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Kuirau Park

Ranolf Street and Lake Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
+64 7-348 4199
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  • Excellent46%
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  • Average12%
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“thermal activity” (103 reviews)
“bubbling mud” (66 reviews)
“foot pools” (33 reviews)
Ranolf Street and Lake Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
+64 7-348 4199
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The only free geothermal park in Rotorua. Located in the center of town. Lots of parking. Does get crowded. Pretty huge so expect lots of walking but nothing strenuous. We spent like 2 hours plus here. Admiring all the different geothermal activities. From bubbling mud...More

Thank poopshooter
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are looking for a smoky and in a budget tight. You can come here but nothing special. If your holiday is in budgeted time, dont waste time coming in this place.

Thank maithz
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our first day in Rotorua and it was a miserable rainy day! However, that didn't stop us from visiting the market at the park but was rather disappointed with the small crowd and sparse market stalls. Mostly cheap eats on vans and a few vegetable...More

Thank Taipei101
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Recommend you visit to get a up close view of the geysers. As the photos show we were lucky to go at a time when the mist was pretty heavy. Its a public park ( free entrace) with attractions and play areas for kids as...More

Thank Saj D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Pleasant walk through free thermal park on our way back from viewing the lake. We also saw some pretty birds which we couldn't identify, unfortunately.

Thank Claremont77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to see bubbling mud but don't want to pay a price then this is the place to go to. There's not a lot but it's still fascinating. If you also do the yellow walk at the Redwoods Forest, you will get to...More

Thank R4546JUrichards
Reviewed 1 week ago

An opportunity to see some thermal vents etc in pretty gardens for free! Good walking paths and quite a lot to see.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful attraction to stroll around and it’s FREE! Beautiful natural surroundings. Must do while in Rotorua.

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice walk around some geothermic pools of water. some mud hens in the pools were interesting to watch. its something to do while wandering the city and its free.

Thank petittommer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Where else in the world do you find a park that a) reeks of sulphur dioxide and b) a place you can warm your tootsies in a thermal pool? This is a great spot frequented by locals. Take your time around here on the signed...More

Thank JJawandering
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Milan D
31 October 2017|
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Response from Lyn P | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is, just not sure if the foot baths charge as they were not open when we were there.
22 November 2016|
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Response from BBRJJ | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of roadside parking spots and there are some carparks that weave in and around Kuirau Park. I never had touble parking in the area because it was a quieter time of the year but the park itself is a nice... More
Ray H
7 November 2016|
Response from Merilynn | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay in answering- it's open 24 hours, although i am not sure you would at night time as there are not any lights. It's an easy park to go through during the day.