Buried Village Tour

By: Elite Adventures  23-Feb-2011
Keywords: Guided Tours, Tour Operators, Sightseeing Tours

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 bush walk 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 Village.

Keywords: Guided Tours, New Zealand Tours, Rotorua Guided Tour, Rotorua Tour, Rotoura Tours, Sightseeing Tour, Sightseeing Tour Rotorua, Sightseeing Tours, Tour Operators,

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