Home of Geysers Wai-o-Tapu Park – New Zealand

The place where you can see colors formed by the geysers, where you can see the mud bubbling continuously and where the natural bio-thermic activity is an attraction and amazement is Wai-o-Tapu located near Reporoa caldera, New Zealand. The geothermal area is active due to the volcanic activity. The geothermal area in total is spread on 18 square kilometres.

The Wai-o-Tapu Park is located in Taupo Volcanic Zone. The park is at a distance of 27 kilometers from Rotorua. The amazing geysers create several colors combination creating a palette of orange, green, yellow, even a fluorescent one including Gatorade. The palettes are formed naturally from the interaction of minerals and gases, sets out an outstanding environment in Wai-o-Tapu.

Geo Tharmal Park
Geo Tharmal

The visitors can also watch the Lady Knox Geyser and mud pools in the Wai-o-Tapu Park. The Lady Knox Geyser is set off by the staff everyday around 10 am in the morning. The visitors can enjoy the setting up of the Lady Knox Geyser. The mud pools are continuously making the bubbling sound as if this is a scene from a movie.

The visitors are guided about the attractions in the Wai-o-Tapu Park by signs which are placed in an interesting manner. The whole experience can be compared with a mini hike. There is at some places with the smelly sulphur atmosphere as well. The other attractions include Champagne Pool, Artist’s Palette and Primrose Terrace.

Geo Thermal Wai-o-Tapu Park New Zealand
Geo Thermal Wai-o-Tapu Park New Zealand

The Google rating for Wai-o-Tapu Park is 4.4 stars. The visitors enjoy the natural phenomena of geysers and the color formed from gases and minerals. Most of the tourists review it to be a must see of New Zealand as it is different from the conventional tourist spots. The champagne pool is admired a lot due to its phenomenal outlook. Get yourself amazed by looking at the hot springs formed by the natural phenomena in Wai-o-Tapu Park.

Home of Geysers Wai o Tapu Park
Home of Geysers Wai o Tapu Park

The Wai-o-Tapu Park Geo Tharmal
The Wai-o-Tapu Park Geo Tharmal

Wai o Tapu Park
Wai o Tapu Park

Wai-o-Tapu Park
Wai-o-Tapu Park

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