Lake Rotoiti Guided Hot Pools Kayak Trip

Join us for a guided Kayak trip to the spectacular Manupirua Springs Hot Pools on Lake Rotoiti.
This amazing spot is situated right on the lake edge and only accessible by boat.

per adult from




5 hours


Hotel pickup available


Mobile ticket

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No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • All specialist equipment
    • Full training
    • Use of Kayak rental
    • Department of Conservation concession fees
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
    • Towels can be hired for NZ$2.00 per person
  • After pickup at your hotel in Rotorua, travel about 20 minutes to the kayaking headquarters where your expert guide provides a safety talk and paddle instructions. Once you’re ready, grab your gear and head to the launch site at nearby Lake Rotoiti.
    Join us for a guided Kayak trip to the spectacular Manupirua Springs Hot Pools on Lake Rotoiti.
    After a safety briefing we paddle across scenic Lake Rotoiti to this amazing spot only accessible by boat.
    Situated right on the lake edge there are a range of hot pools of varying temperatures all fed from a natural hot spring.
    Paddling time is usually around 1 hour each way. There is plenty of time to relax and enjoy the hot pools or swim in the lake before enjoying a leisurely return paddle.
    During the paddle your guide will tell you some of the history of the area and some local Maori legend’s, we also have the option of visiting a cave where you may be able to glimpse a couple of glow worms.
  • Departure Point :
    River Rats Raft & Kayak, 837 Te Ngae Rd, Owhata, Rotorua 3074, New Zealand
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up from central Rotorua commercial accomodation or the I-Site information approximately half an hour before the trip if required
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :

    Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • 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
    • 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
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.



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Organised by River Rats Raft Kayak

Activity ID: V-3772P5

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