Day 295: Two epic experiences in one! Te Puia is not only somewhere to get a Maori experience in Rotorua, it also has the Te Puia Geothermal Park and geyser park in Rotorua! Yesterday – Day 294 ➜https://youtu.be/J8pQ403xLLw Tomorrow – Day 296 ➜ https://youtu.be/qq5DxWAEA9Q [Newest “Travel Tips” Video] How to Book Cheap Flights to New Zealand ➜https://youtu.be/x6IaZHwh5HU -- About this video – Today we are heading to Te Puia in Rotorua! Rotorua Te Puia is home to the Pohutu Geyser and the Te Puia geyser park, as well as the Te Puia Maori Experience. After walking around the Te Puia Geothermal Park, and seeing the largest active geyser in New Zealand, we watch a Maori cultural show in Rotorua. Te Puia is a great place to get the full Rotorua NZ experience all in one place. So what do you think of this geothermal park and Maori tour in Rotorua? Would you add Te Puia to your Rotorua travel itinerary? LUK in the comments! #BackpackerGuideNZ #TravelNZ #Rotorua #NewZealand #NZMustDo #TravelNewZealand #Maori Subscribe ➜ http://youtube.com/backpackerguidenz/?sub_confirmation=1 Share ➜https://youtu.be/DlPTEpTPacQ Web ➜ https://backpackerguide.nz Connect on Social Media YouTube Channel ➜ http://youtube.com/backpackerguidenz FB ➜ http://facebook.com/backpackerguidenz IG ➜ http://instagram.com/backpackerguide.nz Pinterest ➜ https://pinterest.com/backpackerguidenz Twitter ➜ https://twitter.com/BPKGuide -- New Zealand Biggest Gap Year -- 365 Days: 365 Activities BackpackerGuide.NZ is New Zealand’s biggest online travel guide for adventure and budget travel in New Zealand. Join us, as the team behind BackpackerGuide.NZ, Robin and Laura, update the travel guide while taking on 365 Days: 365 Activities in New Zealand! It’s New Zealand’s Biggest Gap Year! We release new videos of the New Zealand backpacking adventure every single day, as well as New Zealand travel tips and 360 videos every Sunday so start making your New Zealand bucket list! Read more about Te Puia in Rotorua on New Zealand’s biggest guide for backpackers: https://bpkg.nz/ujyzs -- More Things to Do in Rotorua New Zealand – 20 Awesome Places to Visit in Rotorua ➜https://bpkg.nz/fxeba 11 Free or Cheap Things to do in Rotorua ➜https://bpkg.nz/qtjbg 10 Rotorua Must-Dos ➜https://bpkg.nz/bnlbi -- More About New Zealand Geothermal Parks – 8 Insane Geothermal Parks in New Zealand You Won't Believe Exist ➜ttps://bpkg.nz/kmsfa -- More About Maori Experiences in New Zealand -- 10 Best Maori Tours in New Zealand ➜https://bpkg.nz/kkbjd 13 Places to Experience Maori Culture in New Zealand ➜https://bpkg.nz/hjyma 10 Things You Did Not Know About the Maori Culture ➜ https://bpkg.nz/nxvhs
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Te Puia spans 70 hectares within the historic Te Whakarewarewa Geothermal Valley, on the edge of Rotorua.
