This closure is effective from 5pm, Monday 23rd March, 2020 as a result of the latest restriction and alert levels announced by the New Zealand Government in the fight against COVID-19.
We will review this closure in line with Government announcements, and we look forward to welcoming our staff and visitors back to Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland in the near future.
If you have any enquiries or bookings, please refer to our Contact page to get in touch.
Te Arawa Group Holdings Board and Management wish everyone well and to take care in these unprecedented times.
Come and see the history and beauty of the Lady Knox Geyser at 10.15am every day. Presented by our fantastic staff in a natural amphitheatre. Lady Knox Geyser provides a unique opportunity to see an eruption to heights of 10 to 20 metres.
Sculptured out of volcanic activity and thousands of years in the making, Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland is considered to be New Zealand’s most colourful and diverse geothermal sightseeing attraction. You are introduced to a uniquely different natural landscape – the key to what you see lies below the surface – one of the most extensive geothermal systems in New Zealand, extending over 18-sq. km.
Visit the Mud Pool to complete your experience at Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland. The largest mud pool in New Zealand, it was originally the site of a large mud volcano which was destroyed through erosion in the 1920’s.