Rotorua Duck Tours – City & Lakes Tour

From $40

Welcome to Rotorua Duck Tours a unique Rotorua attraction offering amphibious sightseeing tours of Rotorua and it’s lakes area. On one of our Rotorua tours you will get a great introduction to Rotorua’s rich history and view some of its most spectacular scenery. Rotorua Duck Tours departs from a central city location at regular intervals throughout the day.

The fun begins as soon as you climb aboard one of our amazing WWII Military Landing Craft (known as Ducks), where you will meet your legendary ‘Conducktor’ who is in charge of your guided tour.



This fascinating 90 minute journey of discovery begins in town where Rotorua’s rich history unfolds before you as we tour local landmarks and share stories and legends of the past. City highlights include Lake Rotorua, Mokoia Island, Geothermal Sulphur Point, Government Gardens, The Museum and Blue Baths. We then venture out to a spectacular lakes area for “Splashdown” entry onto Lake Tikitapu (Blue Lake) before heading to Lake Okareka, a small lakeside community known for its abundant bird life and million dollar homes, and where the ducks elevation affords magnificent views of Mt Tarawera. Your homeward leg takes you past Rotorua’s burgeoning Te Whakarewarewa Forest, back to the sulphurous aroma of Rotorua. You’ll learn about the history of Rotorua, view fabulous scenery and have great fun along the way.


Rotorua City & Lakes Tour Schedule
Summer: 11.00am, 1.00pm & 3.30pm
Winter: 11.00am, 2.15pm
Hours of Operation
Daily 8.00am-8.30pm (except Christmas day)
Departs from Tourism Rotorua Travel Office and iSite , 1167 Fenton St