"Wairakei Thermal Valley" Top 5 Page for this destination North Island Things to Do Tip by Bernd_L

North Island Things to Do: 70 reviews and 122 photos

 
 

This impressive area offers a lot of spectacular thermal activity. You can see steaming craters, boiling waterholes, bubbling mudpools and so on. The area sometimes gives you a strange feeling, like being on another planet.

This all is due to volcanic activity only a few inches below the surface which makes the place also a bit dangerous. So stay on the paths and don't roam the area on your own.

Directions: Some kilometers north of Taupo. You'll see signs at highway #1

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Written Aug 9, 2006
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse

Comments

Bernd_L

“Travelling can seriously damage your prejudices!”

Online Now

Male

Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 4 6 5
Forum Rank:
0 0 2 1 2

Have you been to North Island?

  Share Your Travels