photo: Graeme Murray
Named after Te Kōtukutuku Point along Rotokakahi/Green Lake.
The Kōtukutuku is also the native tree fuchsia that grows in the area.
PLEASE NOTE: Rotokakahi is sacred and tapu and we are in that sector as guests of the Iwi.
NO swimming, washing or drinking, please. NONE.
Swimming is allowed in the adjacent Tikitapu/Blue Lake...
BUILT: by Rotorua Trails Trust team members, Casey King and Lance Tavinor. It took approximately 17 weeks to complete and was opened in late September 2018.
Getting there: The trail starts at the intersections of Tikitapu and Lake Front Roads and the Blue Lake walking track, just downhill from the top end of two-way trail Tangaroamihi.
TRAIL DESCRIPTION: The trail is beginner grade mountain bike trail with gentle, mostly downhill flow.
It’s wide with no steep down or uphill sections. It has incredible views over the lake and forest with some rest areas where you can take in the best of the natural environment. While it’s grade 2, anyone can enjoy the gentle flowy trail.
GETTING OUT: The trail ends on Lake Front Road at Lake Rotokakahi (Green Lake), not too far from Kung Fu Walrus extension. You can go left and ride back up the road to the start of the trail.
Other option is to go right and continue along Lake Front Road.
From there you can on to Baja, Mossy and out onto Te Ara Ahi and back to Waipa, or go to Jeff’s Link and Tikitapu Road.