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Address: Ranolf Street and Lake Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 7 348 4199
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I loved this experience and would do it again in a heart beat. The smell was overwhelming at times but who can deny this amazing part of nature.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Adelaide, Australia

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Adelaide, Australia
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36 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I loved this experience and would do it again in a heart beat. The smell was overwhelming at times but who can deny this amazing part of nature.

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Thank Megan C
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Kuirau Park is located quite centrally in Rotorua and is easy to walk around with several types of steaming vents and mud pools all safely fenced off. The sights aren't as dramatic as at other attractions but it is free and accessible. The day we visited, the foot baths were too hot to keep feet immersed and small children would... More 

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Baranduda, Victoria, Australia
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was a hot day when we walked through this park. We did find some shady paths to escape from the heat. There were thermal pools for soaking ones feet and this appeared to be a relaxing communal activity.

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Thank Karen T
Arrowtown, New Zealand
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Kuirau park is one of the best free attraction in Rotorua. The park is within walking distance from the city center and there is plenty of parking spaces if you are visiting by car. Make sure you don`t miss the large geothermal lake,which right at the end of the park, opposite the corner of Ranolf street and Lake Road. Keep... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We paid $8 pp to see the moon craters thermal activity and this is far better and free! The park has many bubbling mud pools, thermal pools and steam points. It's a nice setting to have lunch and you can even put your feet into a pool of the water from the springs. Plus there is a great park for... More 

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Thank Alex U
Auckland, New Zealand
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59 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The park is located in walking distance to the city. It shows a bit of Rotorua thermal activity, but nothing compared to any of the paid thermal parks. It's still interesting and free, so worth a visit if you have the time in town.

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Canberra, Australia
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528 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kuirau Park is located in central Rotorua and it is a great place to view geothermal activity. The park is well maintained and the pools are clearly identifiable. This is a good place to view this phenomenon, particularly if you are short on time or if you are travelling on a budget. Thanks for your vote if you found this... More 

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Thank TWal1
Cork, Ireland
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30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A Fun and Free walk just next to city center, with wonderful geothermal activities. Also you can stop on your way in or back in Free "Foot pools" to appreciate how hot the water can be. Try a few, the water is temperature varies from one to the other.

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Perth, Australia
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't go to an expensive geothermal tourist attraction in Rotorua mainly because of the huge cost so we went to check out the steam pools at Kuirau park and loved it. Glad we didn't pay for anything because the teenagers weren't as into it as we were! It's a fantastic little park with a play area for kids and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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53 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can walk to this free area from the main part of town. Hot pools, Mud pools and Hot springs to warm your feet!!

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