Wai-O-Tapu & Waimangu Full Day Tour

Visitors get to explore spectacular nature at New Zealand’s most colourful volcanic area, which has been thousands of years in the making.
Visitors will be picked up from Rotorua and transported to Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland. En-route the driver guide will share insights in the region and wonderland. Guests will get to experience the daily eruption of the Lady Knox Geyser. The driver-guide will accompany visitors through VIP ticketing and then visitors will be able to walk at their own pace (unguided) past the unique volcanic features which include the Champagne Pool, hot springs, bubbling mud, steaming ground and huge volcanic craters. Then off to Waimangu Volcanic Valley, guests will be accompanied through VIP ticketing and then will be able to walk at their own pace (unguided) and enjoy views of mysterious and beautiful Inferno Crater, the unique valley and home of the Frying Pan Lake, one of the largest hot water springs in the World.

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8 hours 45 minutes


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • Entry/Admission - Lady Knox Geyser
    • Entry/Admission - Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland
    • Entry/Admission - Waimangu Volcanic Valley
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

      Lady Knox erupts at 10.15am everyday. Visitors get the opportunity to watch the show and take photos

      Duration: 30 minutes

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

      We transport guests to Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland; en-route we provide an overview of the wonderland and advice on how to best spend your time. We accompany visitors through VIP ticketing and then visitors are able to self-guide themselves through the park.

      Duration: 3 hours

      Stop At: Waiotapu Boardwalk/ Mud Pool, Waiotapu Loop Road, Wai-O-Tapu New Zealand

      Visit New Zealand's largest mud pool

      Duration: 15 minutes

      Stop At: Waimangu Volcanic Valley, 587 Waimangu Road Off State Highway 5, Rotorua 3043 New Zealand

      Waimangu Volcanic Valley is Rotorua’s premier tourist attraction and a ‘must do’ eco-experience when you visit Rotorua. Their exciting thermal attraction and sightseeing tours include unique ecology, rare botany and fascinating geothermal features such as steaming volcanic crater lakes. A protected scenic reserve and wildlife refuge, Waimangu Volcanic Valley geothermal park encompasses beautiful Lake Rotomahana and is set in pristine New Zealand bush

      Duration: 3 hours

    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      Main pick up point is the Rotorua I-site, however, will pick up from other Rotorua CBD locations as required. We do not pick up outside of Rotorua.
      Departure Time :
      8:00 AM
      Return Detail :
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Service animals allowed
      • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 22 travelers
    • 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.



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    Organised by Thermal Land Shuttle

    Activity ID: V-190314P5

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