The afternoon is spent
learning about the history and legends of the great eruption of Mount Tarawera. To bring the story alive visits are made to:
- The Buried Village
- Lake Tarawera
- Lake Tikitapu
(Blue Lake) and Lake Rotokakahi (Green Lake)
The Buried Village
is the site of a former Maori village, destroyed during the
Tarawera volcanic eruption. Here
visitors can walk through excavations of the buried village and learn the
stories of the how the eruption affected people of this time.
The tour includes a beautiful native
to a waterfall and Lake
Tarawera lookout. Visits
to the clear
and colourful Green and Blue lakes are a favourite stop for visitors.
- Tour departs
1.00pm and returns at approximately 4:00pm.
- Pick up from
accommodation (central city)
- Tour costs include
entry to the Buried