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Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland Admission Ticket

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  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Our priority is to protect and support our staff and visitors. Our precautionary measures include maintaining rigorous cleaning and sanitising routines and providing QR codes for personal contact tracing. We remain in close communication with New Zealand Ministry of Health and Tourism New Zealand.
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Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland’s wow-factor makes it high on the list of Rotorua’s must-see attractions. Use your admission ticket for all-day access to this otherworldly geothermal park, which includes active Lady Knox Geyser. The visitor center offers an introduction along with well-signed pathways, allowing independent visitors to explore at their own pace.
  • Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland admission ticket
  • Self-guided tour caters to independent travelers
  • Well-marked walkways lead past the visitor center
  • See Lady Knox Geyser erupt in late morning
Important Information
  • Guide map
  • Entry/Admission - Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland is a cashless site. All major credit cards and EFTPOS are available.
  • Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland is Smoke-Free within the visitor center and geothermal park
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 999 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reet Kamal Kaur wrote a review Oct. 18
11 contributions
Must visit. Amazing colorful experience. Would take around 2-3 hours for the complete experience. Enjoy.
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Date of experience: October 2020
T R wrote a review Oct. 9
7 contributions
This was the second time I've visited and it was still neat. Still a wonder that so many different natural treasures are all so close to one another. We were pressed for time and found the map was a bit basic and got confused when there was part of the track closed without
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Date of experience: September 2020
indiamerrick wrote a review Oct. 8
Auckland, New Zealand15 contributions1 helpful vote
Definitely head early - we arrived at opening time. There will be a thick fog, make the most of it! The park is quiet and beautiful, and you can get lots of photos with the steam in the cold air. Then, around 10:00/11:00 the fog lifts completely and the colours are amazing. I
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Lele wrote a review Oct. 1
5 contributions
The colours are unbelievable, you have to see for yourself. Thank you to our elegant host Miriama for explaining the whakapapa of the esteemed Lady Knox. Such a nice way to be introduced to Rotorua and its history.
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Date of experience: September 2020
Charlotte W wrote a review Sep. 2020
Christchurch, New Zealand16 contributions
This is my second time back with a 20 year gap. Still a great experience. Kids didn't appreciate it as much as adults and the smell bothered them. Oh well, too bad children. ;)
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Great day trip
It's nice to go here for a day and wonder around the beautiful nature. I visited this place in February 2018, I thi
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Awesome visit
Must visit this place and do the walk if you visit Rotorua. Amazing views and the walk is not too bad. Few steps to
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Stayed for one night with two children. Really impressed by the awesome farm view and nice & warm treat by the host
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Lovely walk
Lovely forest walks and great thermal attractions. Especially the neon lake towards the end. Need good shoes, water
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Must see
Much better than Waimangu. It was a great trip in general, although it would have been nice if part of the track wa
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Rosie C
So much variety of thermal attractions
This was the best of my four visits over the years to Wai-o-Tapu - brilliant weather and hardly anyone else around
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Chris D
we spent a couple of hours walking through the tracks , looking at the different lakes and atractions we w
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John and Les C
Worth a visit
Wai o Tapu is worth the 25km drive out of town but once there we found the signage inside the Thermal Park a bit co
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I have been here at least three times, it’s my absolute favourite place to take anyone when we come to Taupo, never
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Saturday July 25
Bought our tickets online through their website. Easy. That way we could drive straight to the Lady Knox Geyser to
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This is really worth the drive. Awesome natural geo-thermal activity to be experienced. Loved the walk and the si
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So beautiful / so scenic
Stunning ! something to look see at every corner and a wealth of information about the thermal activity / mineral d
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Geothermal fun
Drizzly day so we were looking for something fun and we weren’t disappointed. Really awesome mix of things to look
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Incredible sites and geology
Very interesting and visually stimulating stroll past otherworldly colored ponds and steaming, boiling vents and pi
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Beautiful thermal pools and friendly staff
We recently went to Wai-o-tapu with our family of 4. We all enjoyed it immensely. The walk was doable along all 3 p
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  • Duration: 2h
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