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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Lake Okareka?
If your trip to Lake Okareka is all sorted out but your itinerary is looking a little empty, let us give you a helping hand.Unpack your guidebook and read up on Lake Tikitapu and Lake Rotokakahi. They’re just a short car ride away if you’re eager to get out and explore your surrounds.
What are the best road trip destinations near Lake Okareka?
Located 0.1 miles from Lake Okareka is Lake Okareka. This is a terrific place to visit while you’re in the area, so why not add it to your itinerary?
Where are the best convention centers near Lake Okareka?
After spending hours chatting to like-minded people, it’s always great to be able to put your feet up somewhere nearby. If you’re traveling to Lake Okareka for work-related reasons, these are some of the best convention centers that are close to hotels, restaurants and cafés:

  • Rotorua Energy Events Centre (6 miles away).
  • Blue Baths (6 miles away).
  • Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre (6 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Lake Okareka?
Grab the keys to an intermediate car and soak up the stunning sights of Rotorua with the family. These vehicles offer more legroom and a larger trunk to hold all your belongings. They have terrific gas mileage, so you can easily journey the 6 miles between Lake Okareka and downtown Rotorua (and beyond!) without hurting your budget. But if you’re eager to splash out on your getaway, why not book a premium car? All those little extras, like heated leather seats and the latest audio technology systems, guarantee an outstanding driving experience.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Lake Okareka?
There’s plenty of choice when it comes to renting a car in Lake Okareka. From swish SUVs with loads of space for luggage to easy-to-park compacts, you’ll find it all here. Choosing your perfect match depends on how much you want to spend and what activities you plan on doing. There are some road trips that are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas other adventures require no more than four wheels and a gas pedal. The choice is yours.
What side of the road do they drive on in Lake Okareka?
The left-hand side is where you’ll be driving along in Lake Okareka. Be aware that the controls of your rental car here, such as the steering wheel and gearshift, will be on the other side of what you’re used to.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Bay of Plenty Region?
Generally speaking, your rental car company will charge the fined amount to your credit card, including local surcharges. Alternatively, they may provide your contact details to local authorities, who’ll then send a fine directly to you.
Are seat belts compulsory in Bay of Plenty Region?
Yes, so buckle up. However, there are exceptions for certain vehicles operated by public transportation systems.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Lake Okareka?
Provided you have hands-free or Bluetooth functions enabled, it’s legal to use your phone while cruising around Lake Okareka. But be sure to keep your eyes on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Lake Okareka?
In Lake Okareka, it is a criminal offence to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) above 0.05%. If you’re planning to have a few drinks with lunch or dinner, it’s a good idea to leave your rental car at your hotel.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Lake Okareka?
You aren’t permitted to turn at a red light in Lake Okareka. If you encounter one, take the opportunity to enjoy a mindful moment or two until the signal turns green.