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“pohutu geyser”(226 reviews)
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Te Puia spans 70 hectares within the historic Te Whakarewarewa Valley, on the edge of town. We are home to the world famous Pohutu geyser, to mud pools, hot springs, to silica formations to the Kiwi bird and the national schools of wood carving...more
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Hemo Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was a part of a group organised by Flexi tour. I loved the natural geothermal activities there. I had chicken hangi; which was okay. The taste is actually local maori style ( I personally loved the bread). ✅Value for money. ✅ 40minutes tracking ✅natural...More

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TePuia, Quality Assurance Coordinator at Te Puia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora! Our landscape truly is something else, the mud pools geysers and steaming vents all add to the Valley along with the Native birds and Trees plus the Maori culture! its really an experience you should not miss. Thanks again for your lovely comment,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take the combination Te Puia and Te Po package so you can see the best of Te Puia in daylight and at night. It includes an excellent tour of Te Puia. We saw the geysers, mud pools, Kiwi House, Maori village, and the Arts and...More

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TePuia, Quality Assurance Coordinator at Te Puia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora, Sounds like you had an enjoyable night with The Te Po combo experience, our guided tours are very informative and I would recommend this for someone who doesn’t know much about Rotorua and Te Puia we have very informative tours about the culture...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The guides make sure you get to see the geysers at their peak, tell you about the boiling mud and there is even a place for breeding Kiwi's! Such amazing work they do!More

Thank Katie D
TePuia, Quality Assurance Coordinator at Te Puia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora Katie! Thank you for the lovely comments, glad to hear you enjoyed your time here with us at Te Puia. Our guides are awesome with their guided tours being just as good! Pohutu itself though is truly a sight to behold, erupting up...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time. We took the free tour included in admission price (starts on the hour every hour) and it was really good. You get to see the art students working on wood carving, weaving, etc and then you go to the gysers,...More

Thank Craig-World-Travelle
TePuia, Quality Assurance Coordinator at Te Puia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Tena Koe, Thank you for the Review! Yes our guides here are very informative we take pride in the knowledge that they know and share about our valley and history. Its good in the sense all our guides are very knowledgeable and they all give...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food and venue were fabulous. Wonderful powhiri on arrival. Very helpful and friendly staff. I suspect they do not get many vegan guests so need some better options for their diver and deserts. Highly recommended.

Thank Sarah W
TePuia, Quality Assurance Coordinator at Te Puia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora Thank you for the review, its words like yours that help us keep focus and know that we are on the right track, we wish you safe travels on your journey. Ngā Mihi Te Puia Whanau

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like sulphur then this is the place for you.... boiling mud, boiling water,, steam geysers. the big one goes off about every 30 to 40 minutes so if you have the time to wait then it's worth it. The Kiwi exhibition is very...More

Thank Stewart L
TePuia, Quality Assurance Coordinator at Te Puia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia ora! Glad to hear you enjoyed our valley and all we have to offer here! This type of feedback is good as it lets us know, we are still on track and heading to where we want to be when it comes to customer...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this as part of the Trilogy passfor The Hobbiton, Waitomo Caves and Te Puia cultural experience. Well, we were highly impressed by Te Puia. Everything from the guided tour, to the show, to the exceptional buffet dinner feast in the newly opened refurbished...More

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TePuia, Quality Assurance Coordinator at Te Puia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia ora wadejade! The trilogy combo is an awesome experience combing Both Day and Night tours to create the ultimate experience at Te Puia, glad you enjoyed it I know the hot Chocolate at the end of the night sends you off with a Bang,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A definite must do, it is a little pricey ($54 Adult) but to be expected on holiday, the geyser reaches up to 30 meters approx twice an hour so you may need to wait a while (30mins) for it to appear so allocate sufficient time....More

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TePuia, Quality Assurance Coordinator at Te Puia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Tena Koe, Glad to hear that you enjoyed our little bit of paradise down here at Te Puia! We are so proud of our schools and the beautiful artwork created through weaving and carving. Thank you for the kind review and we here at Te...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From them moment we purchased our tickets we were made to feel welcome. Beautiful and well-maintained site. We had a great tour guide who walked us through the various sections and took great care to teach us many interesting facts and he also answered any...More

Thank KarenFredBen
TePuia, Quality Assurance Coordinator at Te Puia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia ora Thank you for the kind review, we do our best to keep the facilities maintained in a highly clean manner as we would like the best experience provided throughout Te Puia no matter how small it is. Our Maori culture is something we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

TePuia thermal reserve... best way to knwo that you are in the ring of fire zone of the world. The whole city of Rotorua is supposed to be over a volcanic structure. The thermal reserve is well kept and maintained. Guided tours start every one...More

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TePuia, Quality Assurance Coordinator at Te Puia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Tena Koe, You are very welcome! Glad to hear we could be of service and that you had a wonderful geothermal and Maori cultural experience, it is what we strive for with all our visitors. I think seeing Pohutu erupt is one of my favourites...More

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CazP100
5 January 2018|
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Response from Penny W | Reviewed this property |
We enjoyed this venue as it gave a great insight into local culture and also to see the geothermals.
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Hi Of those three I would visit Wai-o-Tapu. It is the most diverse and beautiful. Hells Gate is large and interesting but not, for me, as striking. Lots to see but fewer really impressive features. Te Puia is the least... More
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hi. kathy sorry tat reply u after ur date. coz i just loged in to check, anyhow wish u have a nice trip there.
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