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Kuirau Park

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Address: Ranolf Street and Lake Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 7 348 4199
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Free way to see geothermal activity!

Lots of fenced off geothermal pools, some bubbling mud, some steaming lakes. Good way to see it for free, and nice walk. We spent about an hour walking around the park.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of fenced off geothermal pools, some bubbling mud, some steaming lakes. Good way to see it for free, and nice walk. We spent about an hour walking around the park.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love walking through the steam filled lake and paddling in the footbath. Nice to see some upgrades being made to the paths.

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Thank Sarah R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this park to give the kids the understanding of why Rotorua has its 'smell'. They enjoyed walking around the fenced areas and up on to the boardwalks to see plopping mud and steaming water. A great way to experience the geothermal area with no cost involved.

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Thank jlbardot
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had alot of fun walking around this bubbling steaming guarden. it was a good free thing to do for an hour and you can get so close to verry hot bubbling water and mud. Some of the pools were krystak clear whitch was cool. There were also foot pools set up useing the natural hot watter that you could... More 

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Thank Haydn H
Auckland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Folks this is FOC.....and people who visit Rotorua on a budget, a super spot to see the why Rotorua is a unique spot on the planet. Free pools, hot bubbling mud and htermal activity

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this was amazing and free! lots of pools and mud pools and free foot baths. the park is in a nice setting and you just walk along the paths to see it all. there are parts of the grass that are steaming and water seeping, so it would seem it is not altogether safe to walk anywhere but there are... More 

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falmouth, maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Right in the middle of town. Hard to imagine living on top of this potential erupter. Worth seeing. Hard to imagine what's going on beneath the surface.

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Thank chimayred
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting little park. Great to watch the plopping mud and steaming ponds with out paying. Cool sculptures and market on a Saturday!

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Thank jumping4j0y
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing free geothermal park right in the heart of Rotorua! See bubbling mud pools, hot pools and steam/geysers. Could be much better sign posted, there are various pools which are fenced off scattered about the park but little direction as to what they are or where to find the next one...I just followed the steam! There was mention of small... More 

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Thank Erin S
Fremantle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Came here with my kids. Been to Rotorua many times and always visit this park because it is free and always is something different due to the ever changing nature of geothermal areas. It is important to watch the kids here as some people have fallen into the boiling water in the past. There is one pool in particular that... More 

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