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The Original Canopy Tour

Rotorua, New Zealand

A must-do New Zealand nature experience perfect for all ages and voted the #1 Nature Activity in the World

Duration3 Hours
Start & End Time
Start & End TimeVarious
Max Group Size
Max Group Size10
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Pick-Up & Drop-OffIncluded
Minimum Age
Minimum Age6+
Start & End Location
Start & End LocationRotorua

The Original Canopy Tour Highlights

  • Get up to 10% cash back per person when you book with us!

  • Voted #1 Nature Activity in the World

  • Small-group tour limited to 10 people

  • A more personalised experience tailored to each customer

  • Access 600m of exhilarating ziplines

  • Enjoy a 3 hour experience in the treetops

  • Access to a beautiful 1.2km forest network

  • Take on epic swingbridges and a 200m zip line

  • Wander the conservation trail and see a 1000-year-old rimu tree

  • Catch panoramic views from treetop platforms

What to Expect

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a rotorua ziplining weight limit?

There is a maximum weight limit of 120kg. There is no minimum weight, however, The Operator does need to know at the time of booking if any children weigh less than 35kg.



This is an experience almost anyone can enjoy. If you can comfortably walk 1km you will be perfectly fine to take this tour.

Perfect – you have a lot to gain from doing this tour! Your kiwi tour guides pride themselves on their ability to help people achieve beyond what they thought possible, your two guides are there to support you the whole way through the journey. The tour slowly builds up in height and at all times there is the option to stop, but in most cases, people’s fears subside within the first hour as the safety systems, their guides’ professionalism and the encouragement of the rest of the group put them at ease. 

Yes, this tour operates in all weather conditions, with very few exceptions. In fact, the forest is at its most beautiful in the rain. At all times you will remain warm and dry as you're supplied with high-quality wet weather gear and warmer outer layers if the conditions require it. 

The forest is usually a few degrees colder than it is in Rotorua and can get quite frosty in the winter, so a warm pair of socks and one more layer than what you are comfortable in outside. The Operator can supply you with high-quality wet weather gear and an extra warm outer layer. Closed-toe shoes are a must. 

There is a maximum of 10 customers per tour, to keep things small and personal. Tours may be made up of families, couples, individual travellers – whatever the case your guides do a great job of creating a team dynamic and turning strangers into friends very quickly. The Supplier can also cater to large groups of more than ten people, or book exclusive tours. 

This tour requires a minimum of two people for it to be a confirmed departure. 

There is a minimum age of six years old and no upper age limit. Children (15 years and under) must be accompanied by a responsible adult (16 years or over).

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Tour Operator

Canopy Tours Rotorua
147 Fairy Springs Road, Fairy Springs, Rotorua 3015, New Zealand