Have you ever seen boiling mud? The nature’s high profile thermal drama can be seen at the Rotorua city of New Zealand. The city is well know for the geothermal activity and natural geysers including thermal springs around the region. The most noticable natural geyser of the region is the Pohutu Geyser at Whakarewarewa. There are several hot mud pools as well.

Hot Mud Pool at Rotorua, New Zealand

Hot Mud Pool at Rotorua, New Zealand

The city has a permanent population of a little over 50 thousands. It is a popular visiting destination for domestic and international tourists.

The Prince of Wales Feathers Thermal Spring Erupting (Rotorua)

The Prince of Wales Feathers Thermal Spring Erupting (Rotorua)


It is very common to find dense hot vapor emerging out through cracks on the ground at several places all around the city. Here is a video of the region that will raise your eyebrows and will surely keep you engaged for a couple of minutes.