View of Lake Rotorua from the trig, Western Okataina Walkway.
Image: Fanny Leduc | ©



Western Ōkataina Walkway is open for both walking and mountain biking.

22.5 km one way

Walking and tramping

7 hr Advanced: Tramping track

Mountain biking

Intermediate: Grade 3

Stay safe in the outdoors

  1. Choose the right trip for you. Learn about the route and make sure you have the skills for it.
  2. Understand the weather. Check weather forecasts
  3. Pack warm clothes and extra food. Check gear lists
  4. Share your plans and take ways to get help. Share directly or use the Outdoor Intentions form or Plan My Walk. Take a distress beacon. 
  5. Take care of yourself and each other.


Rotorua Office
Phone:   07 349 7400
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   99 Sala Street
Rotorua 3010
Postal Address:   PO Box 1146
Rotorua 3040
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