Wai-O-Tapu Geothermal Wonderland


The Polynesian Spa



Visit two of Rotorua’s top attractions and see the surrounding beautiful areas.  Join our small-group tour for a full day of amazement, intrigue and relaxation.

Pick-up and drop off’s available from your Rotorua accommodation, including Airbnb. 

This small group tour, which is perfect for a more friendly and personal experience.  The amazing landscape and scenery will truly be the highlight of your time in Rotorua. 


In the morning we make our way to Wai-O-Tapu, the journey there will take you through some of New Zealand’s deep dark forestry, farmlands, and lakes a tour in itself.

On arrival we head for the largest hot bubbling mud pool in New Zealand. This was originally the site of a large mud volcano which was destroyed through erosion in the 1920’s.  From here we then make our way the the Lady Knox Geyser where you will experience an eruption to heights of 10 to 20 metres.  Listen to the guide as they tell you stories off how this geyser was discovered and the history of this unforgiving landscape.  

Then a short journey to Wia-O-Tapu geothermal wonderland to experience volcanic activity, thousands of years in the making. Wai-O-Tapu is considered to be New Zealand’s most colourful and diverse geothermal sightseeing attraction.  Clearly defined tracks provide the you with the opportunity to enjoy the diversity of this area through a series of different walks, each with their own unique volcanic vistas to fascinate all ages. The nature of the reserve being an active volcanic area with undulating terrain.

There is the opportunity to enjoy lunch here along with photographic opportunities.


The Polynesian Spa

In the afternoon get ready for some relaxation and sheer pamper to your body mind and soul. World leading, award winning Polynesian Spa mineral water is simply not to be missed. The famous Acidic and Alkaline springs found here only. The slightly acidic Priest Spring waters relieve tired muscles, aches and pains, while the alkaline waters of the Rachel Spring nourish the skin. 

Relax and rejuvenate in this area reserved for adults and children over 12 years with calming hot pools, a beautiful reflexology walk and a deep pool to allow for a swim.

With many pools to chooses from varying in temperature from 38oC – 42oC. All with stunning view over lake Rotorua. Spacious changing rooms and showers with private cubicle options.

Don’t forget to bring your bathing costume and towel to enjoy this soul soothing day!


  • Witness the eruption of the Lady Knox Geyser

  • Pamper yourself at the award winning spa

  • See the Champagne Lake & hot bubbling mud

  • Choice of pools with various temperatures


  • All entrance fees to both attractions

  • Pick-up and drop-off from your accommodation

  • Personal Driver/guide with full commentary on board

  • Travel in a luxury vehicle with dual air-conditioning and tinted window glass