See the amazing geothermal activity in the world's newest geothermal eco-system in the Waimangu Valley!
Waimangu Valley is an ideal place for outdoor enthusiasts, you can explore the Valley in your own way and at your own pace. Choose the walking path or hike that suits you - with the shortest highlights walk taking around 1 hour, to the full walk and hike of the area which can take up to 4 hours. You will enjoy views of mysterious and beautiful Inferno Crater which rises and falls as it heats and cools while hiking in the Valley. See the delicate sinter terraces growing from minerals solidifying out of the hot spring water. Waimangu Volcanic Valley is home to Frying Pan Lake, one of the largest hot water springs in the World. Immerse yourself amongst the rare and unusual plants that grow on the hot earths of Waimangu, and in the regenerating native forests.
Book your Waimangu Valley Walking and Hiking Tour with us today!
Highlights walking Details
From - to: Waimangu Entrance to Bus Stop 1
Full walk to the Lake details
From - to: Waimangu Entrance to Bus Stop 3
Click here for shuttle bus timetable. The internal shuttle bus will return you to the Waimangu Volcanic Valley entrance from the end of your walk.
Child ticket: Ages 6 - 16 years
Infants aged 0 - 5 years can take part in this tour for free.
All visitor guide material for valley walks and boat cruises are printed in the following languages: Dutch, German, Chinese, English, Italian, Japanese, Hebrew, Russian, Korean, Mandarin, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Hindi and Slav. With basic fact sheets in Czech, Hungarian and Swedish.
What to bring:
Good Walking Shoes
Rain / Sun Protection
Upon booking this product, you will receive confirmation in the form of a tour voucher.