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Address: 1167 Fenton St, Rotorua 30007, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 800 272 456
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Experience the best of the Rotorua Lakes aboard the luxury sailing...

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. Fish for Rainbow Trout, soak in the lake edge thermal pools and hear stories & legends of the local Maori, all accompanied by fine wine and great food.

Pure Cruise is an off the beaten track indulgence that is unmistakably New Zealand.

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Great Ride to Sulfur Pools

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... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
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Los Angeles, California

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Los Angeles, California
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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 women. The pools felt great. I did not jump in the cold lake after but... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

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

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Hastings, New Zealand
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 freshness of the experience was captivating. The pools were so inviting; enabling people to move... More 

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Long Beach, California
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57 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 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! Thank you.

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Thank Karen B
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3 reviews
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.

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Thank 116louisef
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35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went out with Matt for a few hours on Lake Rotouiti and I can say with my travel industry experience l, this is the best tour/experience in Rotorua! The story of his beautiful catamaran is a fantastic one that he had a photo book documenting on board. Definitely have a look at it and get him... More 

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Thank Holly K
Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

We experienced this on the lake to the natural hot springs and it was wonderful!! I would not call this a Catamaran but more of luxury small yacht. It was beautiful and so clean. Easy to move around inside and out. Fantastic service with coffee, tea and sandwiches and conversation. Mat is an excellent and experienced pilot/skipper and we had... More 

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Mackay, Australia
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111 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We enjoyed a wonderful afternoon on this beautiful Catamaran on Lake Rotoiti, It was part of a day trip from our Cruise and it was exceptional. The skipper and crew were amazing - very helpful and informative and we also had a delicious afternoon tea which also included a beer or wine. We hope to return to NZ and will... More 

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Rotorua District, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Best meal out hands down! Best tourist attraction ever! What a wonderful way to spend a balmy summer evening cruising beautiful Lake Rotoiti taking in our spectacular surroundings with a group of friends. The catamaran is a luxurious vessel with plenty of space to chill out, whether relaxing in the bean bags on deck or reclining in doors. Our skipper... More 

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Rotorua District, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016

A group 25 of us, all locals wanted to experience something different ,so we joined Mat and his team on the beautiful Lake Rotoiti for an evening experience better than none. We cruised the lake and saw all the beautiful surrounding scenery on the most beautiful catamaran with all the most up to date facilities, then we pulled up in... More 

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