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 head to Rotorua, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Rotorua vacation trip planner, to make sure you see all that Rotorua has to offer, including Lake Rotorua.
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  • We had been to Government Gardens and decided to walk down to the lakesid. It is peaceful, tranquil and just a nice place to be. There's a cruise boat operating from the lake as well as a couple of se...  more »
  • Visted twice recenty, once on a lovely day when we went on the Lakeland queen dinner cruise and then this week when it was rough and pouring with rain.  more »
  • I was there for exercise running, with relaxing view and good route to run, it was a nice time to be there.  more »