At Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland sight of hot bubbling mud and geyser shooting up water will reinforce the power of Mother Nature in you. This geothermal wonder is a must visit when you are in Rotorua.
When to visit:
january - december
08:30 - 18:00 Everyday
Proximity to airport: Approximately 35 minutes drive from Rotorua Airport
Proximity to coach terminal: Approximately 30kms to Rotorua Terminal
Proximity to town: 27kms (20mins drive) from Rotorua, 53kms (40mins drive) from Taupo
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland presents views to glistening water, hot bubbling mud and geyser shooting up water upto 20 meters towards the sky. A walk into this park will present you with some of the volcanic wonders that this region is famous for.
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland is sculptured out of volcanic activity and took thousands of years to take its current form. Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland is famous as New Zealand’s most colourful and diverse geothermal sightseeing attraction.
Visit the Mud Pool to complete your experience at Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland. The largest mud pool in New Zealand, it was originally the site of a large mud volcano which was destroyed through erosion in the 1920’s.
LADY KNOX GEYSER
At 10.15am every day, LADY KNOX GEYSER erupts water to the height of 20 meters