Walkways

​Okareka Walkway

This walkway starts from a Council lakeside reserve and continues for approximately 2.5 kilometres around the shore to the outlet.

  • Starts at lakeside reserve on Acacia Road
  • 2.5km around lakeshore to the outlet
  • Approximately 1.5 hours return through farmland, beach, lake and wetland landscapes
  • Walkway and toilets accessible for pushchairs and wheelchairs to Silver Beach (about 2km)
  • Dogs not permitted
  • Bicycles not permitted 

(See Lake Okareka Walkway brochure​ for details  ) 

Rotorua Walkway

The Rotorua walkway has been developed in stage over a period of 10 years. The entire length of the walkway measures 26km, broken up into 8 shorter section. (See Walking​ and hiking in Rotorua​ brochure​ for details and click on the image below to see the map)

  • Pukeroa Hill - 10 mins
  • Rotorua Lakefront - 20 mins
  • Motutara - 25 mins
  • Te Arikiroa - 15 mins
  • Puarenga - 45 mins
  • Rotorua Tree Trust - 40 mins
  • Utuhina - 2.45 mins
  • Kuirau Park - 20 mins
  • Mangakakahi - 50 mins - Bloomfield Street to Old Taupo Road/Pukuatua Street
  • Otamatea - 30 mins - Pegasus Dr to Utuhina Walkway
Page reviewed: 29 May 2017 2:56pm