Craters of the Moon

Craters of the Moon, Taupo: Address, Phone Number, Craters of the Moon Reviews: 4/5

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Phil
Napier, New Zealand12 contributions
May 2022
Don't waste your precious holiday time visiting as you are able to see lots more real thermal activity at numerous other places.
We are old and slow so wasted an hour and couldn't get out quick enough.
Written 14 May 2022
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Taylor
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand146 contributions
May 2022
A nice stroll along the board walk seeing the craters. Reasonably priced for the experience. Walk takes about 30-45 mins. They recommended taking a bottle of water as it gets hot but we found we didn't really need to be carrying water around.
Written 11 May 2022
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cathyfromwelly
Wellington, New Zealand64 contributions
Apr 2022
We loved this walk. It's not as dramatic as some of the geothermal areas in Rotorua but several craters are spectacular and the walk is very pleasant. The site is in a hollow and when you're there it feels like you're away from everything in a special place. The signs along the way are informative. I will visit again.
Written 10 April 2022
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Isaac M
Carterton, New Zealand20 contributions
Mar 2022 • Couples
Very welcoming staff when you arrive , we took our own pram for our son and we were able to get around easy enough but we skipped on the high section as there were steps , awesome walk well worth the 8 dollars
Written 26 March 2022
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sandy22NewZealand
Lower Hutt, New Zealand215 contributions
Mar 2022
good place for everyone to visit easy to walk around with a pushchair or toddlers. Not much volcanic activity at the moment I think it would be great aftera good rain but still worthwhile and very cheap
Written 21 March 2022
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David Fraser
Sydney, Australia6 contributions
Mar 2022 • Family
It’s not a very impressive experience if you have seen Rotorua or Yellowstone USA. If you haven’t it could be a nice walk with small kids as a first exposure to geothermal NZ. Though if you are going to Rotorua I wouldn’t recommend.
8$ pp so can’t expect too much for that: Mostly gas escaping from earth.
Written 14 March 2022
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Shelley M
Albany, New Zealand434 contributions
Feb 2022
A lovely walk around a well formed path. Easy for kids to manage and not get into difficulty. Lots of steam, but thats about it. Only $8 and nice to see.
Written 10 February 2022
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Vi4_Fam
New Plymouth, New Zealand11 contributions
Jan 2022
A definite must do.
Friendly staff, great service. Was the perfect walk around with loads of information.
Written 26 January 2022
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Poppy
Hamilton, New Zealand12 contributions
Jan 2022 • Family
Great experience!! We had a lot of fun and it was a great walk with great scenery. I recommend this to anyone looking for a walk or that enjoys places like this.
Written 18 January 2022
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chardonnayl8a
Tauranga, New Zealand23 contributions
Oct 2021
Took the kids (10 & 11 year old) here. It was interesting but they did run through really quickly because nothing was that amazing BUT when we got to the steep hills and the areas where the mud was boiling and the steam was coming out - that was exciting for them :)
Written 17 October 2021
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