Lakes Ranch is the perfect place to be! We are located on a beautiful 127 acre property at Tikitere. 15 kilometers from Central Rotorua. We offer fantastic accommodation, all-weather facilities with our equestrian centre that doubles as a indoor gym. Lakes, natural bush, thermal hot pools, a vast array of outdoor and indoor activities for a wide range of groups. This is a great place to be challenged or simply relax.
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 that kicks off this weekend August 8th and August 15th we also run great school holiday programmes.
Are looking for a school camp venue? Lakes Ranch offers a beautiful setting with all the tools for a fun and active camp.
Or why not base yourself here and visit some of the many tourist attractions available? Our experienced hosting team will
work with you to ensure that your camp runs as smoothly as possible, and will be on hand during the camp to assist where ever necessary.
From a movie in the pool to a full week of summer and winter camps, Lakes Ranch is a great place to hold your church activity. Our varied facilities mean that for anything from a run in the mud to a pastor's retreat, we can provide the experience you desire for your church's camp.
Pricing for groups of 35 or more includes full catering and many onsite activities. With accommodation options ranging from tourist flats and studio units, to lodges and bunkrooms, there is a suitable place for everyone. You will have the use of our onsite chapel, beautifully located with a view into native bush. Our hosting team will be on call 24/7 during your camp to assist wherever necessary.
Every school holidays, Lakes Ranch holds two holiday camps. The first week's camp is a Horse Camp for ages 13 and above. The second week's camp is Kids Camp, for age