Day Visit

Sample Itinerary for Year 13 Students

Day Visit to Rotorua (Sample)


Morning

8.00am
Depart school
10.00am
Wai-O-Tapu
Wai-O-Tapu (Sacred Waters) is NZ’s most colourful and diverse volcanic area.
Home to the Champagne Pool, experience the raw beauty and sheer power that Mother Nature offers in all forms of geothermal activity! Stimulate the senses with the sights and sounds of gushing geysers, plopping mud, thundering craters and sizzling earth – The Lady Knox Geyser erupts daily at 10.15am, reaching heights of up to 20 metres!

Afternoon

1.00pm
Rotorua Museum
Lesson G3 – Tourism – A Cultural Process
‘From the Pink and White Terraces to today’s markets, what have the main stages of tourism development in Rotorua been?
What factors have brought about changes inn the history of Tourism in Rotorua, such as economic, social, political and environmental?
A free ‘History of Tourism in Rotorua’ timeline is given to each student.Activities include:

  • Introduction and Discussion
  • A slide presentation
2.30pm
Skyline Rotorua
Take a ride in the brand new 8-seater Doppelmayr Gondola to the top of Mt Ngongotaha and see the magnificent view of Lake Rotorua and the city. Enjoy two Luge ride, a fun filled gravity ride on a 3-wheel cart, returning to the top via a double seater chairlift. Additional Luge rides can be purchased at the School Group rate on the day at Skyline Rotorua.
** DEPART ROTORUA AT OWN LEISURE **
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