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Kuirau Park

Address: Ranolf Street and Lake Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 7 348 4199
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Ranked #28 of 66 things to do in Rotorua
Type: Hot springs & geysers, Nature & Parks
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Type: Hot springs & geysers, Nature & Parks

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Love the natural thermal pools scattered throughout the park. Gives it a mysterious aura. If you would like a swim, there's an aquatic centre nearby with indoor and outdoor pools.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

If you don't wish to spend your travel budget visiting geo thermal tourist attractions then head to this park in central Rotorua for free where you'll get a good idea of the geo thermal activity in the area complete with the smells. No geysers but plenty of hot springs and mud pools. Refresh your feet in the hot pool or... More 

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Ballarat, Australia
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6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The first place we went after driving into town and wow! So much activity here the walkways are bubbling right beside your feet. Lots of different steaming holes and bubbling mud pools and it is free. Definitely worth a visit if you are in Rotarua.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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103 reviews 103 reviews
47 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

There are so many showpiece thermal reserves in this area that this park rarely gets a mention. It is completely free, as is parking around the park. It has many thermal things including boiling mud pools, hot lake, fume roles and free hot foot pools. Great Saturday market and kids playground., and fragrant garden. Well worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

An interesting geothermal park in Rotorua to visit for free. Clean park and a cool place to visit. Worth taking the time to stroll in the park.

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Free to visit, this is a good starter to get an idea about the geothermal power underneath Rotorua. Do go to Wai-O-Tapu or Te Puia as well if you have some more time, as the experience is vastly superior.

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Townsville, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Kuirau Park is a great introduction to the geothermal area around Rotorua. See it before you see the pay-for attractions, which, of course, are far more colourful and spectacular. But hey, this one is free, and right in the middle of Rotorua! It's great to wander around the bubbling and steaming pools, and marvel at the geothermal power. It has... More 

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Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This free, geothermal hot spot features a crater lake, boiling mud and steam - lots of steam! We visited during the later afternoon and it was incredibly pretty in the setting sun. Plus, there wasn't much of a crowd anywhere!

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

It was a nice introduction to thermal activity however would much rather pay to go to one of the parks. Good for a time filler

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

A lovely park in Rotorua. We went for a short walk and sat with our feet in the hot water. Lovely and relaxing. There is also a playpark for the kids and lovely gardens to sit and have a picnic. Free venue.

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