Timings : 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Time Required : 2-3 hrs
Entry Fee : NZD 51 - NZD 153
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TePuia is the hub of New Zealand’s Maori culture and thermal hot springs. It covers an area of 70 hectares in the Whakarewarewa Valley located at the edge of town in Rotorua. It houses the world renowned Pohutu geyser followed by hot springs, mud pots, silica formations and a lot more. There are national schools of wood carving, stone and bone carving and weaving as well. You can also spot New Zealand’s national icon, Kiwi birds every here and there. There are pools of boiling water still used for cooking. The Pohutu geyser remains the star of the show. You will get a chance to witness the Maori architecture which depicts Maori artistry and also their ancient stories.
TePuia houses a massive 60 hectares of geothermal hot springs. The place is located just five minutes from Rotorua central city, in Whakarewarewa valley. It is an iconic destination for visitors. It serves as home to the endangered species Kiwi. You will see these birds up close here and learn how they protect these nocturnal flightless birds. The world famous Pohutu geyser erupts almost 20 times a day. It is also known as the Prince of Wales Four Feathers geysers. TePuia also consists of the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute. It serves the role of a guardian (kaitiaki) to the traditional Maori skills of carving and weaving for the upcoming generations. The prices start at $56 for guided tours.
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