Book the Geothermal
Mud at Waiotapu
Pool at Waiotapu
Sightseeing, Tours, Attractions and Events in Rotorua
and Accommodation in Rotorua
to Rotorua have been thrilled at the geothermal
attractions for the past 160 years.
Geothermal Wonderland Tour takes in the most spectacular of Rotorua's
famed geysers and hot pools.
include the Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, which means Sacred Waters,
an area crammed with active geysers, boiling
mud pools, coloured hot
springs and terrace formations.
is 25 kilometres south of Rotorua and features the Silica
Terraces, Champagne Pool,
Artist's Palette, and
Lady Knox Geyser. This
geyser erupts at 10.15am (helped by scientists) and goes for about
an hour, reaching heights of about 20 metres.
are good pathways through the thermal areas and a good cafe.
Thermal Wonderland Tour also includes a guided walk through the
Waimangu Volcanic Valley where
you can see Frying Pan Lake
and the stunning colours of the Inferno
daily morning tour takes 4.5 hours and starts at $US58 per person.
Children between 5 and 14 years qualify for a child rate. Departure
times are between 8am and 8.30am and pick-ups from hotels
in Rotorua are available.