Waimangu is the youngest Volcanic Valley in the world!
This is an untouched geothermal valley.
You will Discover Waimangu's unique history and legacy
Take the opportunity to add Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland
Take the opportunity to add Hobbiton or Whakarawarawa
About this activity
What's included, what's not
All transport in air-conditioned vehicles
Driver guides Bringing Alive Local Legends providing commentary along the way
Entry into Waimangu
Hobbiton (If chosen)
Flexibility to stay longer at Waimangu
Meals and Drinks
What you can expect
Explore a True Hidden Gem. Step Into Another World. Geothermal Wonders. Experience the must-see geothermal wonders of Rotorua at the Waimangu Volcanic Valley, The youngest Volcanic valley in the world! This convenient tour is fully customizable. Design your own ideal day with a full-day or half-day tour to Rotorua attractions and Hobbiton.
Experience the must-see geothermal wonders of Rotorua at the Waimangu Volcanic Valley. This convenient tour is fully customizable.
Waimangu is the world's youngest geothermal system. Discover how the world began. The home of spectacular volcanic craters & enormous hot water springs. Book Online Now! Native Bird Life. Pink & White Terraces. Rare & Unusual Plant Life. Enormous Hot Springs.
Your options include half or full-day tours to Waimangu. You can add on a number of other interesting natural and cultural attractions, choose from Wai-O-Tapu, Hobbiton movie set, or Whakarewarewa Living Maori Village Tour in the afternoon. (A Maori cultural village where you will enjoy a Hangi Lunch). Make the most of your time in the Rotorua area by mixing and matching the best options for you.
Waimangu Morning Trip:
Experience the Waimangu Volcanic Valley on a tour that departs Rotorua at 9:15am (pickups start at 8:45am, or you can meet the group at a centrally-located departure point).
Wai-O-Tapu and Waimangu Geothermal Combo:
Following the morning to to Waimangu Volcanic Valley, continue to Wai-O-Tapu. Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland is a spectacular showcase of New Zealand’s most colorful and unique geothermal elements sculpted by thousands of years of volcanic activity.
Waimangu and Hobbiton Movie Set Tour:
Following the morning to to Waimangu, continue to the Hobbiton Movie Set, the film site for Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. You'll tour the set with a guide, finishing in Rotorua 6:30-7pm.
Waimangu and Whakarewarewa Living Maori Village Combo:
Following the morning to to Waimangu, continue to Whakarewarewa Living Maori Village for a 1 hour village Tour and 30 minute Maori Cultural performance. There is also time before your Village tour starts to grab a traditional Hangi Lunch at the Cafe in the Village (extra cost).
Waimangu and Huka Falls Combo:
Following the morning to to Waimangu, continue to Huka Falls. You will have 30 minutes at Huka falls before heading into Taupo and then returning to Rotorua. You also have the option of finishing your day in Taupo.