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Hells Gate, Tikitere
Categories: Hot Springs, Spas & Wellness, Nature & Parks
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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Maria Laura T
It was an amazing experience, really nice acommodation and it also has a shuttle service to down town.
I last visited this location about twenty years ago and I can say that not much has changed in hells gate over that time - and that's a great thing. The park very rarely features barriers higher than ... read more »
The staff were very friendly, helpful and accommodating. We did the mud bath and walk around 10.30 am on a Wednesday. The mud bath was a great experience. The walks around the park was great. We thoro... read more »
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