Whaka Geothermal trails self-guided walking tour
Excursions & day trips

Whaka Geothermal trails self-guided walking tour

Free cancellation
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 1 hour 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • See the native flora and fauna in this unique geothermal area
  • Admirer World-renowned Pōhutu Geyser from the amazing hill-top viewing platform
  • Experience bubbling mud pools, boiling mineral springs, and colorful steaming lakes
  • Immerse yourself amongst a native forest that edges this Jurassic park-like landscape
What to expect

The Whakarewarewa Geothermal Trails is Rotorua’s newest geothermal experience currently being developed as we open new untouched areas yet to be discovered.

Geothermal nature trails provide exclusive access to an untouched geothermal landscape where visitors can experience the raw nature of Papatuanuku (mother earth). The Jurassic park-like landscape is described as providing regenerative powers as you find yourself face-to-face with nature, hot spring lakes, mud pools, geysers and native manuka bushlands. The trails are self-guided walks ranging between 30 and 60 minutes and are suitable for people with a low level of fitness. These trails combine views of native ferns, edible plants, and glimpses of our unique geothermal landscape, including colorful steaming lakes and thermal pools that you can only view at Whakarewarewa. The Whaka Geothermal Trails will be an ongoing reserve development as we open new areas to be discovered. This tour is suitable for beginners and experienced walkers.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • What's included
    • Entrance ticket
    • Parking
    Reduced price
    • 2 adults + 2 children (age 5-64)
    • 2 adults + 3 children (age 5-64)
    • 2 adults + 4 children (age 5-64)
    • Senior (age 65+)
    • Children (age 5-15)
    • Infants (0-4): Free of charge, please remember to reserve your free ticket at checkout
    Where

    17 Tryon Street, Whakarewarewa, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand

    Meeting point:

    Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Village

    What to remember
    • Please note that all visitors to visit the Village will be notified of any NZ Health Department processes and procedures in relation to Covid-19 best-practice guidelines and that anyone who breaches these guidelines will be asked to immediately leave the Village property
    • You'll indicate during the booking the time you would like to visit Whakarewarewa Geothermal for the tour
    • This is a self-guided walk, maps are provided on arrival
    • Please wear comfortable walking shoes and weather-appropriate clothing
    • Senior must bring a valid ID to enter the attraction
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Whakarewarewa Thermal Village Tours
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.

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