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Starlight Guided Kayak Tour - Lake Rotoiti


Experience kayaking across the beautiful Lake Rotoiti lit up by the stars and moon to the glow worm cave and hot pools.


  • Enjoy kayaking across the stunning moon lit Lake Rotoiti
  • Enter a magical glow worm cave
  • Relax in the Manupirua hot pools
  • Gaze at the stars as you learn about local myths and legends

Join us on our guided kayak tour across Lake Rotoiti to experience the glow worm cave and hot pools while you gaze at the beautiful stars. This tour showcases the stunning beauty of the lake at night under a blanket of stars and moonlight.

Enter the glow worm cave on your kayak and paddle into a glistening natural wonderland where the glow worms twinkle around you. A truly magical experience and must-do New Zealand attraction.

Enjoy learning about the myths and legends of the Maori people of Lake Rotoiti from your knowledgeable and friendly guides.

Then relax your mind, body and soul in the healing waters of Manupirua Thermal Hot Pools which are only accessible by water as you reflect on your Lake Rotoiti experience.

Adult $155.00
Child $110.00

What's included

  • Kayaking equipment and life vest
  • Double sea kayaks
  • Water bottle & light snack
  • Dry bags to keep your belongings safe


  • Allow approximately 4 hours for the whole experience


  • 41C Otaramarae Road, Okere Falls, New Zealand

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.


  • This kayak tour can operate in almost all weather conditions. Tour departs anywhere from 3:15pm to 6:45pm depending on the sunset time, exact departure time will be confirmed on booking.

    Note: Minimum 2 people required for trip to operate.

  • Transport can be provided from Fenton Street I-site or Rotorua accommodation at the additional cost of $30.00pp. This option can be added to your tour upon booking.

Available Bookings from 01 Nov to 07 Nov 2022

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Tue 1 Nov
Wed 2 Nov
Thu 3 Nov
Fri 4 Nov
Sat 5 Nov
Sun 6 Nov
Mon 7 Nov

  • Adult$155.00
  • Child$110.00

  • Adult$155.00
  • Child$110.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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fu-tungw from Taiwan wrote on 03 March 2020

Amazing experience

Very friendly guard take us to fantastic views for a relaxed evening in hot pool and magical glow worm cave. It's amazing experience.

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sharl from New Zealand wrote on 26 December 2019

Great trip!

Really enjoyed the trip it was a great night for it, and very well organised with a nice friendly, helpful guide...

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