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Volcanic / Geothermal

Volcanic geothermal adventures and activities with geysers and hot spa attractions are all over New Zealand, with the main attraction being Rotorua. Mud baths and volcanic activities are also available in Auckland.

 
 

Volcanic / Geothermal activities to See and Do in New Zealand

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Cathedral Cove Boat Tour - Departs Hahei

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Embark on an extraordinary journey through Hahei’s ancient volcanic coastline, ......

Hobbiton & Rotorua Including Wai O Tapu from Auckland

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Our Hobbiton & Rotorua including Wai O Tapu day trip combines two of the Nor ......

Mount Tarawera Guided Volcanic Crater Hike

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Rotorua Highlights including Te Puia

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Experience the world famous geothermal and Maori cultural wonders of Te Puia. Th ......

MOUNT TARAWERA/WAIMANGU VOLCANIC VALLEY PLUS HOTPOOLS– 3AH

Activity LocationRotorua

Fly over the site of the largest eruption in New Zealand’s living memory, Mount Tarawera, and gain an appreciation of ...

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Tongariro Alpine Crossing Transport Ketetahi Shuttle

Activity LocationMt Ruapehu & Tongariro

The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is the best one-day trek in New Zealand. It is 19.4 km (12 mile) through volcanic alpine ...

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Geothermal Trails

Activity LocationRotorua

Geothermal Trails

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MOUNT TARAWERA VOLCANIC LANDING - ERUPTION TRAIL TOUR AND LANDING - 3B

Activity LocationRotorua

Fly to and land on the site of the largest eruption in New Zealand’s living memory. Standing on Mount Tarawera offers ...

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MOUNT TARAWERA / ORAKEI KORAKO 'THERMAL EXPLORER' DUAL LANDING FLOATPLANE - 5B

Activity LocationRotorua

Combine the thrill of landing on Mount Tarawera with a flight that includes spectacular aerial views of our stunning cra ...

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MOUNT TARAWERA/WAIMANGU THERMAL VALLEY – ‘ERUPTION TRAIL TOUR’ – 3A

Activity LocationRotorua

Departing our City Lakefront pier experience the thrill of a floatplane take off, before climbing above Mokoia Island on ...

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Rotorua Highlights inc Te Puia Tour, Haka & Hangi Buffet Lunch

Activity LocationHamilton & Waikato

Experience nature & Māori culture in our Rotorua Highlights tour which includes guided tour & entry at Te Puia, ...

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MOUNT TARAWERA / ORAKEI KORAKO 'THERMAL EXPLORER' DUAL LANDING - 5A

Activity LocationRotorua

From above Mount Tarawera impressive views include vast volcanic rifts, distant national parks and our treasured lakes. ...

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Full Day Guided Walk and Picnic on Banks Peninsula

Activity LocationChristchurch, Canterbury

Our top-notch guided 1-day walk on Banks Peninsula, a spectacular extinct volcano within 30 minutes of Christchurch.

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Hobbiton & Rotorua including Te Puia from Auckland

Activity LocationHamilton & Waikato

Our Hobbiton & Rotorua including guided tour at Te Puia day trip combines two of the North Island top attractions.

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Auckland to Rotorua via Hobbiton - One Way Tour

Activity LocationHamilton & Waikato

Travel in comfort from Auckland to Rotorua on this one day tour and experience the world-famous Lord of The Rings Hobbit ...

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Rotorua Highlights including Wai O Tapu

Activity LocationHamilton & Waikato

Join us on this small group tour to Rotorua where you can experience Wai O Tapu Geothermal Wonderland at your own pace.

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MOUNT TARAWERA VOLCANIC ADVENTURE - 3C

Activity LocationRotorua

Combine the thrill of landing on Mount Tarawera with a flight that includes spectacular aerial views of our stunning cr ...

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WHITE ISLAND/ MOUNT TARAWERA 'VOLCANIC EXTREMES' FLOATPLANE ADVENTURE - 4A

Activity LocationRotorua

Fly over New Zealand’s only permanently active offshore volcano, White Island and enjoy amazing aerial views of the is ...

