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

Spend a memorable evening on a kayak tour of Lake Rotoiti with an expert guide. Visit natural hot springs and glowworm caves, and enjoy plenty of time for a relaxing soak, swim, and barbecue dinner. After your meal, paddle into lakeside caves to see glowworms and sometimes Koura - (freshwater crayfish), and take in the sunset as you wrap up your kayak tour.

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Duration 7 hours
Pickup Hotel pickup available
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  • What's included :
    • Kiwi BBQ dinner
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • All specialist equipment
    • Full training
    • Department of Conservation Fees
    • Hot Pools Entry
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Towels can be hired for NZ$2.00 per person

  • Transfers are available from central Rotorua commercial accommodation.

    On arrival at our base you will need to sign in and then we will go through an initial briefing about gear etc. and get geared up, then we will transfer you 10 minutes to the lake.

    At the lake we will go through a safety briefing before paddling for around 1 hour to the hot pools.

    You will have time to relax in Hot Pools all fed from a natural spring.

    Then we will paddle around 1 hour back to the start point and transfer you back to the base to change and return you to where we picked you up from if required.

    Stop At:

    • Lake Rotoiti, Rotorua New Zealand
    • River Rats Raft & Kayak, 837 Te Ngae Rd, Rotorua 3074 New Zealand
  • Departure Point :
    River Rats Raft & Kayak, 837 Te Ngae Road, Ōwhata, Rotorua 3074, New Zealand
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Complimentary transfers from central Rotorua accommodation.We do not pick up from private addresses such as Air BnBAirports
    • Rotorua Airport, Rotorua New Zealand
    Departure Time :
    3:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Please bring swimwear, shorts and a towel
    • Maximum of 20 people
    • Minimum age is 5 years
    • Near public transportation
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • We can operate at Covid Alert Level 1 & 2. At alert level 2 guides will wear masks and masks are available for customers if they do not have their own.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by River Rats Raft Kayak

Activity ID: V-3772KAYAKING

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