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Welcome to Craters of the Moon
Taupo | New Zealand.


Open 364 days a year (closed Christmas Day)




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A walk with a difference, the  Craters of the Moon Geothermal Walk - is a unique and memorable experience for young and old. The walk is suited to people of all ages and fitness levels and is wheelchair accessible.


Allow approximately 45 minutes to complete the loop and an additional 20 minutes for the upper lookout (this section is steep and stepped in places but the view is well worth the effort and highly recommended)


Craters of the Moon is situated just north of Taupo and is 2km from State Highway 1.



The birth of the Craters of the Moon trust is an incredible ongoing story and journey that began as a result of the 1987 Bola Cyclone and chronicles an amazing group of dedicated people, who have come together in response to a local problem, overcoming tremendous odds...

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