Hell's Gate Geothermal Walk

From NZD $39.00
  • Duration: 90 Minutes (approx.)
  • Location: Rotorua, New Zealand
  • Product code: WALK

Take a guided or self-guided tour of New Zealand’s most active geothermal reserve, walking amongst erupting waters, an active mud volcano and land coral. Experience getting your hands and feet dirty in our healing mud pool or try your hand at Maori carving. You’ll soon discover the legends and myths behind Hell’s Gate.


  • Geothermal walk
  • Maori carving
  • Mud foot pool

Free Guided-Tour

9.30am, 1.30pm

Operations Hours

Summer 1 October – 31 March

Geothermal Reserve 8.30am – last entrance 6.30pm (light dependent)

Winter 1 April – 30 September

Geothermal Reserve 8.30am – last entrance 4:00pm (light dependent)

Shuttle Service

Hell’s Gate provides a complimentary shuttle pick-up and drop-off, available from within the Rotorua central area. Bookings are essential, phone +64 (0)7 345 3151

Summer 1st October to 31st March

Pick-up - Rotorua: 8:50am, 12:50pm, 4:50pm and 6:50pm.

Depart - Hell’s Gate:12.30pm, 4:30pm, 7.30pm and 9:00pm.

Winter 1st April to 30th September

Pick-up - Rotorua: 8:50am, 12:50pm and 3:50pm.

Depart Hell’s Gate: 12.30pm, 3:30pm and 6:30pm.