There’s no better way to see Rotorua and its beautiful lakes than on a Duck

Moving effortlessly from land to water, our WW2 amphibious vehicles are a pretty awesome way to explore all that Rotorua has to offer. Whether you’re a bit of a history buff, or you’re keen to see what famous Mount Tarawera looks like, or you’re looking for a Rotorua Attraction and are keen on something fun – Rotorua Duck Tours fits the bill!


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Rotorua City and Lakes

90 min

Adult – $69
Children – $45
Family – $165


  • Discover the history of our lakes with a Splashdown into two different areas
  • Explore the City of Rotorua and learn interesting insights
  • Enjoy fun, engaging commentary from experienced guides
  • See iconic buildings, hot springs, geothermal activity and so much more


Adult – $69
Children, 3-16 – $45
Infants, under 2 – Free
Family, 2 adults 2 children– $165
Additional children – $30


SUMMER, October – April
11am, 1pm and 3.30pm

WINTER, May – September
11am and 2.15pm

Duck ferns

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Tarawera and Lakes

2 Hour

Adult – $89
Children – $55
Family – $215


  • See breath taking views of the volcanic domes of Mt Tarawera
  • Soak up a fun & entertaining commentary that delves deep into Maori culture
  • Three separate Splashdowns; Lake Okareka, Lake Tikitapu & Lake Tarawera
  • Surround yourself with the stunning lake scenery that our district has to offer


Adult – $89
Children, 3-16 – $55
Infants, under 2 – Free
Family, 2 adults 2 children– $215
Additional children – $40


SUMMER, October – April

WINTER, May – September

Tours depart from the Rotorua Duck Store at 1241 Fenton Street, opposite Amazing Thai. Bookings essential.


lots of laughs
What a great day we had. Our tour guide Marcus was very knowledgeable on the history of Rotorua. Had a great sense of humour with plenty of laughs, from start to finish, especially with our complimentary duck whistle. If your ever in Rotorua this is definitely a must do tour.


Melbourne, Australia

Had an absolute blast

My sister and I took my two kids on a 90 minute tour which included going onto the Blue and Green Lakes. It was so much fun. We had a driver and tour guide that were a lot of laughs. The kids found it so entertaining and there were plenty of facts and info for adults too. Would highly recommend for anyone looking for something different to do.


Brisbane, Australia

Rotorua from another nice perspective

The Duck Tour is a very great opportunity to discover beautiful Rotorua and its surroundings. On a really funny tour we learned a lot and saw amazing landscape and lakes. Very unique because of this really cool vehicle, where else can you drive a duck on your own?! I would highly recommend the Duck to everybody who wants to have a special experience in Rotorua!


Duck Boat tour

We had an awesome time on our duck boat tour today - with a very entertaining tour guide (Shelly) who kept us laughing... the rain didn't stop us from enjoying ourselves either! Definitely recommend it! Thanks guys 🙂


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