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Hells Gate Excite Experience & Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland Experience

Hells Gate Excite Experience & Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland Experience
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About
Experience a land where myth and legend come to life, where the earth boils, mud heals, and steam disappears into the clouds above. More than just a place of myth and legend, this land has the power to heal and excite anyone who meets it, just as it’s done for centuries. Come and discover New Zealand’s most unique geothermal experience. Your body and soul will feel revitalised after this soothing experience.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 13h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 13h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 168163P22
Call +63 923-0990452
Important information
Inclusions
  • Fully guided return transfers from Auckland
  • Complimentary pick up and drop off from Auckland CBD
  • Complimentary refreshments and water on board
  • A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the tour
  • Luxurious temperature controlled transportation in a minibus
  • Admission to self-guided experience at Wai-o–Tapu thermal wonderland
  • Admission to Lady Knox Geyser
  • Admission to Hell's Gate Excite Experience including geothermal walk & Māori carving
  • Bathe in world-famous mud baths, soak in the sulphur spas & cool plunge pool
  • Explore the incredible Lady Knox geyser eruption with heights of 10 to 20 metres
  • Explore the amazing Wai-o-Tapu Thermal Wonderland geothermal walk
  • Walk through the surreal lunar-like environment to witness the volcanic wonders
  • Carry on past the Champagne Pool, a bubbling hot spring famed for its brilliant orange rim
  • Admire the Primrose Terraces, a set of glistening steps
  • Find a spot with the perfect mix of hot and cold temperatures for you
  • Witness the frightening display of geothermal chemistry, the Devil’s Bath
  • Experience the magical qualities of the nutrient rich mud pool at Hell’s Gate
  • Relax and rejuvenate yourself in the sulphur spa and cool plunge pool
  • Entry/Admission - Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland
  • Entry/Admission - Hell's Gate Geothermal Reserve & Mud Spa
Exclusions
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Access to Wi-Fi on board for a small surcharge
Duration
13h
Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • Grand Mercure Auckland, 8 Customs Street East, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Near public transportation
  • Stroller accessible
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing suitable for the conditions, walking shoes, sun protection, jacket/warm layer, bring a camera & any essential personal items.
  • This is a self-guided walking tour and sensible walking footwear is recommended.
  • You must be able to climb and descend stairs and walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.
  • If the guest has had or is suffering from any of the following medical conditions, we strongly advise that they seek advice from their doctor prior to using the geothermal pools.
  • The mud baths are suitable for children over the age of 2.5 years, whereas the Sulphur spas are suitable for children over the age of 6 months.
  • It is important that children (as well as adults) drink water while bathing in order to keep hydrated.
  • All infants must wear bathing suits or disposable nappies whilst bathing.
  • Please remove all jewellery before entering the pools as Hell’s Gate accepts no responsibility for tarnished jewellery.
  • For the bathing experience, guests can choose to bring their own bathing attire and towels or hire these items from Hell’s Gate at a small cost.
  • If the guest has had or is suffering from any of the following medical conditions, we strongly advise that they seek advice from their doctor prior to using the geothermal pools. The list of medical conditions below is not an exhausted list but serves to highlight some of the main medical conditions where the geothermal pools may not be advised: Pregnancy, Low or High Blood Pressure, Mobility Problems, Active or Under Active Thyroid, Verruca/ Warts, Heart Conditions, Epilepsy, Skin diseases/disorders, Diabetes, Metal Pins/ Plates, Claustrophobia, Ear Infections, Cancer, Recent Surgery, or Sulphur Allergies
  • Lengthy immersion in the hot pools may cause dehydration and fainting. Please remain hydrated at all time by drinking the water available in the spa facilities and inform staff immediately if any discomfort is felt. When exiting the pool, take care and use the handrails provided
  • Both children and adults need to be comfortable with the heat, and Hell’s Gate recommends taking regular breaks to ensure overheating does not occur
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Guests are advised to shower before entering the pools in order to remove any makeup, sunscreen or other products applied to the skin as we cannot confirm what is in each product and therefore if a reaction with the Sulphur will occur.