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This place in #Rotorua was, honestly, one of the most interesting places I've ever been. After visiting Te Puia, I thought I saw it all. And then there was #Waiotapu! This geothermal attraction was incredible. You have to go if you're here! It is the Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland. I think my jaw dropped on several occasions here. Especially when I saw the beautiful green lake/pond. It reminded me of somewhere I've been dying to go in Indonesia. My friend and I planned on spending a couple of hours here. We ended up spending much more time than we thought. The park is huge. If you come, bring an extra SD card for your camera. There are so many photos to take here. But the thing is, some of them are hard to get because of the steam rising from the geothermal features. The highlight is the Champagne Pool, a colorful hot geothermal feature of the Waiotapu Geothermal Park. What a great way to spend a day. I feel so lucky to have come here and wouldn't have even known about it if it wasn't for a friend familiar with it. On our way home for the evening, we also stopped at #HukaFalls. I've never seen so much water in such a small place in my life!! ___ VLOGGING AND PHOTO GEAR CAMERAS: Main Camera - https://amzn.to/2RW48kH "Halef" Cam - https://amzn.to/2pT2Nyu GoPro - https://amzn.to/2pWm3ee Google Pixel 3: https://amzn.to/2BVtXub LENSES: Main Lens - https://amzn.to/2CleghI Wide-Angle: https://amzn.to/2CnUQJ3 DRONES: Main Drone - https://amzn.to/2pZrFoh Backup Drone - https://amzn.to/2CkXI9z ACCESSORIES: Camera Stabilizer - https://amzn.to/2RWyzre Camera Batteries - https://amzn.to/2CnmmGr Lens pouches - https://amzn.to/2pYA0bE Video Microphone - https://amzn.to/2RWPkT3 ___ GET $40 OFF YOUR FIRST AIRBNB! https://www.airbnb.com/c/michaeld12245 OUR TRAVEL BLOG https://www.thertwguys.com FIND US ON SOCIAL MEDIA Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thertwguys/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/theRTWguys Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thertwguys/ ABOUT US Michael and Halef live in Atlanta, GA, but are originally from Canada and Indonesia, respectively. They love to travel and try to do it as much as possible. They are currently planning a long-term round the world trip, starting in Antarctica!
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Te Puia, Rotorua, New Zealand Rotorua is one of New Zealand's most exciting and accessible holiday destination, and just 2.5 hour drive from Auckland. Te Puia, a top Rotorua attraction in New Zealand and centre for Māori cultural experiences, geothermal valley with famous geysers. Pohutu geyser is the largest geyser in the southern hemisphere. She erupts once or twice each hour and sometimes reaches heights of 30 meters. Pohutu means "constant splashing" in Maoti. The Background music is played by my son Phillip's own piece 7th composition, please see the link below https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aLq8JrGZYmA If you like our videos, please feel free to like, comment, and in return we will visit your channel as soon as possible. For the new subscriber, please leave a comment or message. once we check out your channel, we will reply back to you as soon as possible. Your support would be much appreciated! Thank you very much! Peter & Phillip Auckland New Zealand Follow us by Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+TravelsWithPhillip/posts Facebook: www.facebook.com/phillipliu2016 Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/travelswithphillip/ Pinterest https://www.pinterest.com/kiwibird2009/ Instagram https://www.instagram.com/travelswithphillip/ 微信官方网站 TravelsWithPhillip
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New Zealand is famous for extraordinary landscapes, and Rotorua area will certainly surprise even experienced travellers. It is famous for the unique geothermal parks, where visitors can enjoy erupting geysers, bubbling mud pools, hot springs and colourful steaming lakes. Waiotapu thermal park (also spelt as Wai-O-Tapu) is a perfect choice for those willing to see everything at once, but without long exhausting walk. It is officially known as New Zealand’s most colourful and diverse geothermal attraction. Waiotapu valley hosts world famous Champagne pool – beautiful formation, named after the fuzzy drink not only because of its bright yellow colour, but also because of the abundant efflux of carbon dioxide, similar to the one in the real champagne. Among all the things to do in New Zealand, this one is definitely not to be missed! Another reason to visit Waiotapu Wonderland is Lady Knox – gorgeous geyser, erupting daily at 10:15 am. Be ready to storm through some suspension bridges, hot springs and mud pools on your way there! Convenient track of Waiotapu will take you back to all the sights you might have missed after the spectacular performance by Lady Knox. Thank you very much for watching! Don't forget to hit LIKE and SUBSCRIBE buttons to support our channel. See you soon! === MORE FROM THESTYLEJUNGLE: === https://thestylejungle.co.nz https://www.instagram.com/thestylejungle https://www.instagram.com/alexspodyneiko https://facebook.com/thestylejungle
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Te Puia Geyser is one of the amazing tourist spots in Rotorua New Zealand. Also, you can see mud pool, cooking pool, and educate yourself about Maori culture. The entry fee costs $56 dollars for adult which include the Geyser, Kiwi bird sanctuary and Maori village. (Vlog 35) This was my adventure during the Easter week with my friends and loved ones. Series of vlogs will be uploaded about other cities here in New Zealand. Email me: [email protected] Sarah Brimon on Social Media: IG: https://www.instagram.com/s.a.r.a.hb/ Twitter: @sarah_brimon FB page: https://www.facebook.com/brimonsarah/ Song: Markvard - Perfect Day (Vlog No Copyright Music) Music provided by Vlog No Copyright Music. Video Link: https://youtu.be/dAlDN7J_kmw Te Puia Geyser Rotorua New Zealand #TePuiaGeyser #TePuia #RotoruaNewZealand
