Pure Cruise

Sailing Cruises on Rotorua's Lake Rotoiti.

Discover the secret bays and covers of Rotorua's stunning Lake Rotoiti on a Pure Cruise sailing adventure.

Pure Cruise offer unique sailing charters off the beaten track and out on the sparkling waters of Lake Rotoiti, ... so step aboard and join the skipper and crew on Tiua, the 53ft catamaran for an unequalled, relaxed eco-adventure.

From Tiua you can....

  • Take the helm & trim the sails
  • Soak in natural hot pools
  • Catch & Cook a rainbow trout
  • Swim in the refreshing waters
  • Enjoy fine kiwi cuisine and beverage from the bar

Perfect for any age and occasion...

  • Fun with family and friends
  • Romantic escape for two
  • Special occasions and events, birthdays, weddings anniversaries

Picture Yourself Out here ... it's your passport to fun..!

Enjoy Pure Cruise's warm kiwi hospitality as we share this slice of New Zealand paradise with you. The many social spaces onboard Tiua, on the bow, in the cockpit or saloon bring people together for good times and good memories.

Pure Cruise offers both private exclusive charter and three scheduled daily sailing departures - morning, afternoon and sunset. Join other travelers onboard as you sail off across the water to experience the best the Rotorua lakes have to offer.

Each cruise can be as relaxed or as fun packed as you like! Have a real Kiwi sailing experience by taking the helm and trimming the sails - after a quick lesson of course! Leap from the yacht for a swim in Lake Rotoiti's refreshing waters, soak in natural thermal hot pools at the lake edge or maybe catch and cook a rainbow trout. (Gear & Licenses available onboard).

Escape the everyday and revel in the exceptional aboard Tiua for good times and great memories.


SOAK & SAIL - Morning Cruise
Energise your morning in total comfort onboard the 53ft catamaran Tiua. Sail off into the morning sun along with your fellow travellers for a soak in the lake-edge Manuipura hot thermal pools. There can be no better way to start your day. Departs 9.00am daily between 1 November and 30 April. Returns 11.30am. Transfers and Food available on request.

SAIL AWAY HALF DAY - Afternoon Cruise
Set sail for an afternoon's fun exploring secluded coves and private beaches. Tiua's guests have the opportunity to soak in the hot pools, swim in the lake, maybe fish for rainbow trout. Afternoon tea provided. Transfers available on request. Departs 1.00pm all year around. Returns 4.30pm.

SUNSET SAIL - Evening Cruise
There is nothing more inspiring and relaxing than a sunset sail. Relax on Tiua's deck and enjoy a drink from the bar as you watch the sun setting against the stunning backdrop of bays, bush covered hills and sparkling waters of Lake Rotoiti. Transfers and food available on request. Departs 5.30pm daily between 1 November to 30 April. Returns 8.00pm

Tiua is also available for private charter, providing an exclusive floating venue for up to 50 guests. Whether birthday, wedding, special occasion business, team building or incentive, Pure Cruise ensure we exceed your expectations.

Take the helm for your perfect adventure experience

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