Craters of the Moon

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Craters of the Moon is a unique lunar landscape that is the result of the 1954 explosion during construction of the Wairakei geothermal power station.

There are a several walking tracks that let you see the geothermal activity including the main loop track (45 minutes) that takes you through this active thermal area that features craters, mud pools and steam vents plus the Top Track (an additional 20 minutes) that takes you to the upper lookout.

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Craters of the Moon, State Highway 1, Taupo