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Lake Rotoiti Evening Kayak Tour including Hot Springs, Glowworm Caves and BBQ Dinner provided by River Rats Raft & Kayak

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

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2 adults
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Departure Point
River Rats Raft & Kayak, 837 Te Ngae Road, Owhata, Rotorua 3074, New Zealand
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Kiwi BBQ dinner
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • All specialist equipment
  • Full training
  • Department of Conservation Fees
  • Hot Pools Entry
  • Gratuities
  • Towels can be hired for NZ$2.00 per person
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • 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
  • 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 16 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Lisa P wrote a review Apr 2019
5 contributions
We absolutely loved this tour, was the highlight of our week away in Rotorua. Rachel our guide was awesome friendly and knowledgeable. Your helper was great too and will be even better once she has more experience with interacting with people. Lake Rotoiti is truly an amazing
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Date of experience: April 2019
Emily G wrote a review Apr 2019
Northcote, Australia24 contributions5 helpful votes
This is a great thing to do in Rotorua. The lake is magical - mostly only accessible by boat. Rachel the guide was very friendly and knew a lot about the region. The trip includes a dip in the hot springs and a bbq dinner. Then a trip back via a glow worm cave and paddling in
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Carolyn W wrote a review Feb 2019
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain4 contributions4 helpful votes
We nearly pulled out of the trip as teenagers weren't keen when we heard the wind was getting up and it would be choppy and take longer to kayak. But thankfully we persevered as the equipment was excellent making the kayaking really enjoyable. The pools were fabulous with room
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Date of experience: February 2019
Jeff T wrote a review Feb 2019
San Carlos, California10 contributions
Personally I would give this 5 stars but we were with a large group, some of which had little kayak experience. For them it was a bit of a struggle making it across the lake with some wind across their bow. Really just needed to know how many 2 person kayaks were needed and that
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Date of experience: December 2018
Juliet L wrote a review Jan 2019
Adelaide, Australia3 contributions
This was one of our biggest highlights for our New Zealand trip, I highly recommend this tour for something different and definitely unforgettable. Our guide was lovely, funny and highly knowledgeable on New Zealand and our surrounds, the kayak over was so lovely and gave a
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Date of experience: January 2019
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By: River Rats Raft & Kayak
FUN FUN FUN!!! What a rush, such an awesome experience and the guides are AMAZING!! Very scenic and a beautiful riv
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Couldn't stop smiling from the moment we started. An adventure of a lifetime, filled with thrills and surprises. Th
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Such fantastic fun and what a great crew to enjoy this with
Justin, Neville, Matt & Dave were a fantastic team to take us on this adventure today - we had a ball! 4 teenagers
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Best Family Time!
We went with my twin girls 6 years old for their first rafting trip of their lives! And we had a blast with Anthony
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must do
falling from waterfall was a different experience. our guide NAV was nice. he added an extra fun activity in the en
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Yvette Kaleel
First time white water rafting ever and what a way to do it with the wonderful crew at River Rats! Even for first t
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Fantastic white water rafting experience!
This rafting experience was a delight. I and a friend went two days in a row because it was so fun. The river exper
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Amazing even if you've never done white water rafting
Such an incredible time. Was honestly terrified as I had never done white water rafting but it's so worth it and I
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How good!
What an experience! Super friendly staff with a great sense of humour. The scenery was beautiful and the 7 metre dr
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Erick A
10 out of 10
Me and my team had the best time in Rotorua. They are easy to contact and very friendly staff. The rafting was the
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Great! Loved it!
We had a great experience. Such friendly staff, great service and organized. The rafting was very good! Very exciti
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mark r
Smooth check in, briefing and kit selection process. Fun bus ride to river with further briefing. Practice new skil
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We had an amazing adventure with Rick and Dave! Both guides were super friendly and informative. Book with this com
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Amazing Experience
What a wonderful team. They cannot be faulted. An amazing experience that can be enjoyed by anyone, even seniors l
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Awesome experience and great team
Really fun time. The team looked after us so well and catered for all levs of experience. All the gear was nice, an
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Key Details
  • Lake Rotoiti, River Rats Raft & Kayak
  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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