Guided tours

Daily guided tours

The Kauri Museum is pleased to announce the offering of two new guided tours this season. You will have the choice of two guided tours, offered at 11:30am and 1:45pm daily. Each tour takes approximately 45 minutes and is hosted by one of our friendly and knowledgeable team members. For more information and pricing for our great value day pass (admission plus your choice of guided tour) visit

Self guided tours

Explore the Museum on a guided route or at your own pace with the Museum’s mobile app and audio tour. Listen to a sample below and take a sneak peek at the additional content available in the app.



Introductory talks

Introductory talks with an expert guide take place daily at 1.30PM to provide an in depth overview of the Kauri history and offer the opportunity for questions. For groups, talks can be arranged on demand.

Group reservation

Historic Totara House and Garden Tour

Group tours are available to view the villa and its beautiful heritage gardens, which include the Heritage Rose collection. Tours are by appointment only. All tour admissions go to the Totara House Preservation Fund.