  • It is important that children (as well as adults) drink water while bathing in order to keep hydrated.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
Inclusions
  • Fully guided return transfers from Auckland
  • Complimentary pick up and drop off from Auckland CBD
  • Complimentary refreshments and water on board
  • A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the tour
  • Luxurious temperature controlled transportation in a minibus
  • Admission to self-guided experience at Wai-o–Tapu thermal wonderland
  • Admission to Lady Knox Geyser
  • Admission to Hell's Gate Excite Experience including geothermal walk & Māori carving
  • Bathe in world-famous mud baths, soak in the sulphur spas & cool plunge pool
  • Explore the incredible Lady Knox geyser eruption with heights of 10 to 20 metres
  • Explore the amazing Wai-o-Tapu Thermal Wonderland geothermal walk
  • Walk through the surreal lunar-like environment to witness the volcanic wonders
  • Carry on past the Champagne Pool, a bubbling hot spring famed for its brilliant orange rim
  • Admire the Primrose Terraces, a set of glistening steps
  • Find a spot with the perfect mix of hot and cold temperatures for you
  • Witness the frightening display of geothermal chemistry, the Devil’s Bath
  • Experience the magical qualities of the nutrient rich mud pool at Hell’s Gate
  • Relax and rejuvenate yourself in the sulphur spa and cool plunge pool
  • Entry/Admission - Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland
  • Entry/Admission - Hell's Gate Geothermal Reserve & Mud Spa
Exclusions
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Access to Wi-Fi on board for a small surcharge
Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • Grand Mercure Auckland, 8 Customs Street East, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
13h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Near public transportation
  • Stroller accessible
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing suitable for the conditions, walking shoes, sun protection, jacket/warm layer, bring a camera & any essential personal items.
  • This is a self-guided walking tour and sensible walking footwear is recommended.
  • You must be able to climb and descend stairs and walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.
  • If the guest has had or is suffering from any of the following medical conditions, we strongly advise that they seek advice from their doctor prior to using the geothermal pools.
  • The mud baths are suitable for children over the age of 2.5 years, whereas the Sulphur spas are suitable for children over the age of 6 months.
  • It is important that children (as well as adults) drink water while bathing in order to keep hydrated.
  • All infants must wear bathing suits or disposable nappies whilst bathing.
  • Please remove all jewellery before entering the pools as Hell’s Gate accepts no responsibility for tarnished jewellery.
  • For the bathing experience, guests can choose to bring their own bathing attire and towels or hire these items from Hell’s Gate at a small cost.
  • If the guest has had or is suffering from any of the following medical conditions, we strongly advise that they seek advice from their doctor prior to using the geothermal pools. The list of medical conditions below is not an exhausted list but serves to highlight some of the main medical conditions where the geothermal pools may not be advised: Pregnancy, Low or High Blood Pressure, Mobility Problems, Active or Under Active Thyroid, Verruca/ Warts, Heart Conditions, Epilepsy, Skin diseases/disorders, Diabetes, Metal Pins/ Plates, Claustrophobia, Ear Infections, Cancer, Recent Surgery, or Sulphur Allergies
  • Lengthy immersion in the hot pools may cause dehydration and fainting. Please remain hydrated at all time by drinking the water available in the spa facilities and inform staff immediately if any discomfort is felt. When exiting the pool, take care and use the handrails provided
  • Both children and adults need to be comfortable with the heat, and Hell’s Gate recommends taking regular breaks to ensure overheating does not occur
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Guests are advised to shower before entering the pools in order to remove any makeup, sunscreen or other products applied to the skin as we cannot confirm what is in each product and therefore if a reaction with the Sulphur will occur.
  • It is important that children (as well as adults) drink water while bathing in order to keep hydrated.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Grand Mercure Auckland
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    See details
  • 2
    Hell's Gate Geothermal Reserve & Mud Spa
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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ivris2019
Wairau Valley, New Zealand2 contributions
Way to finish off a adventure packed weekend 💕
May 2021 • Family
Highly recommend
Started off with Guided Tour with Mark definitely a must do .
Came away with more knowledge of my country 👍❤️
Finished off with relaxing in Mud Bath and spa omg Heaven 🥰
Definitely going back again 💕
Written 5 May 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Brend0n89
Brisbane, Australia1 contribution
An amazing day
Feb 2020
This was an wonderful experience with a perfect mix of sightseeing and activities. A big shout out to my guide Karthik from experiencekart for going the extra mile to ensure an amazing experience. thanks guys and I will definitely be booking more tours from you guys in the future. Cheers
Written 26 February 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
experiencekart
Kia Ora Brendon,, That is so lovely to hear that you enjoyed the tour and we look forward to having you on our tour again in the future! Cheers, Karthik
Written 27 February 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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