Lake Karapiro

One of the most picturesque lakes in the world

Water, native bush and luscious green hills create an endless range of opportunities for the outdoor photographer – and there’s usually something happening on the lake whether it’s a sports event or someone having a paddle or fishing for trout.

Click here for information on the Lake Karapiro.


The Cambridge i-SITE Information Centre provides information and services for residents and to help visitors enjoy the town, whether they are travelling within New Zealand or from overseas.

Click here for information on the i-Site.


"A world class environment, that builds the  community's passion for Cycling, Health & Well being.​"

If you’ve never ridden on a velodrome and want to give it a go, we offer introductory sessions to give anyone the chance to have a go at track cycling."

Click here for information on Avantidrome.

River Trail

The trails on the Waikato River are second to none.

Click here for information on the Waikato River Cycling Trails.

Gliding & Skydiving

Skydiving and gliding adventures are just 20kms from the Lodge.

Bookings essential. Free transfers.


Lake Karapiro Lodge is the perfect place to stay for an abundant golfing getaway... There are 35 golf courses in the Waikato region alone!

Click here for a complete list of Waikato Golf Clubs.

Trout Fishing

Lake Rotorua makes for a great day's trout fishing.

For more details contact Gordon Randle on phone 027 493 8733 or visit Gordon's website.

Horse Riding

Like to go horse-riding while you're in the region? The Waikato is synonymous with horses.

We can recommend Phillips Equine which is located less than 30mins north of the Lodge just outside of Hamilton or alternatively - Briars Forest and Riverside Ride Horse Trek who offer access to many acres all boasting amazing scenic views. The Lodge will be happy to arrange a booking for you upon request.

Snow Skiing

Enjoy a great night's sleep, have an early breakfast and head off to the snow!

Mt Ruapehu is less than 3hrs drive from the Lodge. Transport can be arranged on request.

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“Thank-you for a lovely lunch at your wonderful lodge, and that lovely view has to be seen to be believed. We all came away saying what a wonderful place you have.”

Busy Bee Garden Group