Hells Gate Tikitere Experience & Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland Experience

Heading out from central Auckland and taking the State Highway you will soon find yourself getting away from the hustle and bustle of the big little city as you start to hit the lush green countryside.

Come and see the history and beauty of the Lady Knox Geyser at 10.15am every day. Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland is a spectacular showcase of New Zealand’s most colourful and unique geothermal elements sculpted by thousands of years of volcanic activity.

Hell's Gate Tikitere Experience

Combine a guided or self-guided exploration of our geothermal reserve with a private mud and semi-private sulphur spa experience. Begin your visit by walking through the reserve, where you’ll see erupting waters, active mud volcanoes and land coral. Afterwards, enjoy a private mud bath and sulphur spa, experiencing the healing properties local Māori have been using for centuries.

This is our premium and personalised experience where we showcase the very best Rotorua Thermal Wonderland has to offer.

Duration 12 to 13 hours
Pickup Hotel pickup available
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What's included :
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Drop Off to Auckland
  • Pick up from Auckland
  • Private Transportation
  • Snacks & Water
  • Stops for Scenic Photos
  • Admission to Lady Knox Geyser
  • Admission & 2 Hours Self-Guided experience at the Wai-o-Tapu Thermal Wonderland
  • Admission & 3 Hours Guided Experience at the Hells Gate Geothermal Park
  • Admission to Hells Gate Tikitere Experience
  • Private Mud bath Experience
  • Semi-private Sulphur Spa Experience
  • Entry/Admission - Lady Knox Geyser
  • Entry/Admission - Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland
  • Entry/Admission - Hell's Gate
What's excluded :
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Lady Knox Geyser, 201 Waiotapu Loop Road, Rotorua 3073 New Zealand

    Come and see the history and beauty of the Lady Knox Geyser at 10.15am every day. Presented by our fantastic staff in a natural amphitheatre. Lady Knox Geyser provides a unique opportunity to see an eruption to heights of 10 to 20 metres.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, 201 Waiotapu Loop Road Rd 3, Rotorua 3073 New Zealand

    Sculptured out of volcanic activity and thousands of years in the making, Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland is considered to be New Zealand’s most colourful and diverse geothermal sightseeing attraction. You are introduced to a uniquely different natural landscape – the key to what you see lies below the surface – one of the most extensive geothermal systems in New Zealand, extending over 18-sq. km.



    Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland is a spectacular showcase of New Zealand’s most colourful and unique geothermal elements sculpted by thousands of years of volcanic activity.



    The surreal beauty opens your mind and invigorates your senses to release your own inner harmony and sense of tranquility. Enjoy viewing unique volcanic features as you walk at your own pace along well-defined tracks. Relax in the first-class Visitor Centre, home to our Gift Shop and Café facilities.



    After you finish the first experience of the trip, we then make our way to our second unique experience - Hell's Gate geothermal reserve.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Hell's Gate, 351 State Highway 30, Tikitere 3010 New Zealand

    Hell's Gate Geothermal Walk​

    Take a guided or self-guided tour of New Zealand’s most active geothermal reserve, walking amongst erupting waters, an active mud volcano and land coral. Experience getting your hands and feet dirty in our healing mud pool or try your hand at Māori carving. You’ll soon discover the legends and myths behind Hell’s Gate.



    Hell's Gate Tikitere Experience

    Combine a guided or self-guided exploration of our geothermal reserve with a private mud and semi-private sulphur spa experience. Begin your visit by walking through the reserve, where you’ll see erupting waters, active mud volcanoes and land coral. Afterwards, enjoy a private mud bath and sulphur spa, experiencing the healing properties local Māori have been using for centuries.



    Includes the geothermal walk which takes between one and one and a half hours, Māori carving, as well as soaking in our private mud baths and sulphur spas. Towels and robes provided.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Departure Point :
    Grand Mercure Auckland, 8 Customs Street East, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    6:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Near public transportation
    • Stroller accessible
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Language

    English

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    11

    Organised by ExperienceKart

    Activity ID: V-168163P48

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