Hells Gate Geothermal Spa and Mud Bath Entry

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Hells Gate Geothermal Reserve Park Entry
Boiling hot pools and erupting waters
New Zealand's largest active mud volcano
Make your own souvenir to take home
Tour of the geothermal park

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Fri, Apr 19, 2024

What you can expect

Discover one of nature’s wonders at the Hells Gate Geothermal Park and Mud Spa. This geothermal field is known as the largest and most active in the Southern Hemisphere and you can explore the field on a tour of the reserve. The reserve covers over 50 acres and you will see diverse plant life and scenery on the walk. Visitors can choose to between a self-guided walk with a map provided or join a guided tour of the park run twice a day. Allow 90 minutes to comprehensively see some of the hot water lakes, boiling hot pools and erupting waters. The admission ticket also includes the chance to get your hands or feet dirty in the Hells Gate Mud Foot Pool or try Maori Carving and take home a unique souvenir. Skip the queues and book online today!

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Inclusions
  • Hells Gate Geothermal Reserve Park Entry
  • 1.5 hour guided tour or 1 hour self guided walk of the geothermal park
  • Experience the geothermal features with a self guided walk or join a guided tour to learn about the history
  • Features boiling hot pools and erupting waters with temperatures in excess of 100 degrees celsius
  • Hot water lakes and sulphur crystals
  • New Zealand's largest active mud volcano
  • Southern Hemisphere's largest hot water falls
  • Get hands on with the geothermal mud or get your feet dirty in the mud foot pool
  • Make your own souvenir to take home at Interactive Carving House
Operating Hours
  • operating hours and days may vary. Please see the Hells Gate website for the latest information and to check the last entrance times
  • Hells Gate is located at 351 State Highway 30 Tikitere Rotorua New Zealand approx 15 min from Rotorua city
Duration
  • Allow 1 hour for self-guided walk or 1.5 hours for guided tour
What To Bring
  • Clothes suited to the weather
  • Comfortable footwear
  • Sunscreen during summer
  • Water bottle
  • Hat
  • Camera
Additional Information
  • Complimentary guided-tours run daily at 10:30am and 2:30pm, subject to availability. Alternatively, a self-guided map is provided on arrival.
  • Family passes are not offered by Experience Oz and will need to be purchased at the gate
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

Need help?

  • Email us at enquiry@experienceoz.com.au
  • Help code: D2B-2F45
  • This experience is supplied by Hells Gate Geothermal Park Entry and Mud Spa Packages

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  • We are committed to sustainability
  • We have an approved Science Based Target
  • We use third party verified standards
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