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Kuirau Park

Ranolf Street and Lake Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
+64 7-348 4199
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“bubbling mud” (64 reviews)
“foot pools” (34 reviews)
Ranolf Street and Lake Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
+64 7-348 4199
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Only in Rotorua can you see so much thermal activity. This is a nice park to wander and view the steam and mud outlets.

Thank eliza836
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying nearby to this park and so on our way back to our accommodation on a wet day we had a brief walk round. The thermal pools are quite fascinating...amazing to think of the hot water in the ground. I believe on a...More

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to seeing boiling mud, steaming hot pools and small fumerols for free don't miss this park. There is free parking and you can wander around at your leisure, take a picnic, it's an excellent outing and unbelievably costs nothing. I have been...More

Thank Regina d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'll never quite get over the fact that the people of Rotorua have bubbling mud ans team coming out of their parks! Really interesting walk, but as of / on the 4th of September 2017 there is quite abit of construction etc going on, so...More

Thank Jaysoncvl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love going here for a wander around the boiling mud pools. There is also thermal foot pools, totally worth soaking your feet in here, you will feel great after (especially in the winter). There is a great playground for the kids and also public toilets....More

Thank RebekaKelen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is currently undergoing some works to improve, but still interesting enought o walk around and see the thermal activity.

Thank brentling
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't get too excited but if you don't want to pay the expensive tourist dollar then take a walk here, very close to the city centre. A few steam vents and you can certainly get an idea of what Rotorua is all about.

Thank Lyn P
Reviewed 15 August 2017

not spectacular but there are quite a number of steam vents and mud pools nicely landscaped with picnic tables by the small lake has a saturday market which is mainly food outlets

Thank chris c
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This park isn't anything particularly special but it's a great way to see various types of thermal activity for free. More impressive in winter as it's a lot more steamy!

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This is a great little park to walk around with a few small volcanic attractions, and a great little weekend market

Thank Steven N
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21 November 2016|
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Response from BBRJJ | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of roadside parking spots and there are some carparks that weave in and around Kuirau Park. I never had touble parking in the area because it was a quieter time of the year but the park itself is a nice... More
Ray H
7 November 2016|
Response from Merilynn | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay in answering- it's open 24 hours, although i am not sure you would at night time as there are not any lights. It's an easy park to go through during the day.
Ray H
7 November 2016|
Response from CharlieandSue | Reviewed this property |