Kerosene Creek, Rotorua’s Best Kept Secret
With so many adventures available for you to visit and do in Rotorua, sometimes you just want to take a step back, relax and breathe in the natural wonders around you. If this sounds like something you would enjoy, we would highly recommend a visit to Kerosene Creek, Rotorua’s best kept secret for a little “R and R”. Kerosene Creek is a natural hot spring found just off the beaten path and it’s open to the public.
Take a Dip in Kerosene Creek, Rotorua’s Best Kept Secret Hot Spring
Kerosene Creek, Rotorua’s best kept secret, is a secret because it’s not openly advertised to the public. For this reason, it’s rarely crowded, but it gets even better than that. Unlike some of the fancy commercial spas and hot springs you’ll find in the area (there are some pretty amazing ones), Kerosene Creek is FREE to visit. Just be courteous and clean up after you leave, and be safe.
How do I Get to Kerosene Creek?
Located just 30 km south of Rotorua, take the 5 south until you reach Old Walotapu Rd. Kerosene Creek will be on your right side. It’s easy to miss if you aren’t looking for it, so keep an eye out. The Kerosene Creek hot spring is about 5 minutes walking distance from the road. You’ll want to follow the creek until you reach the point where the waterfall feeds fresh, clean water into the creek. We are told that this is the best spot for you to submerge yourself into the naturally warm hot spring waters and relax.