Saw this spot mentioned in a book as a good detour on the way to Lake Taupo. There is quite a bit here to see, and it's WAY, WAY better than the spots closer to Taupo (Craters... read more
Orakei Korako Geothermal Park & Cave is a stunning geothermal...
Orakei Korako Geothermal Park & Cave is a stunning geothermal attraction located off the beaten track between Taupo and Rotorua.
Described by the Lonely Planet Guide as "arguably the best geothermal area left in New Zealand", Orakei Korako brings you into a world of gushing geysers, bubbling mud pools, and some of the largest and most amazing silica terraces in the world.