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Places to Visit in Lake Okareka

There's no limit to the number of exciting things you can do when you're in a new destination. So why not get your trip to Lake Okareka off to a great start by perusing some of our suggestions? After all – out there starts here!

Pack a great read and go to Lake Tikitapu, a stunning destination where you can reflect by the rippling waters. Adventurers have heaps of options in and around this destination. Watch the clouds pass by in the reflection of Lake Rotokakahi. Its shimmering surface makes for a lovely view — especially if you're there on a nice, sunny day! Still have time on your hands? At Buried Village there are plenty of tales of the past simply waiting to be told. Pay close attention and you might just hear them as you stroll through the streets and paths of this time-worn place.

Vacationing is about so much more than just seeing a different place. It's all about the adventures you can have while you're there.

Can't decide what to do first? Why don't you think about buying a Tarawera & Lakes Tour?

Check out the Lake Okareka things to do page for a full list of activities.

Lake Okareka Accommodations

Regrettably, it can be quite hard to find accommodations in the heart of Lake Okareka. But, if you're prepared to venture just a bit further out, there are as many as 7 options. Expedia has luxury getaways and cheap vacations for all travelers.

From the comfort of the Solitaire Lodge (16 Ronald Road) or the B&B @ the Redwoods (3 Awatea Terrace), you'll be able to explore everything this neighborhood has to offer.

Nearest Airports to Lake Okareka

Jumping on a flight to Rotorua Regional Airport (ROT)? It's situated 5 miles to the northwest of the center of this area. Time to pick up your luggage and get your trip to Lake Okareka started!


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Best Lodging Options Near Lake Okareka

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Blue Lake TOP 10 Holiday Park
Reviewed on Jul 14, 2019
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Blue Lake TOP 10 Holiday Park

Blue Lake TOP 10 Holiday Park

723 Tarawera Rd, Lake Okareka
     
    4.4 of 5
    3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Awesome facility, beautiful location, friendly staff. Definitely recommend

    Retreat on the Ridge
    Retreat on the Ridge

    Retreat on the Ridge

    4 Ridge Road, Lake Okareka, Rotorua
       
      3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

      Situated in Lake Okareka, this vacation home is within 2 mi (3 km) of Lake Okareka, Lake Tikitapu, and Whakarewarewa Hot Springs. Redwoods Whakarewarewa Forest is 2.9 mi (4.7 km) away.

      Rydges Rotorua
      Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020
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      Rydges Rotorua

      Rydges Rotorua

      272 Fenton St, Rotorua
         
        3.6 of 5
        4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Another great stay. Room had everything we needed and the spa bath was perfect for our young boy. Definitely an older hotel but doesn't affect the overall satisfaction of our stay..we loved it 😊

        Novotel Rotorua Lakeside ¥10,695
        Reviewed on Jul 5, 2020
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        Novotel Rotorua Lakeside

        Novotel Rotorua Lakeside

        9-11 Tutanekai St, P O Box 348, Rotorua
           
          4.1 of 5
          4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

          enjoyed the stay and the place was clean. the only thing that was hard was the amount of parking there was but all full so had to park on road. food was great for breakfast and everything went well

          Lake Rotorua Hotel ¥6,875
          Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020
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          Lake Rotorua Hotel

          Lake Rotorua Hotel

          131 Lake Road, Koutu, Rotorua
             
            3.8 of 5
            4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            Spa pool cold at 7pm, parking was limited, otherwise a good stay

            Holiday Inn Rotorua ¥8,556
            Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020
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            Holiday Inn Rotorua

            Holiday Inn Rotorua

            10 Tryon Street, Whakarewarewa, Rotorua
               
              4.4 of 5
              4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              Great middle of the road Hotel. Great location. Recommend.

              Millennium Hotel Rotorua ¥9,638
              Reviewed on Jun 7, 2020
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              Millennium Hotel Rotorua

              Millennium Hotel Rotorua

              1270 Hinemaru Street, Rotorua
                 
                3.9 of 5
                4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                It was close to everything. Near the center of township

                Jet Park Hotel Rotorua ¥9,289
                Reviewed on Jun 21, 2020
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                Jet Park Hotel Rotorua

                Jet Park Hotel Rotorua

                237 Fenton Street, Corner Victoria Street, Rotorua
                   
                  4.3 of 5
                  4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Friendly helpful staff, excellent value for money. Room clean, warm and tidy. A very minor issue - narrlow parking spaces