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Mokoia Island, the heart of Lake Rotorua

Where local Māori history meets untouched beauty

Escape to Mokoia Island and enter a magical realm, steeped in history and local culture, where natural beauty and geothermal wonders await.

Feel the anticipation rise as Mokoia Island looms ever closer, rising majestically from the depths of Lake Rotorua's crater lake. Journey with us, step onto the island’s green shores and embark on an exclusive foray into a world where tradition and mystery await. Follow in the footsteps of some of the region’s most enduring legends, the Maori lovers Hinemoa and Tutanekai, and relive their story… one of unwavering love.

Explore this iconic landmark standing tall, as it has done for centuries, over the sacred heartland of the Te Arawa Maori people. Roam through its lush native bush, as birds flit through the canopy above, and marvel its secrets unfold before you. Investigate the islands flora and fauna, as we guide you on a journey through this unique sanctuary’s current marvels and fabled past.

Discover Mokoia Island today and uncover a sacred sanctuary, shaped by history, full of natural beauty and cultural significance.

Mokoia Island with Speeds & Spins

Ancient history & adventure

Unearth the rich beauty and history of Mokoia Island, alongside the adrenaline of 30 minutes in our V8 powered jet boats.

Mokoia Island is the home of one of our country’s most famous love stories, and the home of some of our most notorious Maori warriors and tribes.

Mokoia Island with Speeds & Spins

60 Minutes
Adrenaline
Culture
Geothermal
History
V8 Power
Wildlife
Free Lipbalm
from$99
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Free lip balm when you book online!
April Only*

Mokoia Island by Water Taxi

Discover an abundant wildlife sanctuary steeped in Māori culture.

Relax on the crater lake while we cruise on to majestic Mokoia Island. Set foot on Mokoia Island where a guided tour awaits.

Uncover the beauty and Māori history wrapped in a love story and war. From bird watching, geothermal pools and strolling through the nature, Mokoia Island has it all. 

Mokoia Island by Water Taxi

90 Minutes
Culture
Geothermal
History
Wildlife
Free Lipbalm
From$95
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Free lip balm when you book online!
April Only*

Mokoia Island for Groups

Cruise ships, schools, work trips and more can access Mokoia Island exclusively.

All groups big and small are welcome. We can organise exclusive access to Mokoia Island for you, or add on other local experiences in Lake Rotorua. Lunch at Peppers hotel, a cultural performance at Mokoia Island, airport, lake transfers and more can be organised. 

 

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