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Rotorua: Lake Rotoiti Starlight Kayaking Tour provided by Waimarino Adventure Park

Rotorua: Lake Rotoiti Starlight Kayaking Tour

Rotorua: Lake Rotoiti Starlight Kayaking Tour
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About
Off-beaten tracks Friendly professional and knowledgable guide Safety first mentality with certification by Outdoors Mark. Small tour groups for an intimate experience Explore the beauty of Lake Rotoiti and the magical secret glowworm cave! Free photos
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
What to expect
  • Neighbouring the famous Lake Rotorua, our Scenic Lake Rotoiti Day tour offers both an experience in two of New Zealand’s best kept secrets. Paddle past the cascading native bush admiring the classic kiwi baches dotted along the cliffs and coves. Learn the myths and legends of the Maori people linked to the area while exploring the quiet lake and it’s abundance of birdlife, before entering the glow worm cave. Glide further across the lake before you arrive at the Manupirua Hot Pools which are only accessible by water. This gives you a chance to relax with the locals in the natural geo-thermal pools while you admire the beauty of your surroundings.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
  • Neighbouring the famous Lake Rotorua, our Scenic Lake Rotoiti Day tour offers both an experience in two of New Zealand’s best kept secrets. Paddle past the cascading native bush admiring the classic kiwi baches dotted along the cliffs and coves. Learn the myths and legends of the Maori people linked to the area while exploring the quiet lake and it’s abundance of birdlife, before entering the glow worm cave. Glide further across the lake before you arrive at the Manupirua Hot Pools which are only accessible by water. This gives you a chance to relax with the locals in the natural geo-thermal pools while you admire the beauty of your surroundings.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 5997P10
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
  • Kayak and equipment
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Bottled Water and Chocolate
  • Professional guides
Exclusions
  • Swimwear and Towel
  • If Hotel Pickup is required please select the Hotel pick up option.
  • An additional cost per person does apply to Hotel pickup/drop off.
Duration
3h 30m
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Please get in touch directly to arrange transport. We will message you with the collection time please note this will be at least 30-45minutes before tour departure. We pick up from any accommodation provider in the Rotorua Central and at Rotorua Airport for an additional $30.00 per person. (Minimum 2 people required)
  • 41C Otaramarae Road, Okere Falls 3074, New Zealand Please meet our guide at 41C Otaramarae Road, Okere Falls 15 minutes prior to your departure time.
  • Airports:
  • Rotorua Airport, Rotorua New Zealand
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled 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 20 travellers
Inclusions
  • Kayak and equipment
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Bottled Water and Chocolate
  • Professional guides
Exclusions
  • Swimwear and Towel
  • If Hotel Pickup is required please select the Hotel pick up option.
  • An additional cost per person does apply to Hotel pickup/drop off.
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Please get in touch directly to arrange transport. We will message you with the collection time please note this will be at least 30-45minutes before tour departure. We pick up from any accommodation provider in the Rotorua Central and at Rotorua Airport for an additional $30.00 per person. (Minimum 2 people required)
  • 41C Otaramarae Road, Okere Falls 3074, New Zealand Please meet our guide at 41C Otaramarae Road, Okere Falls 15 minutes prior to your departure time.
  • Airports:
  • Rotorua Airport, Rotorua New Zealand
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
3h 30m
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled 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 20 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 30 Jun 2020
A note from Rotorua: Lake Rotoiti Starlight Kayaking Tour
Safety is our priorty. We have limited our tours to smaller numbers and are ensuring that the highest possible sanitation levels are maintined. We want both our guests and our staff to feel safe at all times. We welcome any feedback on this.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
What you can expect during your visit
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons

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Kimberley C
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Fantastic day out and a must-do!
May 2020 • Solo
Had the best time, got to get out and see the spectacular sights from Lake Rotoiti on our way to see the magic of the glow worms, before heading for a very relaxing, hot mineral springs spa. A fantastic day out and a must-do!
Written 19 April 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Waimarino
Hi there, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a 5-star review! We are stoked to hear you enjoyed your experience with us!
Written 26 April 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Bubblewubble
15 contributions
Awesome adventure
We did the tour last night, the guides were brilliant they made the tour so much fun. Beautiful scenery, knowledgeable guides pretty glow worm caves
Really enjoyable adventure
Written 1 April 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Waimarino
Hi there, Thank you for your lovely review! We're stoked that you had such a good time on our glow worm tour.
Written 18 April 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
About the operator

This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

By: Waimarino Adventure Park
AshishB1237
AshishB1237
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Josh is simply The best
Hi we had a voucher with us for a year. Finally had time yesterday to actually go for it. Our tour and josh was an
Fearless42607628582
Fearless42607628582
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Relaxing river tour
Really nice guide (Jono T). Tranquil, interesting, safe, and fun. We are NZers and this is a nice way to see some o
SafetyStacey
SafetyStacey
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Magic
A magical evening, a must for anyone who enjoys the magnificence of glow worms and the peacefulness of the current.
RebeccaF2927
RebeccaF2927
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Don't miss this experience
Had a great time with Josh, its selfish but I loved the small group that we had due to covid. Tour guide was very f
JoshuaN1184
JoshuaN1184
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A glowing experience
This was an awesome experience, so relaxing to be on the river. Takes your mind off everything. Great Tour guide, J
MrsMcbrydie2021
MrsMcbrydie2021
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Majestical experience
My husband and I had an amazing time seeing the glow worms and finding out all about them. Our guide Royce took eve
CarinaWaines
CarinaWaines
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Loved the Big Kanu Glow Worm tour!!!!
We loved going on the Big Kanu glow worm tour. Beautiful scenery and amazing glow worms! The guides were easy going
C5098DNfionam
C5098DNfionam
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Wonderful Big Kanu Glow-worm tour
We thoroughly enjoyed our Big Kanu Glow-worm tour in the July school holidays! We felt really safe and in good han
therealjade
therealjade
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Glow worms galore
A fantastic adventure with friendly, knowledgeable guides. All gear provided and the paddling is not difficult and
MACfromOz
MACfromOz
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Peaceful and stunning
Lake Rotoiti is such a beauty. Even though we started the tour with a heavy rain it was so worth it. Due to the wea
SusanT3120
SusanT3120
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Water sports for all ages.
We took a large family group of various ages and what a day! No one wanted to leave. There was plenty of shade fo
beverlyxx19
beverlyxx19
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Great experience, will come back again!
This is one of the most memorable tours I’ve ever had in NZ. Ollie our tour guide was fantastic! He’s so knowledgea
Mrsnicj
Mrsnicj
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A fun activity that suits people of all ages and experience
We had a fun time on this tour, a small group with a good sense of humour! The guides were informative but also ve
SusanH214
SusanH214
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Positively glowing review
Great tour, exceeded expectations. Friendly, knowledgeable guides. Beautiful setting. My husband’s an experienced k
TogetherForever1
TogetherForever1
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Terrible!
This park is terrible! It’s so tired and needs some money spent on it to bring it up to scratch. The “hot pool” is