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Address: Rotorua, New Zealand
Phone Number: 006473666137
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This is defiantly one to put on your list. This is the best attraction in Rotorua. It covers a large area. You need to spend a day here as the road is a little challenging but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is defiantly one to put on your list. This is the best attraction in Rotorua. It covers a large area. You need to spend a day here as the road is a little challenging but doable. There is a bus that you can get to and back with stops on the way if walking is a problem. Wonderful photo... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Definitely something great to do outdoors in the area! It is a great walk-although definitely expensive to enter the park. The thermal pools are amazing to learn about and explore and although they smell at times it is a great experience of New Zealand.

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Aurora, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is actually one of many 'cauldrons' or hot springs pools in the Waimangu Park. There is an entrance fee (I believe 40$ NZD) which allowed for an entire day int he park. The park is a long basic trail that actually splits into 3 different hikes, all leading back to particular areas within the park. The maps given are... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We visited early on a calm sunny day...beautiful. Make sure you take the optional walk up Mt Haszard..not too steep but definitely worth the view from the top. Also go all the way to the lake..a wonderful stroll along a meandering stream where we were lucky enough to see plenty of fantails darting amongst the steam..lovely. Lake Rotomahana....a lovely stop... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The walk takes quite a while and has a few steep places but it's a great way to encounter the natural outcomes of all that thermal activity. We loved the scenery, and it's obviously safer that people are provided with a well marked path, but I think the cost is a bit too high, hence 4 stars.

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Tauranga
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Was very expensive and not value for money. Attitude of staff very mediocre. Weather also plays a big part in the success of a trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This is truly a wonderful place to visit. The walk is a gentle walk and the sights along the way are spectacular. The volcanic colours in the pools and mountains are amazing. I love the sulphur smell however some people are not at all keen on it. It is a very cleansing smell. Well worth a visit.

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Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This is an anazing thermal valley with a lot of history and magnificent views and different thermal areas. It was very quiet when we were there maybe as it is a tad expensive at $36, for the walk alone and extra for the boat ride. 50 % off for Rotorua residents with proof of identity. The walk down the valley... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Excellent service from Steve at the cafe. Yum food. The walk was well worth it. Peaceful with no tourist bus loads on the day we were there. Yst

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This is a great natural park in Rotorua. It combines thermal park with a nice walk. The walk from the entrance to the lake is very pleasant. It passes through numerous thermal areas including craters, bubbling pools, and colorful lakes. You can also deviate from the main trail and walk uphill into the woods, but the uphill was steep. The... More 

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Address: Rotorua, New Zealand
Phone Number: 006473666137
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua

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