Lake Rotoiti, Rotorua

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#9 of 14 in Nature in Rotorua
Enjoy the great outdoors at Lake Rotoiti, a beautiful alpine lake in the heart of Nelson Lakes National Park. Take a relaxing stroll around the lake, or challenge yourself by hiking up one of the mountains. Get on the water and explore the lake and rivers by kayaking, white water rafting, and swimming. Locals and tourists alike frequent the site for its excellent trout fishing, too. Hot springs and golf courses are nearby, as are ski resorts in the winter. The attraction provides a campground as well as many private vacation homes to rent. Put Lake Rotoiti at the forefront of your travel plans using our Rotorua trip itinerary builder website .
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  • We drove to the lakes that surround Lake Rotorua and Lake Rotoiti was one of them. Nothing spectacular about it but the drive along the wooded road is quite nice.  more »
  • Beautiful scenery in every direction from the edge of this huge lake. Staying in a small bach almost in the waterfront is close to heaven.  more »
  • Stunning view, real beautiful and unspoiled nature, clear water. Consider spend there one or two day for hiking.  more »

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Where to stay in Rotorua

Rotorua has a range of different accommodations, mainly centered around the lake itself. In this downtown area you will find luxury hotels and hostels, many benefitting from good views of the surrounding scenery. Farther out of the town, comfortable motels offer those with a car a good option for setting up a base from which to explore the area. Campers and others wanting to enjoy the outdoors as soon as possible can opt for campsites and RV parks, all best accessed by car or taxi.
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