Rotorua Lakes

Thirteen major lakes and a variety of geothermal areas and scenic reserves can be found in the Rotorua Lakes area. View the Rotorua recreation guide brochure (PDF, 6,064K). Note this is a large file.


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DOC maps: Discover the outdoors - DOC's key places, campsites, tracks and huts, and visitor centres on a map

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Check, Clean, Dry between waterways and stop the spread of didymo.

Walking track categories


Follow the Outdoor Safety Code:
1. Plan your trip
2. Tell someone
3. Be aware of the weather
4. Know your limits
5. Take sufficient supplies

Alerts for Bay of Plenty places


Rotorua Office
Phone:      +64 7 349 7400
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