Lake Tikitapu (Blue Lake)
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Located near Rotorua, Lake Tikitapu (Blue Lake) is popular with water skiers, swimmers and boaties. You can follow an easy walking track that circles around the lake.

Find things to do and places to stay Lake Tikitapu Scenic Reserve

There is a boat ramp at the northern end of the lake, with ample parking.

The beaches and surrounding grassed areas at the reserve are popular for picnics. Barbecue sites and rubbish bins are provided. 

Check, Clean, Dry

Clean all gear when moving between waterways to prevent the spread of didymo and other freshwater pests.

How to check, clean, dry your gear.


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