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“This is a cheap way to see thermal features”

Craters of the Moon
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Taupo Adventure Combo Tour including Scenic Helicopter Flight
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Taupo Adventure Combo: Jet Boat Ride and Whitewater Rafting
Ranked #8 of 69 things to do in Taupo
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Colton, New York
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“This is a cheap way to see thermal features”
Reviewed February 16, 2012

If you spent all of your pocket money on fishing trips, this is a cheap way to go see a few thermal vents and average boiling mud pools. I'm sure it's not as flashy as some of the other area's parks, but it was educational and gives you the general idea.

Visited February 2012
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Somerset
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35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Interesting and Good Value”
Reviewed February 13, 2012

Being as obsessed with the geothermal wonders, this place was an extra little treat. Good value for money and a good walk to see the steaming grounds, large pools and the wonders of geothermal. Not as good as the main visitor attractions but definitely a nice treat.

Visited December 2011
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shropshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Best 6 dollars”
Reviewed February 6, 2012

An amazing location, steam belching out of the ground, and mud bubbling a walk round here shows you how powerful the earth is.

Excellent value, highly recommended.

Visited February 2012
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El Cerrito, California
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221 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
“eerie mist of time feeling”
Reviewed January 28, 2012

We arrived at opening and were the only ones there for our hour hike. Lots of steamy, misty views across this thermal area with mud craters. Very inexpensive entry fee. Not as impressive as Wai-o-Tapu, but definitely worth a visit.

Visited December 2011
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Auckland
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“So so as an attraction”
Reviewed January 26, 2012

There are better thermal areas nearer to Rotorua. This one use to be free but now charges for entry. It is passable only and give it a miss if you are going to Rotorua.

Visited January 2012
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