Hells Gate geothermal attraction is Rotorua’s most active geothermal park and is known as the “AWESOME BEAST” of New Zealand Geothermal attractions. Hells Gate geothermal attraction features boiling hot pools and erupting waters with temperatures in excess of 100 degrees Celsius; steaming fumaroles; hot water lakes; sulphur crystals and deposits; New Zealand’s largest active mud volcano; Southern Hemisphere’s largest hot water fall and even examples of land coral.
George Bernard Shaw as he gazed upon the the pools named them Hells Gate and the name stuck.
It truly was impressive and very hot but worthwhile trip.
Rees & Keli also got to try carving using Maori techniques.