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Boiling Mud Pools near Wai-O-Tapu
 
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Boiling Mud Pools near Wai-O-Tapu - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT

A panorama at the boiling mud pool near to Wai O Tapu Thermal Wonderland. Unlike the features within Wai-O-Tapu, access to the boiling mud pool is free. Sadly it is sometimes used as a rubbish tip by locals. However, a lot of time is spent here watching the mud explode and plop, with many people trying to capture the perfect mud bubble on camera.

Boiling Mud Pools near Wai-O-Tapu - FURTHER INFORMATION

Boiling Mud Pools near Wai-O-Tapu - Rotorua visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Boiling Mud Pools near Wai-O-Tapu' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Bay of Plenty.

The Boiling Mud Pools are a free volcanic attraction close to Wai-O-Tapu Thremal Wonderland. Here hot gases explode through wet mud with satisfying plopping sounds. The pools are continually changing as the hotspots of upwelling steam move about.

TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE

The Boiling Mud Pools are off a side track on Waiotapu Loop Road, a short distance from Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland. This comes off Highway 5 at Waiotapu about 27km south of Rotarura and 55km north of Taupo.



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