Caring for the Local Environment


Rotorua Duck Tours has been recognised as one of the country’s leading tourism businesses by Qualmark – New Zealand’s official quality assurance system. To earn the prestigious quality mark, Rotorua Duck Tours underwent a comprehensive on-site assessment to ensure it met quality criteria focused on service, facilities and safety systems the business has in place. Rotorua Duck Tours has achieved Qualmark standard “Visitor Endorsed Activity” as well as “Enviro Silver”. Rotorua Duck Tours is also a member of the Rotorua Sustainable Tourism Charter.


Responsible Tourism Statement
“It is at the core of our company philosophy to reduce our environmental footprint wherever possible and to foster partnerships within the community to ensure a sustainable future for all.

We must partake in Responsible Tourism through education and actions to ensure a brighter future for all.”


Current Initiatives
Rotorua Duck Tours is currently involved in the Lake Okareka Landcare programme. Yearly support is provided to help with Riparian planting of the Scenic Reserve and also to help in eradication of pests such as possums which help in the protection of native species – like lizards, insects and birds and their eggs.