Lake Rotorua, Rotorua

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Stretching for miles and miles, Lake Rotorua boasts the title of North Island's second-largest lake. Though the lake's high volume of sediment does not lend itself to water sports, the surroundings make a special treat for a wide variety travelers. Drive, walk, or cycle through the lush surroundings to discover farmland, native bush, and bubbling geothermal springs. If you do want to get onto the water, consider a trout fishing trip or hopping aboard the traditional paddle steamer that cruises the lake. Before you visit Rotorua, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • Interesting and beautiful natural feature. Recommend having tour or local history to understand significance and use of geothermal features  more »
  • A beautiful lake with wonderful views of the mountains.A glorious walking path around the lake which is interesting with all the thermals wonders around.  more »
  • Necessarily take a walk to see when visiting Rotorua. Beautiful gardens and an attractive Riverside path. Catering facilities and P spot.
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