Waiotapu Thermal Track, Waiotapu 3073, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
This magnificent thermal wonderland is perfect for a short stop to view the hot, bubbling mud pools. This track is very short it is suitable for all types of fitnesses, wheelchair access is also available. No biking is permmitted on this short walk.
Waiotapu thermal area covers about 18 km square adjoining the Rotorua-Taupo main highway about 27 km south of Rotorua. Steam and gases rising through the pool create bubbles of mud that form and burst.
Epic New Zealand Culture & Adventure Route © Monika Newbound