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Lake OkatainaNew Zealand

Get away to romantic Lake Okataina! Enjoy the local cuisine, sports, and parks.

Discover the local area in Lake Okataina as you check out popular sights like Lake Rotoiti and Lake Tarawera.

Popular places to visit in Lake Okataina

Lake Rotorua
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Lake Rotorua

4.5/5(150 reviews)

One of the largest lakes on the North Island, this location offers an abundance of exciting activities as well as a fascinating geological and cultural history.

Lake Rotoiti
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Lake Rotoiti

4.5/5(20 reviews)

Marvel at the pristine Nelson Lakes National Park as you kayak across this magnificent lake to thermal pools and glow worm caves. 

Polynesian Spa
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Polynesian Spa

4.5/5(40 reviews)

Set among the serene Government Gardens on the shores of Lake Rotorua, these hot pools are an idyllic place to relax and unwind.

Skyline Rotorua
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Skyline Rotorua

4.5/5(58 reviews)

Take in the splendid scenery during a gondola ride and jump in a luge cart to navigate your way down the exciting mountain track.

Lake Tarawera
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Lake Tarawera

5/5(20 reviews)

Fish for rainbow trout, swim at a beach with hot spring water and hike to waterfalls set amid majestic scenery at this vast, intense-blue lake.

Lake Okareka
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Lake Okareka

4.5/5(7 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors at Lake Okareka, a lovely green space in Lake Okareka. Stroll along the lakeside or visit the spas in this relaxing area.

Top things to do in Lake Okataina

Tamaki Maori Village Cultural Discovery & Hangi Feast
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Tamaki Maori Village Cultural Discovery & Hangi Feast

¥8,267
Per adult
94% of travellers recommend
Tauranga Cruise Excursion - Rotorua & Te Puia Tour
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Tauranga Cruise Excursion - Rotorua & Te Puia Tour

¥11,773
Per adult
98% of travellers recommend
Rotorua Tour from Auckland with Optional Extras
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Rotorua Tour from Auckland with Optional Extras

¥19,780
Per adult
88% of travellers recommend
Eco Thermal Park Tour
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Eco Thermal Park Tour

¥11,146
Per adult
94% of travellers recommend
Wai-O-Tapu Geothermal Geyser Wonderland Morning Tour
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Wai-O-Tapu Geothermal Geyser Wonderland Morning Tour

¥8,090
Per adult
Geothermal Lakeside Bathing Experience - Deluxe Lake Spa
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Geothermal Lakeside Bathing Experience - Deluxe Lake Spa

¥3,923
Per adult
80% of travellers recommend

Cities near Lake Okataina

Rotorua featuring a hot spring

Rotorua

Lake Tarawera featuring a beach as well as a small group of people

Lake Tarawera

Lake Okareka showing a lake or waterhole

Lake Okareka

Mokoia Island featuring a small town or village, a sunset and a lake or waterhole

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