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The video isn't the best edit and there's not much talking, listen to the sounds of the steam and bubbling water and mud pools #Tepuia #Whakarewarewageothermalvalley #Rotorua #Newzealand #volcanic #hotsprings #mudpools #sulphurintheair #sulphur
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You must visit Wai O Tapu in New Zealand! It's a must if you visit New Zealand! We started our trip in Auckland and rented a car there. As soon as we got outside of the city we were amazed on how beautiful and green everything was. Literally we were driving for hours and we were stopping the car so many times to take picture because the view was so nice. We had to stop first for some food and soon we got to Wai O Tapu the Thermal Wonderland and they call it. And I have to agree that it is indeed a wonderland but I have to advise you guys that Wai O Tapu smells really but really bad. The smell comes from all those chemicals mixed together but mostly from the Sulfur. And as I said this Wai O Tapu Thermal Wonderland is really worth visiting. There is a path that you can take to see the whole Wai O Tapu that takes around 75 minutes. We took a bit less because it is really easy to walk around in Wai O Tapu. After we finish our visit to Wai O Tapu we went to a couple other places including the beautiful town of Rotorua and the Mclaren Falls, we were supposed to go see some other places but we got lost somehow so we got back to the hotel. This is a PART 1 of the trip, next video will be the last, PART 2 where I go to the most north accessible part of New Zealand called Cape Reinga. So stay tuned and SUBSCRIBE so you don't miss any video. Hit me up in the comments for any questions! --------------------------------------------------------------- My Camera Bag: http://amzn.to/2iJwyOt My MAIN camera: http://amzn.to/2iK9cZm My ALL AROUND Lens: http://amzn.to/2kMf6ND The Mic I use: http://amzn.to/2kLEYcA My Drone: http://amzn.to/2kKrJsI My Stabilizer: http://amzn.to/2AIOqkV My Gorillapod: http://amzn.to/2kLH6kA My GoPro Hero 4: http://amzn.to/2APLOnh --------------------------------------------------------------- Follow me at: YouTube ➞ http://www.youtube.com/PedroTravells WordPress ➞ http://www.citiesoftheworldblog.wordpress.com Facebook ➞ http://www.facebook.com/PedroTravells Twitter ➞ http://twitter.com/PedroTravells Instagram ➞ http://instagram.com/PedroTravells --------------------------------------------------------------- Music: Exiting by DJ Quads Discover by Ikson Me 2 by Lakey Inspired Thank you for watching!
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Recorded January 25, 2007. Wai-O-Tapu (Māori for Sacred Waters) is an active geothermal area just north of the Reporoa caldera in New Zealand's Taupo Volcanic Zone. The area has many hot springs noted for their colourful appearance, in addition to the Lady Knox Geyser. From: http://timvp.com
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Walking around Pohutu geyser, Te Puia, Rotorua, New Zealand
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In this video I visit Rotorua, a town set on its namesake lake on New Zealand's North Island, is renowned for its geothermal activity and Maori culture. In Te Puia’s Whakarewarewa Valley, there are bubbling mud pools and the 30m-tall Pohutu Geyser, which erupts many times daily. It’s also home to a living Maori village and the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute, with traditional wood carving and weaving schools.
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Pohutu geyser, Te Puia, Rotorua Rotorua is one of New Zealand's most exciting and accessible holiday destination, and just 2.5 hour drive from Auckland. Pohutu geyser is the largest geyser in the southern hemisphere. She erupts once or twice each hour and sometimes reaches heights of 30 meters. Pohutu means "constant splashing" in Maoti. If you like our videos, please feel free to like, comment, and in return we will visit your channel as soon as possible. For the new subscriber, please leave a comment or message. once we check out your channel, we will reply back to you as soon as possible. Your support would be much appreciated! Thank you very much! Peter & Phillip Auckland New Zealand Follow us by Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+TravelsWithPhillip/posts Facebook: www.facebook.com/phillipliu2016 Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/travelswithphillip/ Pinterest https://www.pinterest.com/kiwibird2009/ Instagram https://www.instagram.com/travelswithphillip/ 微信官方网站 TravelsWithPhillip
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Whakarewarewa (reduced version of Te Whakarewarewatanga O Te Ope Taua A Wahiao, meaning The gathering place for the war parties of Wahiao, often abbreviated to Whaka by locals) is a geothermal area within Rotorua city in the Taupo Volcanic Zone of New Zealand. This was the site of the Māori fortress of Te Puia, first occupied around 1325, and known as an impenetrable stronghold never taken in battle. Māori have lived here ever since, taking full advantage of the geothermal activity in the valley for heating and cooking. Whakarewarewa has some 500 pools, most of which are alkaline chloride hot springs, and at least 65 geyser vents, each with their own name. Seven geysers are currently active. Pohutu Geyser, meaning big splash or explosion, erupts approximately hourly to heights of up to 30 m.
