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Address: 201 Waiotapu Loop Road | RD 3, Rotorua 3073, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7-366 6333
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"One of the 20 Most Surreal Places in the World" Trip Advisor...

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THOUSANDS OF YEARS IN THE MAKING, explore spectacular nature at New Zealand's most colourful natural volcanic area. Walk at your own pace - view the unique Champagne Pool, Sinter Terrace formations, Steaming Ground, Bubbling Mud, Expansive Vistas, Huge Volcanic Craters. The Lady Knox Geyser erupts daily at 10.15am. Excellent facilities at modern Visitor Centre.

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Rotorua Eco Thermal Small Group Morning Tour
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Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland Admission
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Rotorua Eco Thermal Small Group Full-Day Tour

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It truly is a wonderland, I visited inthe rain and it was mystical and magical. The photos of this are wonderful and you get exactly that when you visit - smells an all!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It truly is a wonderland, I visited inthe rain and it was mystical and magical. The photos of this are wonderful and you get exactly that when you visit - smells an all!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This large visitor centre with gift shop and cafe has great facilities to rest and look at once you complete the three trails which is mostly flat with wooden bridge walkways to cross. Tours can be guided of self walk. Easy to follow. Top location for photos. See Lsdy knox geyser erupting daily 10.15am. Don't miss the champagne pool and... More 

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Thank karina f
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Map for the self guided walk was very clear n easy to follow. Loved the tour n stories provided by the guide at 11am. We spent half a day in the park coz we were so amazed by the place.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice walking track amongst many thermal attractions. Lady Knox Geyser is worth getting to - make sure you are there ahead of the scheduled eruption as you need to have time to have purchased tickets and park. Really nice staff.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a wonderful walk in nice sunny day. Make sure take water and sunblock with you. Nice walking shores always recommend.

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France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful place ... Never seen colors like this before.... You can walk just a few minutes or 3 hours... A lot of people In The beginning, but after the smaller track, you are alone ...

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Baku, Azerbaijan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely worth the visit. The Lady Knox geyser was awesome. The geothermal park is pretty cool for even the most bored child. Good value.

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A very unique experience. The number of different looking geothermal sites within a relatively small area is truly amazing. Interesting too to learn about how the various sites were formed and why the exhibit different colours etc

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Halfway between Rotorua and Taupo, this attraction is worth your while if you have not ever visited anything like it. Be aware of the strong sulphuric smell. Colors are incredible such as the lemon green of the Devil's Bath or the colors of the Champagne Pool.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed this attraction and would go back again. Lots to see and do can certainly understand why it's so popular

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