3 hour tour with professional guide
Your guide from the indigenous Ngati Rangitihi tribe, the Kaitiaki or ‘Guardians of the Mountain’, will drive you by private 4WD vehicle to the foot of the magnificent Mount Tarawera. There you will ascend part of the Maunga by 4WDrive, before beginning a spirited hike to the 1111m Summit. Along the way your guide will delight you with stories of the 1886 volcanic eruption and the area’s colourful Maori legends including the tale of the mysterious Phantom Canoe. Enjoy lunch on the peak followed by the descent into the crater before returning to the vehicle for return to the Lodge.