Discover the Ultimate Adventure: Rafting, Ziplining & Hot Pool Experience in Okere Falls, Rotorua

May 19, 2024
5min

If you're craving an exhilarating full-day adventure that combines the thrill of white water rafting, the excitement of ziplining, and the relaxation of a hot pool soak, then the Rotorua Ziplines combo offer is perfect for you. Nestled in the scenic beauty of Okere Falls, this ultimate combo promises a day packed with adrenaline and serenity.

The Ultimate Combo Package

Rafting with Rotorua Rafting

Start your adventure with an adrenaline-pumping white water rafting experience. Rotorua Rafting takes you down the Kaituna River, home to the world’s highest commercially rafted waterfall, Tutea Falls. Navigate through rapids and waterfalls, all while surrounded by lush native forest. This activity is perfect for both seasoned rafters and beginners seeking a thrilling challenge.

Ziplining with Rotorua Ziplines

After your rafting adventure, elevate your day with a ziplining experience. Rotorua Ziplines offers an exciting canopy tour that lets you soar through the treetops, providing stunning aerial views of the surrounding landscape. Feel the rush as you glide from platform to platform, learning about the native flora and fauna along the way.

Hot Pool Soak at Lake Rotoiti Hot Pools

Conclude your day with a relaxing soak in the Lake Rotoiti Hot Pools. Accessible only by boat or float plane, these natural hot pools offer a serene and rejuvenating experience. You'll travel via an old airstream operated by Rotoiti Watershuttles, adding a unique touch to your journey. Let the warm, mineral-rich waters soothe your muscles and unwind as you take in the tranquil lake views.

Dining in Okere Falls

After a day of adventure, you'll need to refuel. Okere Falls Store is a must-visit spot. This eco-friendly café and store offer a variety of delicious organic foods, craft beers, and fresh coffee. Their menu includes options for all dietary preferences, ensuring everyone finds something to enjoy. The laid-back atmosphere and picturesque location make it the perfect spot to relax and enjoy a meal.

Getting to Okere Falls

Okere Falls is conveniently located near several major cities in New Zealand’s North Island. Here’s how you can get there:

  • From Auckland: It’s approximately a 3-hour drive (230 km) via State Highway 1 and State Highway 5.
  • From Hamilton: The drive takes about 1.5 to 2 hours (130 km) via State Highway 1 and State Highway 5.
  • From Taupo: A 1-hour drive (70 km) via State Highway 5.
  • From Tauranga: Just a 1-hour drive (65 km) via State Highway 36.

Accommodation in Okere Falls

For those looking to stay overnight, there are plenty of accommodation options. Here are two excellent Airbnb choices:

  1. The Big Little House: A cozy, well-appointed retreat perfect for solo travelers or couples. This space offers comfort and tranquility, ensuring a restful stay after a day of adventure.
  2. Love Shack Rotoiti: Enjoy the serenity of a lakeside cottage, offering stunning views and a peaceful atmosphere. It’s ideal for a relaxing getaway, with easy access to all the adventure activities.

Other Activities in Rotorua

Rotorua is renowned for its diverse range of activities and attractions. Here are a few more experiences to consider:

  • Geothermal Wonders: Explore the bubbling mud pools, geysers, and hot springs at Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland or Te Puia.
  • Maori Culture: Discover the rich Maori heritage at Tamaki Maori Village or Whakarewarewa – The Living Maori Village.
  • Mountain Biking: Rotorua boasts world-class mountain biking trails in the Whakarewarewa Forest.
  • Luge and Gondola: Enjoy the Skyline Rotorua Gondola ride and then race down the luge tracks for some family fun.

Whether you're an adrenaline junkie or looking for a relaxing escape, Rotorua offers something for everyone. The Rafting, Ziplining & Hot Pool Experience in Okere Falls is the perfect way to immerse yourself in the natural beauty and adventure that this incredible region has to offer.

Book now for an unforgettable winter escape!

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