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LAKES RANCH IS NOW OPEN TO PUBLIC - within Level  1 Guidelines!

Lakes Ranch has the following COVID-19 responses in place to keep you safe:

Level 1:

  • Practice good hygiene and cough etiquette is essential. 
  • Please follow and comply with all Guidelines 
  • Wash your hands regularly with soap for at least 20 seconds
  • Avoid touching your face unless you have just washed your hands.
  • Hand sanitiser is provided in most areas - please use
  • If you, your family member or person you live with is unwell, with flu-like symptoms please do not come to Lakes Ranch.
  • Please follow and comply with all Ministry of Health recommendations

Level 2:

  • All restrictions from previous level applies
  • Please follow and comply with all Ministry of Health recommendations
  • Limit travel around New Zealand for all staff and volunteers
  • All people who are at risk should remain at home
Level 3:
  • All restrictions from previous levels apply
  • Lakes Ranch is closed to the public
  • Only staff are allowed onsite (except for essential services)
  • If possible staff should work from home
  • No family members or friends of staff living offsite are allowed onsite
  • Information placed on website

Level 4

  • Camp is in lockdown
  • The full closure of Lakes Ranch is in place until the Manager informs otherwise
  • Only staff who live onsite are allowed onsite
  • Onsite staff and volunteers are to remain onsite unless essential travel is required
  • Information placed on website
Please refer to the Ministry of Health website or COVID-19 website for more information.

About Lakes Ranch

Lakes Ranch is located on a beautiful property with an extensive range of activities, thermal hot pools, lakes native bush, equestrian centre and the beautiful 52 hectares property at Titkitere, just 15km from central Rotorua.

We offer a variety of accommodation, all-weather facilities with our equestrian indoor arena that doubles as an event centre.  Lakes, natural bush, thermally heated 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 or church groups.  As well as hosting the annual Tough Guy and Girl Challenge we run a variety of programmes.

Lakes Ranch is a Smokefree site. This means that anyone wanting to smoke will need to leave the property to do so. As guided by the New Zealand Smokefree Law. Lakes Ranch endeavours to:

  • Protect all workers and the public from second hand smoke
  • Reduce the harm caused to individuals by their smoking
  • Further restrict minors (under 18) to smoking products
  • Limit negative influences on young people 
  • Promote a smokefree (auahi kore) lifestyle as the norm


    Kids Camp
    18-23 April 2021


    Please read information on registration.

    Junior Horse Camp

    23-25 April 2021

    Teens Horse Camp 

    25-30 April 2021

    12 to 16 years old

    Activities at Lakes Ranch

    School Camps
    Church Retreats
    Horse Camps and Horse Trekking
    Kids Camp including Kotiro Kaha Girls Camp
    Sport events

    Contact details:

     Address: 79 Lake Rotokawau Road, Tikitere, RD4, Rotorua | Phone:  07 350 3010 | Email: office@lakesranch.org.nz

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