Lake Okareka Campsite

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194-302 Millar Road, Lake Okareka, North Island

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Description

Scenic lakeside campsite 15 min from Rotorua; swim or fish in the lake. Fees apply. Bookings not required - first come, first served. There are 12 non-powered/tent sites and facilities include shelter for cooking, non-flush toilets, and water from a stream. Fires are not permitted at any time. Site not suitable for vehicles over 6 metres in length. No dogs. Getting there: Head east out of Rotorua on SH 30 towards Whakatane for approx 1.7 km. Take a right turn onto Tarawera Rd at the large roundabout, then left onto Okareka Loop Rd. When you reach the settlement of Okareka turn left onto Millar Rd. The turn-off to the Okareka campsite is on the right where the seal ends (access to the campsite is sealed).

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Location

Lat: -38.162104 Lng: 176.360852

User Reviews

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Secret Agent Man

Nice quiet and tidy camp close to Rotorua, expensive for a DoC camp with no facilities apart from long drop toilets, at $15 per adult. Ranger comes through in the evening to collect fee.

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lamachat

Spent two nights here. Beautiful spot, where you swim or fishing. Quiet place. Just toilets and picnic area. Really expensive, you'll pay only the view.

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abeche

beautiful spot in front of the lake and lots of places.

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