The Tarawera Outlet is a pleasant picnic and overnight camping spot. The area is popular with both families and sports people who enjoy kayaking, fishing, windsurfing, boating, tramping, swimming, tubing and water skiing.

The Tarawera Outlet Campsite

The large popular campsite is accessible by car from Kawerau. Facilities include toilets, cooking shelter and boat ramp. The water supply is from the river and requires boiling before use.

Fees apply and are payable on-site at the collection box or to the Campground Manager.

Current Prices:

  • Adults (18+): $13.00 per night
  • Children (under 17): $6.50 per night (4 years and under are free)

Hot Water Beach

Hot Water Beach is a natural underwater hot spring on the shores of Lake Tarawera and is easily reached by either boat of kayak from the Tarawera Outlet.