Geothermal Wonderland Guided Tour

This is an amazing half day, guided tour around two of Rotorua’s best known thermal attractions – Waimangu Volcanic Valley and Waiotapu. Departs daily, bookings required.


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This half day guided tour allows you to discover the geothermal wonders of Waimangu Volcanic Valley (via walking or hiking trails and nearby Waiotapu Geothermal Park.

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Your tour includes transport, an experienced guide and admission fees to these two most diverse and beautiful geothermal activity parks of the Rotorua region.

Waimangu Volcanic Valley was created as a result of the 1886 Tarawera Volcanic Eruption. It features huge hot water lakes, beautiful sinter terraces, hot springs and a diverse, specialised native forest growing down to the very edge of hot water lakes.

Ancient Waiotapu is 70,000 years old. A well-known visitor attraction and home to bubbling mud pools, hot springs, collapsed craters and the famous Lady Knox Geyser.


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Physical address

Geothermal Wonderland Guided Tour, 587 Waimangu Road , Rotorua Central, Rotorua, 3073, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Departs Rotorua accommodation daily between 08.00 and 08.15, returning at 13:00
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to town:
20 mins south of Rotorua, 40 mins north of Taupo

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $150.00
(16 year(s) and under)
Other charges:
(under 6 years): Free
Further pricing information:
2 days notice is required for this Guided Tour Includes pick up and drop off from your Rotorua accommodation

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