Kerosene Creek Rotorua

  • 4°C 39°F
  • length: 0.12 km
  • beach within nature
  • stony beach
  • lots of natural shadow
  • crowded in high season
  • nudist area

About Kerosene Creek Rotorua

Kerosene Creek is a natural hot thermal river which flows between 37 and 39 degrees C. This is a popular free bathing area for tourists and locals alike. There are 2 waterfalls - the larger of the two is where most people bathe (textile bathing), however if you wish to bathe au natural there is the first small waterfall and another bathing pool about 20 meters past the large waterfall.

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Safety

Getting there

  • free parking
  • best accessible by car
  • accessible by foot only (5min walk)

Restrictions

The water

  • natural pools
  • clear water
  • algae possible after stormy days

Average water temperature

  • 20.3°
    Jan
  • 21.2°
    Feb
  • 21.2°
    Mar
  • 19.8°
    Apr
  • 18.4°
    May
  • 16.8°
    Jun
  • 15.6°
    Jul
  • 15.2°
    Aug
  • 15.5°
    Sep
  • 15.8°
    Oct
  • 16.9°
    Nov
  • 18.4°
    Dec

Visitors

general public, nudists, many locals

Activities

  • great for relaxing

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