Orakei Korako Tours and Tickets
Steaming geysers, hot springs, and mud pools bubble up from boiling-hot reservoirs below the Earth’s surface at Orakei Korako geothermal park. The area boasts silica terraces decorated with colorful swirling patterns—the result of the hot water algae—and a rare geothermal cave.
494 Orakei Korako Rd, Rd 2, Reporoa
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Taupo Day Trip with Orakei Korako from Rotorua
Discover New Zealand’s geothermal hotspots on a day trip from Rotorua to Lake Taupo, stopping to explore one of two remarkable destinations. Select Orakei Korako to see terraced pools of steaming water, or opt for Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland’s otherworldly colors. Limited to 11 people for more personal service, this day trip includes pickup and drop-off at centrally-located hotels, as well as entrance fees at the geothermal site.
Mount Tarawera Orakei Korako Thermal Explorer
Fly above national parks, islands and volcanoes on this tour of the best of the Rotorua district. A professional pilot/guide takes you over sites of notable geothermal activity, including Mount Tarawera, Waimangu, and Oarakei Korako, where your floatplane lands for a closer look at geysers and hotpools. Take a helicopter to White Island to walk among sulphur deposits and hissing volcanic steam.
Mount Tarawera/Orakei Korako "Thermal Explorer" Dual Landing
Admire amazing views of the Central North Island of New Zealand with this scenic helicopter flight and short walking tour. Take in spectacular aerial views of the Tarawera Falls, bubbling geothermal reserves, crater lakes and much more. After landing in the hidden valley of Orakei Korako, explore a local geothermal wonderland, including hot springs and magnificent geysers, before your return flight to Rotorua.
Self-Guided Geothermal Tour in Orakei Korako
Experience the thrill of New Zealand’s volcanic landscapes on a self-guided tour of the Orakei Korako geothermal area. Follow the 1.5-mile (2.5km) boardwalk around the park and stop to admire startling silica terraces, peer into bubbling mud pools and watch hissing geysers. Be sure not to miss the Ruatapu Cave, one of only two geothermal caves in the world and home to a mesmerizing thermal mirror pool.
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