Mokoia Island by Water Taxi

Cruise to majestic Mokoia Island, in the heart of Lake Rotorua, where you will discover an abundant wildlife sanctuary wrapped in Māori culture.

Relax on the crater lake while we cruise on to majestic Mokoia Island. Set foot on Mokoia Island where a guided tour awaits. Uncover the beauty and Māori history wrapped in a love story and war. From bird watching, geothermal pools and strolling through nature, Mokoia Island has it all.

Mokoia Island sits in the heart of Lake Rotorua, 180 meters above the lake surface and is an iconic landmark dating back to 1350 A.D. With exclusive access to Mokoia Island, you can hear NZ's most famous love story and see where it happened. Uncover little surprises by our knowledgeable local guide while you unlock the history of Mokoia Island. Home to 25 pairs of breeding kiwi, North Island Saddleback (tīeke), native robin, ducks and more, Mokoia Island is a bird watchers delight. The native bush, including ferns and Kawakawa (which you can even eat), shades you from the sun and makes the island look even more beautiful against the crater lake of Lake Rotorua.

Insider Tips

  • The operators have a babysitting service available for those who want to leave the little ones at the dock
  • Infants aged between 2 and 4 years old are free of charge. There is a limit of 1 free infant per paying adult


2 Working Days
Approximately 1.5 Hours
Not Included
Voucher Type
Present to Operator
No Amendments Allowed
No Refunds Allowed

Operating Hours

Your Water Taxi departs at 1030hrs and 1330hrs daily

What You Get


  • Approximately 30-minute cruise to Mokoia Island on Lake Rotorua
  • Exclusive admission with guided tour to Mokoia Island (approximately an hour)


  • Hotel transfers and transportation
  • Personal expenses (optional)

How to Use

Please present a voucher to the operator on the day of your jet boating.

Terms and Conditions

  • Changi Recommends and the appointed operator will not be responsible for any accidents, loss of property or damage caused by individual negligence
  • The e-ticket/e-voucher cannot be exchanged for cash or used on more than one occasion
  • Any alteration(s) on the e-ticket/e-voucher will not be accepted by Changi Recommends and the appointed merchant
  • In the event of unforeseen circumstances that affects tour departure or ticket/voucher invalidity, customers will be notified and be advised accordingly

Cancellation Policy:

  • Tours/Experiences are subject to cancellation without prior notice due to unforeseen circumstances, and (or) when there is an official request from the authorities
  • Refunds will be provided to customers under the following circumstances:
    • No refunds will be entertained for cancellation made 6 days or less prior the departure date
    • 50% of the amount will be refunded to customers for cancellation made at least 7 days prior the departure date
    • 80% of the amount will be refunded to customers for cancellation made at least 14 days prior the departure date
  • There will be no refunds even if included items are not utilised by the visitor
  • In the event of latecomers/no show, it would be considered as cancellation and no refund will be entertained

Amendment Policy:

  • All amendments are subject to availability
  • Additional charges may apply for amendments

Upon completion of purchase, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subject to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.

How to Get There

Kawarau Jet Rotorua Ltd/ Katoa Lake Rotorua

1 Lakefront Drive, Rotorua, New Zealand

*Only 2-minute walk from the centre of the city

Item Price (SGD) Quantity
Age 16 and above
Age 5 to 15 years old

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