Craters of the Moon
The Craters of the Moon (COM) geothermal walkway wanders through a weird,
other-worldy, landscape featuring bubbling craters and steaming vents.
Craters of the Moon
This low-key geothermal attraction is run by a charitable trust.
A small admissions fee is charged.
Craters of the Moon
Open 364 days a year (closed Christmas Day) from 8.30am
Main Track
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.
Top Track
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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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

Tracks

Main Track

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.

Top Track

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!