This walk or hike takes you on an ecology-focused adventure of the craters of this beautiful valley. As you walk through the youngest eco-systems in the world you will see a range of geothermal activity, native plants and bird-life - sights not to be missed!
Visit the youngest geothermal system in the world and walk through the native flora and fauna. It is a 4km walk through the wildlife sanctuary and visits features such as the Frying Pan Lake, the largest hot spring in the world, Cathedral Rocks, Inferno Crater and Warbrick Terraces.
At the end of the walk is Lake Rotomahana, where you will board the Ariki Moana for a 45 minute cruise. You will see thermal activity and native bird life, all while receiving a full commentary from the skipper about what you are seeing and the history of the lake and the Mount Tarawera eruption.
At the end of the cruise a shuttle bus will be waiting to take you back to the visitor centre.
Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy.
Please bring with you good walking shoes, sub block, water and a warm jacket.
There is a licenced Café on onsite as well a souvenir store with a large range of New Zealand Made souvenirs.
This experience takes place at Lake Rotomahana, 25 minutes from Rotorua.