Rotorua Geothermal Attractions and Areas

Thermal Wonder




Thermal area with Lady Knox geyser and mud pools and walks.

Te Puia

Te Whakarewarewa Geothermal Valley with the famous Pohutu Geyser.


Thermal area with unique ecology, botony, geothermal features and boat cruise option.

Hells Gate Tikitere

Walk close to the hot pools and boiling mud and view the largest hot waterfall in the Southern Hemisphere.

Orakei Korako

Thermal only accessible by boat trip with silica terraces and up to 23 geysers and a cave.

Polynesian Spa

International Spa on lake edge with hot spring bathing and spa and massage therapies.

Waikite Valley

Te Manaroa Spring, public pools and private spas and educational Eco trail.


Living Maori village tours, performances and erupting thermal activity, springs and mud pools.