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Address: 43 Rotowaro Road, Huntly 3700, New Zealand

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Comes to life in summer

Really nice spot to go on a nice hot summers day. You can park up at various spots around the lake (for free), eat some kai at the picnic tables, have a swim or take a walk around... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2017
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

Really nice spot to go on a nice hot summers day. You can park up at various spots around the lake (for free), eat some kai at the picnic tables, have a swim or take a walk around the lake. Wheelchair accessible. Toilets near car park.

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Huntly, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

A new wonder for Huntly, This man made lake is just out on the road to Weavers Crossing and is a great looking lake, Very deep and in fact deep diving is practised here. There is a good track for either walking or cycling around. From our place we can walk around in one hour easy, and depending how fast... More 

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Thank Kiwialan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

A nice way to spent 30 mins walking around the lake. There are divers training in the middle of the lake and provided a talking point for my partner and I. It was really quiet except for the noise coming from the rig, although it did not spoil the walk.

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Thank 422iana
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Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Nice easy walking trail around the man made lake. Crystal clear water safe for swimming and caters for lots of activities (kayaking, recreational boating, swimming, diving, cycling, walking). Yet another hidden Waikato wonder.

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Thank Tony C
Huntly, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Lovely easy cycle track with a couple of options on the eastern end of the lake where you can go out to the road, or just stay on the track. Great place for leisure cycling or family outings.

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Thank Doreen C
Huntly, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Located just over the Tainui Bridge in Huntly, Lake Puketirini is a beautiful setting for the planned new Waikato Coalfields Museum. The Museum has a gathering every second Sunday of the month in the old Railway Station Building starting at approximately 8:30am with a lovely natural nature walk right around the lake. This finishes with an offer of free tea/coffee... More 

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Thank Julie G
Huntly, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2013

This walk is a rustic kind of park where the water is clean enough for kids to swim in, dogs to drink and bathe on a hot day. It attracts water sports of various kind, is the home to Waka Ama and a professional dive school as the lake is surveyed. The lake beganas an opencast mine hence the depth... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2013 via mobile

Easy walk around the lake with lots of water sports happening on the lake to watch. Great for swimming, kayaking, diving and skiing.

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