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“Incredible thermal activity in a public park!”
Review of Kuirau Park

Kuirau Park
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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Naturally Tour
Ranked #15 of 112 things to do in Rotorua
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Bloomington, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Incredible thermal activity in a public park!”
Reviewed May 30, 2014

I couldn't believe they had all this thermal activity in a public park and you can see it for free. It was awesome. The bubbling mud, steaming boiling water, and all kinds of amazing natural phenomenon were right out where you could see. Just a wooden railing to keep you from getting yourself into hot water (literally).

I went back twice to take more pictures, I was just amazed by the park and it was walking distance from my hotel.

Visited December 2013
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“All you want Mud pools for Free”
Reviewed May 30, 2014

Kuirau Park Taupo
It was a wonderful park to visit. All the mud pools you want to see for free . It being autumn during our visit, the changing leaves made it more beautiful. There's free parking along the inner park streets and it's a nice walk around the park. You may also take a foot dip on a heated pool at the end of the park- bring a towel to dry off your feet after. Yes do visit !

Visited May 2014
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“Free, hot pools, and great markets”
Reviewed May 28, 2014

A credit to Rotorua. Lots of nice walks, easily accessible, and suitable for all ages. Markets had great fresh fruit and vege, and the usual line up of caravan food. Could be extended to include more interesting stalls and a better range of food.

Visited May 2014
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Rotorua NZ
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“needs more development”
Reviewed May 22, 2014

easy access from town, pleasantly green - but needs more facilities to attract visitors.There could easily be a food venue - or at least drinks/ice cream etc.

Visited May 2014
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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“very good park, but just a park.”
Reviewed May 19, 2014

Its a very large park perfect for a run. Its amazing to see wonderful plants and trees, wich can be soooo high. Its very close to both YHAN and BASE hostels, so i recommend going

Visited May 2014
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