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Geothermal Mud Pools - Hells Gate & Wai Ora Spa Rotorua
Geothermal Mud Pools - Hells Gate & Wai Ora Spa
Have a devilishly good time at Hells Gate and Wai Ora Spa in beautiful Rotorua, New Zealand. Featuring hot-water lakes, New Zealand’s largest mud volcano and the largest hot water waterfall in the Southern Hemisphere, the Hells Gate Valley is the place to be for an indulgent experience that is almost sinful.
With the only geothermal mud baths in New Zealand, the Hell’s Gate Spa is a highly therapeutic experience. You can slather yourself in the warm geothermal mud before jumping in the sulphur pool – with minerals that help to clear and detoxify. This Maori owned valley is both beautiful and bizarre, almost interplanetary in nature, like a scene from Mars. The area is known as the fiercest area of geothermal activity and is steeped in ancient Maori culture, which you will discover when you visit.
Hells Gate contains relaxing, semi private mud baths with an open spa area overlooking the thermal park. Wai Ora – on the other hand – has private mud baths with a secluded open spa, set apart from the rest of the complex.
Hells Gate Geothermal Reserve Walk - allow 1.5hrs
Take a self-guided walk or join a free interactive guided tour (conducted at 9.30am and 1.30pm daily) around Hell’s Gate – New Zealand’s most active geothermal park. This amazing landscape will captivate your imagination as it bubbles with heat and history. The complimentary Maori carving area lets you leave with a little piece of Maori culture.
Hells Gate Mud Bath & Spa - allow 2.5hrs
Enjoy the Hells Gate Mud Bath and Sulphur Spa for a day of relaxation.
Hells Gate Combo - allow 2.5hrs
Combines the Geothermal Reserve Walk with a Hells Gate Mud Bath and Sulphur Spa.
Wai Ora Mud Bath & Spa - allow 2.5hrs
Sit back in a Private Wai Ora Mud Bath before enjoying the Wai Ora Sulphur Spa.
Wai Ora Combo - allow 2.5hrs
Stroll along on the Geothermal Reserve Walk before enjoying a Private Wai Ora Mud Bath and Sulphur Spa.
Wai Ora Ultimud Package - allow 3.5hrs
The ultimate in relaxation with a Geothermal Reserve Walk followed by a Private Wai Ora Mud Bath, Wai Ora Sulphur Spa, a one-hour full body massage and Manuka tea (served in a private lounge).
Hells Gate Mud Facial - allow 45 minutes
45 minutes of pampering with a relaxing mud facial. The gentle exfoliating and detoxifying action revitalises the skin and leaves it feeling soft, silky and glowing.
Mud Body Scrub & Mask - allow 2hrs
This amazing all-over exfoliating treatment begins with a mud body scrub, and then the mud body mask is applied, leaving you feeling refreshed, silky and full of vitality.
Wai Ora Traditional Massage - 30 or 60 minutes
A luxurious 30-minute massage includes full back, neck and head massage. The hour long Wai Ora Traditional Massage option includes back, front (legs & arms), neck and head massage.
- Open every day (except Christmas Day) from 8.30am - 8.30pm
- There is a free shuttle departing from Rotorua township at 9am, 1pm & 5pm & returns at 12.30pm, 4.30pm & 7.30pm (this must be booked in advance)
- Operates all year
- Hells Gate & Wai Ora Spa is located 10kms (10 mins drive out of Rotorua)
- Please indicate when you book if you are self driving to Hells Gate or you need town transfers
- Child rates available for kids 5 to 15 years old. Kids under 5 years old are free
- Free transfers are applicable for all tours except the Geothermal walk which requires you to drive yourself to Hells Gate or pay a small fee to the shuttle driver
Prices & Options
Hells Gate Geothermal Walk:
- adult NZD$35.00
- child (5-15yrs) NZD$17.50
Hells Gate Mud Bath & Spa:
- adult NZD$75.00
- child (5-15yrs) NZD$35.00
Wai Ora Massage:
- 30 minutes NZD$85.00
- 60 minutes NZD$135.00
Hells Gate Combo:
- adult NZD$90.00
- child (5-15yrs) NZD$45.00
- adult/child NZD$100.00
Wai Ora Mud Bath & Spa:
- adult NZD$105.00
- child (5-15yrs) NZD$55.00
Wai Ora Combo:
- adult NZD$120.00
- child (5-15yrs) NZD$60.00
Mud Body Scrub & Mask:
- adult/child NZD$185.00
Wai Ora Ultimud Package:
- adult NZD$240.00
- child (5-15yrs) NZD$185.00
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Latest Questions about Geothermal Mud Pools - Hells Gate & Wai Ora Spa (Rotorua)
i want ask about Hells Gate tour
if i take Geothermal reserve walk, do you hv service at 5 pm?
and have free shuttle from town to there and back?
how to book this tour for August?
From the price information provided, is the age range for the child 5-15 yrs old? so if we have a 2 1/2 yr old toddler, does that mean he is free of charge?
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