June 10 1886 - For more than four terrifying hours, rocks, ash and mud bombarded the peaceful village of Te Wairoa . Now over 120 years on, the excavated village offers a first hand insight into the devastation, chaos and mayhem that transpired on the night Mount Tarawera erupted.
We specialise in introducing Rotorua's rich history and viewing some of its spectacular scenery. Rotorua Duck Tours offer amphibious sightseeing tours that are like no other and are centrally located in Rotorua city, Central North Island New Zealand.
Not just a load of old bulldozers! Come and visit The New Zealand Caterpillar Experience, the world’s first display of vintage Caterpillar earthmoving equipment. Open 364 days a year – a great all weather attraction for the whole family.