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Experience the best of the Rotorua Lakes aboard the luxury sailing catamaran Tiua on the fresh waters of Lake Rotoiti. Pure Cruise offers a genuine, personal sailing experience exploring the native bays and coves of this beautiful lake under sail...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1167 Fenton St, Rotorua 30007, New Zealand
+64 800 272 456
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great excursion! Pure Cruise was a comfortable ride on a catamaran. We went to the hot pools and spent time. It felt secluded. The catamaran is well-kept. It's a small group. The crew is helpful. The boat has bean bags. I left...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Denise C
Reviewed 23 May 2018

While visiting New Zealand on a cruise, my husband and I decided to take a Pure Cruise catamaran cruise to the hot springs near Rotorua. Not one complaint. The boat was beautiful, the owner and the crew were wonderful, friendly, and very accommodating. The food...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank AnnoyedIndiana
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Sadly, the two days we had in Rotorua were both pouring rain. We thought our cruise would be canceled for sure, but we talked to Matt the captain and he convinced us to give it a try, and as we were the only guests we...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Tursi65
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We booked this boat to take us around the lake and the Rotoiti hot spring pools. An awesoms experience. The captain and his crew were warm, hospitable and accomodating. They ensured we were safe and had a great time. Snacks and refreshments were included- all...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank charlieo122
Reviewed 11 July 2017

My daughters and I spent the day with Pure Cruise sailing on the lake in Rotorua. We had a fabulous time! The crew was fantastic, and the boat was beautiful. We sailed around and ended up at a geo thermal pool where we soaked in...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Leah W
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We go directly to the Hot Spring Pools which are located in Manupirua Bay on Lake Rotoiti. It is only accessible by boat. We had the good fortune to be on Pure Cruise - a great refurbished boat with a knowledgeable enthusiastic excellent crew of...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank jaynezak
Reviewed 2 February 2017

An absolutely stunning Rotoiti experience matched in every respect by the crew, the vessel and the lake.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank murraymarionguy
Reviewed 31 December 2016

About 25 of us joined Louise and her crew of 2 to celebrate a special occasion with friends. We really enjoyed the experiences of sailing and motoring (at times) across Lake Rotoiti to the hot springs and sheltered bays through the crisp green waters. The...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank vecee
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We took a Pure Cruise Luxury Cruise on Lake Rotoiti as an excursion from our cruise ship. WOW what a wonderful day! The catamaran sailboat was large, well-maintained, great crew and the lunch was fantastic! What a wonderful day we had & great photos too!...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Karen B
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

The ultimate relaxation on the beautiful waters of Rotoiti. Matt, the skipper shared some magic spots with us: hot water bathing, ancient caves, not to mention his pleasant company. Great memories for us all to take home! Thanks Matt.

Date of experience: December 2016
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