• Lake Tarawera - your nature connection

    Rotorua, New Zealand

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Just 15 minutes from Rotorua, Lake Tarawera is home to some of New Zealand’s most stunning landscapes.
Discover the natural, cultural and historical wonders of Lake Tarawera with our range of guided and unguided experiences.

Take a water taxi to stunning Hot Water Beach, hike the famous Tarawera Trail and Tarawera Falls Walk, or spend a few nights at one of our luxury glamping sites.

“Naumai haeremai ki te turangawaewae o Tuhourangi”
Welcome to the standing place of Tuhourangi.

“Naumai haeremai ki aku wa kainga”
Welcome to our place.

Unique Accommodation

Spend the night under luxury canvas amidst the stunning beauty of Lake Tarawera.


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Nature & Geothermal

Lake Tarawera is home to some of New Zealand’s most stunning landscapes. Mount Tarawera itself stands sentinel over a landscape of native New Zealand bush, natural hot springs, waterfalls and an abundance of birdlife.

Let us help you to discover this natural wonderland by boat or on foot.

The Tarawera region is untouched, authentic, rich in natural and historical wonder: It’s the New Zealand you came to see.


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  • "Our hiking group really enjoyed the Tarewera Trail and the excellent service of the taxi boat. The taxi arrive on time and the shuttle to the car park was waiting for us in Tarawera landing, it was a really nice trip. The staff was very friendly." - Javier R
    Excellent service. Highly recommended   -   August 2021
  • "Excellent service and we were picked up on time. Free shuttle service from the landing to the car park. Friendly staff." - Ronil P
    Excellent   -   August 2021
  • "Great service that was easy to book. The taxi arrived in good time at Hot Water Beach and the shuttle was waiting after the journey to take us back to the car park. I feel confident to use the service again for other trips on the lake!" - Jane F
    Great Service   -   July 2021
  • "Brilliant service, fast comfortable boat, Captain Dave very informative, really useful pick-up from the Tarawera Trail carpark."  - Chris Tyler
    Exceptional Service, Lovely Bush Walk, Hot Pools   -   July 2021
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