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Orakei Korako - General Admission

Experience the magical geothermal landscape at Orakei Korako - The Hidden Valley!

Highlights

  • Enjoy a self guided walk through the geothermal landscape
  • Fantastic views of silica terraces, geysers and bubbling mud pools
  • Home to New Zealand's only geothermal cave
  • A great day out the whole family will enjoy

Arriving at the Visitor Centre your adventure begins with a short ferry ride across the lake to the geothermal field at Orakei Korako.

Enjoy a leisurely walk at your own pace, taking your time to snap some amazing photos of this impressive landscape.

Get close up views of boiling acid and mud pools, geysers and colourful silica terraces from the safety of the boardwalk trail.

Orakei Korako's most unique attraction is New Zealand's only geothermal cave - Ruatapu Cave (Sacred Hole) which extends down 35m to a crystal clear acid pool. Our viewing platform allows safe viewing of this most unique feature as access inside is prohibited.

Once you have finished your walk the ferry will transport you back to the visitor centre where you can purchase refreshments from MudCake Café (weekends only) or peruse the Souvenir Shop.

Adult $42.00
Child $17.00 (Aged 6 - 16 years)
Family $109.00 (2 Adults + up to 6 Children)

What's included

  • Admission to Orakei Korako geothermal park
  • Ferry from the Orakei Korako Visitor Centre to the geothermal attraction

Location

  • Orakei Korako Road, Ohakuri 3083, New Zealand

Restrictions

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

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • 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.

    The average sightseeing time is 1-2 hours, but visitors often like to spend the morning or afternoon wandering this geothermal wonderland.

    The Mud Cake Cafe is only open on weekends.

    Open Daily: 9am - 4.30pm.

    The ferry runs on demand throughout the day from 9am with the last trip to the valley at 3pm and last returning at 4pm.

  • Please be aware that there are no refunds for online bookings.

Available Bookings from June 22 to June 28

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Leanne Hooper from New Zealand wrote on 20 June 2021

Great Natural Spot

We loved exploring this wonderland of nature and taking our time. If you admire different parts long enough you’ll get to see the geysers at their best. Loved that it wasn’t a commercialised tourist attraction but one that had a proud relaxed family feel. Ask any questions and they’ll take the time to share with you their local knowledge.

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merkp from New Zealand wrote on 20 June 2021

Amazing place to go

The best geothermal place I have ever been. Amazing dedicated staff only to happy to help

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ashleet2 from New Zealand wrote on 14 June 2021

Wicked

Well worth the time and money, enjoyed by the whole family exceeded expectation

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