Waiotapu (F20)

Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland, home to both Lady Know Geyser (set off by a block of soap at 10:15 daily), and the outrageously colored Champagne Pool.

GPS: -38.355752 176.367465

Waiotapu Area overview

Waiotapu Area overview

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Unbelievable Champagne Pool at Waiotapu

Unbelievable Champagne Pool at Waiotapu

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Steaming Champagne Pool

Steaming Champagne Pool

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Dirty blonde at Waiotapu's Devil's Bath

Dirty blonde at Waiotapu’s Devil’s Bath

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The Waiotapu guide explains how the Lady Knox Geyser formed with the help of convicts building-up bricks around a vent pipe.

The Waiotapu guide explains how the Lady Knox Geyser formed with the help of convicts building-up bricks around a vent pipe.

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The Waiotapu guide readies to pour a bag of soap flakes into the geyser, just as the convicts did 100 years ago to set it off.

The Waiotapu guide readies to pour a bag of soap flakes into the geyser, just as the convicts did 100 years ago to set it off.

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The stadium crowd fills the seats at Waiotapu EVERY day.

The stadium crowd fills the seats at Waiotapu EVERY day.

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The crowd readies their cameras for Lady Knox's imminent blow.

The crowd readies their cameras for Lady Knox’s imminent blow.

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Geyser!! Success at 10:16 like every other day of the year.  Wow, a geyser akin to a trained dolphin.  Good but not great.

Geyser!! Success at 10:16 like every other day of the year. Wow, a geyser akin to a trained dolphin. Good but not great.

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his is my Lady Knox Geyser. Are you just gonna sit there and take the same exact pix that millions have already taken...or r u gonna Frenzy in NZ

This is my Lady Knox Geyser. Are you just gonna sit there and take the same exact pix that millions have already taken…or r u gonna Frenzy in NZ

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