Depart Auckland 8am DAILY except Christmas Day. Arrive Rotorua 12.15 for 1 hour sights including Kuirau Thermal Park, Lake Rotorua, Government gardens, Sulphur Point. At Whakarewarewa Living Maori Village enjoy a hangi pie lunch including salad, sweetcorn and dessert before a scintillating Maori concert introducing Mihi (welcome), Waiata (songs), and instruments of music, games, and war from ancient times plus the beautiful poi dance and fearsome haka. Your local guide, whose ancestors have lived in the village for centuries, will escort you to see Pohutu Geyser, mud pools, the cooking areas using natural steam, and the living areas in the village. Options for Polynesian Spa or Skyline gondola (extra cost) Return to Auckland mid evening.