Visit the Devil’s Bath in Swanson

Soak in a hot stream, marvel at a boiling mud pool and watch a geyser erupt in spectacular fashion at one of New Zealand’s most impressive geothermal wonderlands. Enjoy the surreal landscape and mysterious appeal of this active geothermal area in the Taupō Volcanic Zone. Look for the luminous green waters of the ominously named Devil’s Bath. Experience a  land of fire and ice, Lake Taupō, a stunning natural cauldron, is ringed by snow-capped mountains, and Spectacular natural landscapes unlike those found anywhere else in the world, including crystal-clear lakes and unique geothermal hot-spots.

Can you see the Lady Knox Geyser erupt?

Yes, of course! The Lady Knox Geyser erupts daily at 10.15am. It’s genuinely a spectacle not to be missed!

Thousands of years in the making, this stunning landscape is nestled within a natural bush setting through which self-guided walks take between 30 and 75 minutes.  A walk through this surreal, lunar-like environment provides the chance to witness some of the volcanic wonders that this region is famous for. Look for the luminous green waters of the ominously named Devil’s Bath, this neon green pool of stagnant stink water is a natural wonder. The pretty trees and shrubs surrounding it make this unusually coloured pool appear even more peculiar. Carry on past the Champagne Pool, a bubbling hot spring famed for its brilliant orange rim, to a low boardwalk crossing a vast lake of steaming, cream-coloured liquid. Back on firm ground, admire the Primrose Terraces, a set of glistening steps.

  • Adults (Ages 15+) – NZ$429
  • Children (Ages 5 to 14) – NZ$199
  • Infants (Ages 4 and under) – FREE!

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