The Tikitere Experience

From NZD $120.00
  • Duration: 3 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
  • Product code: TIKITERE

Combine a guided exploration of our geothermal reserve with a private mud and semi-private sulphur spa experience. Begin your visit by walking through the reserve, where you’ll see erupting waters, active mud
volcanoes and land coral. Afterwards, enjoy a private mud bath and sulphur spa, experiencing the healing properties local Maori have been using for centuries.


  • Geothermal walk
  • Maori carving
  • Mud foot pool
  • Private mud baths
  • Semi-private sulphur spas
  • Towles and Robes

Free Guided-Tour


Operations Hours

Open 8.30am – last entrance 3:00pm

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.