Lake Tikitapu (Blue Lake)
Lake Tikitapu (Blue Lake) is one of the closest lakes to Rotorua City lying within a volcanic caldera formed within the last 300,000 years. The rhyolite and pumice on the lake bed is what gives this lake the blue colour. more
Lake Tikitapu (Blue Lake) highlights include Mount Tarawera and Whakarewarewa Forest. Lake Tikitapu is an excellent spot for swimming, water skiing, boating, picnics, walking and more. The blue colour of the lake is attributed to rhyolite and pumice on the lake bed.
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Small group and personalised tour specialists based in Tauranga. Tour options include exploring the fascinating geothermal wonderlands of Waiotapu and Waimangu near Rotorua, the film set Hobbiton, Waitomo Caves (Waitomo Caves / Hobbiton Movie Set Combo) Coromandel peninsula. Air conditioned, comfortable and roomy vehicles for your day tour.
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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