Boyes Beach Reserve

Boyes Beach Reserve

Lake Okareka

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31 Rankers Reviews

3 Face-to-Face

310 Basic Camping

12 Tarawera

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Right on the lakefront, great view and awesome swiming spot.

Rotorua District Council managed reserve. Vehicles with purpose built sleeping facilities (eg. motorhome, campervan, caravan, house bus etc) are permitted to park overnight for a fee in designated spaces within the existing carpark area. No cars, utes, passenger vans etc. No tents.

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North IslandRotorua RegionTarawera

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Jennifer Millar

Ranking: 8/10

Stayed in July, only 5 campers so lots of space. New amenity block with lots of clean toilets, outside showers, drinking water and outdoor sinks for washing up and plenty rubbish and recycling bins. Big playpark for kids too. Great spot would be great in summer and have a swim in the lake. Cost was $15 per adult and $7.50 per child via honesty box.

Reviewed 12 days ago

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Piotr Kostiw

Poland

Ranking: 3/10

It's only carpark at the lake beach. Price 15$pp is too high, should be for free.

Reviewed 7 months ago

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Sarah

Ranking: 7/10

Beautiful spot. We were here for a night over Easter, so it was very busy.
Pretty expensive for having nothing except toilets and rubbish bins.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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JT

Ranking: 8/10

toilets not the best but ok for one night. the price is 10$ pp but we paid nothing cause we arrived after 8pm and there was no donation box and no owner. so it was a good stay for us:)

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Liam Gardiner

New Zealand

Ranking: 5/10

Great views and location but the campsite itself is just a car park, personally think it should be free as $10 an adult to use grotty toilets and overflowing bins everywhere isn’t particularly good. There are definitely better campsites around!

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Minnie Hayes

Ranking: 9/10

We were on our way to another spot when we came across this one. Great spot if travelling with kids.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Roger

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Lake Okareka was full so stayed here in early March instead. Nice situation and good for a swim from the sandy beach. Facilities as described.

Reviewed about 3 years ago

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Mailhos Cécile

France

Ranking: 10/10

Very convenient for a journey while you visit Rotorua; peaceful, clean, and well organised.

Reviewed over 3 years ago