Walk & Rotomahana Boat Cruise Combo

Enjoy a walk and/or hike through Waimangu Volcanic Valley, together with a 45 minute cruise around beautiful Lake Rotomahana. Learn the complete story of Waimangu and Rotomahana in all its beauty, complexity and diversity. Bookings required.


Allow 3+ hours to explore and experience this amazing piece of the world on foot and on water

Departure Times

Opens at 08.30. Last admission is 2pm. Limited capacity - bookings essential.


From NZD 85.00


This half-day geothermal experience immerses you in the history and stories of the Waimangu Volcanic Valley.

Places on the boat cruise are limited so advance booking is recommended to avoid disappointment. 

Explore Waimangu Volcanic Valley, the world’s youngest geothermal system, at your own pace with a range of options for all abilities and ambitions.

Walks vary in length from the 1.5km features to 4.5km and cover a range of geothermal activity, nature and wildlife. 

At the end of your walk you can board a boat for a relaxing 45 minute cruise around the tranquil waters of Lake Rotomahana.


Listen to the full history of the lake, the Pink and White Terraces and the Mount Tarawera Eruption from the on-board commentary and see geothermal sites not accessible by foot. Be sure to keep an eye out for the abundant native birdlife on the Lake. 

Use the free Waimangu App to discover hidden content and rediscover the Pink & White Terraces. 


Adults (16 years and over): $85

Children (6-16 years): $28

Family (2 adults & 3 children): $206

Under 6's FREE with adult. 

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Features & Highlights

  • We connect people with the beating heart of the world’s youngest geothermal valley, its unique history and legacy.
  • We immerse visitors in the stories of the Mt Tarawera volcanic eruption, its people, and the resulting dramatic landscape changes that created the world’s youngest geothermal valley. 
  • See How the World Began
  • Self guided Walking Tours
  • Self guided Hiking Tours
  • 45 minute Lake Rotomahana Boat Cruise 
  • Learn about the The Pink & White Terraces, the 8th natural wonder of the world 
  • Unique Bird & Plant Life, Nature, Culture, History, Geothermal wonders.....Waimangu has it all!


Would you like to experience the Walk & Rotomahana Boat Cruise Combo

We are located at 587 Waimangu Road, Rotorua, New Zealand.

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