Experience Te Puia
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Guided Tour icon Guided Tour
Geothermal Walks icon Geothermal Walks
Kiwi Conservation Centre icon Kiwi Conservation Centre
Maori Carving and Weaving icon Maori Carving and Weaving
Open Weds to Sun nights from 7pm to 9pm! (from 1st September)

3km personally guided night trail under the stars, through Te Puia’s geothermal valley. (approx. 90 minute duration).

Walking shoes and a medium level of fitness needed. Ponchos and umbrellas provided if there are showers, however this experience will be subject to the weather.

Recommended Ages: 8 years and older (must be able to do a late night walk)


Departs from Te Puia Carpark 2 opposite the Hemo Road roundabout.

Rotorua resident rates available, must be purchased onsite or over the phone with proof of address supplied on arrival.

Kiwi Conservation Centre Get up-close-and-personal with one of our national treasures like never before in our brand new Kiwi Conservation Centre.
Opening Hours
Wednesday to Saturday
10am – 4pm
Friday & Saturday
5.30pm – 9pm
9am – 2pm
  • Corporate
  • Meetings
  • Weddings
  • Parties
  • Private Dining
From small, intimate gatherings, to large indoor and outdoor events, Te Puia offers versatile venue options for your next event.
  • 7 different venues
  • 30 to 380 seating
  • up to 800 standing
Day Pass Te Rā
$ 39.00
$ 20.00
2 Day Family Pass*
$ 79.00
(Please Allow Two Hours For This Experience)
Day Pass
Operating Hours (from 1st September)
Wednesday to Sunday, 10am - 4pm
Guided Experience
10.30am & 1.30pm
Geyser By Night Te Puia Light Trails
$ 50.00
$ 25.00
Family Pass
$ 119.00
Rotorua local
$ 30.00
(Please Allow Two Hours For This Experience)
Geyser By Night
Operating Hours (from 1st September)
Wednesday to Sunday, 6.45pm
Geyser by Night experience begins
Click & Collect Hāngi, Lamb Shanks or Sticky ribs

Make memories of a lifetime at Te Puia!

Te Puia, is home to the largest active geyser in the Southern Hemisphere, Pōhutu Geyser, as well as the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute – training the next generation of artists.

Join one of our guided experiences at 10.30am and 1.30pm, highlighting our geothermal valley, Māori culture and Kiwi Conservation Centre.

Our stunning restaurant Pātaka Kai is serving fresh coffee and lunch as well as Sunday brunch. No buffet in Level 2.

Click and collect dinners are available Friday and Saturday evenings, pre-booked online only.

Geyser By Night – Te Puia Light Trails reveals our geothermal valley under night skies, providing a multi-sensory experience in an interactive journey.

Te Puia is open Weds to Sun from 10am to 4pm and from 7pm for Geyser By Night tours.


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Click & Collect

  • 24th & 25th
  • September

Sticky ribs or Hangi

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