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Craters Of The Moon Geothermal Walk - Taupo

Experience the magic of this geothermal landscape on a self-guided walk along the trail at Craters of the Moon.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a self guided walk through this stunning landscape
  • Watch the craters steaming with geothermal life
  • An easy walk along wooden boardwalks and fine gravel suitable for the whole family
  • Excellent views from the lookout

Take in the incredible sights of the bubbling mud pools and steaming craters as you walk through this other-worldly landscape.

Our well-maintained tracks are easy to follow and suitable for most people, the main walkway will take you on a 40-minute leisurely stroll through the valley and the optional 20-minute upper walkway will take you up the steps for fantastic views from the lookout.

Take your time, stop for photos and enjoy at your own pace.

Loop Track - Suitable for pushchairs. Wheelchairs are permitted but some areas of the path are more difficult to navigate than others. The path is mostly boardwalk but it is recommended that you have a person to assist in areas where there is a gravel path.

Upper Walkway - A moderate walk with multiple steps (totally worth it), not suitable for pushchairs or wheelchairs.

Adult $8.00
Child $4.00 (Aged 5 - 15 years)
Family $20.00 (2 Adults + up to 4 Children)

What's included

  • Admission into Craters of the Moon geothermal walking trail

Location

  • 171 Karapiti Road, Wairakei Park, Taupo 3377

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Opening Hours:

    10am - 4pm daily with last entry being 3pm.

    Ticket Conditions:

    10am and 1pm discounted tickets are time-specific.

    General Admission allows entry anytime between 10am and 3pm.

  • Children under 5 years old go FREE.

Available Bookings from September 26 to October 02

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Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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19 reviews

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Ayako Takagi from New Zealand wrote on 20 May 2021

Easy walk

We really enjoyed it! It was only us to walk!

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From Craters Of The Moon Geothermal Walk - Taupo

Hope to see you again soon, thank you for visiting.

alex07 from New Zealand wrote on 18 September 2021

Awesome

Best experience

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Natalie Cooper from New Zealand wrote on 21 August 2021

Mrs

Awesome experience lovely friendly staff

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annettew1 from New Zealand wrote on 13 August 2021

Nice leisurely Walk

Nice way to spend an afternoon, took my partner and I about 45 minutes to complete. We completed the upper pathway which was quite steep but at the top we were greeted with views of the whole park. Just note there were quite a few sandflys on the upper pathway when we went which we weren’t prepared for.

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Bianca Erwee from New Zealand wrote on 01 August 2021

Wow

Very enjoyable. An overall awesome experience

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