Lake Rotorua Paddle Boat Cruise with Breakfast or Lunch

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Lake Rotorua Paddle Boat Cruise with Breakfast or Lunch information and booking

60 minutes
Departs from
Rotorua Lake Front
Returns to
Returns to original departure point
Time of departure
8am: Breakfast Cruise1pm: Lunch Cruise
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Tour description provided by Viator

Cruise the waters of scenic Lake Rotorua on a modernized replica of a Mississippi River paddlewheel steamboat! Enjoy a delicious, gourmet meal about this luxury vessel! See Lake Rotorua’s signature sights including Kawaha Point, Sulfur Bay and mystic Mokoia Island, as well as the Rotorua’s lakeshore scenery.

Let your imagination float to the days of steamboats and luxury travel with a breakfast or lunch cruise on board the only paddlewheel boat in Rotorua! This authentic replica of the American boats made famous in Mark Twain’s yarns blends authentic, 19th-century details with modern conveniences to create an unforgettable Kiwi pleasure cruise - you’ll find a large dining room, two bars and plenty of spots to soak in the sights! You’ll dine on a gourmet meal made from the finest New Zealand-grown produce, enjoying the world-famous Kiwi hospitality and the elegant comfort of this unique replica from a bygone era. As your captain steers you in sight of the majestic Kawaha Point, Sulfur Bay and mystic Mokoia Island, he’ll provide an entertaining narrative about the lake and picturesque Rotorua Town. Take in the lake’s magnificent scenery, and keep an eye out for wildlife! Bring your cameras, as you’ll be privileged to photo opportunities unique to this one-of-a-kind Lake Rotorua sightseeing experience. Book your passage today—this is a Rotorua activity not to be missed!

What's included

  • One-hour paddle boat cruise on lake rotorua
  • Buffet breakfast or buffet lunch included with a selection of hot and cold food items available
  • Coffee and tea
  • Complimentary glass of wine, beer or juice with lunch
  • Live commentary on board

What isn't included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)