Lakes in New Zealand

44 Lakes in New Zealand

Lake RotomahanaNew Zealand

Lake Rotomahana is located in the northern section of New Zealand’s North Island, less than one kilometer to the South of Lake Tarawera, and 20 kilometres (12 miles) ... Read more

Lake WanakaNew Zealand

Lake Wanaka is the fourth largest lake in New Zealand, with a surface area of 192 km2. It is located in the Otago region, and sits at an altitude of 300 meters. Its maximum depth ... Read more

Lake Waikaremoana is a lake located in the North Island of New Zealand, in the Te Urewera National Park, in the Huiarau mountain range. It was born when dam was ... Read more

Lake TaupoNew Zealand

Lake Taupo is the largest lake in New Zealand by surface area. Located on the country’s North Island, it has a surface area of 616 km2 (238 square miles), and a maximum depth ... Read more

Lake WakatipuNew Zealand

Lake Wakatipu is the longest lake in New Zealand with a length of 80 kilometers, and the third largest in the country, with a surface area of 291 ... Read more

Lake RotoruaNew Zealand

Lake Rotorua is a polymictic eutrophic crater lake that covers a surface area of 80 km2 (31 mi2), has an average depth of 20 meters (66 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of 45 ... Read more

Lake HaurokoNew Zealand

Lake Hauroko is a natural lake that covers a surface area of 68 km2 (27 mi2), has an average depth of 117 meters (383 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of 462 meters (1,516 feet). ... Read more

Lake ManapouriNew Zealand

Lake Manapouri is a reservoir lake that covers a surface area of 133 km2 (52 mi2), has an average depth of 149 meters (489 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of 444 meters (1,457 ... Read more

Lake Te AnauNew Zealand

Lake Te Anau is the second largest lake in New Zealand after Lake Taupo by surface area, and is the largest lake on the South Island. Because of its proximity to 3 of the 9 Great ... Read more

Lake HaweaNew Zealand

Lake Hawea is a natural, dammed lake that covers a surface area of 148 km2 (58 mi2), has an average depth of 101 meters (330 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of 392 meters (1,287 ... Read more