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Where to stay in Lake Tarawera

Lake Tarawera overview

Lake Tarawera is an inviting destination that has something for everyone. Though Lake Tarawera might not have many well-known attractions, you don't need to venture far to visit Lake Okareka and Lake Rotokakahi. There's plenty more to see, including sights like Buried Village.

Where to stay in Lake Tarawera

A welcoming city, Lake Tarawera has a variety of hotels to choose from. There are 2 hotels in Lake Tarawera and you can shop as many as 114 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 40%. We have room prices starting at 13 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Lake Tarawera as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 25 5-star hotels from 75 USD per night
  • • 70 4-star hotels from 63 USD per night
  • • 25 3-star hotels from 46 USD per night
  • • 6 2-star hotels from 13 USD per night

How to get to Lake Tarawera

Fly into Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional), 6.8 mi (10.9 km) from central Lake Tarawera.

What to see around Lake Tarawera

Here are some recommended places to see in the surrounding area:
  • • Lake Okareka (2.5 mi/4 km from the city center)
  • • Lake Rotokakahi (3 mi/4.9 km from the city center)
  • • Lake Tarawera (3.1 mi/5 km from the city center)
  • • Lake Tikitapu (3.3 mi/5.3 km from the city center)
  • • Te Rata Bay (4.5 mi/7.2 km from the city center)

When to visit Lake Tarawera

If you're just starting to think about trip planning, you may be curious about the best time to visit. Here's a list of seasonal norms to help you arrange your travel schedule:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 77°F day, 52°F night
  • • April-June: 70°F day, 41°F night
  • • July-September: 64°F day, 40°F night
  • • October-December: 75°F day, 46°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 9.37 inches
  • • April-June: 12.72 inches
  • • July-September: 12.24 inches
  • • October-December: 7.99 inches