Huka Falls: 220,000 liters per second cascade over this scenic 11 meter waterfall
Aratiatia Rapids: Normally harnessed for hydroelectric power, the spill gates are opened several times a day so that tourists can appreciate their power.
Wairakei Power Station: Geothermal power is used to extract steam and generate electricity
Orakei Korako: We took a boat to visit this geothermal area which reminded us all of Yellowstone
View from our Lake Taupo home including geothermal steam rising in the distance