PLEASE NOTE - Lake Okaro campsite is closed for non self-contained camping. No toilet facilities are available at this site until further notice.
Lake Okaro is a significant taonga (treasure) to the Ngati Whaoa / Ngati Tahu tribes. The reserve is located from Waimangu Road. Surrounded by farms, the lake has poor water quality but is safe for recreational activities including trout fishing and waterskiing. The lake is home to the grey teal, paradise shelduck and dabchick.
- Wildlife area
- Public toilets
- BBQs and picnic tables
- Ski lane and a boat ramp