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Wairakei Terraces Walkway

Come and explore the bubbling and streaming lands of Wairakei Terraces - A geothermal wonderland and the jewel in the crown of this magical region.

Highlights

  • Experience a geothermal landscape
  • Be amazed by the power of the geysers
  • Learn about the history of the Ngati Tuwharetoa tribe

Come and explore the bubbling and streaming lands of Wairakei Terraces - A geothermal wonderland and the jewel in the crown of this magical region.

Wairakei is highly valued by Maori's who settled here over a 1,000 years ago and enjoyed the waters therapeutic and healing powers.

Marvel at the intricate Maori carvings during your walk through the terraces which depict the history of the local tribe Ngati Tuwharetoa.

You'll be in awe of the geysers that blast the waters up from depths of 1.5km reaching pressures of 250 thousand pounds per square inch.

The vivid blue pools cascade beautifully over the terraces, carrying the silica which helped form these amazing natural platforms.

Come and experience these outstanding terraces and discover for yourself why they were once touted as the true eighth wonder of the world.

Adult $15.00
Child $7.50

What's included

  • Entry to the Wairakei Terraces Walkway

Location

  • Wairakei is on the Thermal Explorer Highway, just 5 mins drive north of Lake Taupo. Adjacent to State Highway 1 and 5, bordering the Geothermal Steamfield and across the Road from Wairakei Resort Hotel. 50 mins drive from Rotorua

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Location: Wairakei is on the Thermal Explorer Highway, just 5 mins drive north of Lake Taupo. Adjacent to State Highway 1 and 5, bordering the Geothermal Steamfield and across the Road from Wairakei Resort Hotel. 50 mins drive from Rotorua

    IMPORTANT: Tickets are strictly non transferable & non refundable

Available Bookings from June 19 to June 25

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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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Zane from New Zealand wrote on 16 February 2020

Spending time with the child

Not a bad walk something a bit duffrent to look at

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Cheryl Schofield from United Kingdom wrote on 14 August 2020

Fantastic experience

We had an excellent time at Wairakei Terraces. It is well laid out and informative. The staff were super friendly too. The extra section at the back is well worth a wander round. Especially on a sunny day. It’s just beautiful.

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Teresa from New Zealand wrote on 18 July 2020

Lovely

It is a lovely experience but maybe not good value for money. The terraces are cool and the geyser was fun to watch. It took about half an hour to stroll around.

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larai from New Zealand wrote on 16 June 2021

Ms

Amazing place wonderful peaceful clean perfect stop for relaxing

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Wendy Cloves from New Zealand wrote on 07 June 2021

Interesting walkway

Very interesting walkway - great to have the information sheet & map to follow. Beautiful natural features - the geyser was amazing! Also interesting to see the cultural aspects. Would have been great if the walk was a bit longer.

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