Wai-O-Tapu

Wonderland of Stunning Geothermal Activity.

Located 20 minutes drive south of Rotorua on SH5, a modern Visitor Centre provides the gateway to New Zealand’s most colourful natural volcanic environment.

Visitors walking at their own pace absorb the unique features including the world famous champagne pool, hot springs, bubbling mud, steaming ground, expansive vistas, huge volcanic craters and sinter terrace formations.

The natural bush setting adds another dimension to the experience as does the Lady Knox Geyser erupting daily at 10:15am.

 

Opening Hours:
Open 365 Days, 8.30am - 5pm ( Last Admission at 3.45pm)
Address:
State Highway 5, 20mins south of Rotorua
Phone:
+64 7 366 6333
Web:
www.waiotapu.co.nz

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  • Knox Geyser
  • Mud Pool
  • Rocks
  • Champagne Pool