Created by a massive volcanic eruption on Mount Tarawera the Waimangu Volcanic Rift Valley is the world’s youngest geothermal site to date. Created due to the events on that hollowed day back in June, 1886 this mesmerizing volcanic valley in North Island has transformed in to national treasure of sorts due to its hydrothermal landscapes and unique volcanic topography. Home to the world’s largest hot spring the venue is also boasts the Waimangu Geyser which was last active in 1904. Located on the landscapes that once occupied the Pink and White Terraces the Waimangu Volcanic Valley is a must-see highlight for all visitors in search of steamy experiences to last a lifetime.
Visitors can take a guided tour of the Waimangu Volcanic Valley which is a 3 and a half day excursion in to the breathtaking landscapes encompassed within the steamy environs of the valley. Hiking and walking tours are both available with an informative guide who will take explorers to Inferno Crater and Frying Pan Lake, the world’s biggest hot spring which are curiously engorged in an eternal interaction. A boat cruise on Lake Rotomahana is also part of the package with a complete commentary on what makes this part of North Island so unique.