Wai-O-Tapu Geothermal Tour

A trip to New Zealand without a visit to a volcano would mean missing much of the nation’s indigenous culture, which can be closely connected to the magical powers of these monstrous mountains of molten hot lava. 

Enshrouded by a mysterious mist that constantly hangs in the air around this geothermal site, you can learn about the unseen and often undetected activity that bubbles beneath the surface at Wai-O-Tapu. 

A geyser explodes, water shooting ten metres into the air. Mud pools bubble and emit strange colours. Steam and mist gathers around lava flows. This is a strange world and on the second part of the tour you’ll discover how the Maori harness its energy.

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