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Kerosene Creek

35km south of Rotorua | (on the way to Taupo), Rotorua, New Zealand
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Unforgettable!

This is truly an experience we will not forget, from the adventure of walking through the woods to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RS108
,
Perth, Australia
Family of 5 visit - we loved it!

This is a really unique experience and in my opinion, a must do while in Rotorua! My husband and I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ilovefrance12
,
Whangarei, New Zealand
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gravel road” (26 reviews)
“hot water” (38 reviews)
“small waterfall” (16 reviews)
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35km south of Rotorua | (on the way to Taupo), Rotorua, New Zealand
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"small waterfall"
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"hot creek"
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"free spa"
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"natural pool"
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"short drive"
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"free attraction"
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"well worth the trip"
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"wai o tapu"
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"unique experience"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is truly an experience we will not forget, from the adventure of walking through the woods to the creek, to having to figure out how to change without change rooms, to the amazing surroundings of ancient forest, and what to speak of the warm,...More

Thank RS108
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really unique experience and in my opinion, a must do while in Rotorua! My husband and I and our three kids, age 8, 6 and 1, visited during the recent school holidays. After reading advice on here, we got into our swim...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Very popular with the locals but an amazing little place. Take your swimsuit and soak in the hotwater.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

If you're heading to Taupo via Rotorua this is a must. We got there at sunrise and enjoyed the experience to ourselves. Magical!

Thank Swan M
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I took my daughter, nephew, grandson and granddaughter to Kerosene Creek before Easter for a holiday day trip. The water was just right for a soak in the running water, in places it was like being in a spa pool. Easy access to the river...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

A friend and I visited and spent a great couple of hours in the warm waters of Kerosene Creek. There are toilets/changerooms at the car park. Our visit was marred somewhat by a group of young men who came with chilli bins filled to capacity...More

Thank Daphne W
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Kerosene Creek is a free to enter hot water creek with a beautiful waterfall. This place is so mesmerizing, my husband and I couldn’t wait to change into our swimming gear and jump into this really hot natural pool. By the time we got out,...More

Thank divyashreem2018
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Place is really amazing of North Island, we were here in Dec 2017 and yes water is naturally hot flowing through the creek, the excursion is free of cost compared to Polynesia Spa and other thermal Spa of Rotorua however there is very little space...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

We were hesitant to visit here, due to the stories of theft. We did go and enjoyed the lovely natural setting. There were plenty of people coming and going during our visit, so car break-ins were probably not possible. We visited during the week. Plenty...More

Thank Deb G
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

the creek is absolutly fantastic. super warm water. I would say 37 degrees. on a rainy day it is great to warm up in the creek. maybe take a beer with you and enjoy this in the river. my highlight in Rotorua! Try it!

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Gcats222
17 February 2018|
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Response from mbaumgartl | Reviewed this property |
I would say the temperature was equivalent to the average hot tub/spa, so around 30-32*C.
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sharonbennett2016
21 August 2016|
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Response from Tam L | Reviewed this property |
You better drive and follow your google map or rental GPS will do.
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