Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland

Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland




736 Rankers Reviews

704 Face-to-Face

5 Geothermal

7 Waiotapu



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Matt McCloskey

United Kingdom

Ranking: 7/10

Very interesting and lots to see on their walks around the park. If you go at 10:00am you can see them induce the geyser to erupt but it makes it very busy at this time. As expected, quite smelly!

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Jeny Smolders


Ranking: 9/10

Very nice park! A lot of hot pools (colourful, stinky, bubbly) and we saw the Lady Knox Geyser at 10:15. Also we went to the mud pool nearby, what was also cool to see.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Bridgette and Morgan

New Zealand

Ranking: 7/10

Cool experience but geyser only goes off in the morning - alternative times.

Reviewed about 1 year ago and experienced in March 2017

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Janneke van Krieken


Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful landscape, truly amazing colours. Must do for every tourist in the Rotorua area. Nice, clean park, good pathways, not too crowded (can imagine in summer you will be queuing a lot for a good picture!).

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Rado Hank


Ranking: 8/10

Nice walk.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Takeru Yonahr


Ranking: 8/10

Nice place to see many effects that the geothermal activity has on the landscape. Maybe a little expensive for a self guided walk but you can grab some information from the flyer. The staff presenting Lady Knox Geyser is very friendly and knowledgeable.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Michael Bley


Ranking: 10/10

This area is so sweet and so beautiful. The money is not wasted.

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in January 2017

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Ranking: 8/10

Super interesting park showing thermal activities.

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in January 2017