Waimangu Volcanic Valley

Waimangu Volcanic Valley

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143 Rankers Reviews

135 Face-to-Face

9 Geothermal

49 Rotorua

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Waimangu Volcanic Valley - The World's Newest Geothermal Eco-System!

Want outdoor activity, unique ecology, botany and geothermal features? Waimangu Volcanic Valley is for you! It’s an exciting, dramatic destination for all ages or fitness levels. Try one of our tours, or our boat cruise, easy walks and advanced hiking ranging from 45 minutes to over 4 hours. If you walk too far, our shuttle bus is close by to return you to the entrance. There you can browse our well stocked gift shop or enjoy delicious snacks & drinks in our modern café.

Qualmark accredited, multiple NZ Eco-Tourism Award winner, Waimangu is equally enjoyable in all seasons.

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North IslandRotorua RegionRotorua

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  • Geothermal

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Dave

Ranking: 3/10

I’m sure it is a lovely place but at $90 to take a family of four for a two hour walk it is ridiculously overpriced. Especially when half was closed due to storm damage.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Rado Hank

Ireland

Ranking: 8/10

Lovely park, nice views, nice experiences.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Thomas Klinting

Denmark

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful walk through a volcanic valley, offering great sights including coloured lakes and thermal vents. Far fewer crowds than other thermal attractions.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Helna Saumanova

Czech Republic

Ranking: 9/10

Great experience, super walk, well maintained, the only negative was the weather.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Laure and Pascal

France

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful, we spent at least five hours there!

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in February 2017

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Matthias and Adriane

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Absolutely a must see in New Zealand - you learn a lot about thermal activity and the hiking track is nice. It is rather expensive with $37 per person but for us it was worth it.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in February 2017

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Danny

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

It is quite nice, especially the first part, but the Thermal Wonderland we liked much more and it is even a bit cheaper. Both are touristic in good weather.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Meilin

Germany

Ranking: 5/10

It was nice to walk through the Valley but it was way too expensive in spite of the fact you could see everything for free somewhere else.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in January 2016