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Address: Ranolf Street and Lake Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 7 348 4199
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Free thermal excitement

The kids and I enjoyed our walk around the park looking at the different little thermal pools, taking in the sites and smells. If you are short on time and money this place is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Andrea W
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Papamoa, New Zealand
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Papamoa, New Zealand
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69 reviews 69 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

The kids and I enjoyed our walk around the park looking at the different little thermal pools, taking in the sites and smells. If you are short on time and money this place is well worth a walk around

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Having read the reviews for other thermal attractions around Rotorua, the commercial aspect of them didn't appeal but I saw a tip about this park from a local resident so we gave it a go. It was POURING so we had the whole place pretty much to ourselves which was great. Steaming, sulphrous pools and bubbling mud you get right... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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100 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

It is a great free place tucked behind the hill in Rotorua. The park has lots of boiling mud and steam. There is even a safe hot water foot soak just in case you are like me and walked your feet off in this fabulous town. I've loved my 6 days here. I haven't stopped. There is still so much... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

If you are in Rotorua over the weekend and need some fresh cuisine, try the Markets. There are stalls set up in the car park from 7am and you can try most types of food there. It ain't no busy Metropolis; however it has its charm and you can walk off your feed with a stroll around the Park Geothermal... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW via mobile

It was amazing to see boiling mud pools and sulfur streams in the middle of a public park next to our campground. Go to this park first before you see the other paying attractions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The Saturday markets were buzzing and there were many bargains and the fruit was so fresh and lots to choose and nuts avos mmmm

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Pakuranga, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

What a welcome relief to soak our feet in the thermal water foot baths. The Farmers market on Saturday morning are worth a visit and the kids always love the play ground.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Nice park, loved the free foot soak, can be a big trick to find but just look out for people wearing sandals or flipflops and follow them!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

If you don't have the money and time to spend at one of the commercial venues to see mud pools and hot thermal water, its all for free at the park. You can even dangle your feet in a thermal pool

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Park feels tatty and run-down - and you wouldn't come here after dark. It's somewhere to stop and stretch your legs for 15 minutes but don't make a big effort just because it's free.

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