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Auckland to Rotorua via Waitomo Caves - One Way Tour

Activity LocationHamilton & Waikato

One day tour from Auckland to the beautiful Waitomo Glowworm Caves and geothermal wonderland of Rotorua (One way trip).

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Tongariro Alpine Crossing return shuttle from Taupo

Activity LocationTaupo

The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is the best one-day trek in New Zealand. It is 19.4 km (12 mile) through volcanic alpine ...

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WHITE ISLAND/ MOUNT TARAWERA 'VOLCANIC EXTREMES' HELICOPTER - 4D

Activity LocationRotorua

Experience “Volcanic Extremes” flying over the active crater of “Whakaari” White Island before landing on the n ...

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Rotorua Escape

Activity LocationDowntown Auckland, Auckland

Day Trip to Rotorua to see the geyser, learn about the Maori history and other interesting sights

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FLOATPLANE CRATER LAKES FLIGHT PLUS HOTPOOLS– 2AH

Activity LocationRotorua

Enjoy spectacular views of our hidden lakes district, distant volcanoes and local geothermal activity. Landing on the la ...

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The Hells Gate Experience

Activity LocationRotorua

Hell's Gate is the most active geothermal reserve in New Zealand and home to its only mud spa. Due to the composition of ...

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Iconic Guided Tour

Activity LocationRotorua

Explore an authentic living Māori village where people live on a daily basis, using natural geothermal resources to coo ...

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Starlight Gourmet Kayak Tour - Rotorua

Activity LocationRotorua

Glide across the lake to the stunning Manupirua Hot Pools, which are only accessible by water. Here you will enjoy a fre ...

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Scenic Lake Rotoiti Kayak Tour - Rotorua

Activity LocationRotorua

Embark on an extraordinary adventure with our Scenic Lake Rotoiti Day tour, granting you access to one of New Zealand's ...

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TARAWERA FALLS VOLCANIC HELI HIKE - 6D

Activity LocationRotorua

From lofty volcanic heights, to a magical waterfall, this extraordinary day out showcases a variety of scenery not found ...

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Waitomo Caves & Rotorua including Te Puia Tour

Activity LocationHamilton & Waikato

Our Waitomo Caves & Rotorua fully guided day trip combines nature, Māori culture and two of the top attractions in ...

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Volcanic and Geothermal activities to See and Do in New Zealand


Volcanic and Geothermal

Due to New Zealand's unique landscape, opportunities for all kinds of adventures are at your fingertips, and there are so many exciting things to do in every region. If you're looking for a thrilling, memorable activity, then browse through the selection at See and Do NZ.

 

Volcanic and Geothermal activities to See and Do in New Zealand

Hells gate is a luxury spa that has taken advantage of the geothermal activity in Rotorua. Hell's Gate is the most active geothermal reserve in New Zealand and home to its only mud spa. Due to the composition of the geothermal system, the mud and waters found at Hell's Gate have unique healing properties only found here! There is also this tour of Mt Tarawera in Rotorua!

You can also visit Hot Water Beach and dig a hole in the sand to create a natural spa!

 

Frequently Asked Questions about Volcanic / Geothermal Activities

1. Where are the best places for Volcanic and Geothermal activities in New Zealand?

Hells gate is a luxury spa that has taken advantage of the geothermal activity in Rotorua. Hell's Gate is the most active geothermal reserve in New Zealand and home to its only mud spa. Due to the composition of the geothermal system, their muds and waters found at Hell's Gate have unique healing properties only found here! There is also this tour of Mt Tarawera in Rotorua!

2. Where is geothermal activity in New Zealand?

The Taupo Volcanic zone is where most of the geothermal activity is in New Zealand. There are many experiences you can book to witness this natural wonder!

3. Does New Zealand have geothermal geysers?

New Zealand has many geothermal features, including volcanoes, hot springs, geysers, and volcanic lakes. It is situated in a geologically active area. Geographically, several of these features are grouped together, especially in the Taupo Volcanic Zone in the centre of the North Island.