Lake Tarawera Attractions and Activities
Lake Tarawera has many tourist attractions and travel activities with something to suit all ages and budgets. From adrenaline-pumping adventure to a relaxing day out, you need never be bored in Lake Tarawera.
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Mobile-friendly - Experience New Zealand’s most visited Archaeological Site where stories of the 1886 Tarawera Eruption come to life! Encounter the world-class Museum of Te Wairoa which exhibits excavated objects from the ruins; explore the site which once housed the people of Te Wairoa; hear unique stories from the tour guides and take the Waterfall Trail which showcases the stunning Wairere Falls.
Bay of Plenty fishing with your owner/operator guide Lindsay Hunt. Choose between inshore saltwater, coastal saltwater fishing or freshwater fishing. Taupo and Rotorua lakes, Whakatane and White Island, Tauranga. Whether you are after a world famous Taupo or Rotorua trout, White Island Kingfish or Inshore Snapper fishing in Whakatane, Ezyfishing Charters can help.
Thirty five minutes south of Rotorua is Kerosene Creek, a geothermally heated stream where you can bathe and relax. Hot water from a natural spring under the earth bubbles up into the cool waters of the creek, creating pleasantly warm waters. Swimmers have piled up small smooth rocks to create little hot pools beside the 2m waterfall.
Escape into the spectacular Whakarewarewa forest, known simply as 'The Redwoods'. An extensive, varied network of mountainbiking and cycle trails offer riding for all levels of ability, from novice to expert, child or adult. Rotorua is New Zealand's premier mountain biking destination. We offer cycle hire and guided mountain bike tours. We cater to individuals, schools, conference and tour groups.
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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