Visitor Centre

The Visitor Centre is the gateway to Wai-O-Tapu’s unique Thermal Area.

It is from the Visitor Centre that tickets to the Thermal Wonderland can be purchased.

gift_shopGift Shop is located within the Visitor Centre is a large retail area which offers an extensive range of souvenirs and gifts.


cafeThe Geyser Cafe is a self-serve cafe where a range of delicious hot and cold food and beverage is available with both indoor and outdoor seating.


accessibilityThere are 3 disabled parking spaces and a drop off and pick up area. Access to our cafe and gift shop are wheelchair accessible. Toilet facilities for the disabled are also available.

picnic_tablePicnic areas are located directly opposite the Visitor Centre in a tree-lined grassy area adjoining the main car park.


We have secure lockers and a dedicated area for cyclists.

Well equipped toilet facilities have provision for disabled persons and for baby changing.