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Waimangu Cauldron

Rotorua, New Zealand
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Ranked #26 of 31 Attractions in Rotorua
Type: Hot Springs/ Geysers, Outdoors
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Type: Hot Springs/ Geysers, Outdoors
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Christchurch NZ
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Waimangu is the world's only natural thermal region evolved in the time of written languages. And it shares a lot in common with America's Yellowstone region. Exploring the thermal valley, about 4 km long, is best on foot. A shuttle bus can transport one back from Lake Rotomahana. Steam from boiling cauldrons wafts mysteriously amongst green native tree ferns. Weird... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2011

Tread carefully, do not stray from the path, in places the earth's crust is very thin!!!!!

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