Blue Lake Track, Rotorua

(4.5/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web)
Scientifically confirmed as the clearest freshwater lake in the world, Blue Lake Track ranks as a top attraction for New Zealand tourists. This body of water lies in the northern part of the Southern Alps, in the Nelson Lakes National Park conservation area. Historically, the lake was used by the Maori people during funeral ceremonies, and is therefore considered sacred. Today, you can take a helicopter ride over the water to get the best views, or hike around the park to see it up close. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Blue Lake Track by using our Rotorua tour planner.
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  • This was a lovely gentle walk mostly through forest around the lake with a few steps and inclines on route. We were a little confused about the amount of time and distance displayed because it took us...  more »
  • A lovely place to relax or participate in activites. Good for families or couples. Walks around the lake with lovely views.  more »
  • This is a wonderfully scenic walk to enjoy on your own, with family or friends, or with your dog. An easy, enjoyable walk.  more »