Mokoia Island Experience with Jet Boat – Speeds and Spins Jet Boating + Mokoia Island. The Ultimate experience which combines a 30 Jet Boat Tour of Lake Rotorua, with a 30min guided tour of Mokoia Island. About Mokoia Island 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. Katoa Lake Rotorua has exclusive access to Mokoia Island where 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. Mokoia Island Wildlife Home to 25 pairs of breeding kiwi, North Island Saddleback (t?eke), 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. 1 HOUR MOKOIA ISLAND EXPERIENCE – 30min Jet Tour of Lake Rotorua – Guided stopover on the island (approx. 30mins) – Visit Hinemoas Hot Pool This is one of the best things to do in Rotorua, and the very best way to experience our unpredictable and beautiful Lake, this awesome trip is available for all ages, and located only minutes from the town centre.