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Rotorua Rafting - Kaituna River White Water Rafting

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Rotorua Rafting - Kaituna River White Water Rafting

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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$57.14
US$76.19
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US$57.14
US$76.19
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Go on an adrenaline-filled rafting excursion down the Kaituna River during this 3-hour adventure tour from Rotorua. Here, white-water rapids flow past a subtropical rainforest lining a deep canyon. See stunning waterfalls, including rafting over Tutea Falls, and jump at the opportunity for exhilarating cliff diving. Tour operates winter and summer. Wetsuit, booties and helmet are provided. No experience necessary!
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* A traveler said: "Great Fun Family Activity with awesome guides and knowledge of the river and area. A must do for the bucket list. Definitely recommend this trip!"


Kaituna River White Water Rafting from Rotorua

Kaituna River White Water Rafting from Rotorua

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270
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$93.60
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US$93.60
This Kaituna River rafting adventure in the Okere Falls Scenic Reserve promises plenty of thrills! With an expert guide at the helm, you’ll paddle through Class 5 white-water rapids of the Kaituna River, including an awesome 21-foot (7-meter) drop down Tutea Falls, the worlds highest commercially rafted waterfall. Accessible to adventurous beginners, this 3-hour tour includes a safety briefing with paddling instruction, all necessary equipment and round-trip hotel transport from Rotorua.
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* A traveler said: "Had such an amazing experience white water rafting with the guys from Kaituna! Was my first time doing it and Dave our instructor was a dream! Would definitely recommend to anyone in the area to do it!"


Mt Tarawera Helicopter Tour with Volcano Landing

Mt Tarawera Helicopter Tour with Volcano Landing

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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$359.89
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US$359.89
Hover above Mt Tarawera on a helicopter tour with a landing that includes a short, guided exploration of the volcanic terrain on foot. View the geothermal landscape of crater lakes and domes from the air, then get up close to the volcanic scenery as you learn about its geologic history from your guide. Soar above the Northern Lakes district as you take off from Rotorua.
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* A traveler said: "Incredible trip well looked after by pilot. Amazing place and the size of the rift is a must see. A lot of work done by local iwi to clean up noxious weeds etc. Mt. Tarawera looks great."


Volcanic Valley Self Guided Walking and Hiking at Waimangu

Volcanic Valley Self Guided Walking and Hiking at Waimangu

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  • 1 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$21.77
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US$21.77
Explore the geothermal landscape of Rotorua at your own pace on this self-guided Waimangu hiking tour. Follow winding hiking trails through Waimangu — the world’s youngest geothermal system — and marvel at the scenery you find. Admire unique geothermal features including Frying Pan Lake, Inferno Crater Lake and Lake Rotomahana, and enjoy breathtaking views over hot springs and steam vents throughout the forest and grasslands. Along the way, gain insight into the geothermal activity from your guide sheet and watch for the native plant and animal life for which Waimangu is famous. Enjoy a much needed rest and take advantage of the shuttle bus to return you to the start at the end of your hike.
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* A traveler said: "Definitely worth the visit Morning is best when the weather is cold A lot more visible steam rising Easy walk down and the benefit of getting the bus back up"


Nocturnal adventure Glow-worm tour

Nocturnal adventure Glow-worm tour

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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$50.31
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US$50.31
Even on the cloudiest night, the New Zealand glowworm lights up the darkness in a lucky few spots across the country. This short evening bush-walk departing from Rotorua involves a short drive, a walk through picturesque native bush and the chance to see these increasingly rare creatures. Tack this tour onto the end of a thrilling day in Rotorua instead of hiring a car for an almost two-hour drive west to visit the exceedingly popular Waitomo Caves. This is one of the easiest ways to experience Aotearoa’s unique glowworm habitats.
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* A traveler said: "A very fun, informative and different adventure. Went with kids ages 11 and 7. Face to face with glow worms and got to within meters of a wallaby and more. Stephen very personable and fun and loves what he does. Easy pick up from hotel. Great torch collection (!) and interesting how to get close to animals using them."


