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Take a guided tour of the thermal geysers at Te Puia, Rotorua's undisputed star attraction. A short ride south of the city center, this thermal reserve features over 500 hot springs. The most famous of the many geysers is the aptly named Big Splash, erupting at least two dozen times a day and spouting water as high as 30 m (98 ft) into the air. Other highlights include regular cultural performances and popular hangi feasts, allowing visitors to experience the local cuisine. Don't miss the carving and weaving schools, where you can learn about the traditional methods of Maori artisans. Plan my day in Rotorua using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.
Tours To Te Puia
Rotorua Full Day Tour: Waitomo Caves, Agrodome and Te Puia departs Auckland BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $227
Duration: 13 hours
Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip in Luxury Minibus from Auckland BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $296
Duration: 13 hours
Te Puia Reviews
Fascinating place to see considering I’ve never seen what geothermal activity can do. Pohutu geyser was amazing as were the rest of the hot bubbling mud and water areas more »
We were here on an excursion from a cruise ship and had a great time. The traditional Maori performance was great and we learned a lot. Then we were provided with a buffet lunch which was loaded with.... more »
Great authentic show. Wasn't corny and over rehearsed. The natural features like the geysers were great too. Facilities were very clean and modern and run by very friendly staff. Overall great experience for overseas visitors wanting to see NZ culture and landmarks.
Wasn't sure what to expect. What we found was a great few hours of walking through nature. You could walk shorter paths or go all in and take the long walks around. Honestly, just do it. Wear comfortable shoes and take your camera and relax.
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