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Zipline Adventure through Native Forest - The Original Canopy Tour

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Soar through the trees and experience New Zealand’s ancient forest like never before – in New Zealand’s must-do outdoor activity, the Original Canopy Tour. Journey with authentic Kiwi guides through this beautiful land the way it once was, come face to face with New Zealand native birds, and find out how we can make our forest great again.
  • Fly through the forest on a zipline canopy adventure suitable for all ages
  • Sail along six lines 72 feet (22 meters) above the Rotorua forest floor
  • Includes all safety gear plus convenient Rotorua hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Your ticket helps pay for conservation of the local ecosystem
What to Expect
Your canopy zipline adventure begins with pickup from your Rotorua hotel. Upon arrival in the Rotorua forest protected ecosystem, make your way to the first platform, perched 72 feet (22 meters) above the forest floor. Hereyour guide gives you safety gear and an instructional briefing. Before setting off into the canopy, your guide also tells you about local history, wildlife, and conservation efforts.  Before you know it, the thrills begin! Take off and zip along six lines, the longest of which is 722 feet (220 meters). See the thick forest from high above while soaring through the canopy, and stop at two suspended bridges between lines.  Get back on firm ground and finish the tour with drop-off back at your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Rotorua Canopy Tours, 147 Fairy Springs Rd, Fairy Springs, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand

Traveler pickup is offered
We can pick up from any central Rotorua location.
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Safety equipment
  • Two professional guides
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if needed)
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Photos available for download
  • Wet weather clothing
  • Entry/Admission - Rotorua Canopy Tours
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • If you required hotel pickup and drop-off, please call the local tour operator; contact information can be found on your confirmation voucher
  • Minimum age is 6 years
  • Maximum weight is 265 pounds (120kg)
  • Closed-toe footwear is required; supportive footwear such as trainers or hiking boots is recommended
  • It is recommended that you wear multiple layers of clothing
  • Not recommended for participants with back problems, heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Availability: This tour is for small groups of no more than 10 people. We will do our best to book you for your preferred departure time but due to other bookings, this may not always be available. If your preferred time is not available, we will contact you to offer an alternative departure
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Four of us went on the Original Tour and had the best time. Our guides, Jen and Zania was sensational. Incredibly well organised, the tour was one of the best activities we have enjoyed. Thoroughly recommend it.
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I was fortunate enough to experience a truly exceptional trip with Rotorua Canopy Tours. My guides were Alex and Cheyenne. From start to stop they were excellent and put any fears to rest. They were professional, fun and informative. I’d recommend any one visiting Rotorua to put
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Everything about this experience was amazing. Shianne and Alex were super down to earth tour guides that made the experience 10x better. Walked through the native forest across some canopy’s and did 6 zip lines. Our group was super fun and definitely recommend this activity to
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So much fun, we had a great time. Thanks Dan and Will for keeping us safe and at the same time encouraging us. Thoroughly recommend this, and cannot wait to come back sometime and do the Ultimate tour.
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We booked late for the original tour and there were only 4 of us! What an amazing experience. Our guide Paul and Matu were friendly, informative and great fun. The zip lines were really great fun, but I also enjoyed walking around the forest and being told about the trees,
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
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