Great experience in seeing the many unique geothermal attractions especially Lady Knox Geyser. Thermal Wonderland is suitable for all ages including family groups and is a popular tourist attraction.
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Compared to Yellowstone this might be somewhat disappointing, but still there are a lot of good photo opportunities if you walk all the trails (which will take you some 60 to 90 minutes). There are sections with steep steps but if you avoid these even...More
great experience even thou the day we went it was overcast and a little rain it was still a pleasure walking around looking at the different geothermal pools
The geyser was an absolute waste of time, very underwhelming and not worth the rush to get there, moving the car, finding another park, sitting there for 30 minutes, listen to the blurb and watch it sputter for one minute, then driving back to the...More
We had been recommended to see this when we were in Rotorua, and as a site, it was impressive. Personally I found the experience way over priced for what it was worth. And Im sure if you are going to Rotorua, you will know this,...More
This park is one of the reasons for I will never forget my trip to New Zealand. Amazing experience with different colored pools around the park due to different minerals and geothermal activity. Tens of photos in a 2h walk around a unique park. Certainly...More
Although the day was wet, it didn't stop us from enjoying the 4km (if you wanted to) walk along the information track. Trip on the boat was great and the bus back to the information was helpful.
Great experience. Make sure to arrive early for the 10.15 Lady Knox Geyser eruption as there is limited seats and space. Tour was informative and entertaining. Use bookme.com or the “Arrive magazine” for discounts. Very scenic and educational experience would highly recommend.