Lake Rotopounamu Track

Tongariro National Park

Nestled on the side of Mt Pihanga, Lake Rotopounamu (‘green- stone lake’) is a special favourite of tree lovers and birdwatchers.

The track begins with an uphill walk then flattens out to circle the lake.

There are numerous picnic and rest spots, with toilet facilities available on the main beach area. The lake is suitable for swimming in.

This beautiful lake and forest is part of the Tongariro National Park.

Distance 5km loop
Grade (1-5) 2
Time required 2 hour loop track
Toilets No toilets available

Physical address:
Te Ponanga Saddle Road
Tongariro National Park
3382