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Filmed from behind the hotel, from outside the expensive-as Thermal Wonderland (tipp for you guys)
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I have come back here 4 years later with my sister to show her something that fascinated me back in 2012 when I visited the Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland in the Taupo region of New Zealand. This 9 minute video shows what happens when a chemically engineered environmentally friendly surfactant is put in to the top of the Geyser. We also learned about the history of the Taupo region, New Zealand’s first open prison and New Zealand’s 5th Governor and his daughter, Lady Constance Knox after whom this Geyser is now named.
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Te Puia is the place in Rotorua city in New Zealand. There's the geothermal activity all around and you can meet with the māori culture.
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Our Family visit to an amazing place to see the Geothermals but interesting to see the very strong Maori Culture in the area! GoPro Hero 5 Black
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Pohutu Geyser is the largest active geyser in the southern hemisphere. Walk with us through Te Puia geothermal valley and enjoy the view. As Alexis Carrel said "Life leaps like a geyser for those willing to drill through the rock of inertia".
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You can never get enough of Rotorua! We've been there three times already. This video demonstrates the beauty of the three geothermal valleys we have visited during those trips. Enjoy picturesque Waimangu Valley with its beautiful tranquil lake, diverse and informative Te Puia with its maori concerts, kiwi birds and amazing geyser, compact Wai-O-Tapu with its out if this world Champagne Lake. === MORE FROM THESTYLEJUNGLE: === https://thestylejungle.co.nz https://www.instagram.com/thestylejungle https://www.instagram.com/alexspodyneiko
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Rotorua offers stunning geothermal sites, Maori culture, and unique landscapes. The first thing you notice when visiting Rotorua is that the entire area smells of sulfur. Also, there is steam emanating from the ground in all directions. But that is only the beginning. The wonders of the geothermal sites will literally take your breath away, if the sulfur smell hadn't already. Rotorua geothermal area attractions are: Waiotapu Thermal Springs: This scenic geothermal area is about a half hour from Rotoua and contains a geyser, champagne pool, artist palate, and bubbling mud pools (all of which are featured in the video). The path around the area is about a two mile walk, with each of the sites clearly marked. You will see geothermal pools in wild colors, from neon green to neon yellow. The ground is also covered in colors that range from orange to bright green from the sulfur. If you time the trip right, you can see the geyser erupt. Te Puia: This is the Maori cultural center that features a recreated Maori village, complete with basket weaving activities, wood carving areas, musical performance, and of course- food. The guide takes you through the unique Maori traditions and explains how they adapted to their geothermal surroundings, utilizing the boiling pools for cooking. The site is also situated on a geothermal area where you can see the Pohutu Geyser, which erupts to 35 meters high! Rotorua Museum of Art: This museum is also worth seeing as it contains an interesting collection of Maori artifacts. Follow our updates on Twitter: https://twitter.com/runtheatlas Subscribe to our channel for more travel photography videos: https://www.youtube.com/RunTheAtlas Rotorua Blog: http://www.squiggl.es/blog/rotorua-new-zealand-a-photographic-journey
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Day 232 of 400...spinning around the world. Today we visited WAI-O-TAPU Thermal Wonderland in Rotorua, New Zealand.
