Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, Rotorua

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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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  • It was a cloudy day, with a bit of mist and still spectacular. Well maintained paths and walkways. Very informative. Those with weak stomachs will not appreciate the smell. Don't miss the Mud Pools - ...  more »
  • Similar places where you can see hot water ponds with colors through all over the world. Special character of this place is that consisted of various color hot water ponds.  more »
  • The colours and different textures are amazing. Great walk too. Though geyser wasn't that spectacular. The rest is well worth it though.  more »