Mt. Tarawera Volcano Scenic Floatplane Tour from Rotorua

Mt. Tarawera Volcano Scenic Floatplane Tour from Rotorua

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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$205.10
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US$205.10
Soar above the otherworldly volcanic landscapes of Mt. Tarawera on seaplane flight from Rotorua. The expert pilot-guide navigates over the Steaming Cliffs and the Waimangu Volcanic Valley, then returns via the Blue and Green Lakes and the bubbling geysers of Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve. Experience the thrill of a water take-off and landing on Rotorua Lake, with a convenient hotel pickup and drop-off.
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* A traveler said: "Absolutely beautiful, what an experience we enjoy every minute of this wonderful flight...a really must do in a life time!!!!!"


Arrival Transfer: Rotorua Airport to Rotorua City Centre Hotels

Arrival Transfer: Rotorua Airport to Rotorua City Centre Hotels

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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$19.16
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US$19.16
Book a shared arrival transfer from Rotorua Airport to your hotel doorstep, and enjoy a stress-free start to your trip. It’s a simple, cost-effective option that takes all the hassle out of arranging transportation after you land. Transport is by spacious minivan.
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* A traveler said: "Vehicle waiting on landing. Home in good time. Car clean, driver friendly. Great not having to get someone to pick me up"


Departure Transfer: Rotorua City Centre Hotels to Rotorua Airport

Departure Transfer: Rotorua City Centre Hotels to Rotorua Airport

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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$19.16
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US$19.16
End your trip to Rotorua the easy way with this shared departure transfer to Rotorua Airport. You will be picked up from your accommodation doorstep and transferred by spacious minivan to the airport. It’s a budget-friendly alternative to the pricey private taxi rides.
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* A traveler said: "An excellent and efficient service. The driver was very pleasant, punctual and smartly dressed. The vehicle was clean and modern."


Kaituna White-Water Rafting Adventure

Kaituna White-Water Rafting Adventure

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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$86.35
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US$86.35
Challenge yourself against the world’s highest commercially rafted waterfall and enjoy outdoor adventure in New Zealand on this 3.5-hour Kaituna white-water rafting adventure from Rotorua. Hop into your raft in the Kahikitea Forest and take to the waves with a guide. During your tour, navigate steep canyons through native forest, and test your nerve over 14 challenging rapids. Splash, paddle and roll through New Zealand’s spectacular scenery and make the most of this North Island outdoor adventure. A full briefing and all safety equipment are included.
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* A traveler said: "The thrill of a lifetime. Have done many rafting trips but this was one of the best. Great guides that explain everything that is going to happen. Well organized. Would love to do this ride again."


Kayak Glowworm Tour

Kayak Glowworm Tour

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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$90.70
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US$90.70
Adventurous travelers will love this glowworm-spotting tour with a difference. As the sun gets lower in the sky, paddle in a kayak on Lake Karapiro and along the Pokaiwhenua Stream. You’ll see beautiful native plants and bird life, and rock formations that have been naturally carved over centuries. Once the light disappears, you’ll see thousands of glowworms lighting your way. This tour is a fun way to experience some of New Zealand’s best natural attractions.
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Rotorua Duck Boat Guided City and Lakes Tour

Rotorua Duck Boat Guided City and Lakes Tour

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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$54.42
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US$54.42
Discover Rotorua on a 1.5-hour duck tour. This sightseeing adventure takes you aboard a World War II amphibious vehicle — able to travel on land and water. Start with a city tour past Government Gardens, the Blue Baths and more before splashing down into Lake Tikitapu (Blue Lake) and Lake Okareka. Enjoy family fun along the way with a provided duck caller, and listen to live commentary about Rotorua’s history and local landmarks.
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* A traveler said: "All of it was great Good humorous commitary and very informative of the history around Rotorua and surrounding areas Also the info on the bird life in the lakes exelent"


