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|Check In Instructions||
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FROM TAUPO (SOUTH)
As you enter the Rotorua 50km speed zone take the
left hand lane, SH5 to Hamilton. Do NOT take the right hand fork to the city centre.
Follow SH5 (Old Taupo Road) for 12 km. It joins into Rainbow Springs Road at the major intersection with Lake Road and Clayton Road. Go straight through the lights following the signs to Ngongotaha. Pass the Skyline Gondolas and Rainbow Springs on the left and continue to the major roundabout. Follow the signs to Ngongotaha going straight ahead at the roundabout. Follow the directions below.
Take the Tauranga Direct route along Pyes Pa Road.
This route from Tauranga is a lot quicker and only 38km to Ngongotaha. At the end of the road turn right towards Ngongotaha travel for 6km, passing Keith Road and Dalbeth Road and proceed down the hill towards Ngongotaha Village. At the bottom of the hill on the left is Waiteti Road. Proceed as per below.
Turn left into Te Ngae Road. Continue past the Whakatane turnoff, past Lake Rotoiti. 8.5km from airport, turn left into Hamurana Rd and continue round the lake, past the Tauranga Direct road.
Continue past Keith, Oturoa and Dalbeth Roads. At the bottom of the hill on the left is Waiteti Road (23km from airport). Proceed as per below.
FROM AUCKLAND (NORTH)
As you descend into Rotorua from the Mamaku Hills, at the bottom of the hill there is a large roundabout. Take the first exit to the left, clearly signposted Ngongotaha. You next enter a 50km speed zone, and drive right through the Village passing the GULL Petrol Station on the right. Continue over the railway line, enter the 70km speed zone, and cross the bridge over the Waiteti Stream. The next street on the right is Waiteti Road.
This is 1km from the GULL Station. Continue down Waiteti Road to the very end (1km) and here is a “T” junction. To the right is Arnold Street. Take the left hand turn into Ranginui Street. If you go straight ahead you are in the Lake!!!
Nicara Lakeside Lodge is 0.5km along Ranginui Street on the right. Number 30.
Nicara Lodge is accessible by public bus transport from Rotorua with a bus stop almost outside the door.
|Things To Do||
Mitai Maori experience & Hangi dinner, Canopy Tours, Railcruising, Agrodome Sheep Show & Farm Tour, Agroventures, Zorb, Paradise Valley Springs Park, Rainbow Springs, Skyline Skyrides & luge, Hamurana Springs walk, trout fishing, floatplane sightseeing, Wingspan Birds of Prey, Ngongotaha Trout Hatchery - all close by. Then the thermal parks, whitewater rafting, lakes, Rotorua City