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Rotorua: 'Off The Beaten Track' Geothermal Day Tour

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This Tour is carefully curated to guide you through some of the most extraordinary off-the-beaten-track geothermal locations in New Zealand, including Wai-O-tapu Mud Pool, Kerosene Creek & Waikite Valley


  • Visit some of the most incredible geothermal locations in Rotorua
  • Get 'off the beaten track' with your expert local guide
  • Swim in a local, natural hot pool with a 2 metre waterfall
  • End your day at Waikite Thermal Valley Pools to soak in the amazing springs


Begin your journey with a visit to the largest hot water lake in Rotorua. It is a remarkable introduction to the geothermal environment, providing an understanding of what lies beneath and above the surface. Then move on to Rainbow Mountain, where you can walk through the native forest that shows different geothermal vegetation found only in this area. Continuing the adventure, arrive at Kerosene Creek, a natural hot spring flowing through a stream, with a stunning two-metre hot water waterfall! Here you can capture photos or take your time to swim & soak in these tranquil waters. A short drive later, you reach a huge mud pool, the largest and most active in the region. Witness as steam and gases rise through the pool, creating bubbles of mud that form and burst on the surface. The next destination is Te Manaroa Spring, a short walk will lead you to Rotorua's largest hot water spring, where boiling water surges from the depths, surrounded by beautiful vegetation. To conclude the day, indulge in a soothing bathing experience in in the stunning Waikite Valley Thermal Pools complex. Immerse yourself in the tranquility and revitalising properties of these pools, creating a perfect ending to your experience


Knowledgeable guide Comfortable air-conditioned transportation Entry to Waikite Valley Thermal Pools

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