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Off-Road 4WD Buggy Adventure from Rotorua

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    What to Expect
    Choose a 30-minute or 1-hour 4WD buggy tour upon booking, then make your way to the 4WD home base for a 10am departure (the 4WD base is roughly 10 minutes by car from downtown Rotorua, and you’ll receive the address upon booking). Check in for your tour and meet your 4WD guide, who will help you get fitted with a safety helmet. 

    Climb into your 4WD buggy and hit the trail: your guide will steer you along rugged trails and off-road terrain on your way to a scenic overlook. You’ll be passing through native New Zealand forest which is home to many silver ferns, an important symbol of the country, along with diverse birds and wildlife. Take advantage of this small-group tour to ask plenty of questions, as your guide is a knowledgeable local, and passionate about the Rotorua environment. Hop out of the buggy to enjoy the views and take photos, then hold on for the ride back to the 4WD home base, where this tour concludes.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Adventure Playground Rotorua
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Duration
    1h
    Return Details
    Adventure Playground Rotorua
    Inclusions
    • 4WD buggy driven by your guide
    • Use of helmets
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • A maximum of five passengers per buggy
    • Half-hour buggy ride: suitable for children over the age of 2 (child seats can be fitted into the buggies - please confirm at the time of booking)
    • 1-hour buggy ride: suitable for older children who do not require a child seat
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    The Buggy adventure was awesome!! An hour went to quick, the views were breathtaking and our host Esther was awesome. The course for someone in experienced would be tricky so glad we didnt go with the self drive option. We Definitely would be back again this time with the kids.
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    We had a great time. Ihaia was our guide/driver and was fantastic. Lots of fun & learnt a lot too. Recommended.
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    We had an amazing time on this tour. This was hands down one of our favorite activities during our 2 week vacation in New Zealand. It was just the 2 of us with Esther, our guide, which made it really enjoyable. She was very knowledgeable and a great driver, and we had a blast
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    Response from Adventure2710, Manager at Off-Road 4WD Buggy Adventure from Rotorua
    Responded 16 Oct 2019
    Wow ! Thanks for your review ! So glad you thought your 4WD buggy tour was the highlight of your visit to the whole of NZ ! We really appreciate you taking time to place your review and hope you had a safe journey home. Thank you from the team at Adventure Playground
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    Thanks for such an awesome tour, what an epic ride! Our cheeky 6yr old thought he was the man sitting up front with Ester! Yahoo’s and excited hollering the entire time! Thanks Ester, you were an excellent tour driver! We will be back. If you’re looking for excellent views, mud
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    Response from Adventure2710, Manager at Off-Road 4WD Buggy Adventure from Rotorua
    Responded 25 Jul 2019
    HI Guys ! Yeeehaaaa ! Sounds like you and your family had a great time on your 4x4 adventure !!! Thanks for taking time to review us and come back and see us again one day ! Thanks from the Team at Adventure Playground
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    we booked the 4WD buggy adventure on the 14th June 2019, we are group of 14 people . the leader guide was Ihaia , the other guides were Hone and Tony. It was super fun and enjoyable , Ihaia as the leader guide was very knowledgeable. He told us a lot of story about Rotorua and
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    Response from Adventure2710, Manager at Off-Road 4WD Buggy Adventure from Rotorua
    Responded 12 Jul 2019
    Hi Thank you for taking time to review us after your cultural buggy tour. Your guides are very knowledgeable as you say so thanks for the great feedback. Thank you from the Team at Adventure Playground
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    By: Adventure Playground
    1,324 reviews
    livelm13
    Rotorua, New Zealand
    10
    Awesome Day
    Would definitely recommend this if you love a bit of adventure. The self drive buggies were so much fun, the route
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    rachelmahar
    Rotorua, New Zealand
    80
    The Best!
    This was such an amazing adventure! The self drive buggies are so much fun and Ester was such an amazing and fun
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    HinnyNinny01
    30
    Horse Trekking and Clay Shooting
    I enjoyed the horse trekking with my partner in crime Hūhū. The guides were lovely and the views beautiful. The
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    Linhosk
    90
    Adventure Buggy!
    The Buggy adventure was awesome!! An hour went to quick, the views were breathtaking and our host Esther was
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    elizabethsB3301QN
    Warsash, United Kingdom
    5418
    Great introduction to Clay Pigeon Shooting
    My partner and I did the Getting Started Clay Shooting session and both had an amazing time. Our instructor Ihaia
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    Ron G
    61
    Amazing views
    My wife and myself booked this one hour trek up a mountain in Rotorua town limits. We decided to do the full
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    William M
    10
    Great time
    We had a great time. The guide was very informative. It had just rained the night before so the track was a little
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    Iris M
    Ein Kerem, Israel
    80
    What a great trip in a rainy day!
    We were on our way to a spa and noticed a sign on the road to have an adventure ride. It was a rainy day so we
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    Baileyhansford
    10
    Great people and awesome experience!!
    We absolutely loved it. Great commentary from Ihaia. Told us everything we needed to know and was super fun. Such
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    RebeccaSummer
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    31
    Well worth the visit!
    We ended up booking the clay pigeon shooting last minute on a whim and we were so glad we did! It's been one of
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    kellyalphas
    20
    loved it
    my partner and i experienced the off road buggy and the shooting. the staff were all so friendly and the guides we
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    buffykc
    Chirnside Park, Australia
    9529
    Fabulous day driving through the forests of Rotorua
    Such a brilliant day - so much fun driving through the mud and skidding around the tracks - we really enjoyed the
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    Melissa R
    Adelaide, Australia
    2411
    Loads of fun
    We had a great time. Ihaia was our guide/driver and was fantastic. Lots of fun & learnt a lot too. Recommended.
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    Sillystorm
    Auckland Central, New Zealand
    10
    Horse Trek
    Thank you for a great time horse treking on Zeus an Bishop, with my 8yr old. We came last year and my son loves
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    Navigator657852
    306
    Unforgettable experience
    My father and I spent the morning here at the shooting range and had an amazing experience! The staff we very
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