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Waimangu Cauldron

Rotorua, New Zealand
+64 7-366 6137
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A very interesting place to spend the day

My wife and I had pre-booked a visit to the Waimangu Cauldron, to include the scenic walk and boat... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
Just like heaven

This is a must view. Pure Blue water, and very inviting, with bush surrounds, I have never seen... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I had pre-booked a visit to the Waimangu Cauldron, to include the scenic walk and boat ride on the lake. We were so glad we spent the entire day - there is so much to see. On arrival, we were given an...More

Thank Owen_thesaints
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must view. Pure Blue water, and very inviting, with bush surrounds, I have never seen anything like this in my life. I am amazed!

Thank CindyJohn2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an amazing experience seeing these wonderful sights in a very unspoiled setting. Well presenred and very educational. A relaxed walk through the valley with beautiful sights. Well worth doing

Thank Gordon B
Reviewed 29 October 2017

It is a large commitment of time to make the track through the entire valley and then the boat trio on the lake. But very well worth the time. The thermal wonders of the valley are beautiful,exotic and fascinating. The track is all mostly down...More

Thank InTheMomentManhattan
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Not as dramatic as Wai-O-Taupu but I enjoyed it more. Less crowded and more subtly stunning. Relaxing, restorative experience.

1  Thank JessHillNZ
Reviewed 20 September 2017

I usually don't write reviews good or bad but for this I just had to write one. Its mainly a walking track with nothing much to see. Only the Cauldron was good to see but paying $38 just to see this is not worth it....More

1  Thank Cj S
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

This was a superb experience with an easy 2 hour walk and return bus trip. We didn't do the boat trip but the walk was beautiful amount natural volcanic features and understanding the recent past of how the area has been formed. Amazing that a...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 16 September 2017

I had done the other park, so did the boat cruise here. Was so pleased; lots of information about the volcano, regrowth after the eruption, and fissures, black swans, and wild birds to see. The people were really nice here, and the gift shop fun!...More

Thank monkeysmom21
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We only had a short time to explore this amazing park due to another tour but the views are stunning. Has a resemblance of Yellowstone in the states. The park does have busses that can take and pick you up to and from certain locations...More

1  Thank LMcKinney27
Reviewed 5 July 2017

A must see in Rotorua. The full beauty of mother nature at her best boiling streams and lakes colourful terraces amazing! The walk is well sign posted with lots of information. A little bit of fitness is required as it's about 4 km's long. But...More

1  Thank manly73
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