Lake Tarawera's Hot Water Beach, Rotorua

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Lake Tarawera's Hot Water Beach is located in Rotorua. Work out when and for how long to visit Lake Tarawera's Hot Water Beach and other Rotorua attractions using our handy Rotorua travel itinerary planner.
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  • August 9, 2017
    Even on a cold dreary day there is something mystical and magical about this lake. Looking across at Mt Tarawera on the other side you can almost imagine the sight of the top of the mountain erupting ...  more »
  • April 24, 2017
    Our visit to hot water beach at Lake Tarawera was an amazing experience. How often do you see natural steaming hot water pouring out of a hillside and into a lake edge? It was a real novelty to see th...  more »
  • April 24, 2017
    Stayed with a large group of friends and 17 children aged 12-3. Wonderful spot with no cell phone reception and the only luxury being toilets. Kids utterly happy being kids, swimming, exploring, enjoy...  more »

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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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