Kerosene Creek, Rotorua

(4.6/5 based on 260+ 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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  • Just 2 km of gravel road and you're next to small creek with several spots where you can enjoy a steaming hot bath right within a forest. Water temp is just right, dig your hands or feet in the sand a...  more »
  • so worth the effort to drive 2 kms down dirt track, on highway fr Rotorua to Taupo near Sugarloaf mountain, if u want to trek first there is a carpark at mountain, but go further on highway to see a d...  more »
  • Kerosene Creek is a Natural Hot Springs in the middle of no where and is amazing and free as well! Well marked sign on highway.  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!