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“If you can get to the top it is awesome” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Mt. Tarawera

Mt. Tarawera
| Tr, Rotorua, New Zealand
64 7 349 3714
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Mt. Tarawera Volcano Scenic Floatplane Tour from...
Ranked #18 of 66 things to do in Rotorua
Activities: Four-wheeling, Walking
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Auckland, New Zealand
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47 reviews 47 reviews
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“If you can get to the top it is awesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

If you can actually make it to the top this is an amazing trip. the kaitiaki are great hosts and know a lot about the area and its history.
Check the weather before you book as they close the track up if there has been too much rain

Visited April 2013
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Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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“WOW....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Although this lake is a little further out of town, Its a gem, stunning, great for swimming in the summer and a lovely area to stay. Take a picnic and enjoy

Visited April 2013
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Taupo,NZ
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“A great drive by the blue lake”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

If going to Blue lake, keep going, there are some amazing sites to see.
Mt Tarawera is one of them. Beautiful views and Lakes

Visited May 2013
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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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“Mt Tarawera”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Absolutely awesome experience. Approached by local 4WD tour company is best. Great scree run into crater with an easy walk out to be transported down by 4WD. Spooky place. Local Maori have checkpoints, so don't expect to get up the Moutain for free in your own 4WD

Visited April 2013
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Edmonton, Canada
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“Wonderful afternoon”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

I took a guided tour of Mt. Tarawere (inactive) Volcano one afternoon. This area is protected and can only be visited with a registered guide. We screed down into the valley, walked along the volcano floor and then climbed out at the far end. Lovely scenery, great views.

Visited January 2013
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