Pricing and Conditions

Adult $35.00
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Our guided studio tour is $35pp (Adult/Children).

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Tour Price $35.00. Jade Highlights Tour: 10.00 am, Monday - Friday. Allow 30 minutes for the whole experience. Bookings essential. Please arrive at our carving studio 5 minutes prior to your tour departure time.

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If you need to change or cancel your tour, please give us a call on +64 7 349 1828 or email For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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On our Jade Highlights Tour, you'll get to meet local artists as they craft jade by hand and immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and atmosphere of our carving workshop. Your guide will take you on an in-depth journey into the history of jade carving in New Zealand, uncovering the significance of pounamu for Māori and exploring the traditional uses and values of the stone. You'll see the highlights of our jade gallery and then head to the studio to spend exclusive time with our artists, learning about the carving process and watching them work. After visiting the studio, you'll get to choose and string a piece of New Zealand pounamu, turning it into a necklace to take home and treasure forever.

Opening times

Business hours:
9 am - 5 pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year


1288 Fenton Street, Rotorua Central, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
8 km to Rotorua Airport.
bus Proximity to coach terminal:
500 metres.
decisions Proximity to town:
Central Rotorua.

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