How To Get Here?

We are located at 587 Waimangu Road, Rotorua, New Zealand. You can drive, cycle or take a shuttle to Waimangu.

Drivers and Cyclists

Travel south of Rotorua on State Highway 5 (the Rotorua-Taupo Highway) look out for the Waimangu Volcanic Valley road signs approximately 14kms after leaving Rotorua.Turn left into Waimangu Road. Then drive 6kms along Waimangu Road to our entrance and car park.Waimangu is approximately 25 minutes drive from the centre of Rotorua City.

Go North from Taupo on State Highway 5, continue on SH5 past the intersection with SH38 and take the next turn right onto Waimangu Road. (There is a Waimangu road sign 300 mtrs before the SH5 / Waimangu Road intersection). Then drive 6km along Waimangu road into our car park. Waimangu is approximately 50 minutes drive from the centre of Taupo township.

Shuttle Transport

If you don't have your own transport, no problem! A convenient shuttle bus departs daily from outside the Rotorua i-SITE downtown. Leaving at 9am, you'll have plenty of time to explore the valley, before returning back to Rotorua city centre by 1:30pm. Prior bookings are essential by calling the i-SITE on 07 348 5179, or by booking online - at least 2 adults must be booked for the service to operate.


How to get to Waimangu

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Need To Know

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Waimangu Map