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Waimangu Volcanic Valley Full Experience – Walk and Boat Cruise

Explore the raw beauty of the World’s Youngest Geothermal Valley by foot and on the waters of Lake Rotomahana, the home of the lost Pink and White Terraces...

Highlights

  • Breathtaking views over crater lakes, silica terraces, and the volcanic valley
  • Boat cruise to see geothermal wonders and the sites of the lost Pink & White Terraces
  • See Frying Pan Lake – the worlds largest hot water spring
  • Discover a regenerating native forest, abundant bird and unique plant life
  • Soak up spectacular views of Mt Tarawera

Prepare for a day of wonder and fascination as you immerse yourself in the unique environment of Waimangu Volcanic Valley - a must-do New Zealand eco-experience!

With its wide range of beautiful tracks, you can take a self-guided walk and explore the natural wonders of the geothermal valley at a pace and distance that suits your fitness abilities.

You'll be in awe of the vast array of dramatic landscapes and geothermal features, including hot springs, volcanic craters, rare plant life, and wildlife.

Eventually, the trails will lead to Lake Rotomahana where you can board a relaxing cruise on the tranquil waters while enjoying informative commentary and listening to historic stories of the lake.

Get ready to once again witness stunning geothermal activity and see rare native birdlife only accessible by boat, topped off with a visit to the amazing Pink and White Terraces - also known as the eighth wonder of the world!

Adult $85.00
Child $28.00 (6 - 16 years)
Under 6 Years $0.00

What's included

  • Walking trails between 1.5km and 4 km
  • 45 minute boat cruise on Lake Rotomahana
  • Complimentary shuttle between the stops

Duration

  • Allow approximately 3 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Waimangu Road, Whakarewarewa, Rotorua 3073, New Zealand

Restrictions

Notes

  • FREE entry for under 6 yr olds.
  • Please Note: Your booking time allows you around 2 hours to complete the walking trails before your boat cruise departs.

Available Bookings from November 30 to December 06

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Mon 30 Nov
Tue 1 Dec
Wed 2 Dec
Thu 3 Dec
Fri 4 Dec
Sat 5 Dec
Sun 6 Dec

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$35.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$35.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$38.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$39.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$35.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$39.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$28.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$28.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$35.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$40.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$39.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$39.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$28.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$39.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$28.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$39.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$40.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$40.00
  • Child$15.00
  • Under 6 Years$0.00

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

4.9

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nikki from New Zealand wrote on 29 November 2020

Fabtastic.relaxed experience.

Beautiful locatuin. Fantastic staff Very accomodating when we missed the boat as the kids were loving exploring. Highly recommend

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Don from New Zealand wrote on 29 November 2020

Great Experience

Good place for Bird watching and also someone who is interested in geo thermal activity.

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ireneo2 from New Zealand wrote on 27 November 2020

Hidden treasure

What a great trip from the moment we arrived the service in the cafe and shop was friendly helpful and very welcoming. The walk was stunning the landscape was amazing with the colours around all the thermal rivers and streams and lakes. The track was excellent and the guide map was really informative it was great to be able to do the walk at your own pace. We also loved the art work display on the track excellent to see work from local artists. The boat cruise around the lake was serene as it did rain for some of the cruise. The commentary on the boat was so informative and I have learnt more about the history of this area and about the pink and white terraces, the eruption of mount Tarawera than I new before. To hear and see what was happening to bring back the forest in the area. Well done to you all a fantastic experience so good to get out and do things around New Zealand makes me proud to be a kiwi to see what we have in this country. Well done to the team great place to visit.

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From Waimangu Volcanic Valley Full Experience – Walk and Boat Cruise

Thank you Irene for your amazing review and 5-star rating, we're absolutely rapt that you had such a great time here at Waimangu, immersing yourself in the rich history of the land, the amazing geothermal landscape, and all the native bush. We love to share the valley with likeminded people such as yourself, who appreciate all its natural beauty. We're also thrilled to hear that the whole experience including the service was fantastic! Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with future visitors and we hope to see you back here again one day!

maricef from New Zealand wrote on 16 November 2020

Relaxed trail with Spectacular views

The normal trail was easy. The additional hike up was tiring but doable and totally worth it. I was glad that I was given extra time to reach the lake. The boat cruise is a great way to end the hike.

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From Waimangu Volcanic Valley Full Experience – Walk and Boat Cruise

Thanks for your great review and 5-star rating, we're rapt you enjoyed your visit from the hike through to the boat cruise. We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback with future visitors. Hope to see you back here again one day.

Turi Maaka from New Zealand wrote on 15 November 2020

HIGHLY RECOMMEND

Beautiful views, lovely boat tour and friendly service.

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From Waimangu Volcanic Valley Full Experience – Walk and Boat Cruise

Thanks Turi for your awesome review and 5-star rating, its always lovely to be highly recommended to future visitors! We're rapt you had such a great experience here and hope to see you back one day!

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