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Rotorua's Te Puia Thermal Reserve - We like to think we're in control but a wander through this reserve will soon have you rethinking things. Mother nature has got us firmly by the reins here with an impressive array of mud pools, boiling hot springs and gushing geysers. You can walk through the reserve with a map in hand or take advantage of the Te Puia guided tours that run hourly. It's really good to go on one of these as I think you get to make more of a connection with the land and the people when you hear the stories and the history. It's highly likely that your guide is descended from the original guides in the valley. They have entertained royalty and other famous people over a lot of years. After that, wander around on your own for as long as you like because, as in the other geothermal areas in Rotorua, there is lots and lots to explore. It's fascinating to see the range of thermal activity going on in the valley and quite a sensory experience actually. Steam creeps out of fine cracks in the rocks everywhere, and it winds around stubby little manuka shrubs perched perilously on ledges (pictured above). I don't know how the plants survive (over 500 varieties although you wouldn't think so) but they do. Even in some of the boiling hot pools there appears to be some type of plants or algae growing. When near the famous Rotorua Pohutu or the Prince of Wales Four Feathers geysers, expect to feel heat… and fine, damp droplets of geothermal spray and steam. It can completely envelop a person as the breeze moves it around. Never to forget that with all this is the ever-present smell of sulphur wafting up the nostrils.With all the geysers, hot pools and mud pools to see you can spend quite a bit of time in this Rotorua valley. Little tracks go off in different directions so you are right in amongst it all. A couple of times it crossed my mind that I was walking on veeery thin ground... spooky.Te Puia is not just about the geothermal activity. It's also the home of what was once known as the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute, now our national schools for wood carving (Te Wānanga Whakairo Rākau), weaving (Te Rito) and stone carving. Would be students apply from different tribes around the country to attend the 3yr diploma courses taught by master craftsmen... and craftswomen (I just had to add that). This is how the knowledge of Māori arts & crafts is passed down through the generations, retaining precious links to the past all the while moving forward to greet the future. A lot of the graduates go on to make careers out of their chosen discipline with artworks commissioned from all around the world. Iwi Le Comte, one of the many carving school graduates is a great case in point. Visitors can go through the schools to watch and speak with both the students and tutors at work. James Rickard, one of the tohunga master carvers, has a wealth of knowledge about this art. I love listening to him speak about it because he brings the subject alive. He talks about carving being a language, just like hieroglyphics, and about how part of the art is listening to what the adze is doing - listening to the creation.
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Geyser at Whakarewarewa in Rotorua New Zealand Since the early 19th century, tourists have flocked to Rotorua's natural hot springs, bubbling mud pools, active geysers - spectacular thermal wonders on the 'Pacific rim of fire'. Māori culture and history infuses Rotorua life. The town of Rotorua, on the shores of Lake Rotorua, is home to the Te Arawa iwi - one of New Zealand's larger Māori tribes. Rotorua's other-world volcanic landscape also provides a dynamic backdrop to many adventure activities - mountain biking, trout fishing, bathing in natural hot pools, white water rafting, and air adventures. Māori Culture Rotorua offers a rich Māori experience based on many local legends and long cultural history. At Whakarewarewa, a living Māori village in an active geothermal setting, residents still use natural resources for cooking, washing and bathing. Guided tours include bubbling mud pools, mineral springs where families bathe, and local cuisine cooked in thermal waters and traditional hangi ovens. Te Puia, an important Māori culture centre, has visitor experiences covering traditional artforms, carving and weaving, Māori story-telling, and authentic cultural performances. Personalised tours with local Māori guides offer in-depth Māori culture experiences taking visitors off-the-beaten track into the region and the local culture. http://www.newzealand.com/travel/media/topic-index/nz-regions/rotorua.cfm
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Rotorua Geyser in New Zealand. This Geyser erupts 2-3 times an hour. The North Island of New Zealand is volcanic, the Earth's volcanic magma warms the underground spring boiling the water into this jet of steam & water spewing out. It might be pretty to see, but it stinks, so make sure you have a strong stomach when you visit. Great visit I had, thanks for a great memory New Zealand.
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A visit at Wai-O-Tapu, Geothermal Wonderland in Rotorua, New Zealand, showing various thermal attractions, craters, boiling mud and steaming water.
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Although the smell of solfa can be disconcerting, it's very Easley overridden by all the visual wonders the Wai-O-Tapu Geothermal Wonderland has to offer. Colours, like Yellows, Greens, oranges and a whole host of earthy colours keep your visual senses very busy. The way the sunlight comes through the steam from time to time is amazing. Although the solfa pools are well over 100 degrees centigrade and would probably eat you alive if you were to fall into them, you feel very safe if you stick to the walkways as advised by the park rangers back at The Lady Knox Geyser.
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