New Zealand’s Waitanga Day
By Sukie Chapman
8 February 2018
Waitanga Day has been celebrated in New Zealand, and countries around the world where ex-pat Kiwis have settled.Read more
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Reserve is an active geothermal system at the southern end of the Okataina Volcanic Centre, just north of Reporoa Caldera. The reserve is considered to be New Zealand's most colourful and diverse geothermal sightseeing attraction boasting many hot springs and the Lady Knox Geyser. Named after Lady Constance Knox, the second daughter of Uchter Knox, 15th Governor of New Zealand, the volcano is one of the more colourful thermal areas providing visitors with a choice of walking tracks.
At 10.15 daily you can see the Geyser erupt at heights of 10 to 20 metres that can last as long as an hour. Take this opportunity to visit New Zealand's largest mud pool, the site of a former mud volcano destroyed through erosion in the 1920s and experience the unique sounds of erupting mud.
Enthralling scenery and breathtaking views are found at every turn in the 'Youngest Country on Earth'. Discover steaming geysers, picturesque mountains, bottomless fjords and lush forests on this tour showcasing the beauty of New Zealand's North and South Islands.… see more
23 days from £4,995 ppView tour details >