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Pure Cruise - Day Cruises

Rotorua, New Zealand
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About Pure Cruise - Day Cruises
Experience the best of the Rotorua Lakes aboard the luxury sailing catamaran Tiua on the fresh waters of Lake Rotoiti. Pure Cruise offers a genuine, personal sailing experience exploring the native bays and coves of this beautiful lake under sail. Fish for Rainbow Trout, soak in the lake edge thermal pools and hear stories & legends of the local Maori, all accompanied by fine wine and great food. Pure Cruise is an off the beaten track indulgence that is unmistakably New Zealand.
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JohnJNorris wrote a review Feb 2020
Avon Lake, Ohio86 contributions55 helpful votes
Matt and Antonia were marvelous hosts! We had a fantastic day cruise on the Tiua cruising and sailing Lake Rotoiti. Swimming, Hot Springs, a fantastic lunch. Highly recommended!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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cnorr wrote a review Feb 2020
Cleveland, Ohio125 contributions25 helpful votes
Wow! What an amazing day with Matt & Antonia. The Tiua was a beautiful boat with such special history. We enjoyed every second spent on this luxurious boat and absolutely loved the delicious lunch. Don’t hesitate to book this cruise. Thank you for a wonderful cruise.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Christie G wrote a review Feb 2020
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A group of 20 - all locals excited to experience something so different on our doorstep! We celebrated our Company's 25th anniversary with the Pure Cruise Team and it was truly a day to remember. The team were wonderful and professional, sailing their well kept catamaran, Tiua, on Lake Rotoiti to parts unknown. From being welcomed on board with cheese platters/fruit and refreshments to the fabulous gourmet BBQ lunch the staff were marvellous making sure we enjoyed the day. It was a perfect day for smooth sailing interspersed with lakeside stops showing historical sites of the rich local Maori culture. We had masses of room to move about or sit - with bean bags on the bow, comfy chairs & spotless marine furnishings in the saloon and bar we were able to watch the sails tack and stop off for a dip in the hot pools and jump into the lake. A person from our party was so impressed they immediately made a future booking! Certainly, Pure Cruise will be top of our list for any future special celebrations!
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Little Bird Travel wrote a review Nov 2019
Adelaide, Australia923 contributions62 helpful votes
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I loved this private cruise even though it was on a rainy day. We were welcomed on board with hot tea/coffee & biscuits as well as blankets to warm us up. We sailed around the lake to the thermal pools where some of dared the weather to put our bathers on & enjoy the heat. Some of us also took to sliding off the jetty into the very cold lake just for some extra fun!! Once we had finished we set out again, this time with clear skies, & with champagne in hand we cruised the coves of this beautiful lake & heard Maori stories from the region. This is a stunning afternoon activity & I highly recommend it to all.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Yangmingshan wrote a review Mar 2019
Darwin, Australia3 contributions1 helpful vote
Fantastic afternoon cruising and swimming whilst on a family reunion. Everyone had a great time with wonderful crew and
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Date of experience: February 2019
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