Kerosene Creek, Rotorua

Categories: Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
4.6/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web
Take a relaxing dip in the spa-like waters of Kerosene Creek, one of Rotorua's best-kept secrets. The name might be a little off-putting, but the water is warm and inviting all year round. Stand beneath the waterfall for a free power massage, or head a little downstream to the smaller pools for some bathing privacy. Keep an eye on your belongings, as visitors occassinally report petty thefts in the area. See Kerosene Creek and all Rotorua has to offer by arranging your trip with our Rotorua travel itinerary maker.
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  • Definitely a Must Do, especially when showing foreign visitors our country --- would totally recommend this to friends and families. 
  • Dig ya feet in to the hot sand! Watch out for the huge sized gravel-grader was there today - luckily we have chunky tyres and not in the Honda Fit .... 
  • You definitely shouldn't miss it. The creek is long enough to provide ample choice of private spots for your own group. I especially enjoyed the supercharged jacuzzi-like spot, didn't want to get out ...  read more »
  • Great cosy place suitable for loved up couple or groups - just find your spot
  • Perfect embodiment of NZ - natural beauty, free, and an underlying sense of danger and wonder. Take your swimmers and a packed lunch. This place is worth the trip!
  • Rustic, non commercial, free hot water experience, down a real gravel pot hooled genuine Kiwi road.
  • The water has a perfect temperature and apart from that its nicely located. We have met there some nice people. You will stink quite badly after your bath so will your cloth and towel. Nevertheless it's definitely worth it on every weather.
  • Best hot pools so far, with a nice waterfall and very hot sand beneath the water. Quite hidden and not officially to find, but very special!
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