Take a walk through Rotorua’s Waimangu Volcanic Valley and learn about how the world began.
Some of the best walking trails in Rotorua will take you through an active geothermal area simmering with heat and energy.
There is a range of self-guided trails to choose from. Whether you’re after a gentle nature walk through the bush or a more advanced tramp up Mount Hazard, you’ll see steaming volcanic craters and lots of sulphuric action.
At Waimangu you’ll experience steaming cliffs, the dazzling electric blue Inferno Crater, many rare and unusual plants and the world’s largest active hot spring – Frying Pan Lake.
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The unique and mysterious Inferno Crater can be found at Waimangu. The steaming blue jewel of Waimangu lies in an 1886 crater blown in the side of Mt Haszard. . . . #waimanguvolcanicvalley #InfernoCrater #RotoruaNZ #Nature #Geothermal #Volcanic #EcoTourism #NZMustDo Photo credit📷: @anttorudy
For less active types, you can choose to cruise Lake Rotomahana and take in the scenery from your seat on board.