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Maui Gas Field Visitor Centre

Surf Highway 45, New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Amazing

Very interesting to see the model layout of the rig and and the gas plant,Well worth the stop over... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
r0nandvicki
,
Albury, Australia
Worthwhile

Well set up for the visitors in understanding how the gas fields and the rig etc was built and... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
films1
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Mount Maunganui
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Surf Highway 45, New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Very interesting to see the model layout of the rig and and the gas plant,Well worth the stop over and the entry is free.

Thank r0nandvicki
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Well set up for the visitors in understanding how the gas fields and the rig etc was built and great explanation on the operation.

Thank films1
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit so informative models amazing. Before 3D software these models were used in a part of the design of how they would fit together. When Maui was discovered in 1969, it was one of the six largest gas fields in the Western...More

Thank Marlaina C
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

Fascinating display of how the gas field evolved here. Amazing view of all the gas pipes. Not suitable for those in a wheelchair.

Thank Jane A
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

This is an amazing display, almost to hard to explain. But highly recommended for anyone passing by.

Thank vomo2i
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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Good place to get to know about gas fields. And rigs. Nice display and good overlooking the so rounding.

Thank rigmorrolf
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Model of it was very well put together. Perhaps of interest to science students. Not sure if there was an entrance fee as we was on a bus tour which included this venue.

Thank RoseLNZ
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

The Centre is excellent and well worth a visit . It contains a replica oil field platform and pictorial explanations of the workings of the Maui Gas installation.

Thank Mike L
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Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

Well on the two times I have visited I have only been able to get into the car park, the signs state it is open 9-5 bit every time I've been the doors are locked wroth no one around, I'm sure it's interesting if you...More

1  Thank B1NZ
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Reviewed 6 April 2015

There is a huge scale model in the room, and informative wall panels. All well constructed. Easy to work your way around. Doesn't take long, and is free.

Thank Claire S
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