Map showing Craters of the Moon

Hours Open:

  • Weekdays: 8:30am–5:30pm
  • Weekends: 8:30am–5:30pm
  • Closed on Public Holidays

Amenities: Carpark

Suitable for Ages: Families

Ticket Information:

  • Family (2 Adults and maximum of 4 children 12 years and under) : $14.50
  • Adult: $6.00
  • Child (5-12 years old): $2.50
  • Under 5: $0.00
  • Additional fees may apply

A walk with a difference, and as it’s name implies Craters of the Moon is a unique and memorable experience for young and old.

Open 364 days a year the walk is suited to people of all ages and fitness levels and is wheelchair accessible.

Allow approximately 45 minutes to complete the loop and an additional 20 minutes for the upper lookout (this section is steep and stepped in places but the view is well worth the effort and highly recommended)

Craters of the Moon is situated just north of Taupo and is 2km from State Highway 1.

During summer Craters of the Moon is open 8.30-6, whereas in winter it closes at approximately 5.30pm.

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