Waimangu Volcanic Valley

Waimangu connects people with the beating heart of the world’s youngest geothermal valley, its unique history and legacy. Discover the stories of this stunning natural environment through geothermal walks, scenic boat cruises and tours.


$44.00 - $245.00
$15.00 - $165.00
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Home to the now buried Pink and White Terraces, the eighth natural wonder of the world, visitors are immersed in the stories of the Mt Tarawera volcanic eruption, its people, and the resulting dramatic landscape changes that created the world’s youngest geothermal valley.

Products include self-guided or guided walks and hikes, boat cruises or kayak tours on Lake Rotomahana, and full day Pink and White Terraces Legacy tours.

Experience spectacular volcanic craters, enormous hot water springs, beautiful geothermal features, rare and unusual plant life, brilliantly coloured microbiology and a wide array of birds. Highlights include Frying Pan Lake, the world’s largest hot spring, the bright blue Inferno Crater and Lake Rotomahana.

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Physical address

587 Waimangu Road, Rotorua Central, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $44.00 - $245.00
(16 year(s) and under)
$15.00 - $165.00
Other charges:
Children under 6yr Free

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
30 minutes to Rotorua Airport.
Proximity to coach terminal:
20 minutes
Proximity to town:
20 minutes south of Rotorua.

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Opening times

Business hours:
08.30 am - 5.00 pm (except January - 6.00 pm). Last admission between 3-3.40pm (later in January) - please check our website.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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