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Kuirau Park

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Address: Ranolf Street and Lake Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Free water play for young kids!

It's a nice place to wander around with children. A good playground and a little splash pool when it gets hot. Also nice to soak adult feet in the hot foot pools. The market is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a nice place to wander around with children. A good playground and a little splash pool when it gets hot. Also nice to soak adult feet in the hot foot pools. The market is average. Not really a farmer's market, more food and bric a brac than produce and homemade goods which is what I would think of as... More 

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Kuirau Park was the first place we visited on our holiday in Rotorua. Not having been here before, it was very interesting for us to wander past the bubbling mud and steaming hot water pools; all fenced off for our protection. The little pools for soaking your feet were surprisingly very popular with the tourists - including me. The Saturday... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a public park within Rotorua city a short ealk from most hotels in town. Here you can experience much of the geotermic activities without any fees.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Although the 'geothermal' here is minimal compared to some of the local blockbuster parks, it is free! Several steaming pools and at least 3 foot pools that are a boon for aching feet. We are sure our skin felt softer after a dip too. Other than that the gardens themself are somewhat plain.

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

There were many great parts to this park, thermal pools, bubbling mud, playgrounds, gardens, historic sculpture, parkland etc but the best part for us was the footspa where you could casually let your feet soak, relax and refresh, whilst informally meeting people who were doing the same. That this is all free is wonderful for the public. We came here... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When we drove into Rotorua we saw this beautiful park with its hot springs sprouting hot steam. The next day we make sure to include it in our itinerary. It is easily laid out by nice walking paths and there are several thermal areas that you can view up close and personal. Definitely a must see when visiting Rotorua.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed walking here with quite a few mudpools and sulphur vents, different coloured water, foot bath to dunk your feet.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to really get the true feeling for NZ culture, with Kiwiana to be brought and eaten, I really enjoyed my experience here, we loved relaxing in the foot pools and kids thought the park was fantastic. A must do

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This park was great! I loved wandering around looking at all the thermal activity and soaking my feet in the hot pool. Plus...you can't beat the price!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can't think of many towns where a walk through its park involves steaming mud pools, boiling lakes, mineral water foot baths and BBQ's. All well paved, plenty of picnic benches, flowers are gorgeous. And its all free. Handy tip: towel is useful if you want to dunk your feet in the mineral pools.

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