Wai-O-Tapu & Waimangu Volcanic Valley Morning Tour
Join a small group tour to visit Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland and Waimangu Volcanic Rift Valley from central Rotorua. Discover the area’s hot springs, erupting geysers, mud pools, volcanoes and lush native forest.
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- Explore Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland and Waimangu Volcanic Valley
- Marvel at Rotorua's incredible geothermal sights like the stunning Lady Knox Geyser
- Make the most of your morning with a half-day tour
- Enjoy a more personal experience on a small group tour with a maximum of 11 guests
DescriptionDiscover Rotorua’s most popular geothermal parks: Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland and Waimangu Volcanic Valley. Join a small-group morning tour capped at 11 guests for a personal experience led by a knowledgeable guide. You will be picked up from your Rotorua accommodation between 8:05 AM and 8:30 AM. Enjoy a 25-minute scenic drive through forestry and farmland before arriving at New Zealand's largest boiling mud pools. At Wai-O-Tapu you will follow a flat, well-marked path alongside bubbling hot springs and volcanic craters. Listen to a short presentation about the Lady Knox Geyser and observe the daily eruption at 10:15 AM. Your next stop will be the Waimangu Volcanic Valley. Your guide will explain the Mt Tarawera eruption which blew open this spectacular bush-covered geothermal park. Pause at the Waimangu Volcanic Valley Cafe for lunch at 12:00 PM before being dropped back to your accommodation between 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM.
IncludesHotel pick-up and drop off
Small group tour
Wai-O-Tapu admission fee and Lady Knox Geyser
Waimangu Thermal Valley admission fee
Other food and drinks
- A medium level of fitness is required for this activity as you will be walking around the geothermal parks
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
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