The name Ōrakei Kōrako means something along the lines of ‘painted place’ in Māori and it’s easy to see why.
Discover the thermal wonderland of Ōrakei Kōrako. © David Wall
As featured in AA's 101 Must-Do's, situated just 25 minutes north of Taupo and 45 minutes south of Rotorua nestled on the shores of Lake . . . More . . .
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There are still reminders scattered about the Taupō district of the subterranean forces that produced its mighty, first-century eruption and subsequent lake. Read the story . . .