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Hell's Gate - Geothermal Walk

Explore Rotorua's most active thermal park! Hell's Gate is set on over 50 acres of highly active geothermal landscape.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a guided or self guided geothermal walk through Hell's Gate
  • See the amazing Sulphur Bath, Inferno, and Kakahi Falls
  • Discover steaming cliffs, cooking pools, a mud volcano and Medicinal Sulphur Lake
  • Get your hands and feet dirty in the healing mud foot pool
  • Try Maori carving and learn about local Maori myths and legends

Come and discover New Zealand's most unique geothermal experience!

Walk in the footsteps of ancient Maori Warriors as you take either a guided or self-guided tour of New Zealand's most active geothermal reserve.

Encounter remarkable formations and colours, erupting waters, an active mud volcano, land coral and unearthly vistas.

Get amongst it all by putting your hands and feet in the healing mud foot pool, and try some traditional Maori carving while learning all about the myths and legends behind Hell's Gate.

COME AND DISCOVER HELL'S GATE - A PLACE OF MYTH AND LEGEND THAT HAS THE POWER TO HEAL AND EXCITE ANYONE WHO MEETS IT...

Geothermal Walk: A Complimentary guided-tour runs daily at 9.30am and 1:30pm (four times during peak season). Alternatively, a self-guided map is provided.

Duration: Self-guided walk takes approximately 1-1.5 hours; guided tour takes approximately 1.5-2 hours.

Courtesy Coach departures: Hell’s Gate provides a complimentary shuttle pick-up and drop-off, available from within the Rotorua central area. Bookings are essential. Please contact the tour operator to arrange after booking if required.

Summer 1st October to 31st March

Pick-up - Rotorua: 8:50am, 12:50pm, 4:50pm and 6:50pm.

Depart - Hell’s Gate:12.30pm, 4:30pm, 7.30pm and 9:00pm.

Winter 1st April to 30th September

Pick-up - Rotorua: 8:50am, 12:50pm and 3:50pm.

Depart Hell’s Gate: 12.30pm, 3:30pm and 6:30pm.

Adult $39.00
Child $19.50

What's included

  • Includes the geothermal walk which takes between one to one and a half hours, as well as Māori carving and a foot pool

Duration

  • Allow approximately 1 hour duration for the whole experience

Location

  • Hells Gate is located approximately 25 minutes from Rotorua City on SH30. Full driving instructions are provided on your booking confirmation email.

Notes

  • If it is raining bring out a suitable raincoat or you can purchase a disposable rain cape at Hell's Gate for $3.50. Do not be deterred by rain as the geothermal park is at its best when it is raining (as long as it is not to heavy).

Available Bookings from August 25 to August 31

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  • Adult$29.00
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  • Child$19.50

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  • Child$19.50

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  • Adult$39.00
  • Child$19.50

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  • Adult$39.00
  • Child$19.50

12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$39.00
  • Child$19.50

12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$39.00
  • Child$19.50

12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$39.00
  • Child$19.50

12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$39.00
  • Child$19.50

12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$39.00
  • Child$19.50

12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$39.00
  • Child$19.50

12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$39.00
  • Child$19.50

12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$39.00
  • Child$19.50

12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$39.00
  • Child$19.50

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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Judy from Australia wrote on 17 December 2017

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Really awesome

Great staff. Great experience

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Regan from New Zealand wrote on 03 July 2018

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Hells gate

First time ever going it was great

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Deborah Charalampous from New Zealand wrote on 17 June 2019

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Geothermal walk and mud bath

I had a great day. Staff lovely.

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mark from New Zealand wrote on 15 July 2019

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over sold

not that impressed

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Federica from Italy wrote on 07 October 2018

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Very nice guide

The geothermal park was really interesting and suggestive all in all, but me and my partner agreed that, without the nice guide, it would have been almost boring. So by all means do the guided tour. Recommended.

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