Lodges - Tauranga , Bay Of Plenty
Goldmine and Winery Tour
Renowned as one of the 14 wonders of New Zealand the Karangahake Gorge show cases some of New Zealand’s best scenery and rich pioneer history. Explore old goldmining tunnels and relics of the past. Hear the stories and history of the Karangahake Gorge. See Glow worms and waterfalls. Visit Waihi and the largest open cast mine in the Southern Hemisphere. Relax over a glass of NZ wine and cuisine after your walk. Time permitting take in other attraction

Be mesmerised by 1 of 14 must do walks in NZ. A great place to come to get away from it all.

Explore old goldmine tunnels, historic relics of the past, deep gorges, crystal clear rivers and stunning waterfalls. Visit the largest open cast mine in the southern hemisphere, see glow worms, spectacular views over Tauranga from the Minden, enjoy a stunning scenic drive and relax over a glass of NZ wine and great cuisine afterwards.

The Karangahake walk is all about taking people on a self guided historic, flora and fauna walk. The walk is easy, the views spectacular, the history rich.  Refer to this PDF.

The tour is approximately 6 hours from pick up to drop off.  There is plenty of time to explore the gorge,  take photos and soak up the atmosphere. On completion of the walk we then enjoy a leisurely lunch and a glass of NZ wine  at a local café. Time permitting we will call into Waihi township to see the Martha mine and the Cornish pump house.

Pick up and drop off at your accommodation
Tours start at 9.30am or by prior arrangement.
(We accommodate cruise ship sailing times and guarantee you will be back in time to board your ship)

Adults $90.00
Child   $45.00 14 years and under
Lunch and beverages additional

Nature, Health and Wellness Tour
Leaving Tauranga we head east along the Mount Maunganui coastal strip that showcases some of New Zealand’s most stunning beaches and affluent real estate. We will work our way towards the sleepy suburb of Papamoa, ironically the Bays fastest growing suburb before joining the highway and heading towards the Kiwifruit capital of the world, Te Puke. On our journey you will have a chance to view, some historical Māori Pa sites (7 in total) that can be found in the Papamoa Regional Park.
This is a great tour for those who want to sit back and relax and don't want to venture to far away from your cruise ship or have already visited Rotorua and Hobbiton.  The tour is approximately 4 - 5 hours duration and involves very little walking.

Rotorua Thermal Wonderland Tour
Visit Kiwi 360 and learn all about the kiwifruit before heading to Rotorua to take in the breathtaking sights of beautiful lakes, towering Redwoods, ra, boiling mud pools and gushing geysers. Visit an authentic living Maori village and hear how they use the natural geothermal powers to do everyday chores. Hear the stories of their people and enjoy a moving cultural performance before sampling some of their traditional Maori kai. Ohinemutu church and the famous Government Gardens.
Adults $135.00
Child   $80.00 14 years and under

Price includes entry fee into Whakarewarewa
Food and beverages are additional

Experience Tauranga
Drive by Kiwifruit orchards, diary farms and pine forests. Take in stunning views of Tauranga and its white sandy beaches. View historical Pa sites and visit the landing place of the Te Arawa Maori people Take a tour of a working Kiwifruit orchard and taste fresh kiwifruit, juices and ice cream
Adults $85.00
Child   $40.00 14 years and under
Family $200.00 (2 Adults and 2 children)
Lunch and beverages additional

Other Wanders
At Wicked Wanders our aim is for you to have a good time and to get the most out of your day. We want to take the worry out of travelling on a tight time schedule or busy day jam packed with fun and activities.
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2. Once a booking is received via www.wickedwanders.co.nz , email, telephone or any other means, your booking is confirmed subject to availability and full payment. Bookings are non-transferable, but we are happy to listen to any requests you may have.

3. All prices are quoted in NZ Dollars and are inclusive of 15% Goods and Service tax. Any other services included in your ticket price will be listed on the website under the appropriate tour.

4. Don’t be disappointed. Full payment will confirm your booking on your chosen tour and is required at the time of booking.

5. If your circumstances change you may cancel your booking with us by putting your request in writing. A refund less a 20% administration fee will be issued if your request to cancel is received in writing giving us more than 48 hours’ notice. Cancellations received with less than 48 hours’ notice will incur a 100% cancellation fee.

6. Wicked Wanders Ltd reserve the right to change details of our advertised tours at our sole discretion. We will advise you of the reasons.

7. Sometimes “stuff” just happens that no one can plan for. Wicked Wanders Limited, it’s directors and employees assume no responsibility for injury, loss or damage to person or property in connection with any service resulting directly or indirectly from situations outside of our control including but not limited to: Acts of God, natural disasters, unavoidable delays, strikes, thefts, pilferage, civil disturbances, government restrictions or regulations, discrepancies or change in transit or hotel services.

8. Wicked Wanders Ltd and your tour guide will do the utmost to ensure that your person and personal items remain safe and secure however, you accept that Wicked Wanders Limited will not be responsible for any loss or damage to property (including personal property such as bags, money or personal items) brought on a tour organised by Wicked Wanders Ltd, or whilst on other operators premises or land that is connected with your tour. You will be liable for any loss or damage of person or property caused by you on a tour organised by Wicked Wanders Ltd.

9. There is not much that will stop Wicked Wanders Ltd from sharing our back yard with you but sometimes things just get in the way. We reserve the right to cancel or postpone a tour for any reason, including but not limited to the tour not meeting minimum attendance levels or if, in our opinion, the weather makes it difficult to guarantee your safety. If we cancel a tour, we will provide you with a full refund.

10. Wicked Wanders Ltd want you and other people in the group to get the most out of your day. To do this you must ensure that you and those in your care act in an orderly manner when going on a tour organised by Wicked Wanders Ltd. We may refuse entry or evict you if you or anyone in your care is behaving in a drunken/drugged, disorderly or inappropriate manner. This also includes not following instructions given by your tour guide, creating a disturbance to other users of facilities and surroundings, harming wildlife, littering or placing yourself or others in danger.

12. Wicked Wanders Ltd has a comprehensive Health and Safety plan which is approved by Qualmark and meets Health and Safety requirements. When booking a tour with us, you accept that there are inherent dangers involved in the pursuit of any outdoor activity, this includes our guided walks and visiting other tour operators’ premises. We accept no responsibility caused for injury, loss or damage to person or property in connection with the provision of these or other services offered by Wicked Wanders Ltd.

13. When you’re on time Wicked Wanders Limited is on time. Please adhere to the pickup and drop off times and locations given to you by your tour guide. Wicked Wanders Ltd will endeavour to wait for you but you agree where this wait does impact on the tour and the departure times or arrangements of other passengers you will be responsible for making your own arrangements to re- join the tour or reach your completion point and cover any costs incurred.
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