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Wai-O-Tapu, Lady Knox Geyser, Champagne Lake and Rainbow Springs Day Tour

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Overview

This Wai-O-Tapu, Lady Knox Geyser, Champagne Lake and Rainbow Springs Day Tour from Rotorua, New Zealand is perfect for small groups, this adventure lets you enjoy the day with more flexibility compared to large coach tours. We pick you up in the morning from your Rotorua accommodation, then take you to Lady Knox Geyser, our first stop for the day.

Lady Knox Geyser

Each day at 10.15AM, a knowledgeable guide presents an informative background about the Lady Knox geyser and the inner workings of its eruptions before engaged audiences in a natural amphitheatre from where you can marvel at the geyser as it ejects water 10-20 metres high into the air. A short journey to the Wai-o-tapu geothermal wonderland follows to let you experience a mesmerising landscape shaped by millennia of volcanic activity.

Wai-o-Tapu Geothermal Area

Regarded as the most colourful and multi-featured geothermal sightseeing attraction in New Zealand, Wai-o-tapu is one of the country's largest geothermal systems whose extraordinary natural landscape - made possible by its fascinating mechanics deep below the surface - offers a surreal, visual experience that offers a wealth of photographic opportunities like those found at the orange-tinged Champagne Lake. Follow clearly laid out tracks that take you to various sections through a set of different walks ranging from 30 to 75 minutes or longer, each one suitable to engage all ages with its unique volcanic characteristics. The reserve is an active volcanic zone and characterised by rolling terrain.

You may take your lunch here if you are keen.

Rainbow Springs Nature Park

Surrounded by the beautiful forests and native trees of Rotorua, Rainbow Springs Nature Park lets families discover beasts, bugs, birds and fish in an education and fun-filled setting perfect for the entire family. A group of experts conducts a special encounter each day to let visitors enjoy a closer encounter with some of the park’s favourite residents like reptiles, trout and native birds. You can even witness bird-feeding after walking into our canopy aviary!

Watch how the kiwi, weka, kākāriki, kaka, morepork and kea browse the ground for food; listen to the tui’s call and other vocalisations; and marvel up close at the incredible size of our kereru. You will also encounter tuataras, blue tongued lizards, water dragons and geckos as you explore the native park. For a more exciting visit, hop into the Big Splash, a water log flume ride, or let the children loose at the adventure playground for loads of fun.

Wai-O-Tapu, Lady Knox Geyser, Champagne Lake and Rainbow Springs Day Tour, Rotorua, new Zealand

Wai-O-Tapu, Lady Knox Geyser, Champagne Lake and Rainbow Springs Day Tour, Rotorua, new Zealand

Wai-O-Tapu, Lady Knox Geyser, Champagne Lake and Rainbow Springs Day Tour, Rotorua, new Zealand

Wai-O-Tapu, Lady Knox Geyser, Champagne Lake and Rainbow Springs Day Tour, Rotorua, new Zealand

Wai-O-Tapu, Lady Knox Geyser, Champagne Lake and Rainbow Springs Day Tour, Rotorua, new Zealand

Wai-O-Tapu, Lady Knox Geyser, Champagne Lake and Rainbow Springs Day Tour, Rotorua, new Zealand

Wai-O-Tapu, Lady Knox Geyser, Champagne Lake and Rainbow Springs Day Tour, Rotorua, new Zealand

Wai-O-Tapu, Lady Knox Geyser, Champagne Lake and Rainbow Springs Day Tour, Rotorua, new Zealand

Wai-O-Tapu, Lady Knox Geyser, Champagne Lake and Rainbow Springs Day Tour, Rotorua, new Zealand

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