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“Peaceful”
Review of Lake Rotorua

Lake Rotorua
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Lake Rotorua Paddle Boat Cruise with Breakfast or Lunch
Ranked #16 of 110 things to do in Rotorua
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Owner description: The largest of a dozen lakes formed by volcanic activity, this clear, calm lake offers cruises, kayaking and sailing, as well as great trout fishing.
Melbourne, Australia
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274 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Peaceful”
Reviewed August 17, 2014

Had lunch sitting around the Lake then walked around. It was so peaceful just watching the ducks and swans. The Maori Canoe at the end of the Lake is worth having a look at.

Visited August 2014
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“Wonderful experience”
Reviewed August 17, 2014

Had an amazing experience with family at Lake Rotorua. Sunday market with lots of kids activities. My son totally loved the Sparky fire engine rides. great atmosphere - an excellent place for families with younger kids.

Visited August 2014
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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211 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Was not really very pretty.”
Reviewed August 4, 2014

Liked the lake for being smack right in the city centre of Rotorua. A pity that there was not really a nice part where you could swin or have a good restaurant fronting it.
Please be aware that i am only reviewing the part of the lake on the city side and i have not explored the other shores.

Visited February 2014
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Amazing”
Reviewed July 26, 2014

Lake Rotorua is very beautiful. A great place to relax and watch the world go by. Rotorua is definitely a great place to visit when you are in North Island.

Visited May 2014
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Prague, Czech Republic
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“Cold but nice walk along the lake”
Reviewed July 26, 2014

The lake is very pretty, we stayed in a house overlooking the lake and the sunrise and sunset was amazing every day. We walked along the lake from Memorial Drive to Rotorua Museum. It took quite a while but was a nice walk. We saw quite a few black swans on the way.

Visited July 2014
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