Kawarau Jet Rotorua and Mokoia Island Combo. Located in the middle of Lake Rotorua, Mokoia Island is the site of one of our countries most famous love stories of Hinemoa and Tutanekai ,and was the home of some of our most notorious Maori warriors and tribes. It is of particular interest to Geographers as it is a Rhyolite Lava Dome rising up to 180 meters above the lake surface. The Island is a wildlife sanctuary and is home to approximately 25 Kiwi, 5 endangered species, 20 protected species and over 50 common species. The birds flourish in this predator free environment, filling the canopy with their songs. The islands foreshores are littered with natural, geothermal springs, including the world famous Hinemoa’s Hot Pool. This hot water seeps into the lake. So you will get a 30 minute jet boat ride with all the speed and spins and land on the Island for 30 minutes. This is a truly unique experience only open to a few. We are privileged to be able to show  off this Famous Island.

Kawarau Jet Rotorua and Mokoia Island Combo - Rotorua, New Zealand

Maori
Duration:60 minutes
Price: Starting from $99.00 per person

Located in the middle of Lake Rotorua, Mokoia Island is the site of one of our countries most famous love stories of Hinemoa and Tutanekai ,and was the home of some of our most notorious Maori warriors and tribes.

It is of particular interest to Geographers as it is a Rhyolite Lava Dome rising up to 180 meters above the lake surface.

The Island is a wildlife sanctuary and is home to approximately 25 Kiwi, 5 endangered species, 20 protected species and over 50 common species. The birds flourish in this predator free environment, filling the canopy with their songs.

The islands foreshores are littered with natural, geothermal springs, including the world famous Hinemoa’s Hot Pool. This hot water seeps into the lake.

So you will get a 30 minute jet boat ride with all the speed and spins and land on the Island for 30 minutes. This is a truly unique experience only open to a few. We are privileged to be able to show  off this Famous Island.

Located in the middle of Lake Rotorua, Mokoia Island is the site of one of our countries most famous love stories of Hinemoa and Tutanekai ,and was the home of some of our most notorious Maori warriors and tribes.

It is of particular interest to Geographers as it is a Rhyolite Lava Dome rising up to 180 meters above the lake surface.

The Island is a wildlife sanctuary and is home to approximately 25 Kiwi, 5 endangered species, 20 protected species and over 50 common species. The birds flourish in this predator free environment, filling the canopy with their songs.

The islands foreshores are littered with natural, geothermal springs, including the world famous Hinemoa’s Hot Pool. This hot water seeps into the lake.

So you will get a 30 minute jet boat ride with all the speed and spins and land on the Island for 30 minutes. This is a truly unique experience only open to a few. We are privileged to be able to show  off this Famous Island.

Transport to and from the Island with Kawarau Jet (including a 30min Jet Tour of Lake Rotorua). Feel the adrenalin. Enjoy the speed and spins as our professional drivers wow you with their skill and our powerful boats push you across the water at approximately 85km/hr.

The Island is home to a number of endangered species including the weka (wood hen), North Island Robin (toutouwai) and saddleback (tieke). You will also see some of more popular native birds such as the Pukeko, Papango, Kokako and Tui.

All tours to the Island are guided by our professional tour guides. Hear the stories of Te Arawa Iwi, the famous love story of Tutanekai and Hinemoa and the events that have shaped Rotorua into the cultural capital of New Zealand.

There are a number of tracks that wind their way around the Island and up to the summit. Enjoy the breath taking, 360 degree, unobstructed view of the surrounding area from the top then wind your way back down, through the natural canopy whilst absorbing nature at it’s very best.  

The Island is a hub of geothermal activity, with hot pools spread around the lakes edge. Soak your feet in the famous Hinemoas Hot Pool or walk down to where the hot waters meet the cool spring water of Lake Rotorua for an extremely unique experience. 

 

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