Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland
New Zealand's Wai-O-Tapu, renowned for being New Zealand’s most colourful geothermal area has been named in the '20 Most Surreal Places you need to see to believe'. A short drive from Rotorua or Taupo, Waiotapu (Maori for 'sacred waters') is an active geothermal area, with the Lady Knox geyser & many hot springs distinguished by their uniquely colourful appearance.
Wai-O-Tapu on the map of New Zealand.
Tours in the region (click on a photo to get a tour details):