”, colored lakes, Lady Knox geyser (10.15 a.m.), the biggest hot mud lake in New Zealand. The last visit today will be Rotorua.
Many attractions here too many to mention. I will bring you to your accommodation and advise you on the options here in Rotorua.
Day 5. Last day on your five-day New Zealand adventure with us. We start the day with showing you some highlights in and around Rotorua.
We move than in the direction of Auckland, on the way we are giving you the option to visit the famous Waitomo glow worm caves and Otorohanga Kiwi house on the way. Last drive to your Auckland to drop you off at your accommodation or other agreed location.
Included
4 nights' twin share accommodation and breakfast
All Fuel, comfortable air conditioned Minibus, booking fee, liability Ins.
Myself and accommodation
All sightseeing
Kiwifruit tasting, guided tour
Visit: matamata, Tauranga, Mt. Maunganui, Whakatane, Gisborne, Napier art deco city, Taupo, Rotorua


#12 - Five Day Tour for 4 or more people

See Five Day Tour this is for bookings 4 or more people. Price is per couple ( Twin Share)


#13 - Private Charter Tours

(maximum 11 passengers ) Admission fees not included, some popular trips include
- Contact us we bring you anywhere where possible, we tailor-made.
Some ideas
-Tauranga Hinterlands
-Wai-O-Tapu
-Hobbiton
-Hamilton Gardens
-Western Bay of Plenty
-Agrodome - sheep shearing, farm tours - adventure park
- Rainbow Springs- nature park, kiwi hatchery, native birds, and reptiles, family friendly.


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