Hells Gate Geothermal Park & Mud Spa
Hells Gate: Rotorua's fiercest thermal area and largest active mud volcano, NZ's largest boiling whirlpool, largest hot water fall in southern hemisphere, naturally hot mineral foot pools, water and steam vent geyser, hot spraying pools, tame birds.
Unique opportunity to touch and feel the earth's power. Touch the beautifully soft hot water of our medicinal sulphur lake and finest geothermal mud used in masks and cosmetics. View thermal heated rocks and steam vents. Bathe in our glorious mud spa complex.
A unique place of extreme contrasts. Walk past steaming fumeroles and pools of boiling mud so violent they are unnerving. See remarkable formations and colours, cascading hot water and unearthly vistas. Experience nature's power and beauty up close.
'Mud Glorious Mud' and health giving sulphur waters, with NZ's only mud bath complex, using some of the world's finest mud. Before Europeans described the 'quite remarkable curative properties' of Tikitere, Maori warriors bathed their wounds.
Now visitors can experience the unique muds and waters at Hells Gate Geothermal Park & Mud Spa.
Located five minutes past Rotorua Airport, turn right to Whakatane and it is 4km on the left. Daily shuttle available from Rotorua.
- +64 (07) 345 3151
- +64 (07) 345 9117
- State Highway 30
- 12.17km from Rotorua
This is the shortest distance from the Tourism Rotorua Information and Travel Office to this operator, but does not necessarily represent the exact route travelled by road.
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