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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thought we were going to see a series of spectacular steam vents and beautiful native bush. Looks like they let the place run down. Not worth of the charge of admission - saw better sights in Rotorua.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Quest669726
Reviewed 1 week ago

The campground was quiet and spacious. WE stayed for 2 nights The children enjoyed the peacocks and chickens roaming freely around the site. Basic kitchen and even more basic showers, although no charge or time limit to use them. The thermal walk was a huge...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Continued walk from terraces into the valley without the children because of the hot pools. Loved the natural scenery. Visitor from Argentina had not seen anything like it before and loved it

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We don't do the walk but our kids have an absolute ball with the animals and play gear. There is so much for the kids to do, Billy carts, scooters, swings not to mention the abundance of rabbits, chickens, peacocks and alpacas. Food in cafe...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank N1902BBbenc
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The pools were clean and luckily for us it wasn’t very busy and we stayed for about 90 minutes. I’m pretty sure you have to be over 14 to enter Surprisingly the lower pool was the hottest

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mike p
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

We preferred Craters of the Moon over this since that was less expensive and had better paths. We went to this one first and liked the walk except for a woman ahead of us who stopped and peed right next to one of the stops!...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mk256
Reviewed 28 November 2018

We found this stop by accident because my cousin needed to go toilet, but we were delighted to fine a lovely, quaint farm cafe with alpacas, peacocks, chickens/chicks/roosters, ducks, rabbits, guinea hens, a cat, and a lovely dog. The thermal walk is a cool and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jemankowski
Reviewed 10 November 2018

My husband and I were looking forward to a relaxing day at these natural springs. Even though the larger pool was closed that day, we had a great time soaking and relaxing in the other pools. We enjoyed it so much we went back the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SydneyPhiljane
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely quiet walk through a modest thermal valley, you’re given a laser thermometer to test temp of the geysers. The Devonshire Tea was delicious with fresh cream and jam and homemade scones. If you’re a motorbike enthusiast make sure you check out the photos on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nashemily35
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Yes, sulpher smells ... but who knew it could also produce such beauty? My husband and I walked the entire grounds, taking in all the wonderful thermal pools and formations. Definitely a one-of-a-kind visit!

Date of experience: September 2018
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abigails1052
9 March 2017|
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Response from patrickhH8189QL | Reviewed this property |
Not really - thermal track walk is a bush track only. The house is accessible from the side but steps inside. Sorry for the delay in responding
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