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Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland Admission
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"One of the 20 Most Surreal Places in the World" Trip Advisor THOUSANDS OF YEARS IN THE MAKING, explore spectacular nature at New Zealand's most colourful natural volcanic area. Walk at your own pace - view the unique Champagne Pool, Sinter Terrace...more
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201 Waiotapu Loop Road | Rd 3, Rotorua 3073, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A highlight of our time in NZ. All ages and fitness levels you can go fast tramping through or casually meander through the beauty. (Kiwis call hiking tramping). We went slowly and spent 2.5 hours for all 3 trails. It was drizzling rain the first...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Scott L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were blown away with the amazing views of this thermal wonderland. We did the level 3 walk with our 5 year old - the paths were well maintained and accessible. This would most certainly be a highly recommended spot to visit!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RenukaW533
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really very beautiful and colourful. Like a painting it looks. I would recommend people visiting to NZ should definitely go to this place.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Prashant S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very special place, unique views unlike anything we’ve ever seen. Would highly recommend if you’re interested in geothermal activity or just beautiful views in general!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Henny5432
Reviewed 4 days ago

The geothermal lakes are stunningly beautiful and ridiculously dangerous with high acidity. They also vary greatly from each other. Bring your good camera!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LauraTravels301
Reviewed 4 days ago

we went there on our way up to rotorua we dropped in but it was quiet busy so we decided to just go and see the mud pools just along the road a little which were good and smelly and free and noticed that just...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BazzaKidwelly
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Certainly worth the time if you have any interest in geo-thermal formations. No jaw-dropping moments, but fascinating to consider what’s going on just a few feet below!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gleno51
Reviewed 5 days ago

I, an American, rented a car, and drove to Wia-O-Tapu thermal wonderland. It was an easy drive and well worth the effort. As this area is in a volcanic stretch of New Zealand, the ground is literally boiling up with heat resulting in steam. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank laurenkV1055YJ
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

1. Be sure to arrive before 10.15am to see Lady Knoxx geiser in action 2. Champagne pool has amazing colours 3. Great coordination team that guide you through the different points.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bbernat
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A very special place to visit. Well set out and easy to walk. Don’t miss the free mud on the right as you are leaving.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank deboraha279
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kovumonster
20 November 2018|
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Response from SmyRiedberg | Reviewed this property |
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25 October 2018|
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Response from Waiotapunz | Property representative |
Kia Ora, the first walk is 1.5 km and usually takes people 30 - 45 minutes. We've never really experienced anyone have allergic reactions to the sulfate before so i'd recommend getting some medical advise from coming
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