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Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland - Entry & Return Hotel Transfers

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Experience New Zealand’s world-famous Thermal Wonderland with this convenient and hassle-free package!

Experience New Zealand’s world-famous Thermal Wonderland with this convenient and hassle-free package!

Highlights

  • Return Transport & Wai-O-Tapu Entry (Pick up from your Rotorua Central Accommodation)
  • Explore Wai O Tapu - NZ's most colourful and diverse geothermal sightseeing attraction
  • See the Lady Knox Geyser eruption to heights of 10 to 20 metres in a natural amphitheatre at 10.15am every day (morning option only)
  • Visit the largest mud pool in New Zealand, originally the site of a large mud volcano which was destroyed through erosion in the 1920’s.

Wai-O-Tapu is home to New Zealand’s most spectacular showcase of geothermal activity!

New Zealand’s most diverse and extensive collection of geothermal attractions, Wai-O-tapu boasts a range of breathtaking 'must see' natural wonders and is the ultimate way to experience the breathtaking beauty of Rotorua's unique and fascinating geothermal system.

Wai-O-Tapu is perfect for the whole family and is suitable for all levels of ability, offering a range of differing walking tracks each showcasing stunning geothermal sights.

Departing your central Rotorua accommodation 8.00am or 1pm, your friendly local driver will take you to Wai-O-Tapu where you will have 4 hours to explore as you please before meeting your driver back at 12.30pm (Morning option) & 5.30pm (Afternoon option)

If you select the morning option, be sure to be at the Lady Knox Geyser at 10.15am to witness her breathtaking daily eruption! - You’ll definitely want to have your camera at the ready for this! Please note that the Lady Knox Geyser only erupts in the morning and will not be avaliable to view if you book for the afternoon option.

A remarkable experience that will be loved by the whole family and remembered for a lifetime!


***IMPORTANT TRANSPORT INFO - PLEASE NOTE***

Pickup and drop off from Rotorua CBD (5 km radius of I Site).

Contact AHT Driver for pickups outside this area. Contact number provided in your booking confirmation

  • First Option by arrangement with driver and at a minimum cost of $20pp (Return) - Cash.
  • Second option pickup from outside Government Gardens Museum where parking for their vehicles is free.
Adult $149.00
Child $99.00 (0-12 years)

Location

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Please Note: Tickets are non transferable and non refundable. Bookings Confirmed with minimum 2 passengers, smaller bookings wait-listed to confirm.

    Departing 8am or 1pm from Rotorua to Arrive at Wai-O-Tapu - Allow 4 hours to explore the park with 12:30 / 5.30pm return time.

  • **Child price applicable for ages 0-12 years**.

Available Bookings from 26 Jun to 9 Jul 2024

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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  • Adult$99.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$89.00

  • Adult$99.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$89.00

  • Adult$89.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$89.00

  • Adult$99.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$89.00

  • Adult$89.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$89.00

  • Adult$89.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$89.00

  • Adult$89.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$89.00

  • Adult$99.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$89.00

  • Adult$99.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$89.00

  • Adult$89.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$89.00

  • Adult$99.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$89.00

  • Adult$89.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$89.00

  • Adult$149.00
  • Child$99.00

  • Adult$149.00
  • Child$99.00

  • Adult$149.00
  • Child$99.00

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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catherineh33 from United Kingdom wrote on 29 November 2023

Fantastic!

Great morning, our tour guide/driver was very informative and gave us lots of extra information about New Zealand on the drive. We visited the mud baths, thermal pools and a geyser, all in all a fab tour!

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From Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland - Entry & Return Hotel Transfers

Thanks for your kind words. Have a safe Holiday in NZ. Geoff

samn8 from Hong Kong wrote on 19 November 2023

Great

Geoffrey is Chatty and knowledgeable about all things Wai-O-Tapu and Rotorua.

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Thank you for your kind comments. Safe travels

otg23 from United Kingdom wrote on 25 September 2023

Amazing and otherworldly

Geoffrey was a fantastic punctual guide and driver and his hybrid vehicle is very comfortable. He provided fantastic commentary during the journeys to and from. During the walk around it is a self guided walk to explore the hot springs, mud pools and lakes. The geyser eruption was also great. We had a wonderful visit and would highly recommend a visit even if you go into Rotorua town to see the pools there, it’s still worth the journey out to see the scale these amazing natural wonders.

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Thank you for your kind comment. Safe travels Geoff

Janet Allen from Isle Of Man wrote on 05 May 2024

Worthwhile experience

Geoffrey was very knowledgeable and informative about the local history of the area. He was friendly and made our journey very pleasant.

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Thanks for your kind review. Enjoyed providing a Happy Experience. Safe travels Geoff

andreapltr from France wrote on 30 April 2024

Super interesting tour and guide !

The guide was full of energy, and comments which made the tour super interesting. Wai o tapu is worth visiting if you are in Rotorua, and I highly recommend this tour !

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Thanks for your kind comments. Glad you enjoyed the tour . Safe travels. Geoff.

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