Private Vehicle charter with Driver/guide

to allow you to custom build your individual tour!

Private small group shore excursion from Tauranga Port

 

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Travel in a luxury Mercedes vehicle with dual air-conditioning and reclining leather seating for up to 11 people. 

Choose the places to see and activities you would like to do at your own pace when you dock at the Port of Tauranga.

Start time/pickup will be confirmed upon booking confirmation and time you require service to start from.


Escorted tours specifically for small groups of up to 11 guests, which allows you to move about more flexibly and efficiently; enjoy more spontaneous encounters; and experience a degree of freedom and independence simply not available to travellers on conventional group tours


You can visit Rotorua: the lifestyle destination of choice for professional couples, families and people that have a passion for life and the outdoors. It is New Zealand’s playground and a draw card to millions of visitors from around the world. Rotorua is a small city, Full of excitement and discovery. 

Tour the Bay of Plenty: with your family/group and have your own private 2016 luxury Mercedes vehicle with a professional tour guide/driver from your cruise ships arrival at the Port of Tauranga. These vehicles have the highest safety rating with UV protection tinted glass.  

Your private driver/guide: can help build your Itinerary and also book the attractions/venues you wish to visit. You are able to visit Rotorua's Whakarewarewa Valley to see the infamous Pōhutu Geyser at Te Puia or the Māori Living Village with boiling pools, mud pools and steam vents. Have a traditional Hangi meal and visit the Kiwi bird enclosure and then marvel at the traditional culture show. Why not race down the luge, roll down inside an Ogo and then visit Agroventures to experience a bungee or jet boat.

Visit "The Hobbiton Movie Set" experience the shire and visit Hobbiton's Hobbit holes the Green Dragon Inn, the Mill and other structures created for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films. You will see how this beautiful piece of Waikato farmland was transformed into The Shire all with your own private tour guide/driver.

Move on to the Mesmerising Glowworm caves of Waitomo for the afternoon or visit Rainbow springs with its kiwi experience alternatively try  agroventures for the thrill seekers wanting jet boats, bunji jumping, sky diving or the one and only sweeb but then you might want to visit the luge or decide whatever and wherever you want to go as you are in control with the advantage of having your driver guide advise what may work best for your group!

Your driver/guide will provide insider knowledge to the attractions and no waiting for other people to catch up. Stop for lunch at a fine dining restaurant and have lunch at the Stratosphere Rotorua,s Restaurant in the sky for the best views steak and buffet or drive through a fast food joint it’s all up to you!

Take a flight to White Island in an helicopter or plane! and experience an active volcano!!

We really can go on and on with attractions to suit all ages!

Here are some particular tours and attractions that you might wish to do experience, please click on attractions for drop down list.

Atractions avalable

  • Rotorua’s Polynesian Spa,
  • River rafting, Kayaking,
  • Hells Gate Spa and Mud Pools,
  • Redwoods Tree Walk,
  • Hobbiton Tour, Duck Tours Rotorua,
  • Ogo Rotorua,
  • Mitai Maori Village,
  • Whakarewarewa Maori living village,
  • Agrodome,
  • Te Puia,
  • Agroventures,
  • Waiotapu,
  • Rainbow Springs,
  • Skyline Gondola,
  • the Luge,
  • Ogo Zorb,
  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves,
  • Horse Trekking,
  • Kiwifruit Tours and Wine Tasting Tours.

Atractions avalable

  • Rainbow Springs,
  • Skyline Gondola,
  • the Luge,
  • Ogo Zorb,
  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves,
  • Horse Trekking,
  • Four Wheel Driving,
  • Clay Bird Shooting,
  • Tamaki Tours,
  • Bungee Jumping,
  • Jet Boats,
  • Helicopter and Floatplane Flights,
  • Kiwifruit Tours and Wine Tasting Tours.
  • Four Wheel Driving,
  • Clay Bird Shooting,
  • Tamaki Tours,
  • Bungee Jumping,
  • Jet Boats,
  • Helicopter and Floatplane Flights,

Examples of time required:

  • Hobbiton - 5.5 hours
  • Rotorua venue i.e.; Maori living village or Te puia - 6 hours  
  • Rotorua venue plus kiwi fruit orchard experience and redwoods - 6 hours
  • Rotorua and Hobbiton - 8 hours
  • Coromandel Experience - 10 Hours

Simply book the private charter and we can help build an itinerary around your family/group, we can pre book attractions and work your itinerary out before the day arrives!

As this is you private charter you can alter/change anything you like even on the day of the charter if you require to do so!

We are here to help to give you a truly extraordinary day to remember!


  • Price does not include admission to attractions chosen!
  • Food/Meals are not included.
  • Charge rate is $125.00NZD per hour for an 11 seater Mercedes vehicle.
  • Minimum Charge of $1000.00NZD. (8 Hours)
  • Charge includes all GST, mileage/kilometers covered and fuel inclusive.


Shore Excursions Private Charter Cancellation Policy:

  • If you cancel at least 31 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 30 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Driver and transport available for up to 10 hours duration maximum (if you require multiple day hire please contact us)