There is so much to see and do in Rotorua, one of the most popular visitor desinations in
Springwaters Lodge Bed & Breakfast in Hamurana is just 18 kms from the city centre. We
are close enough to be a base for guests wanting to see the sights and activities the town
is famous for, while also looking for a quiet night's sleep (with no sulphur smell) in a
Right on the doorstep
- Pleasant easy lakefront walk just across the road.
- Walk up to Hamurana Springs, the deepest natural spring in the North Island of New Zealand.
- Bird watch at Hamurana Springs wildlife park, you will see ducks, scaup, geese and black swans.
- Play golf at the 9-hole golf course next to the Hamurana Springs.
Come and fish for Rainbow and Brown trout! Just 300 meters walk along the lake front will take you
to the Hamurana Stream, fed by the Hamurana Spring where the fishing is excellent and year-round.
Around the lake to the west are more wonderful streams - Awahou, Waiteti, Ngongotaha and to the east,
the Ohau Channel - all just waiting for you to cast your line.
Professional fly fishing guides can be arranged, they will take you to remote pristine streams where t
he policy is "catch and release" and you will have the time of your life. Year round, trolling and
harling in Lake Rotorua can also be arranged at a modest price. Catch a fish, bring it home and
Janice will be happy to cook and serve it for you.
Hamurana Springs Reserve
Hamurana is famous for its beautiful crystal clear fresh water springs, but it is also a very
popular place for picnics, tree-lovers and bird watchers.
An easy walking track through native flora and forna and a Redwood stand, is suitable for all
levels of fitness and leads to the deepest natural spring in the North Island.
The Hamurana Springs wildlife sanctuary is also home to many species of birds including black
teal, scaup, herons and the endangered dabchick so is ideal for bird watching.
Just up the road from Springwaters Lodge B&B is the Kaharoa Conservation Area.
Kaharoa contributes to the national recovery of Kokako nationwide by providing birds for
translocation to other protected areas. Click here for more information on the
Kaharoa Kokako Trust.
An evening at
will give you an authentic introduction to Maori culture leaving you
amazed and in awe.
Ask your hosts at Springwaters Lodge to book your visit to Mitai Maori Village.
is home to the internationally renowned Pohutu geyser, the National carving and
weaving schools and the world famous Whakarewarewa guides.
Ask your hosts at Springwaters Lodge to book your visit to Te Puia, the New Zealand Maori
Arts and Crafts Institute.
you’ll share in ancient ceremonies of welcome and of farewell, and experience the lifestyles
and warrior traditions of pre-European times.
Ask your hosts At Springwaters Lodge to book your visit to the Jouney of Ages -
Tamaki Maori Village.
Get up close and personal with New Zealand Farming. Visit
where they demonstrate shearing, handling sheep with dogs and many other aspects of
Take the farm tour and see the show, you will come away with new knowledge after a lot of
The Agrodome is home to many exciting adrenalin adventures including the
Rotorua Bungy, Freefall Extreme, Zorb™, Swoop and Schweep.
To find out more about these activities and everything else the Agrodome has to offer,
click the image to the left.