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Kuirau Park

Ranolf Street and Lake Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
64 7 348 4199
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Ranked #19 of 45 Attractions in Rotorua
Type: Hot Springs/ Geysers
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North Richmond, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Our final day in Rotorua, we were pleasantly surprised at the work that had been done to the park since we were there in November 2011. Our kids now a bit older, had lots of fun yelling "another boiling bit of mud". Nice walk around.

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Adelaide, Australia
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13 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Nice place to visit to see free mud pools in the city. The kids enjoyed the playground while the adults strolled around the thermal areas. Free spot to dip you feet in the thermal pools too.

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

It's always great to drive past the park and see everything in bloom. I take my hat off to the local council for their great care of the gardens here and poses an awesome Saturday market housing a hot breakfast, a great vegetable selection, range of foods and local treats.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I took my 7 year old and found it was a great introduction to the wonders of nature - lots of questions answered but really enjoyed the short walk around

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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58 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Kuirau Park sits right in the centre of a Rotorua next to the main hospital. When you first enter you notice the various pillars of steam from the large numbers if geothermal outlets. It us lovely just to walk around and take in the different features with some of the trees having outstanding colours.

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Kuirau park has lots to offer and all for free. The warm foot baths, playground, tracks, hot mud pools, boiling water pools, and if you go on a Saturday you have the Kuirau Market selling fresh produce, crafts etc.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I was quite surprised by the amount of areas you had to pay to see what this area is so well known for, yes I understand money to be made from tourists,but was so nice to be able to go to a FREE park and possible to go early in the morning best time for photos,ok I didnt want to... More

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gisborne
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

years ago this was a place for the whole family, now it looks extremely tired, and in need of something. We saw at least 2 dodgy looking males lurking in the bush area. The ladies I was with felt unsafe.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We went to Kuirau Park for the market day. It had a great atmosphere but was mostly based around the food industry. Great to wander through the stalls, and if you were there to eat, there was certainly a huge variety.

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Sydney, Australia
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6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

There isn't a lot of thermal activity you can experience for free but this park is one of them. It is set in lovely grounds, and you can dangle your feet in the foot baths while watching the ducks on the pool nearby. The thermal activity varies with the weather and it helps the mud pools if there has been... More

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