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Lake Okataina overview

Lake Okataina is an inviting destination that has something for everyone. Lake Okataina might not have many attractions within the city, but you won't need to venture far to find places to visit like Hell's Gate and Wai Ora Spa and Lake Okareka. You won't want to miss sights in the surrounding area like Te Amorangi Museum and Lake Tikitapu.

Where to stay in Lake Okataina

Whether you're planning a longer vacation or a weekend getaway, Lake Okataina has accommodations to fit your needs. You can shop as many as 114 deals for Lake Okataina accommodations on, some with discounts of up to 40%. We have room prices starting at 13 USD per night and below are the number of hotels by star rating in Lake Okataina 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
  • • 7 2-star hotels from 13 USD per night

How to get to Lake Okataina

Fly into Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional), 4.5 mi (7.3 km) from central Lake Okataina.

What to see around Lake Okataina

Here are some recommended places to see in the surrounding area:
  • • Hell's Gate and Wai Ora Spa (4.2 mi/6.8 km from the city center)
  • • Lake Okareka (4.6 mi/7.4 km from the city center)
  • • Te Amorangi Museum (5.2 mi/8.3 km from the city center)
  • • Lake Tikitapu (6 mi/9.7 km from the city center)
  • • Lake Rotoiti (6.1 mi/9.9 km from the city center)

When to visit Lake Okataina

If you're beginning to plan your vacation, you may be wondering when is the best time of year 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