Group events at Lakes Lodge Okataina

Nestled deep within dense native bush, with stunning lake views, Lakes Lodge Okataina is your ideal venue for a birthday party, family reunion, Christmas party, or any other group function.

You can sing and dance the night away at our secluded Rotorua party venue, with everything from meals and drinks, to accommodation taken care of. For larger groups, sole occupancy of the lodge can be arranged. 

Exquisite location... fantastic facilities

Lakes Lodge Okataina’s quality Rotorua accommodation sleeps up to 92 people. For more details on our great accommodation options, please click here.

Full catering from our onsite restaurant is also available for your function. Choose from our existing menus or pick and choose to create your own personalised menu, to suite your event. Platters and supper can also be arranged for functions which don’t require a full meal. In addition, our fully licensed bar has picturesque views of the lake and surrounding native bush and has a wonderful open fire place for those cooler evenings.

If you’d like to explore the lake during your function, our boat the MV Waiora is available for groups of up to 48 people. Spend the afternoon before or after you event catching beautiful rainbow trout. If time permits, we can even smoke your catch here at the lodge.

Adventure activities are abundant at Lake Okataina. We can organise axe or knife throwing, clay bird shooting and much more! If you’d like a themed night, you could try a casino evening – your guests will love it! Click here to read more about activities at our Rotorua lodge.

Our Rotorua lodge is located approximately 31 kilometres from Rotorua and just 20 minutes from Rotorua International Airport. Friends and relatives can fly direct from Australia, without the hassle of switching planes at Auckland airport. To read more information about our Rotorua location and for driving directions, please click here.

Event Planning Guideline


For more information about planning a great Rotorua event at Lakes Lodge, download our Event Planning Guide below:

Event Planning Guideline

If you have difficulty downloading the PDF, please right click the link and save the document to your desktop.


Please contact us to discuss your function, event, or group needs, and what we can do for you!

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Physical Address:
Lakes Lodge Okataina
692 Lake Okataina Road
Rotoiti
Rotorua
NOTE:No delivery to this address
Postal Address:
Lakes Lodge Okataina
PO Box 6007
Rotorua
3043
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