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“smelly” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Lake Rotorua

Lake Rotorua
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Lake Rotorua Paddle Boat Cruise with Breakfast or Lunch
Ranked #15 of 108 things to do in Rotorua
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Owner description: The largest of a dozen lakes formed by volcanic activity, this clear, calm lake offers cruises, kayaking and sailing, as well as great trout fishing.
Rotorua
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30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“smelly”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2014

Love it BUT its too stinky!!!! Walked by it yesterday and couldn't stay there for long. Its smells like raw sewerage

Visited May 2014
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Sandy, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
“Interesting Place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2014

Rotorua is a great place to visit and learn all about New Zealand. The views are wonderful and there are abundant photo opportunities.

Visited August 2013
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Canberra, Australia
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31 reviews
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“A tough walk to circumnavigate!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2014

Walked around the lake on the Rotorua Marathon. The side opposite the town was lovely, especially because the car traffic was closed off for the marathon. The foreshore in town is also great, and kids would have fun on the playground.

Visited May 2014
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Victoria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“pretty & smelly”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014

OK you're in Rotorua and there's this lake with a nice path and you need some exercise. Go for it. It won't offend your nostrils too much but this IS a geothermal zone and the sulphur odour is part of the environment.

Visited March 2014
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Bowen
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“pretty”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2014

We arrived on sunset. Would be gorgeous day out on paddleboat. beautiful black swans and lovely play park for kids opposite lake

Visited April 2014
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