Welcome to Craters of the Moon
Taupo | New Zealand.


The Craters of the Moon (COM) geothermal walkway wanders through a weird, other-worldy, landscape featuring bubbling craters and steaming vents. This low-key geothermal attraction is run by a charitable trust. A small admissions fee is charged.

Open 364 days a year (closed Christmas Day) from 8.30am









45 minute loop walk

An easy grade suitable for most people of all ages

Track surface is a mixture of fine gravel and wooden boardwalks.




Add 20 minutes to walk to the viewpoint

(upper lookout)

It's a moderate walk with numerous steps

The view makes it well worth the effort!

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