Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, Rotorua

4.5
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Hot Spring · Nature / Park
Discover the surreal volcanic landscape of Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, a natural geothermal area stretching over 18 sq km (7 sq mi). Choose one of three self-guided trails, each of which boasts numerous colorful lakes, rock formations, and mud pools. Enjoy the vivid hues of the geothermal pools, and take stunning shots of the eerie, sulphuric hot springs. The visitor center provides amenities, including a cafe and gift shop. Before you head to Rotorua, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Rotorua trip planner, to make sure you see all that Rotorua has to offer, including Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland.
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  • It's nice to go here for a day and wonder around the beautiful nature. I visited this place in February 2018, I think the summer is one of the best times to visit it as the color of the blue sky and.....  more »
  • Must visit this place and do the walk if you visit Rotorua. Amazing views and the walk is not too bad. Few steps to climb but the lakes and the views are worth it.  more »

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