Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, Rotorua
(4.5/5 based on 4,600+ 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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  • Was dubious about spending money to go here when there are other places you can see geothermal activity for free in Rotarua but the colours, lakes and geysers are incredible. I paid about $60 for tran...  more »
  • We nearly missed the 10:15 geyser show. Suggest visitors to give enough time as the geyser show area is a bit far (5 min drive) from the main entrance. The park is not huge and we managed to walk pass...  more »
  • A super place to visit. To see everything is a good 1.5 hr walk but there are shorter trails. Easy to find.