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Orakei Korako Tour - With Guaranteed Departure - Ex Rotorua

Orakei Korako - also known as “The Hidden Valley” is a thermal jewel located between Rotorua and Lake Taupo and is one of the best thermal parks in the area!


  • Experience the natural geothermal wonders at Orakei Korako
  • Watch the geysers and bubbling mud pools in action
  • Learn about the rich cultural heritage of the area
  • Door to door transport from your Rotorua accommodation

Join FlexiTours for a day trip from Rotorua as we take you inland toward Lake Taupo to one of our favourite thermal parks - Orakei Korako.

Accessible only by boat the geothermal field is filled with natural wonders that you can explore at a relaxed pace. Steeped in rich cultural history, Orakei Korako has been an important settlement site of Ngati Tahu for many generations. The natural geothermal resources here were once used for cooking, drinking, bathing and healing.

This stunning landscape boasts explosive geysers, bubbling hot mud pools, beautiful silica terraces and New Zealand's only geothermal cave! Enjoy walking along the boardwalk to see all this magical place has to offer. There is a café on-site for those who would like to break for a drink or snack - please note it is currently only open on the weekends - the tour is available 7 days a week. Once you have finished exploring this natural wonder we will transport you back to Rotorua in our comfortable air-conditioned vehicle.

Adult $169.00
Child $84.50 (Aged 0 - 14 years)
Family $507.00 (2 Adults & 2 Children)

What's included

  • Return transport from your Rotorua accommodation
  • Experienced driver/guide
  • Admission to Orakei Korako


  • Allow approximately 6 hours for the whole experience


  • Return transport from your Rotorua accommodation - please enter address through checkout.


  • There are several steps on the walk so it is not suitable for wheelchair or stroller..

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.


  • The walk has a 'medium' difficulty rating and can be completed by most 3 - 80 year olds. Baby backpacks for under twos are available free of charge..

  • Tours require a minimum of 4 bookings to run.

    Family price value calculated from full value pricing - discounts shown from this price.

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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francois-jeromev from New Zealand wrote on 30 March 2021

Great experience on amazing New Zealand nature

Thank you to the whole team for welcoming me so well. The place is wonderful, and I had a great time. Beautifull landscape, the perfect place to take some great pics! I will come back next time, rain or shine. It was amazing!

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rhysnzl from New Zealand wrote on 28 December 2020

Awesome day out

We really enjoyed our morning tour with Ric. It ended up being just the two of us and sure enough they came and picked us up and took us in a van down to the Orakei geysers. Well worth the money and hassle-free service.

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