Lakes in New Zealand

157 Lakes in New Zealand. Lakes on this page are displayed on the map.

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 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 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 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

Lake ColeridgeNew Zealand

Lake Coleridge is a oligotrophic natural, dammed lake that covers a surface area of 37 km2 (15 mi2), has an average depth of 63 meters (207 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of 200 ... Read more

Lake KaniereNew Zealand

Lake Kaniere is a natural freshwater lake that covers a surface area of 15 km2 (6 mi2), has an average depth of 38 meters (125 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of 196 meters (641 ... Read more

Lake OhauNew Zealand

Lake Ohau is a microtrophic glacial lake that covers a surface area of 58 km2 (23 mi2), has an average depth of 37 meters (122 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of 129 meters (424 ... Read more

Lake TekapoNew Zealand

Lake Tekapo is a oligotrophic natural, dammed lake that covers a surface area of 95 km2 (37 mi2), has an average depth of 39 meters (128 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of 120 ... Read more

Lake BenmoreNew Zealand

Lake Benmore is a reservoir lake that covers a surface area of 75 km2 (29 mi2), and reaches a maximum depth of 120 meters (394 feet). The lake, which sits at an elevation of 361 ... Read more

Lake BrunnerNew Zealand

Lake Brunner is a natural, dammed lake that covers a surface area of 40 km2 (16 mi2), has an average depth of 29 meters (95 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of 109 meters (358 ... Read more

Tasman LakeNew Zealand

Tasman Lake is a proglacial lake that covers a surface area of 3 km2 (1 mi2), has an average depth of 18 meters (58 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of 100 meters (329 feet). ... Read more

Lake Rotoiti New Zealand

Lake Rotoiti is a crater lake that covers a surface area of 33 km2 (13 mi2), has an average depth of 34 meters (109 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of 94 meters (307 feet). Lake ... Read more

Lake TaraweraNew Zealand

Lake Tarawera is a oligotrophic natural freshwater lake that covers a surface area of 41 km2 (16 mi2), has an average depth of 65 meters (211 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of ... Read more

Lake PukakiNew Zealand

Lake Pukaki is a microtrophic natural, dammed lake that covers a surface area of 176 km2 (68 mi2), has an average depth of 79 meters (258 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of 70 ... Read more