Tarawera and Rotorua Lakes Eco Tour by Boat with Guide

Tarawera and Rotorua Lakes Eco Tour by Boat with Guide

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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$68.93
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Explore the Rotorua lakes district and learn about its history on a 2-hour tour duck boat cruise from Rotorua. Travel on land and by water in the amphibious World War II vehicle, visiting four lakes including Lake Tarawera, located at the foot of Mt Tarawera. Hear about the devastating 1886 eruption of Mt Tarawera and other aspects of local history on this family-friendly tour.
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Rotorua Stand-Up Paddle Board Glow Worm Tour

Rotorua Stand-Up Paddle Board Glow Worm Tour

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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$94.33
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Steer a stand-up paddleboard through a spectacular display of glow worms on a twilight tour of Lake Rotorua glow worm caves and rock formations. Paddling Lake Rotorua at dusk means the perfect light to see the glow worms at their sparkling, shining best, and you’ll watch the first stars appear over the lake as you return to shore.
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* A traveler said: "Lovely experience, Nev was very patient, helpful and explained everything in a clear manner. All equipment was provided for the experience. An experience of a lifetime. Thank u Neville"


Lake Rotorua Paddle Boat Cruise

Lake Rotorua Paddle Boat Cruise

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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$14.15
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US$14.15
Harken back to the bygone era of steamboats and luxury travel with a 1-hour breakfast or lunch cruise aboard the only paddlewheel boat on Lake Rotorua. This authentic replica of a Mississippi River paddle boat takes you to notable sights such as Sulfur Bay, Kawaha Point and Mokoia Island while you enjoy a buffet meal. A glass of wine, beer or juice is included with lunch. 
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* A traveler said: "Our host and captain was super nice! Only two families aboard on that November morning so we received extra attention. Great food. Definitely worth the cost! Cloudy and overcast but then the sun popped out. Some of our best pictures were from this morning on the boat!"


White-Water Sledging Adventure

White-Water Sledging Adventure

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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$93.60
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US$93.60
Take a scenic excursion through the New Zealand wilderness on this 3-hour white-water sledging adventure from Rotorua. Listen as a guide explains the challenges ahead, then — with your helmet and life vest clipped on — take to the Okere River on your floating sledge. Twist and turn through swirling river rapids, float gracefully along relaxing flats, and admire views over the mighty Kahikatea Forest. This family-friendly tour is suitable for thrill-seekers of all ages and skill levels.
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Rotorua Glow Worm Kayaking Tour

Rotorua Glow Worm Kayaking Tour

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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$94.33
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US$94.33
As the sun sets over the Bay of Plenty, take a kayak into the hidden glow worm caves around the Rotorua Caves on this remarkable after-dark tour. Instead of trying to find your own way out to the caves, take a kayak across the lakes with a guide by your side who can help you navigate the tunnels and keep you on course. Marvel at the clusters of glowing bugs and the way they light up these underground rock formations.
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* A traveler said: "We had a wonderful amazing night on this tour. Jesse was our guide. She guided us to 5 caves to see glowworm. Paddling under the stars filled sky on the dark calmed lake was so peaceful and beautiful. The luckiest thing was watching the stars train- SpaceX starlink satellite train! That was a rare sighting! The whole tour was magical. Thanks Jesse!"


Katoa Jet Boat tour on Lake Rotorua

Katoa Jet Boat tour on Lake Rotorua

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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$61.68
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US$61.68
Blast around Lake Rotorua on a jet boat tour! An expert driver spins you around on an adrenaline-infused adventure and delivers you at top-speed to all of the iconic landmarks. Experience 30 action-packed minutes of family-friendly fun as you hear live narration on the history of the area. Select from multiple departure times; spray jackets included.
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Lake Rotoiti Evening Kayak Tour including Hot Springs, Glowworm Caves and BBQ Dinner

Lake Rotoiti Evening Kayak Tour including Hot Springs, Glowworm Caves and BBQ Dinner

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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$137.14
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US$137.14
Spend a magical evening kayaking on Lake Rotoiti, where you visit glowworm caves and have plenty of time to soak in natural hot springs before a barbecue picnic dinner. Paddle with an expert guide into lakeside caves only accessed by boat to see glowworms and crayfish, then revel in the sunset reflected on the tranquil waters. Instruction, equipment and round-trip hotel transport from Rotorua are all included.
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* A traveler said: "We had an amazing day kayaking to the hot pools, delicious dinner, glow worm caves, and night kayaking under the stars. Highly recommend!"


