Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, Rotorua
(4.5/5 based on 4,800+ reviews on the web)
Sculptured out of volcanic activity and thousands of years in the making, Wai-O-Tapu is considered to be New Zealand’s most colourful and diverse geothermal sightseeing attraction. You are introduced to a uniquely different natural landscape – the key to what you see lies below the surface – one of the most extensive geothermal systems in New Zealand.
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  • I can describe the visit of the Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland just with one world - incredible!! You can already get in touch with this fascinating area by entering the carpark and smell the undeniabl...  more »
  • The 10.15 Lady Knox Geyser eruption is not natural but caused by a guy pouring chemicals into it so bit disappointed by that. The route round the rest of the site was good. 
  • This truly is a surreal experience especially when you take time to think about what you are looking at. It properly stinks but you do get used to it. It's worth doing the whole walk round which takes...  more »