Our Visitor Centre is Smoke Free. Tickets to the geothermal park and Lady Knox geyser can be purchased from within the centre. Visitors can enjoy the amenities on offer including the Gift Shop and Café. Restroom facilities are well equipped which also include a disability provision and baby changing facility. There is a dedicated area for cyclists available during your visit. Picnic areas are located on site opposite the Visitor Centre in a tree-lined grassy area.
Our Gift Shop has a range of souvenirs and gifts for you to purchase as a memento for visiting us at Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland. Choose from our range of local and NZ made products including clothing, jewellery, art, beauty products, Māori carvings and much more.
We offer the best coffee for miles. The Café has a range of hot and cold food, cold drinks, snack foods and a variety of New Zealand ice cream. Providing a casual and friendly atmosphere allows your dining experience to be enjoyed indoors or outside undercover on our Sky Deck or enjoy the sunnier umbrella tables.
Food options available are self-service and short order offerings that include gluten-free options. Child-friendly options are also offered within the menu.