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Touring New Zealand's North Island by Campervan

Our first stop today was the famous Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland ($27.50 pp admission), and our arrival was timed to get a good seat for the assisted eruption of the Lady Knox Geyser at 10:15. Here the ranger is about to get out of the way after pouring soap into the geyser's mouth.

There is a wide variety of geothermal features at Wai-O-Tapu - we hiked all of the trails, and spent just over 3 hours total there.

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Lady Knox Geyser