Your journey starts with a 30 minute exhilarating jet boat ride to Mokoia Island. Here you’ll be introduced to Hinemoa and Tutanekai’s famous love story where you can trace the steps of this love story while you explore Mokoia Island on a guided tour. Dip your toes in at Hinemoa’s pools, where she swam across to meet Tutanekai and breathe in the beauty you’re surrounded by.
Follow the star-crossed lovers’ story all the way to Polynesian Spa Pools, where you can relax and soak in all the hot natural minerals.
Mokoia Island sits in the heart of Lake Rotorua, 180 meters above the lake surface and is an iconic landmark dating back to 1350 A.D. Katoa Lake Rotorua has exclusive access to Mokoia Island where you can hear NZ's most famous love story and see where it happened. Uncover little surprises by our knowledgeable local guide while you unlock the history of Mokoia Island.
Stay warm and dry with our free-to-use spray jackets and life jackets. Suitable for almost all ages (from 2 years old). We also have a babysitting service available for those who want to leave the little ones at the dock. Child is between 5-15 years old. Infants aged between 2-4 years old go FREE. Limit 1 free infant per paying adult.
Embrace nature’s sanctuary and slip into five mineral hot pools overlooking Lake Rotorua, with this Deluxe Lake Spa bathing area pass. Try the cold plunge pool, lounge on geothermal recliners and enjoy luxurious changing rooms. The pools range in temperature from 36 to 42 Degrees Celsius. Includes a FREE 20g Rotorua Geothermal Mud pack.
Towels, lockers & haircare are included. Children under 8 must be actively supervised by a caregiver in the water who is over 16 years old. Infants and children under 2 years are free of charge. Babies are required to wear swimming nappies.