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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TripAdvisor
  • This creek is hidden in what seems like the middle of nowhere but isn't too far off the main road. The creek is not just warm, it's hot! There was steam coming out of the water. It felt like a spa. Ab...  more »
  • Awesomeness!had a great experience...we will visit again. Another jewel in rotorua area for friends and family at no cost! 
  • A less than 5 mins walk to the main waterfall this Creek is a great way to unwind. It was hot at the start but once you got used to it, very relaxing and an enjoyable way to spend an hour or two with ...  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!