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Renewable Energy Tour

Multi-Day Tour

Educational

Tour Details

We believe that it is important for people to have an awareness about the human effects on this planet. This tour offers an insight into the way conservation sanctuaries and renewable energy power stations contribute positively towards a better future with specialist guides at each location.

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Tour Schedule

Day 1 - On this day, you will begin your exciting journey with us from Auckland. We will stop at Sanctuary Mountain in Maungatautari, a reserve that is home to some of New Zealand's most endangered species. Learn about their dream of restoring and protecting the ecosystem while seeing up close native wildlife and flora. Very few places have such a large number of diverse native species in New Zealand.

Day 2 - Beginning in Rotorua, we will travel to the Wairakei Geothermal Power Station where you will learn the important role the station plays. You will also learn about the different effects that the station had on its local environment while seeing the magnificent station up close. On our way back, we will stop at Te Puia where you will experience the centre of New Zealand's Maori culture and geothermal wonders.

Day 3 - On your final day, you will stop at the Karapiro Hydro Station for a one of a kind educational jet boat tour. Along the Mighty Waikato River you will experience a jet boat ride unique in New Zealand. The experienced driver will give you detailed history of the area and Karapiro dam and power station.

*Note: This tour includes accommodation and entry to all locations. Meals are not included and tour participants are required to bring or buy their own food. .

Trip Plan

Tour Length: 2 Nights 3 Days

Minimum Number: This tour requires a minimum of 6 People.

Itinerary:

Day one: Auckland - Mangatautari - Rotorua
Day two: Rotorua - Wairakei Geothermal Power Station - Te Puia - Rotorua
Day three: Rotorua - Karapiro Hydro Station Jet Boat Ride - Auckland

What to Bring:

For the most enjoyable experience, we recommend that you bring-

  • Clothes for all days
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera

Tour Cost

$880 NZD / person

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  • A minimum of 2 adults must be attending the tour for the tour to take place.
  • Application for a tour must be made by phone, fax or e-mail no later than 5:00 PM of the day before the tour.
  • Your application may not be accepted if the tour is full, prior to your booking.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation of tours is free if carried out by 5:00 PM, two working days before the tour.
  • Cancellation of tours carried out by 5:00 PM one working day before the tour will cost 50% of the price of the tour.
  • Cancellation of tours after 5:00 PM one working day before the tour will cost the full price of the tour.
  • Cancellation of fishing tours will cost 20% of the tour cost after you have sent in your form as the boat will be chartered.
  • Cancellation of Hobbiton movie set tours will cost NZ$35.00 per person as a cancellation of lunch fee if cancelled after 5:00 pm four working days before the tour.
  • Cancellation of Hobbiton evening banquet tours will cost the full price of the tour if cancelled after 5:00 pm eight working days before the tour.
  • If you won't show up at the pick-up time even after 15 mins of the time, we have to start the tours without you.

Tour Costs

  • If there are two adults attending the tour, the cost of the tour written is the cost for one person.
  • If there are two adults attending the tour, children ( aged 5~11 ) will cost half of what is written.

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