Rotorua, a town set on its namesake lake on New Zealand’s North Island, is a cultural center for the indigenous Maori people. Te Puia cultural center, in the Whakarewarewa valley, has geysers and thermal mud pools fueled by the area’s geothermal activity, and houses the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute. The Pohutu geyser here erupts many times daily.
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Getting there: 22 h 55 min flight. View flights
Local time: Tuesday 6:14 PM