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.


A quacking great tour!

Highly recommend this tour for families, Shaun was our guide, had so much fun, laughter music and learnt alot about Rotorua Lake District. If you are thinking of doing it - do it you will not regret it.

Marie M


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

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 🙂


Family, Fun & Stunning Views of the Lakes of Roturua

The entire experience of booking on iSite, boarding the tour, very friendly and child attentive tour operator Sean, my children ages 12 & 9 loved the entire 2 hours and so did my wife and me. Even the safety drill was conducted so well, the children and adults had a short stint at the wheel in the lakes, made them feel really special. The tour operators choice of music was excellent too. Not a moment was wasted on this lovely journey!

Warren D

Mumbai (Bombay), India

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