Connect | Think | Create
Escape the constrictions of the city and breathe in the creativity. Open your mind. Reflect in the space that lake Okataina offers and the tranquility of the surrounding native bush. Connect with nature, share with your colleagues and friends.
Situated 30 kilometers from Rotorua and 20 minutes from Rotorua International Airport, Lakes Lodge Wilderness retreat is a secluded lakefront oasis, on the shores of lake Okataina, a short distance from Rotorua.
Our Rotorua conference and meeting venue offers three fully equipped conference rooms capable of seating 12, 60 or 90 delegates plus the option to use a variety of break-out areas scattered throughout the Lodge grounds. All conference equipment is available on site along with our personal conference coordinator who will take care of your group from start to finish.
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Great Accommodation Options
The lodge has 14 motel style rooms and 14 hotel rooms which accommodate up to 92 guests with stunning lake views, surrounded by native scenic reserve and park-like settings. Single or twin-share options are available depending on your groups requirements. Click here for an overview of our Accommodation.
Excellent On-site Restaurant and Bar
Our onsite Lake-view restaurant can cater for all meal requirements during your conference or meeting. From a working lunch to canapes to BBQ’s and set menus or even include a fun team-building activity and make your own pizza in our outdoor wood fired pizza over.
Your group will love the ambience of our fully licensed bar, with stunning views of the lake. In the cooler months, our open fireplace will keep everyone toast warm.
Numerous Break-out and Team Building Activities
A range of break-out and team-building activities are available onsite including raft races. M.A.S.H Campsite, Top Town & more or take your group on a breathtaking River Jet adrenalin adventure.
Delegates may prefer taking a Lake Cruise or organise a Fishing Charter on-board the MV Waiora (dependent on the season). MV Waiora has the capacity to take up to 48 delegates and can provide a number of food & beverage options on-board.
Stunning bush walks also make for a great break-out activity to clear your head and discover the history behind this spectacular scenic reserve.
Themed dinners can also be arranged to add some interest to your evening. Ideas such as a Medieval Night, Formal Awards Ceremony, Red Carpet Dinner, Casino Royale & more are easily arranged on site.
Conference Information Pack
For more information about our great Rotorua Conference venue, download our Conference Venue Flyer and Conference Information Pack below:
Conference Information Pack
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Please contact us to discuss your conference or event needs, or to make an enquiry.