The native bush walk contains a number of plant species that are unique to New Zealand - none more so than the silver fern.
The Kakahi Falls is the largest hot waterfall in the Southern Hemisphere. Its temperature is approximately 40°C, which is a nice hot shower.
The Sulphur Bath is a misnomer as it has never been used for bathing. It has a pH of 1 which is similar to very strong acid.
This is our peoples Medicine Lake. Its water has been used for hundreds of years for all manner of aches and pains particularly for skin diseases and arthritis.
The black pool is our Cooking Pool. These geothermal hot pools were historically used to cook food by Rotorua Maori!
This is the only example of a mud volcano in a thermal park in New Zealand!
The steaming cliffs pool is the hottest in the reserve. At the surface, the temperature is 122°C with the boiling water sometimes reaching a height of more than 3 metres.
The traditional mud bath experience, followed by the relaxing sulphur spa overlooking the geothermal reserve.
State Highway 30 Rotorua 3010New Zealand
Monday - Sunday8.30 am to 8.30 pm Closed Christmas Day