Kerosene Creek, Rotorua
(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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  • It is realy beautifull place. We came at a rainy day. The water are hot , and you feel like a hot tub. Dont forget to bring tawel , because when you out of the water , is is fealy cold. 
  • We had an absolutely fabulous visit to this geological wonder! The water was hot tub temperature. At times we had to perch on a rock to cool down! Well worth the visit and the road was not as bad as I...  more »
  • The place was hard to reach and not marketed as it is free. To cut it short, it is a natural geo thermal spa with only nature for company. Just a short walk from the road, the experience was quite fab...  more »
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  • tranquil spot.. water temperature is moderate wouldnt say hot.. surrounded by native busy.. didnt see dumped trash which is gr8.. odd swimming clothes left behind though so keep it clean people and enjoy 😊
  • Amazing amazing amazing..... don't know what else to say.. 😊
  • Bit of a hidden treasure. Great place for a soak after a ride in the redwoods. Only draw back is a leaves you smelling like Rotorua.
  • Great cosy place suitable for loved up couple or groups - just find your spot
  • perfect place. just don't go on school hoilday. +Take beer!