Polynesian Spa and Skyline Gondola

A fantastic day for family and friends, young and old. Enjoy the views of lake Rotorua and the city from the top of the Skyline Gondola, race down the luge tracks in specially designed carts (great for children of all ages, even the ‘retired’ ones). Then head for the Polynesian Spa where children can play in the family pool and adults can have time-out in the ‘Priest’s’ pool. Alternatively enjoy a spa at Hells’ Gate (named by George Bernard Shaw, the Irish playwright, as he thought it looked like the gateway to hell, with all the steam and boiling pools).

  • Group of 6 or more - $235 per person
  • Group of 4 $300 per person
  • Group of 2 $400 per person


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NZ $235


  • Pick up from the port area
  • Transport in a small air-conditioned mini bus with a full commentary from your professional guide
  • Stop to admire spectacular beaches and volcanoes
  • Hear about New Zealand’s unique ecology created by 80 million years of isolation
  • Pass through kiwi fruit orchards
  • Learn about Maori culture, how they got to New Zealand and who their ancestors were.
  • Take photos of the scenic beauty of the Bay of Plenty and Rotorua - native rainforest, huge lakes in volcanic craters, waterfalls and rivers.
  • THEN get ready for your Skyline and the Luge.
  • After relax at the Polynesian Spa, or Hell’s gate
  • Time permitting, stop for a delicious kiwifruit ice cream and Comvita, the home of Manuka Honey.
  • Price includes drive/guide, full commentary, pick and drop off at the port, Skyline Gondola and one luge ride, either the Polynesian Spa or Hell’s Gate, a bottle of mineral water and Wi-Fi on request

Tour length 7-8 hours

  • Group of 6 or more NZ$235 per person
  • Child 5 to 15 less 20%. Child under 5, $40

The group can do either the Polynesian Spa or Hell’s Gate. The Gondola and Luge includes 1 luge ride. Extra rides can be purchased on the day

A child is 5 to 15 years old.

Safety – our vehicles have been awarded a 5* safety rating (the maximum) by the New Zealand’s government’s Transport Agency (NZTA) and our drivers are all First Aid trained and attend refresher course every two years.

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