Eco Thermal Park - Eco Thermal Full Day Tour
See it all, the ultimate volcanic and geothermal Rotorua Tour. Learn about the huge colourful hot springs, erupting geysers and active boiling mud pools, spectacular volcanoes and lush native forest. All on a fully guided day tour in Rotorua. Departing daily, you'll travel through forestry and farmland to NZ’s largest boiling mud pool and a series of colourful hot springs at Wai-o-tapu. Then see the Lady Knox geyser erupt. Next a short drive to the Waimangu Volcanic valley where your guide will explain the Mt Tarawera eruption which blew open this spectacular, bush covered, geothermal park. Later in the afternoon, take a journey with a local guide in the footprints of the Maori tribe “Tuhourangi “. Learn more about the history of the eighth wonder of the world, the pink and white terraces and the great 1886 eruption of Mount Tarawera that destroyed both the tribal village and the terraces. To bring the story alive, you'll visit: The Buried Village, Whakarewarewa Living thermal village and Lake Tarawera, Lake Tikitapu (Blue Lake) and Lake Rotokakahi (Green Lake). You'll also get to enjoy the views of the Mt Tarawera Volcano. The tour also includes a beautiful native bush walk to a waterfall and Lake Tarawera lookouts.