Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland

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  • Address: 201 Waiotapu Loop Rd, Rotorua 3073, New Zealand
  • Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +64-73666333
  • Ticket Price: 33 NZD
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Family And Kids, Nature, Volcano
Tickets From $56.71

Waiotapu really looks like a wonderland, with vividly colored pools, changing landscapes, volcanic craters, steaming geysers and bubbling mud pools. One of the most colorful attractions in New Zealand, the area is best known for the flamboyantly colored Artist's Palette pool and the very dramatic Champagne Pool. The area also has the Lady Knox Geyser, which erupts daily at 10:15 AM, reaching a height of 20m and lasting for an hour.

Entrance Ticket Details For Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland

  • Children 5-15 years - $11; Children under 5 - Free.

Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland Hours

  • Recommended time to visit is at 10 AM.

How to Reach Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland

  • You can board a shuttle bus from Wai-O-Tapu to Rotorua. All major tour operators also operate from Rotorua to Waiotapu.

  • The Geyser Cafe in Waitapu offers a variety of snack options.

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  • Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland Address: 201 Waiotapu Loop Rd, Rotorua 3073, New Zealand
  • Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland Contact Number: +64-73666333
  • Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland Timing: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm
  • Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland Price: 33 NZD
  • Time required to visit Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 76.08% of people who visit Rotorua include Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland in their plan

  • 88.98% of people start their Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

92.1% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland

People normally club together The Polynesian Spa and Waimangu Volcanic Valley while planning their visit to Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland.

People also prefer to start their day with Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland Reviews & Ratings

Wai-o-tapu thermal wonderland
  • Can we get discounts for senior citizens from Rotorua want to bring a van load out from our church February next year and a price please

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  • Can I buy the entry ticket to Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland directly at the visitor centre and at what price? tq

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    • Yes, you can buy tickets directly at the visitor center of  Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland, but it is recommended to buy tickets before 10 in the morning. The ticket prices for Wai-o-tapu are somewhere around USD 32 per head for adults and USD 11 for kids between 5 to 15. 

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