Hot Water Beach Camp Ground
Hot Water Beach
Natural hot springs under the sand provide a relaxing, warm swim. Hot Water Beach, on the southern arm of Lake Tarawera, is accessible by boat. Caution: Localised patches of sand are very hot.
Picnic areas are numerous. They include a beautiful spot beside the Tarawera River, 100 metres back along Waterfall Road from the carpark. Camping is permitted at Hot Water Beach and is only for visitors arriving on boat.
Public jetties are at Tarawera Landing, Tarawera Outlet, Boatshed Bay and Rāpatu Bay.Boat ramps are at Tarawera Landing, Boatshed Bay, Stony Point and a beach boat ramp at Tarawera Outlet.Public toilets are provided at most boating access points and camping areas, and at the Waterfall Road carpark.
BOAT ACCESS ONLY
If transportation is required please feel free to contact Lake Tarawera Water Taxis on:
+647 362 8080 (international)
07 362 8080 or 07 362 8428 (within NZ)