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“lake rotoroa”(9 reviews)
“easy drive”(4 reviews)
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All reviews lake rotoroa easy drive few hours the crystal clear water south island couple of hours perfect weather visitor center sunny day take your time amazing views beautiful lake fallen trees mountain biking gorgeous place eels circuit
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a great place to spend a few days. We did the Mt Robert Circuit, the Lake Rotoiti Circuit and the loop from Cold Water hut, up to Travers Swingbridge. On a very rainy day we also did the Honeydew Nature Walk which was...More

Thank zhuhai2007
Reviewed 23 September 2018

OK first things first the lakes and surrounds look awesome. So get your walking shoes on and get the camera ready. Words of warning:- If you want to do more than 1 or 2 walks then bring your own snacks or plan to stay overnight....More

Thank New_South_Woodies
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

What a gorgeous place! The lake water is crystal clear and the mountains framing it look like a painting! We hiked the Brunner peninsula nature walk, took about an hour. There were a few large fallen trees blocking the the path but it wasn't anything...More

Thank Kerri a
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

great place to visit. lucky we picked a beautiful sunny day. walking tracks. mountain biking. lots of outdoor stuff to do.

Thank Sheree C
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Gorgeous setting as previously mentioned, takes about an hour and a half to drive here from Blenheim or Nelson , whichever route you end up taking. Be sure to feed the eels at the little walkway harbor there. Rent a kayak to enjoy the lake...More

Thank Kristjan_Iceman
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We did not hike but just drove up to the lake. The road condition was great except some popping gravels. The scenary was magical! Great place to have picnic as well.

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Very peacefull and amazing place. In winter all mountains covered with snow and in summer a reflective sunshine. A noise of wind will heal all of your worries. Very fresh air and fresh environment. Good spot to spend quality time with yours love ones.

1  Thank Kuljeet H
Reviewed 9 April 2018

I can comment only on the lake as seen from Arnaud and the view looking down from the first part of Paddy's Track, as that was all we (my adult son and I) did in a couple of hours as a stop en route from...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 18 March 2018

We are in our late 60s, reasonably fit and experienced hikers. The circuit was a challenge for us (5.5 hours), but we are very glad we did it. The views on a nice day are wonderful! There are two parking areas. The Pinchgut Track connects...More

5  Thank IN_Travelers47906
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Beautiful views of lake and lots of birds. Fishing available as well. Campground was fantastic for the campervan and tent. Nice walking trail.

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