Conferences at Lakes Lodge Wilderness Retreat

Stunning Location… Superb Facilities

Our Rotorua conference and meeting venue offers three fully equipped conference rooms and many break out areas scattered throughout the lodge. On a sunny day, our outside areas offer great spaces for all your needs. All conference equipment is available on site.
Situated approximately 31 kilometers from Rotorua and 20 minutes from Rotorua International Airport, Lakes Lodge Okataina provides all the feeling of a secluded oasis, with just a short distance to travel to the city.For more information on our Rotorua location, please click here.


The lodge offers many different accommodation configurations sleeping up to 92 delegates. Click here for more information on our Rotorua accommodation types.

Food and beverage

Our onsite restaurant can cater for all of your meal requirements during your conference or meeting! From flavoursome snacks and platters to keep you and your team refreshed during the day, to succulent evening meals, followed by decadent desserts, we have all your tastes covered.
You’re group will just love our fully licensed bar, with stunning views of the lake and surrounding native bush. In the cooler months, our open fire place will keep everyone toasty warm.
Activities and Entertainment

Lake Okataina History

Legends tell of the Patupaiarehe, the fairy people who dwelt around the shores of this area in ancient times. The Maruiwi followed these early inhabitants, a people with a highly developed culture who may have originated from settlers that arrived with Toi, an early Polynesian explorer. For more history on Lake Okataina click here.

Activities at Lakes Lodge Okataina

Cruise the Lake on the MV Wairoa

During your conference or meeting here at our Rotorua lodge, take a cruise on our boat, the MV Waiora. Capable of carrying groups of up to 48 people, the MV Waiora is ideal for a cruise or fishing trip on the lake.

Rainbow Trout Fishing

Try your luck at catching a beautiful rainbow trout which can be smoked at the lodge for you (time permitting). If it’s action you’re after, try axe and knife throwing, clay bird shooting and much more. To read more about activities available at Lakes Lodge Okataina, please click here.

Wonderful Bush Walks

Information is available for many beautiful bush walks of varying lengths, both along the lakeside and within the Lake Okataina Scenic Reserve. Take the Te Auheke Track (40 minutes one way), also known as the Cascades Track.

Conference Packs

For more information of our great Rotorua Conference venue, click here to view our Conference Pack.
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Lakes Lodge Okataina is the perfect venue for your next Rotorua conference or meeting
Our Rotorua conference and meeting venue offers two fully equipped conference rooms
During your conference or meeting here at our Rotorua lodge, take a cruise on our boat, the MV Waiora
“We would highly recommend Lakes Lodge Wilderness Retreat for any function. What a superb location!”
Lynn and Peter
692 Lake Okataina Road
Bay of Plenty
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