Lake Okareka is one of four small lakes lying between Lake Rotorua and Lake Tarawera, in the Bay of Plenty region of New Zealand's North Island. The others are Lake Rotokakahi (Green Lake), Lake Tikitapu (Blue Lake), and Lake Okataina. All lie within the Okataina caldera, along its western edge. more
This small and little-visited lake is a place of much charm, surrounded by hills nearly everywhere thickly wooded. It is quite near, but out of sight from the tourist motor route of Rotorua and Tarawera.
Mobile-friendly - Experience stunning panoramic views over Lake Okareka, Lake Okataina, Lake Rotorua, Lake Tarawera with the majestic Mount Tarawera beaming down on you. Horses to suit all abilities, with guided treks from 30 minutes to three hours. Experienced owner/guide, catering for small groups and larger ones of up to 15 people. Enjoy horse riding at Lake Okareka, Rotorua.
Mobile-friendly - Small group tours connecting you with hard-to-reach places. Explore Rotorua by day or night. Our Thermal Path Tour takes you 'off the beaten track' to mud pools and thermal areas. Lakes Morning tour (Hamurana Springs, Okere Falls, Lake Rotoiti, the Blue and Green lakes and Lake Tarawera), plus Real Rotorua's Nocturnal Adventure. #6 of 70 Outdoor Activities in Rotorua (TripAdvisor).
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