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Address: Ranolf Street and Lake Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 7 348 4199
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Good for freegans and geology geeks

I am always fascinated by this park. Every time I'm in Rotorua I make sure to visit Kuirau Park. New vents pop-up all the time. There's an area on the sports field which I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Merimbula, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

This was a great activity to do with kids. It was a relaxing walk around a park like area with many geysers and bubbling mud pools. There were several food baths that were very relaxing. It is all an easy walk (or run for kids) for any ability. The grandparents also managing this easily with walking stick as it is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a fascinating natural thermal wonderland in the middle of Rotorua City and IT IS FREE. You can wander at leisure around the various steam and mud holes, cross a bridge over a boiling pond. Well worth it

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

You can soak your feet in the hot baths AND wander around and see plenty of steaming bubbling water - worth spending some time wandering around.

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Toronto, Canada
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Kuirau park is a great place to get to see a whole bunch of different thermal sites. Some of the paths are closed right now, it looks like they're building nicer paths probably opening at some point later this year. The paths that are open are amazing. There's all kinds of bubbling water and mudpits. There's even a little foot... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I am always fascinated by this park. Every time I'm in Rotorua I make sure to visit Kuirau Park. New vents pop-up all the time. There's an area on the sports field which I noticed was emerging a few years ago - now the council have put boulders around it. The randomness of nature is awesome - steamy vents coming... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We had heard that around the hospital in Rotorua, several houses had fallen into Geo-thermal caving. We tried to find these without success. However we encountered a park that was quite unique: A Geo-thermal park, where steam, bubbles and hisses are everywhere! There was a geo-thermal river there, as well as parts of the ground that caved in due to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Nice park where you can see pools of bubbling mud, steams of sulphur gas and read information about the geothermal activity. Plus, it's all free and you can easily park at the side of the road surrounding the park, which is also free parking.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Very well set out park with good walkways suitable for prams and wheelchairs. Good signage for the pools as well.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We've been here twice, and will come back again. It's a peaceful park, with a difference! If you're interested in geothermal features such as mud pools, you'll love this park. My favourite feature is the lake with the walkway across it- getting into the steam is good!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

there are two small hot spring pools in the park and we enjoyed it very much. kids would definitely love it.

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Address: Address: Ranolf Street and Lake Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 7 348 4199
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua

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