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Craters Of The Moon Geothermal Walk - Taupo

Experience the magic of this geothermal landscape on a self-guided walk along the trail at Craters of the Moon.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a self guided walk through this stunning landscape
  • Watch the craters steaming with geothermal life
  • An easy walk along wooden boardwalks and fine gravel suitable for the whole family
  • Excellent views from the lookout

Take in the incredible sights of the bubbling mud pools and steaming craters as you walk through this other-worldly landscape.

Our well-maintained tracks are easy to follow and suitable for most people, the main walkway will take you on a 40-minute leisurely stroll through the valley and the optional 20-minute upper walkway will take you up the steps for fantastic views from the lookout.

Take your time, stop for photos and enjoy at your own pace.

Loop Track - Suitable for pushchairs. Wheelchairs are permitted but some areas of the path are more difficult to navigate than others. The path is mostly boardwalk but it is recommended that you have a person to assist in areas where there is a gravel path.

Upper Walkway - A moderate walk with multiple steps (totally worth it), not suitable for pushchairs or wheelchairs.

Adult $8.00
Child $4.00 (Aged 5 - 15 years)
Family $20.00 (2 Adults + up to 4 Children)

What's included

  • Admission into Craters of the Moon geothermal walking trail

Location

  • 171 Karapiti Road, Wairakei Park, Taupo 3377

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Opening Hours:

    10am - 4pm daily with last entry being 3pm.

    Ticket Conditions:

    10am and 1pm discounted tickets are time-specific.

    General Admission allows entry anytime between 10am and 3pm.

  • Children under 5 years old go FREE.

Available Bookings from June 22 to June 28

Change Dates

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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

4.7

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Ayako Takagi from New Zealand wrote on 20 May 2021

Easy walk

We really enjoyed it! It was only us to walk!

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From Craters Of The Moon Geothermal Walk - Taupo

Hope to see you again soon, thank you for visiting.

Phil Kahotea from New Zealand wrote on 24 May 2021

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Good value for money. Easy walk around complex, our whanau loved it.

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Glad you enjoyed, thanks for your comments.

margie from New Zealand wrote on 28 April 2021

Lovely walk

A lovely and easy walk to see geothermal activity that is safe for kids.

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From Craters Of The Moon Geothermal Walk - Taupo

It's great to see kiwi's out enjoying their own country - lovely that you came to visit.

Marina Barnett from New Zealand wrote on 28 April 2021

Over priced

A bit over priced for locals given it was only a 30min walk, to take 2 Adults and 3 teenagers it cost us $40.00. Would be good to offer a longer walk option for fitter people.

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Roy from New Zealand wrote on 27 April 2021

Fun with small children, great for prams too

Fun with small children, great for prams too - worth a visit if you haven't experienced before lots of interesting information to learn.

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From Craters Of The Moon Geothermal Walk - Taupo

Thanks for the excellent review, it's great to hear other people enjoy the walk as much as we do!

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