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We hadn’t been here for many years and were delighted to see that there was a shop at the entrance... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2021
mike385
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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NATURAL ICONIC WONDERS.

Craters of the Moon is a region with natural geothermal activity in north of Taupo. It lies within... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2021
Naina-Damani
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 March 2021 via mobile

Time to check out Taupo and see what it offers, This was a big surprise walking around the Craters was a lot of fun and only $8 for an adult it’s a bargain and worth the time.

Date of experience: March 2021
2  Thank wilsonnm17
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Reviewed 9 March 2021

If you've been to other geothermal sights, this is a bit "basic" - there's not that much to see... there are lots of steam fumeroles, & good walkways, but it seems a bit "tired", especially after seeing all the others.

Date of experience: April 2020
Thank JanFranklin
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Reviewed 23 February 2021

Craters of the Moon is a region with natural geothermal activity in north of Taupo. It lies within the Taupo volcanic region, producing bubbling craters, steam vents and colourful soil.

Date of experience: March 2020
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Reviewed 7 February 2021 via mobile

Unfortunately there wasn’t much thermal activity happening on our visit. Was a bit of a wasted visit. For free you can see more thermal action in Rotorua.

Date of experience: February 2021
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Reviewed 4 February 2021 via mobile

This was our first visit. It’s an interesting place to visit, with good information about the historical aspects and geology.
Watching steam escaping from the earth was amazing!
The boardwalk tracks are suitable for anyone including pushchairs, then a couple of side tracks are short but steep.
There’s also a lovely gift shop.

Date of experience: January 2021
1  Thank JoVJo
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