Whakarewarewa’s Walking Track

Taking to the walking trail was a break away from the many tourists who swarmed the streets and souvenir shops in the heart of the village.

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Te Roto A Tamaheke

I started near the smoky Te Roto A Tamaheke and passed bubbling pools, but the real gem was Roto Kanapanapa because of its sparkling emerald water. Few people trekked the easy paths that circled behind the village.

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Roto Kanapanapa (Green Lake)

It was an extra hot day, so after an awe inspiring view of geysers (Pohutu, Prince of Wales and Kereru) that continually spewed gases into the air, it was time to call it a day.