Hells Gate, Tikitere

(3.1/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web)
Set in Rotura's most active geothermal area, Hells Gate boasts bubbling pools, mud volcanoes, steaming lakes, and more. The local Maori tribe Ngati Rangiteaorere have lived in this area for more than 700 years, utilizing the pools for bathing, medicine, and cooking, and remain the owners of the attraction. Explore the 20 hectare (50 acre) park at your own pace or join a guided tour to learn more about the rich history and significance of this extraordinary area. An onsite spa offers natural mud baths, massages, and more. Swing by the gift store to take home your own mud-based beauty products. To visit Hells Gate and get the most from your holiday in Tikitere, create itinerary details personal to you using our Tikitere tour planner.
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  • Hells Gate is one of many Geothermal parks around Rotorua and what made this stand out was the tour. The guide was an old rugby player who brought the park to life. We chose the package with the mud b...  more »
  • We firstly started by sitting in the mud pools. I believe that the mud pools made my skin nice and soft and it was very relaxing experience, however you need to know that they are not 'mud pools' as s...  more »
  • Visited Hells Gate today. $75.00 entry fee gets you admission and the use of the mud bath and sulphur baths. It does not get you any customer. Had to ask them to get liquid soap for the showers as all...  more »