Husband did reach his hand down to touch the water and it was hot. The sulfer smell is quite strong throughout town.
I am fascinated by the bubbling mud pools.
And finally, I insisted that we visit the larger of the two McDonald in town. There is a world famous carvers school in Rotorua, and at some point the students(?) carved some amazing panels for the restaurant. We went at a time when it wouldn't be too busy so I could take this short video.