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Lakes Ranch

Lakes Ranch
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Lakes Ranch
79 Lake Rotokawau Road, Tikitere, RD4
Rotorua 3074
New Zealand


Lakes Ranch is an ideal venue for school groups, sports training, outdoor recreation / education, tenting and church groups. We are the home of the Tough Guy and Girl Challenge and also run great school holiday programmes.

  • School camps
  • Church retreats
  • Sporting events
  • Day groups
  • Horse camps and horse trekking

Our Activities:

Hot thermal pool, Cold pool, Horse riding, Abseiling, Archery, Tennis, Air Rifles, Kayaking, Burma Trail, Confidence Course, Glow Worms, Bush Swing, Full Size Rugby Field, Badminton, Volleyball, Indoor Sports, Outdoor Sports, and Trampolines.

School Camps:

Our onsite facilities eliminate the need for travel elsewhere, with a range of activities available including abseiling, horse riding through to the simple pleasure of relaxing on our large hammock. Safety is paramount and briefings are given to all supervisors before commencing activity times. We provide our own qualified instructors for activities where specialist skills are required.

Holiday Programs:

Every school holidays, Lakes Ranch holds two holiday camps. The first week is Horse Camp for ages 12 and above. The second week we run Kids Camp for ages 9-12. A breakdown of camps in the 2010 holidays are as follows:

The name says it all, Horse camp is all about riding horses and having fun. You will learn a lot about horse's as well as make a heap of new friends. The Ranch is a great place to ride as we offer a range of riding opportunities from trotting right through to trekking.

07 350 3010
07 350 3080
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