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“Lovely stoll for young and old”
Review of Kuirau Park

Kuirau Park
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$73.07*
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Naturally Tour
Ranked #15 of 111 things to do in Rotorua
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Lovely stoll for young and old”
Reviewed March 11, 2014

I think Kuirau Park has some of the best boiling mud pools in town. Do not underestimate it because it is free - It is great here.
At least a 1/2 hour stroll around, relatively flat land.
The market here on Saturday mornings is a great place to have a late brekkie.
I do not recommend going here after dark.

Visited January 2014
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Why pay when you can see it for free?”
Reviewed March 11, 2014

Right in the heart of Rotorua lies this FREE geothermal park. Park your car in the lot, and just a few steps away enjoy bubbling mud pools, steaming hot lakes, even a footbath where you can soak your feet in the warm waters. Great value and enjoyed spending an hour wandering...just follow the steam!

Visited March 2014
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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Pretty park”
Reviewed March 7, 2014

Lots of thermal activity - be sure to utilize the several soaking pools. Go see the Pukeko birds (black with blue breast and red/orange beaks. They are pretty tame and are usually in the large fenced in area at the end of the park, Access gate allows tourist to enter... Be sure to smell the blind flowers

Visited March 2014
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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Stinky Rotorua :) for Free”
Reviewed March 3, 2014

We enjoyed an hour or two walking around this free attraction, enchanted by the notion of living on top of such dangerous forces. Pools bubbled and steamed, some of them pretty stinky and mud plopped and gurgled, while we were intrigued by the amount of bird and plant-life living in this crazy environment. I was a bit disappointed at the amount of litter people had tossed into the enclosures.

Visited February 2014
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Warkworth, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Very pretty for a walk around the gardens and mud pools. Free too...”
Reviewed February 25, 2014

Very nice walk around the gardens and mud pools. This is a free garden walk. Well worth the time. They have quite a good market here in the weekends also.

Visited February 2014
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