Steaming Cliffs Kayak

Steaming Cliffs Kayak

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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$94.33
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US$94.33
Active travelers who want to experience a combination of Rotorua’s best attractions will love this kayaking tour. While paddling a kayak around the beautiful shores of Lake Rotoiti, you’ll also get the chance to stop and bathe in natural outdoor hot springs. These are not a commonly known tourist attraction, and don’t get the same crowds as hot springs in central Rotorua. As numbers are limited to six on this tour, you can enjoy a peaceful wilderness-like experience.
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Velocity Valley Rotorua 4 Ride Adrenaline Overload Package

Velocity Valley Rotorua 4 Ride Adrenaline Overload Package

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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$108.11
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US$108.11
Velocity Valley has unique New Zealand adventures located within one defined area. There is no need to travel from one location to another as we have all the adrenaline right here. This 4 Ride Combo allows you to experience all of our unique activities... Share the fear with friends and dive head first through the air on the Swoop at 130km/h. Experience our furiously fast Agrojet, New Zealand’s fastest jet sprint boat on a purpose-built water course at 100km/h. Defy Gravity and live out your dream of flying on New Zealand’s only outdoor flying wind tunnel – Freefall Xtreme. Lastly and most famously the world’s only human powered monorail racetrack, embrace the race with Shweeb Racer. Our adrenaline park is affordable and not to be missed. We cater for all ages, weights, heights and adventure abilities. Let us add to your worldly adventure travels, experience unique New Zealand activities with Velocity Valley.
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* A traveler said: "Absolutely brilliant. My 3 grandchildren had the best time. Staff were fantastic. We will definitely be going back when we visit NZ again😍😍"


Velocity Valley Rotorua 2 Ride Adrenaline Package

Velocity Valley Rotorua 2 Ride Adrenaline Package

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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$65.30
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US$65.30
Check out this truly unique experience by combining two epic adventures in one package.Choose any TWO adventures from Agrojet,Swoop,Freefall Xtreme and Shweeb Racer. Our two ride package is the perfect taste tester with the ability to upgrade your package on site to double the fun. Choose from the following adventure rides; Share the fear with friends and dive head first through the air on the Swoop at 130km/h. Experience our furiously fast Agrojet, New Zealand’s fastest jet sprint boat on a purpose-built water course at 100km/h. Defy Gravity and live out your dream of flying on New Zealand’s only outdoor flying wind tunnel – Freefall Xtreme. Lastly and most famously the world’s only human powered monorail racetrack – Shweeb Racer. We cater for all ages, weights, heights and adventure abilities. Our adrenaline park is affordable and not to be missed. Let us add to your worldly adventure travels, experience unique New Zealand activities with Velocity Valley.
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Lake Rotoiti Guided Hot Pools Kayak Trip

Lake Rotoiti Guided Hot Pools Kayak Trip

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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$115.37
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US$115.37
A fascinating landscape of geothermal mud pools, hot springs, and serene lakes, Rotorua ranks among New Zealand’s must-see sites of interest. On this tour, paddle across magnificent Lake Rotoiti by kayak with your guide and soak up the mineral-rich waters in the Manupirua Springs hot pools. With entry fees plus round-trip travel from your Rotorua hotel included, enjoy a special experience in the heart of the Rotorua countryside.
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Katoa Jet Boat & Lake Rotoiti Hot Pools

Katoa Jet Boat & Lake Rotoiti Hot Pools

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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$119.72
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US$119.72
Experience the adrenaline-pumping excitement of high-speed turns and spins during a 45-minute jet boat ride across Lake Rotorua. Then, to help you recover from the exhilaration of jet boating, follow up with a relaxing soak at Manupirua Thermal Springs, a stunning boat-accessible location at the edge of Lake Rotoiti. Soothe your nerves with a soak in six mineral hot pools then cool off in the lake.
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