Tarawera Trail to Hot Water Beach is a 13.8 kilometer moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, nature trips, and backpacking and is accessible year-round.

Distance: 13.8 km Elevation Gain: 493 m Route Type: Point to Point

backpacking

camping

hiking

nature trips

walking

beach

forest

lake

views

wildlife

hiking
1 month ago

Lovely views.

hiking
1 month ago

Beautiful trail. Definitely 'advanced', with some parts going over the ridgeline, and mostly single trail. Stunning views, definitely do it. Takes about 4.5 hours, plus stops.

hiking
1 month ago

Great hike! A lot of ups and downs, but the views are spectacular and the hot springs at the end is a real treat.

hiking
2 months ago

Beautiful hike with great stops on the lake and at the end of the reward: Hot springs and swim in the refreshing lake at the same time. We were alone most of the time - hardly any other hikers on the way. We made the way back by water taxi.

5 months ago

this track is a roller-coaster! it was actually quite hard fr me. But I love the feeling it gives u when u complete it. A must try

hiking
bridge out
6 months ago

Great trail. Have ran it a few times now. I personally would rate it medium rather than hard for a day walk. Great views and a hot soak at the end.

6 months ago

Beautiful views and forest! And NO people

running
7 months ago

Ran part of this for the tarawera ultramarathon. Beautiful views! It really was an experience running through this scenery.

hiking
Saturday, March 10, 2018

backpacking
Friday, December 30, 2016

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