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Address: | Tr, Rotorua, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 7 349 3714
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Activities: Four-wheeling, Walking
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A great 4 hour trek from Tarawera carpark to hot water beach where you can take a water taxi back the landing. Make sure you book your water taxi prior to walking and give... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A great 4 hour trek from Tarawera carpark to hot water beach where you can take a water taxi back the landing. Make sure you book your water taxi prior to walking and give yourself plenty of time to get to hot water beach. You can soak your feet after the walk and also soak up the views of Mt... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We went for a walk around the lake and saw the trout teasing the fisher man who were fishing in the lake, the trout were coming down the river behind them which was prohibited for fishing, and they were turn around and scoot back. Was rainy but so beautiful,

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Springwood, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We started out from Wai O Tapu area , walking thr Waimangu thermal area, camped on Lake Tarawera overnight and hit the mountain the next day. Really steep workout up the scoria slope. Fantastic views of the crater and the lakes from the top. enjoy the down part by 'sking' the scoria. Have good boots and prepare for windy conditions.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Loved the history and location. The views are stunning. Worth the effort to get to this location. Connect this with a tour of the Buried Village.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We have been coming to Tarawera for the last few years. It is worth a visit. Not far from Rotorua. You can go down to the landing where there a couple of very short walks to see ancient cave drawings or see the trout swimming. Otherwise you can drive a bit further to boat shed bay for another short walk.... More 

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Geisenheim, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Nice offroad drive to the top, after a short walk you have a beautiful view over the Plateau and you can even See white Island . You also go into the crater and walk trough. The guides are really nice and we had fun time. All in all it was a great trip!

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We cruised on lake rotomshana in the shadow of lake tarawera. It remains a sleeping giant and the source of the geothermal activity of waimangu volcanic valley. It is an imposing sight. 👍👍👍

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We viewed this mountain from the air and it is absolutely amazing. The 17 km fault is clearly visible from the air but not so well from the ground. The story of the cataclysmic eruption is impressive.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The mountain has been quiet since the 1880 explosive eruption that vaporized much in the area and killed an entire village,and changed the face of the land. Some of the greatest boating and fresh water fishing in new Zealand. Fabulous scenery, especially at the new year when the local pohutukawa trees are in flower.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Two of us did the Mt Tarawera – Fly / Drive Combo - by Helicopter with Volcanic Air (Tour 3D). Expensive, but well worth it. We flew from the lake front in Rotorua up to Mt Tarawera. The flight took about 20 minutes. We then met a guide and walked down into the crater itself. I was a little apprehensive... More 

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Address: Address: | Tr, Rotorua, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 7 349 3714
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua

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