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Welcome to Turangi’s Volcanic Activity Centre Located at the gateway to the Taupo Volcanic Zone one of the worlds’s most active volcanic and geothermal landscapes, the Volcanic Activity Centre is a hands-on interactive educational centre that aims to bring the explosive past and present volcanic and geothermal features of this area to life and explain its many spectacular and unique natural features. Discover about the fascinating world of volcanoes, earthquakes and geothermal activity through the wide range of exhibits which include visual, electronic media and interactive displays that makes learning about all matters volcanic and geothermal easy, interesting and fun for all ages. Explore how the forces within the earth shape our world.